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 2017

NHSCC and NHS England launch consultation on prescribeable items of low-priority for NHS funding

Today at the NHS England board meeting, our joint consultation was published, relating to recommendations that 18 treatments, at a cost of £141 million a year, should not be routinely prescribed in primary care. This follows on from our work earlier this year, where we called for national support to release up to £128m of savings from ten identified products that could be considered low priority for NHS funding.

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21 July 2017

CCG ratings show clear improvement in challenging circumstances

NHSCC chief executive, Julie Wood, and chair of our Mental Health Commissioners Network, Dr Phil Moore, have responded to the announcement that the ratings from the CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework for 2016/17 in relation to the overall score for organisations, as well as in respect of performance for cancer, dementia and mental health have been finalised and are available on My NHS.

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13 July 2017

New national ambulance response targets welcome

Responding to NHS England’s announcement on the new ambulance national response targets, Yvonne Rispin, chair of our National Ambulance Commissioners Network said: “We are pleased that the evaluation published today provides evidence to support the Ambulance Response Programme’s shift in focus from time-based targets to an emphasis on patients’ clinical need as the right way forward and welcome the new national response targets.”

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25 July 2017

Webinar: CCG 360° stakeholder survey 2017 – 25 July

We are holding two webinars with NHS England and Ipsos MORI to share the overall findings of the of the CCG 360° stakeholder survey 2017.

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27 September 2017

Commissioning in Healthcare 2017

Commissioning in Healthcare (CIH) will be taking place on the 27 September 2017 at Olympia, London as part of the UK Health Show – the UK’s largest free-to-attend, one-day healthcare expo.

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11 October 2017

Future of commissioning

We are holding an event in partnership with the King’s Fund looking at the future of commissioning. This will give delegates the opportunity to hear from CCGs and local authorities that have taken the first step towards new organisational arrangements including mergers, collaborations and joint strategic commissioning arrangements.

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RT @HSJnews: NHS England names 'ineffective' medicines for savings drive
Our joint @NHSEngland consultation on items of low priority for NHS funding launched! More here & how to respond
RT @NHSEngland: 🔊 @NHSCC & @NHSEngland consultation. Proposals to improve #PatientCare by no longer routinely prescribing 18 meds. https:…
#CCG ratings show clear improvement in challenging circumstances. Read reaction from @NhsccJ and @DittonPhil here: