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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11 September 2017

New report showcases how new care models are harnessing technology

Rising demand for services, constrained funding and a multitude of workforce challenges require us to think differently about the way we deliver health and care services to meet people’s needs and expectations.

A new report out today from NHSCC, NHS Confederation, NHS Providers,  and the Local Government Association, explores how digital tools are a key part of the answer to this set of challenges, and demonstrates how technology has the potential to revolutionise the way health and care is delivered.

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04 September 2017

NHSCC launch checklist to support CCGs with induction and training of lay members

Today we have launched a new checklist to support CCGs with induction and training of lay members.

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27 July 2017

NHSCC welcome new action plan to support General Practice Nurses

Responding to  the ten point action plan for General Practice Nursing published by NHS England today, Lorna Collingwood-Burke, chair of the NHSCC Nurses Forum said:

“Our members have been raising concerns about the difficulties they are facing when it comes to the recruitment and retention of this essential component of their local workforce – this plan to support GPNs plays an important step in starting to address these challenges.”

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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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03 October 2017

Webinar: NHSCC and NHS consultation on items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care - next steps

NHSCC and PrescQIPP are holding a webinar for CCG medicines optimisation leads on the NHSCC and NHS England consultation on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

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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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Read how @ENHertsCCG is using technology to help care home residents avoid unnecessary trips to hospital #FutureNHS
NHSCC #Nurses Forum chair Lorna Collingwood-Burke blogs about protecting quality as the NHS evolves in @NursingTimes
RT @BethMMackay: Looking forward to hearing from lay members and NEDs about their views on the changing commissioning landscape @NHSEngland
Interesting blog from @RuthRobbo ahead of our event with @TheKingsFund on the future of commissioning. Join us ther…
.@DittonPhil responds to today's figures from the Labour Party on #CCG mental health spend