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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22 June 2017

Sharing learning from new care models

We are  continuing our work in collaboration with NHS Confederation, the Local Government Association and NHS Providers to help spread the learning from the new care models programme throughout the health and care sector. Find out more about what we are doing.

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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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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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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…
.@DittonPhil has written the foreword for @Rethink_ report on co-production in commissioning #mentalhealth services