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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18 December 2018

NHSCC respond to NAO report on role and costs of CCGs

A new report on the role and costs of CCGs published by the National Audit Office today provides a useful history of commissioning in the NHS and a look at the future role of commissioners. Julie Wood, chief executive of NHSCC, said: “Although there is a mixed picture, today’s report highlights the good work that is happening in many parts of the country to deliver positive health outcomes, especially in these challenging financial times when clinical commissioning groups are having to do more with less.”

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14 December 2018

Positive progress has been made towards collaborative commissioning at system level

NHS trusts and commissioners have a strong appetite for working together more collaboratively to improve the way they deliver services for their local populations, according to a new report from NHS Clinical Commissioners and NHS Providers.

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06 December 2018

NHSCC respond to Independent Review of the Mental Health Act

Responding to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, Dr Phil Moore, chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners’ Network and Deputy Chair of NHS Kingston CCG, said: “The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act presents a fundamental shift in mental health care, putting service users at the heart of making decisions about the care they receive.”

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Events

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11 January 2019

Stage 3 Low Priority Prescribing consultation webinar for CCG lay members

NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners have launched a consultation on further commissioning guidance on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care. This webinar will offer CCG lay members an opportunity to hear about the development process, what has been included in the draft guidance and what this will mean for CCGs.

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16 January 2019

Stage 3 Low Priority Prescribing consultation webinar for CCG leaders

NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners have launched a consultation on further commissioning guidance on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care. This webinar will offer an opportunity to hear about the development process, what has been included in the draft guidance and what this will mean for CCGs.

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23 January 2019

Nurses Forum January meeting

We will be holding the next meeting of the NHSCC Nurses Forum on Wednesday 23 January 10:00-15:30 in London. This will offer an opportunity for commissioning nurses to network, share best practice and influence the national policy agenda.

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NHSCC Tweets

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Our new report with @NHSProviders found that while there is no single best approach to deliver collaborative commis… https://t.co/rzMvnjgzGS
RT @HealthBusiness_: A new report into #collaborative #commissioning has found that although progress is at an early stage, the relationshi…
A new report from @NAOorguk looks at the role and costs of clinical commissioning groups. Read our response:… https://t.co/aaJyM9ywWH
Are you a #CCG that participated in #SelfCareWeek? We have partnered with @SelfCareForum to support an award for… https://t.co/XdYhUeKHmo
RT @NAOorguk: While many clinical commissioning groups are performing well and within budget, others are failing to function effectively or…