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19 January 2018
“We welcome the overall findings of the National Audit Office report on Sustainability and Transformation in the NHS, which shows how CCGs are having to be increasingly reliant on short term measures to deliver savings, as opposed to re-designing care to release savings in the long term. This finding certainly echoes our fears that the situation poses a significant risk to the financial sustainability of the NHS in the future.”
04 January 2018
“Managing conflicts of interest in the NHS is not new. CCGs must have strong governance plans in place to maintain confidence in the probity of their own commissioning and how they are spending the NHS pound. NHS England have set out some very clear guidelines on managing conflicts of interest and as statutory bodies, CCGs have a clear responsibility to work within those guidelines.
20 December 2017
Today sees the launch of the next stage of our work with NHS England to identify areas of current NHS spend that could be better utilised for higher priority areas, such as primary care and mental health. Following on from the commissioning guidance that was produced on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care a joint consultation on commissioning guidance for conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care is now open.
29 January 2018
This NHSCC webinar is for CCG Lay Members. This will focus on the joint NHS England – NHSCC consultation on Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care.
31 January 2018
As part of our joint programme with NHS Providers, the Local Government Association and NHS Confederation to share the learning from the new care models across the health and care sector, we are delighted to invite you to an event which will offer insight into the outcomes and lessons from the vanguards, and consider how they can contribute to the journey to accountable care.
08 February 2018
On February 8th we are inviting members to join leaders from partnership organisations across Tower Hamlets to hear about their work to develop primary care networks and move towards longer term primary care sustainability, as well as developing accountable care arrangements in the borough and across the STP.