19 July 2018
An investigation published today in the BMJ raises concerns around the increase in the number of rejected requests for hip and knee operations.
12 July 2018
The CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework 2017/18 results have been released today, showing that almost 60% of England’s CCGs are rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.
04 July 2018
Today the NHS England board approved proposals to launch a consultation on the Evidence-Based Interventions programme.
27 June 2018
NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) has launched a new infographic today showcasing the expertise and insight that executive commissioning nurses can bring for patients, populations and the system, which will be crucial to implementing patient centred care as the NHS moves towards integrated place-based planning.
19 June 2018
17 June 2018
New funding is always welcome but evidence suggests that this falls short of what is needed to truly support the transformation agenda. Our members will continue to have to make difficult decisions that balance the needs of the individual against those of their whole populations.
11 June 2018
NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) today welcomes a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee on integrated care, but cautions that now is not the time for significant primary legislation.
06 June 2018
Responding to the High Court ruling, Dr Graham Jackson, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners, said:
“We welcome the decision of the High Court to reject the application by the British Homeopathic Association to overturn the NHS England guidance that supports local clinical commissioners to limit the routine prescribing of products of low clinical effectiveness.”
11 May 2018
New polling suggests that emergency services and mental health care are the public’s top priorities for any extra funding for health and care.
12 April 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.