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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.
24 August 2015
Following the Secretary of States announcement about the Sunshine Rule to improve transparency between NHS staff and the pharmaceutical industry, NHSCC co-chair Dr Steve Kell said:
“The need for commissioners and providers to be open and transparent about any ties with pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers is critical to ensure we have the trust of our patients and the public.
23 August 2015
In response to claims that CCGs are not prioritising investment in mental health services Dr Phil Moore said today “We know that very many of our members have responded positively to the directive to spend more in mental health by the Department of Health, and NHS England have confirmed that almost 90% have increased their investment in real terms by at least the level of additional percentage growth they received, and some have gone beyond that.”
04 August 2015
Reacting to a series of letters sent out to NHS hospital trusts and foundation trust from the regulators asking them to revisit their 2015-16 plans Dr Steve Kell, co-chair NHS Clinical Commissioners said:
“It is very disappointing that the national bodies are taking a piecemeal approach to what is a whole system challenge. Trusts do not operate in isolation, and the consequences of taking decisions in just one part of the system will inevitably impact on another.”
06 July 2015
Read NHSCC’s latest briefing on Commissioning for crisis care and recovery. This briefing has been developed from the April 2015 Mental Health Commissioners Network event, held to consider the next steps for commissioning crisis care and recovery services.
30 September 2015
Book your free place for The Commissioning in Healthcare Show, being held 30 September 2015 at London Olympia.
23 September 2015
The NHSCC Core Cities Network is holding an event to launch a new publication that will highlight the work being undertaken within core cities by CCGs.
11 November 2015
Bookings are now open for the 2015 NHSCC national members event – 11 November, Manchester Central