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 October 2017

New NHSCC report shows mental health 'of primary importance' to CCGs

We have launched a new report showcasing programmes that are embedding mental health in primary care and drawing out advice from the commissioners and practitioners involved in their development and delivery. ‘Of primary importance: Commissioning mental health services in primary care’ highlights projects where CCGs and their partners are delivering better care for patients, working across the boundaries between physical and mental health, as well as health and social care, while at the same time reducing pressure on GPs and hospitals.

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27 September 2017

NHSCC sets out what CCGs need to support strategic commissioning ambitions

Clinical commissioners are playing a key role as architects of the changing health and care landscape, our analysis launched today shows. Our new publication sets out CCGs’ vision for the future and what they need to get there at pace so they can deliver more for patients.

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11 September 2017

New report showcases how new care models are harnessing technology

Rising demand for services, constrained funding and a multitude of workforce challenges require us to think differently about the way we deliver health and care services to meet people’s needs and expectations.

A new report out today from NHSCC, NHS Confederation, NHS Providers,  and the Local Government Association, explores how digital tools are a key part of the answer to this set of challenges, and demonstrates how technology has the potential to revolutionise the way health and care is delivered.

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Events

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19 October 2017

Webinar: Consultation on items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care - mental health commissioners

The NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners Network is holding a members only webinar with NHS England on Thursday 19 October on the joint consultation currently underway on items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care, specifically the implications this has for mental health.

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02 November 2017

NHSCC National Members Event 2017: Making strategic commissioning work

This year the NHSCC national members’ event for CCG leaders will focus on making strategic commissioning work. Our agenda will consider how we make sure STPs succeed in delivering new models of care for patients, the emergence of accountable care systems and how all these pieces of the jigsaw are slotting in to place.

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07 November 2017

Working with patients and the public: designing care around your population's needs

We’re holding an event in partnership with the King’s Fund and National Voices, designed for people leading local health care service redesigns including new care models, accountable care systems, STPs, or new care pathways in hospitals, to help them understand what good public engagement looks like.

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NHSCC Tweets

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RT @nhsconfed: The next 5 years will demand more from the NHS than at any point in its history. Support on 7 key issues is vital https://t.…
RT @CYPMentalHealth: Interesting report from @NHSCCPress on embedding MH into primary care. One of their top tips is consider partnering w…
Our consultation with @NHSEngland on 18 treatments costing the NHS £141m p.a closes on Saturday. See how to respond… https://t.co/nYZrWfXmp3
RT @nhsconfed: Patients could suffer if ‘worst case scenario’ Brexit ends UK-EU healthcare arrangements https://t.co/dHf23WoK6X #BrexitHeal
Three days left to apply for our Member Network & Policy Manager role - come and join our team! https://t.co/UK4asj4vb8 #NewJob