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.


Member area

Latest news

View all latest updates

18 May 2017

NHSCC responds to new report on mental health and new models of care

Chair of our Mental Health Commissioners Network Dr Phil Moore has welcomed the helpful messages in the King’s Fund and Royal College of Psychiatrists report Mental health and new models of care on what successful integration of mental health within new models of care should look like. He also agrees that it is absolutely essential mental health forms an essential component of all Sustainability and Transformation Plans across the country.

Read the full story here

27 April 2017

NHSCC launch new report on excellence in diabetes care commissioning

We have launched a new publication Excellence in commissioning diabetes care showcasing examples of where clinically led commissioning is changing the way diabetes care is commissioned and improving people’s lives. The document draws out lessons from those involved in the projects to share and embed for the future.

Read the full story here

05 April 2017

House of Lords Select Committee report on NHS sustainability highlights the need for true transformation

Responding to the final report from the Lords Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS, Dr Amanda Doyle co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners and clinical chief officer of Blackpool CCG said:

“As the Committee recognises, the continued focus on short-term solutions will not deliver a sustainable health system able to cope with the demands placed on it. Only true transformation with a significant reduction in expensive hospital activity and focus on prevention combined with a coherent long-term national workforce strategy will do that.”

Read the full story here


View all events

07 June 2017

Mental health in primary care

We will be holding an event in partnership with the King’s Fund and Royal College of Psychiatrists on mental health in primary care.

Read more

14 June 2017


Just one week after the general election, Confed17 brings together health and social care leaders to hear the detail behind the new government’s plans for the NHS, and to debate what it means in practice.

Read more

05 July 2017

Difficult commissioning decisions: How to navigate changing and challenging times

We are holding an event in partnership with the King’s Fund which explores the key factors to consider when making difficult commissioning decisions, including strong leadership, early strategic planning and getting stakeholder engagement right.

Read more

NHSCC Tweets

View all tweets

Join us to discuss getting media relations right, enabling engagement & negotiating with stakeholders. Find out mor…
RT @guardianopinion: Bolstering the workforce is the key to the survival of the NHS | Niall Dickson
#Mentalhealth must be an essential part of all STPs says @DittonPhil responding to new @TheKingsFund @rcpsych report
Read @DittonPhil's response to today's @TheKingsFund & @rcpsych report on #mentalhealth and new models of care
RT @TheKingsFund: We'll discuss strong leadership, early strategic planning & how to get stakeholder engagement right…