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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11 January 2019

Increased funding is welcome, but there are considerable challenges ahead for CCGs

Responding to the NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance and CCG allocations for 2019/20 to 2023/24, Dr Graham Jackson, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners and Clinical Lead of Buckinghamshire ICS, said: “The Long Term Plan for the NHS has set out the importance of primary, community and mental health services so it is reassuring to see the focus on these in the planning guidance, as well as an emphasis on system working. Payment processes are an important enabler for increased collaborative working so our members will be pleased to see this included.”

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07 January 2019

NHS Long Term Plan sets right direction, but support is essential to fulfil ambitious plan

Today NHS England has published its Long Term Plan for the NHS, which provides a blueprint for healthcare in England over the next ten years.

Commenting on the Long Term Plan, Dr Graham Jackson, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners and Clinical Lead of Buckinghamshire ICS, said:

“Today’s NHS Long Term Plan rightly focuses on developing an integrated NHS that is sustainable and works efficiently and effectively for patients, with prevention and self-care at the core. This is something that CCGs have been working towards, with colleagues, for some time now and are ambitious to achieve as it is the right thing for our populations.”

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21 December 2018

NHS England release 2019/20 Operational Planning Guidance

Dr Barbara Rushton responds to the NHS England 2019/20 Operational Planning Guidance “We’re pleased to see first steps towards reform of planning, financial and payment structures that support and incentivise collaboration across local areas, rather than focus on individual organisational balance at the expense of the system.”

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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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27 February 2019

Annual HWB chairs and vice chairs summit

Save the date for our annual event for Health and Wellbeing Board chairs and vice-chairs.

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21 March 2019

Lay member induction event

Designed for both new and experienced lay members, this paid event will offer an overview of the current policy landscape, the lay member role within that and the national support available.


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NHSCC Tweets

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Our new briefing with @researchIP shows how commissioners can take a strategic approach to driving change across th…
RT @HFMA_UK: We've teamed up with @NHSCCPress to seek commissioners' views on the state of the #mentalhealth sector. Help us provide a roun…
RT @NhsccJ: Delighted to be able to share views of our members at this evidence session, on the ambitions and challenges of delivering the…
Have your say on the latest consultation on items that should not be routinely prescribed in primary care. Come t…
RT @CommonsHealth: Our first session on the #NHSLongTermPlan is now finished. Thank you to all the witnesses who came to speak to the Commi…