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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09 January 2017

NHSCC responds to the Prime Minister's announcement on mental health

Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement on mental health today Dr Phil Moore, Chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners Network said:

“We are pleased that the government is reinforcing its commitment to the mental health agenda and we welcome the Prime Minister’s speech recognising that more must be done to improve services for those affected and to challenge the stigma that still persists when it comes to mental ill-health.”

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05 January 2017

NHSCC respond to investigation into Referral Management Centres

Responding to investigations on Referral Management Centres Dr Graham Jackson, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners and Chair of NHS Aylesbury Vale CCG said:

“Referral Management Centres are just one mechanism that local NHS systems use to try to manage the demand for both primary and secondary care, and in many cases they provide a useful and effective role which is more than a redirection service

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23 December 2016

Return of £75m to CCGs' budgets is welcome but a significant financial gap still remains

Responding to the news that £75m will redistributed back into CCGs’ budgets NHSCC chief executive Julie Wood said:

“Now that the tariff has been published we can see the level of concerns raised by CCGs that led to more than 60% rejecting the tariff.  In the main this was because of the impact of HRG4+ and that was why we needed to take this up on behalf of our membership.  We are therefore pleased that the serious concerns we raised with NHS England over the volatility being caused by the CCG allocation adjustments have been acted upon, leading to an additional £75m being re-distributed nationally into CCGs’ budgets.”

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Events

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24 January 2017

Webinar: CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework

Sign up to this webinar to help shape the CCG Assessment Framework, including the metrics and the approach to be taken on moderation and assessment. Additional date on 31 January.

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25 January 2017

Clinical Commissioning Leadership Event

We are holding a 24-hour event to provide an intensive ‘time-out’ and safe space for CCG leaders to connect with peers, develop leadership skills, and engage directly with top of the office managers at NHS England.

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31 January 2017

Webinar: CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework

Sign up to this webinar to help shape the CCG Assessment Framework, including the metrics and the approach to be taken on moderation and assessment.

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NHSCC Tweets

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RT @nhsconfed: Case study: Helping people in a #mentalhealth crisis to retain their independence https://t.co/uBtRKTCwhX via @NHSELRCCG @NH
RT @nhsconfed: What lies ahead for local clinical commissioning? @NHSCCPress's Claire Herbert shares her view https://t.co/gDJA4UVIgX
Brilliant tweet chat with @hsjwomenleaders tonight inspired by our recent paper with advice from #nhswomen leaders https://t.co/VuOFx5pmRV
RT @nhsemployers: Great tweet chat from @hsjwomenleaders, @NHSCCPress and panel tonight. Recap by following #nhswomen and vote in the poll…