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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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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10 September 2018

New funding available to support development of non-executive community networks

NHS Clinical Commissioners has joined forces with NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide support for local networks of lay members and non-executive directors (NEDs).

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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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If you're heading to #Lab18 tomorrow, come along to @nhsconfed session at 10am to hear from @nhsccj and others disc…
We were delighted to announce this week that Dr Barbara Rushton has been elected as the new co-chair of NHSCC, alon…
Are you a #CCG coming to @UKHealthShow next week? We're hosting a private meeting with @NHSEngland for our members…
In case you missed it, read our statement on yesterday's high court ruling on the use of #Avastin for wet AMD…
Julie Wood, Chief Executive of NHSCC, will be on @BBCNews channel at 5.15pm to talk about today's ruling on the use…