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.

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09 February 2016

NHSCC welcome Lord Crisp recommendations on acute adult mental health care

Responding to The Commission on Acute Adult Psychiatric Care report Old Problems, New Solutions Dr Phil Moore, Chair of the NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners’ Network, said:

“There is no doubt that mental health inpatient services have been under severe pressure, particularly over the past year. It is encouraging to have a report that centres on the experience and needs of mental health service users and carers and we therefore welcome Old Problems, New Solutions and the twelve recommendations Lord Crisp has put forward.

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27 January 2016

Delivering a healthier future - how CCGs are leading the way on prevention and early diagnosis

NHSCC have launched a new publication Delivering a healthier future: How CCGs are leading the way on prevention and early diagnosis.

The report showcases a range of innovative case studies from across the country, which demonstrate the difference that clinically led commissioning is making, with the projects featured only made possible through the influence, expertise and local knowledge brought by frontline GPs and clinicians.

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19 January 2016

Maximising the lay member role in CCGs

NHSCC has launched a new guide to support CCG leaders, board members, and the wider system, to gain the maximum benefit from the contributions of their lay members.

Drawing on a national survey conducted by NHSCC of almost 200 CCG lay members from 144 CCGs, the guide was developed by our Lay Members Network.

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12 January 2016

Dr Steve Kell to step down as co-chair of NHSCC

Having announced his intention to step down from his role as clinical Chair of NHS Bassetlaw CCG, Dr Steve Kell, will also be stepping down as co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners. He will leave both roles at the end of March 2016.

Dr Kell said: “It has been a huge privilege being co-chair of NHSCC, and with the support of my co-chair Amanda Doyle and the NHSCC board, we have driven the organisation forward and I am very proud of the amount we have achieved for our members.”

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10 February 2016

Webinar on medicines optimisation and biosimilars

This webinar will act as an opportunity for members to influence the development of the national programme and strategy in the area of medicines optimisation.

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23 February 2016

Chief Clinical Officers Network Event

This event will give members of the Chief Clinical Officers Network the opportunity to network with peers, share best practice and debate the future activities of the network.

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