Taking the Lead: How clinical commissioning groups are changing the face of the NHS

NHS Clinical Commissioners has published a suite of CCGs’ success stories in ‘Taking the lead: How Clinical Commissioning Groups are changing the face of the NHS’

We are pleased that this publication, which has a foreword written by The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Chair of the Parliamentary Health Select Committee, describes how a number of CCGs from across the country are unleashing the power of clinical leaders, working with local government, the voluntary sector, and others to improve services and change lives.

The sixteen highlighted case studies are

  • Developing a minor ailments service: Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Seven-day consultant care: improving care for patients: Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Providing mental health services in primary care: City and Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets clinical commissioning groups
  • A new service for urgent care: Corby Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Falls prevention: Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Joining up health and social care: Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Engaging with our communities: Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Improving health services for care home residents: Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Helping people to take care of themselves: Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Transforming urgent care: Central Norfolk clinical commissioning groups
  • Frail elderly care pathway: Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Reducing fuel poverty to improve health: Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions: North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent clinical commissioning groups
  • Transforming cancer care and end-of-life care: CCGs in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
  • Reducing very short stay admissions by care home residents: Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead Clinical Commissioning Group

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