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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19 January 2018

NHSCC responds to NAO report on sustainability and transformation in the NHS

“We welcome the overall findings of the National Audit Office report on Sustainability and Transformation in the NHS, which shows how CCGs are having to be increasingly reliant on short term measures to deliver savings, as opposed to re-designing care to release savings in the long term. This finding certainly echoes our fears that the situation poses a significant risk to the financial sustainability of the NHS in the future.”

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04 January 2018

NHSCC responds to BMJ investigation into potential conflicts of interest

“Managing conflicts of interest in the NHS is not new. CCGs must have strong governance plans in place to maintain confidence in the probity of their own commissioning and how they are spending the NHS pound. NHS England have set out some very clear guidelines on managing conflicts of interest and as statutory bodies, CCGs have a clear responsibility to work within those guidelines.

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20 December 2017

NHSCC and NHS England launch consultation on commissioning guidance for over the counter items that should not routinely be prescribed in primary care

Today sees the launch of the next stage of our work with NHS England to identify areas of current NHS spend that could be better utilised for higher priority areas, such as primary care and mental health.  Following on from the commissioning guidance that was produced on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care a joint consultation on commissioning guidance for conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care is now open.

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Events

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29 January 2018

Webinar: CCG Lay members - Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

This NHSCC webinar is for CCG Lay Members. This will focus on the joint NHS England – NHSCC consultation on Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

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31 January 2018

New care models: What we can learn and the journey to accountable care

As part of our joint programme with NHS Providers, the Local Government Association and NHS Confederation to share the learning from the new care models across the health and care sector, we are delighted to invite you to an event which will offer insight into the outcomes and lessons from the vanguards, and consider how they can contribute to the journey to accountable care.

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08 February 2018

Site Visit: Tower Hamlets Together Vanguard

On February 8th we are inviting members to join leaders from partnership organisations across Tower Hamlets to hear about their work to develop primary care networks and move towards longer term primary care sustainability, as well as developing accountable care arrangements in the borough and across the STP.

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NHSCC Tweets

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.@NhsccJ on today's #NAOreport: "It is vital that the STF is used as it was intended and supports the whole system… https://t.co/d8KbepDDw0
“We welcome the overall findings of this report, which show how CCGs are having to be increasingly reliant on short… https://t.co/UfFRHLgnIw
RT @NHSProviders: Our Harnessing Technology report brings together the experiences of four #futureNHS vanguards and how they are using #tec
#CCG leaders, sign up for our new care models site visits in London and Greater Manchester next month. Secure your… https://t.co/VZ2NgahjS2
As part of our joint project with @nhsconfed @NHSProviders @LGAcomms to share learning from new models of care we h… https://t.co/FZ7aMi1wuj