An introduction to NHSCC

NHS Clinical Commissioners is the membership organisation of clinical commissioning groups. Our job is to help you get the best healthcare and health outcomes for your communities and patients.

We’re giving you a strong, influencing voice from the frontline to the wider NHS, national bodies, government, parliament and the media. We’re building new networks where you can share experience.

Read our infographic which busts some of the myths around CCG finances.


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21 July 2016

CCG assessment results must be used to provide meaningful support and drive improvement

Our response to today’s announcements on NHS finances and the 15/16 CCG assessment results highlights both the importance of learning from those CCGs who have done well, and the provision of meaningful support for those for which need it. It also reinforces how the financial measures announced show the strains being felt across the whole of the health and care system, and demonstrate that we need an open debate about what the NHS can realistically deliver with its current level of funding.

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19 July 2016

NHSCC respond to Health Select Committee report 'Impact of Spending Review on health and social care'

Responding to the Health Select Committee report ‘Impact of the Spending Review on health and social care’  NHSCC Chief Executive Julie Wood said:

“The report published today reinforces what we are hearing from our members and reflects much of our written and oral evidence. The sustainability and transformation funding is being focused on the first element at the expense of the second, and while we recognise the need to stabilise provider deficits to get the sector back on a level footing, transformation is key if we are to have an NHS that delivers high-quality care for patients and is affordable within the overall resources the service has been given.

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19 July 2016

‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health' sets out a welcome focus for the next stages in the journey to transform mental health services

Commenting on the launch of the ‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health’  Dr Phil Moore, Chair of the NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners Network said:

“As frontline clinicians and GPs, commissioners see the impact that poor mental health can have on our patients every day – we understand the importance of first class services being available for them and are determined to make this happen. The additional funding and the plan set out today will help to focus us on clear priorities to achieve this.”

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20 July 2016

Webinar: The implications of CCGs becoming prescribed bodies under the Public Interest Disclosure Act (member only)

This webinar will consider the implications of individual CCGs potentially becoming prescribed bodies under the Public Interest Disclosure Act, from 1 April 2017.

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21 July 2016

Webinar: CCG 360 stakeholder survey- overall findings (NHSCC member only)

We are hosting a webinar with NHS England and Ipsos MORI to present the overall findings of the CCG 360° stakeholder survey 2016.

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28 September 2016

Commissioning in Healthcare 2016

This year we have been working with the organisers of the Commissioning in Healthcare 2016 show, which takes place on 28 September in London and is free for CCGs to attend.

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NHSCC Tweets

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RT @NuffieldTrust: .@nedwards_1 comments on announcement of ‘special measures’ regime for NHS orgs >…
Read our response on todays NHS 'reset' announcements from @amandadoylegp @Jacksongraham9 and @NhsccJ #CCGs
RT @HealthFdn: We respond to @NHSEngland and @NHSImprovement action to strengthen trusts’ and CCGs’ performance for 2016/17:…
RT @NHSProviders: Clear criteria needed for when NHS Trusts enter and exit financial special measures: our response to the 'reset' https://…
RT @NHSConfed_Press: Big NHS 'reset' today. @daltonstephen3 says assurance is needed that stability isn't at expense of transformation: htt…