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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25 September 2018

NHSCC calls for national support of local medicines optimisation teams to deliver for patients and the NHS

A new publication launched today by NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) highlights the benefits of local medicines optimisations teams, whose role is to ensure that patients get the right medicines at the right time to improve outcomes, improve safety and help the NHS to get better value from their medicines spend.

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21 September 2018

NHSCC responds to outcome of judicial review on Avastin usage

Responding to today’s ruling, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners said:

“We are delighted by today’s ruling that clearly shows the northern CCGs acted lawfully in introducing the preferred treatment option for Avastin. CCGs across the country have been thwarted in their various attempts to introduce the cheaper but equally effective drug Avastin for the treatment of wet AMD and the court rightly makes several findings about the legality of both CCGs and clinicians to determine whether Avastin is clinically effective and safe for ophthalmic use in local areas.”

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Events

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25 September 2018

Commissioning in Healthcare at UK Health Show

Commissioning in Healthcare will be taking place on 25-26 September 2018 at ExCeL, London as part of the UK Health Show

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03 October 2018

Mental Health Commissioners Network Annual Event

The event is an opportunity for mental health commissioners and anyone else working in CCGs, with an interest in mental health, to hear from a range of high quality keynote speakers, and take part in panel debates and workshops. We will pick up on topical issues relevant to CCGs such as funding and the Mental Health Investment Standard, and it will be an opportunity for delegates to hear directly from NHS England. There will be a key note and panel session in the afternoon on children and young people’s mental health.

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01 November 2018

NHSCC National Members’ Event: Integrating the future of health and care

This year the NHSCC national members’ event for CCG leaders will focus on the future of integrated health and care.

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NHSCC Tweets

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NHSCC calls for national support of local medicines optimisation teams to deliver for patients and the NHS in our n… https://t.co/YG9eqf5Adi
Tomorrow (26 Sept) at 10-11am we're hosting a Webex discussion for CCGs on local and national 'system architecture'… https://t.co/SzhuFJfocK
RT @HCLeaderNews: ‘I passionately believe that clinicians need to play a key role in shaping the future NHS and NHS Clinical Commissioners…
That's all for day 1 of @UKHealthShow, many thanks to all our speakers today. We're back tomorrow for day 2 of… https://t.co/qXU9m9FrEL
These are just some of the themes that @rcgp practice support programme have come across #UKHealthShow18 https://t.co/0yNVJpA3t3