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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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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21 July 2017

NHSCC and NHS England launch consultation on prescribeable items of low-priority for NHS funding

Today at the NHS England board meeting, our joint consultation was published, relating to recommendations that 18 treatments, at a cost of £141 million a year, should not be routinely prescribed in primary care.

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21 July 2017

CCG ratings show clear improvement in challenging circumstances

Our chief executive, Julie Wood, and chair of our Mental Health Commissioners Network, Dr Phil Moore, have responded to the announcement that the ratings from the CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework for 2016/17 in relation to the overall score for organisations, as well as in respect of performance for cancer, dementia and mental health have been finalised and are available on My NHS.

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05 September 2017

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

Our chief executive Julie Wood will provide an update to CCG chairs, chief officers, CFOs and governing body members, on the NHSCC and NHS England consultation on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.

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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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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 more about our consultation with @NHSEngland on items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care…
RT @nhsconfed: An integrated approach to primary & acute care has seen the no. of patients staying in hospital for >14 days halved https://…
We'll be running best practice sessions on areas incl. diabetes #mentalhealth & medicines optimisation @UKHealthShow
Read @DittonPhil's Q&A with @Rethink_ on involving experts by experience in commissioning #mentalhealth services
RT @nhsconfed: Discuss the journey to ACSs at our events in Sept & Nov, in partnership w/ @NHSCCPress @NHSProviders @LGAcomms…