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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12 April 2018

Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes: a commissioning framework 2018

The Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework 2018, published today, is a practical tool for council and NHS commissioners to support improving outcomes through integrated commissioning.

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29 March 2018

New commissioning guidance on over the counter items that should not routinely be prescribed in primary care

The NHS England board have today approved new guidance to curb routine prescriptions for over the counter medicines for minor, short-term conditions, many of which will cure themselves or cause no long-term effect on health, such as those for constipation and athletes foot. The guidance published and distributed to CCGs is the result of the joint public consultation that NHSCC ran with NHS England.  It is estimated that this new guidance could release as much as £136 million each year for CCGs to reinvest in other services.

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26 March 2018

Response to draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027

We have responded to HEE’s consultation on Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future – a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.

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25 April 2018

Webinar: Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees

This joint NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and PrescQIPP webinar for CCG medicines management leads and teams will provide an update on the development of the RMOCs. This will include the opportunities for members to get involved and an outline of the recently launched website.

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09 May 2018

The NHS at 70 debate: How can the NHS survive and thrive for another 70 years?

This is the first of two debates that will bring together experts and commentators to give their views on the solutions they think are needed to ensure the NHS thrives for another 70 years.

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06 June 2018

NHSCC HR & OD Leads Forum quarterly meeting: June 2018

The NHSCC HR & OD Leads forum holds in-person meetings on a quarterly basis.

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