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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21 February 2017

NHSCC responds to King's Fund report on sustainability and transformation plans

Responding to the King’s Fund report ‘Delivering sustainability and transformation plans Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners said:

“STPs provide a real opportunity to drive collaboration across the health and care system for the benefit of local people, but if they are to succeed it is critical that we get governance and engagement right.

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31 January 2017

NHSCC welcomes the Thrive West Midlands action plan

Dr Phil Moore, Chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners Network said:

“The Thrive West Midlands action plan shows impressive commitment from key organisations across health, care and the wider system who are working together to promote good mental health in the region.”

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27 January 2017

CCGs need to balance demand with their limited resources

Responding to the Royal College of Surgeons comments in the media today about eligibility criteria for operations on hip, knee and other joints, NHSCC chief executive Julie Wood said: “Clinical commissioners are committed to ensuring that their patients are provided with the best possible healthcare, which will give them the best possible outcomes. Unfortunately the NHS does not have unlimited resources and ensuring patients get the best possible care against a backdrop of spiralling demand and increasing financial pressures  is one of the biggest issues CCGs face.”

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Events

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23 February 2017

NHSCC HR & OD Leads event

The NHSCC HR & OD Leads will be holding their inaugural in-person meeting which will provide an opportunity to hear from national stakeholders on the issues that members have identified as priorities for CCGs, share their views and influence development of national strategy.

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10 May 2017

Finance Forum annual event

The NHSCC Finance Forum will be holding its annual event on Wednesday 10 May in London. This will bring together CFOs in CCGs from across the country to discuss shared challenges and solutions and engage with national decision makers on key issues related to CCG finances.

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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.

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NHSCC Tweets

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RT @TheKingsFund: CH: Where there is a strong clinical argument for change, politicians need to support that at a local & national level #S
RT @TheKingsFund: Politicians must be prepared to back NHS plans: our new analysis of #STPs published today https://t.co/EmzcHimIvY
RT @NhsccJ: ... that's just the provider sector. CCGs instructed to hold back 800m to cover provider deficits but are under huge pressures…
RT @NhsccJ: 2/2 Future will not be one model of comm but what works for local need. Retaining clinical leadership & patient focus will be c…