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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22 November 2017

NHSCC respond to the Autumn Budget 2017

Responding to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget statement NHS Clinical Commissioners chief executive Julie Wood said: “The difficult decisions that clinical commissioners and their colleagues across the system are having to make on a daily basis are already starting to become impossible choices – it must be acknowledged that level of support offered by today’s budget won’t change this.”

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10 November 2017

NHSCC event brings CCG leaders from across the country together

On 2 November 2017 we held our 5th annual national members event Making strategic commissioning work attended by CCG leaders from across the country. Keynote speakers included Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens.

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01 November 2017

We cannot afford to ignore savings to the NHS from using cheaper but equally effective eye care drug

Responding to today’s story in the British Medical Journal our chief executive Julie Wood said: “As the representative organisation for CCGs we support our members in doing  all they can within the law to deliver the greatest value for the commissioning pound while getting the best outcomes for patients. Using Avastin ‘off- label’ to treat the debilitating condition of Wet AMD rather than the more expensive Lucentis or Eylea  is an opportunity for them to do just that.”

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28 November 2017

NHSCC Lay Members Network Annual Event: The future of NHS clinical commissioning and the role of lay members

This year’s NHSCC Lay Members Network annual event will focus on the developing commissioning landscape, the move to accountable care and strategic commissioning and the changing role of lay members.

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06 December 2017

HR and OD Forum: National Forum Meeting 2017

The National Forum Meeting 2017 of the NHSCC HR & OD Forum will give those attending the opportunity to hear from key speakers, as well as network and share best practice with peers.

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06 December 2017

Core Cities Network meeting - December 2017

The Core Cities Network is made up of CCGs in Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bristol, Newcastle, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. This meeting will focus on discussions around health inequalities.

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NHSCC Tweets

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RT @nhsconfed: Beyond the headlines: Our briefing on the Autumn Budget, with the key points, sticking points and hidden points in #Budget20
RT @HSJ_Awards: East Sussex Better Together #ESBT wins Improved Partnerships between Health and Local Government sponsored by @Socitm #HSJA
RT @HSJ_Awards: Well done to Claire Fuller @SurreyDownsCCG who wins for Clinical Leader of the Year sponsored by @ #HSJAwards
RT @HSJ_Awards: Bravo to NHS Hull CCG @NHSHullCCG winners for Clinical Commissioning Group of the Year #HSJAwards
RT @nhsconfed: #Budget2017 another 'missed opportunity', says Confed CEO Niall Dickson