09 July 2020
NHS Clinical Commissioners has launched a new group to support clinical commissioning leaders who have a clinical background.
30 June 2020
Responding to the report Time to be radical? The view from system leaders on the future of ‘system by default’, Lou Patten, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners, said:
“ICS working has taken huge steps forward over the last few months and we must acknowledge Leaders’ wishes that returning to previous practise is not an option. CCGs have an ongoing custodian role within systems, deploying their system and population health planning skills successfully and ensuring high-quality services for patients.”
01 May 2020
NHS Reset is a new NHS Confederation campaign to contribute to the public debate on what the health and care system should look like post-COVID19, and NHS Clinical Commissioners is playing a crucial part in it.
21 April 2020
The new chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners has been named as Louise Patten, former chief executive of NHS Buckinghamshire and NHS Oxfordshire CCGs.
25 March 2020
The Court of Appeal has today comprehensively dismissed an appeal by two pharmaceutical companies on the use of Avastin (bevacizumab) for the treatment of wet AMD.
23 March 2020
A national directive published today by the Department for Health and Social Care has legally directed NHS England to perform some of the key functions usually undertaken by CCGs, effective immediately.
20 March 2020
Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG has been recognised at the Self Care Week Awards for their outstanding work promoting self care among their community during Self Care Week 2019.
19 March 2020
“Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) must now ensure they are supporting their PCNs and practices. The need is now even greater for direct connection and support between CCGs and primary care, in both communication and planning.”
16 March 2020
The current national focus is on delaying the peak of the spread of Coronavirus to the summer and our top priority is to help local NHS services ensure that they can provide patients with the care they need.
25 February 2020
Responding to the report’s findings Julie Wood, “the Review’s finding that life expectancy has stalled for the first time in a century is shocking, and the widening of health inequalities is a real concern.”