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 and expertise; and providing information, support, tools and resources to help you do your job better.


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17 April 2014

Providing high quality care and balancing the books are ‘Two sides of the same coin’

NHSCC has welcomed the NHS Confederation’s report ‘Two sides of the same coin’ which looks at the issues facing the NHS about how to provide high quality care with the need to balance the books.

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14 April 2014

NHSCC welcomes Transforming Primary Care programme


NHSCC welcomed the joint Department of Health and NHS England’s Transforming Primary Care programme. Integrating care around the needs of patients is paramount, and the Proactive Care Programme is a key element of this, as long as there is sufficient time to enable GPs and their Practices to gear themselves up. The Better Care Fund also provides a critical opportunity to support initiatives that facilitate more out of hospital care, and we know that CCGs are working hard with their Local Authority partners to develop plans to use the pooled funds to respond to their local population needs and provide high quality care for their patients.

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04 April 2014

NHSCC responds to the Department of Health on CQC registration regulations

NHSCC has responded on behalf of members to the Department of Health consultation on proposals to change the CQC registration regulations. Overall, we support the direction of travel for the regulations and standards for their patient and outcomes focus.

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01 May 2014

Early successes, future ambitions: NHSCC national member event 2014

We are delighted to confirm the Secretary of State for Health and Simon Stevens, incoming chief executive of NHS England, will be delivering keynote speeches at our member event for member CCG leaders in London, 1 May.

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22 May 2014

Lay Members Network event

The NHSCC Lay Members Network event will be held on the 22 May. This event will provide an opportunity for you to shape the new Network so that it reflects member priorities. It will explore what good governance look like and look at CCGs’ relationship with HealthWatch on a local level.

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04 June 2014

NHSCC at NHS Confederation Conference & Exhibition 2014

NHS Clinical Commissioners will be hosting two sessions, a member dinner, and a stand at the NHS Confederation’s Annual Conference and Exhibition 2014 on 4-6 June 2014 in Liverpool.

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25 June 2014

NHSCC at the Commissioning Show

NHS Clinical Commissioners will be at the Commissioning Show at London Excel on 25-26 June.

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NHSCC Tweets

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How to provide high quality care&balance books? NHSCC supports call from @nhsconfed to see it as 2 sides of same coin
RT @NHSConfed_RobW: @SteveKellGP @NHSCCPress really looking forward to it. Need to celebrate good work commissioners are doing across NHS.
RT @SteveKellGP: Pleased that @NHSCCPress members' meeting on 1st May is very popular, lots of CCGs attending and great programme.
.@NHSEngland have published FAQs on #CCG Annual Reporting Guidance as requested by NHSCC on behalf of our members
RT @GoodGovernInst: Final week of GGI & @NHSEngland CCG discussion group has gone live lookin at 'developing the outcomes'…