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Sharing learning from new care models

22 June 2017

We are  continuing our work in collaboration with NHS Confederation, the Local Government Association and NHS Providers to help spread the learning from the new care models programme throughout the health and care sector. Find out more about what we are doing.

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NHSCC chief executive responds to today's NHS Providers report 'Where next for commissioning?'

16 June 2017

Our chief executive Julie Wood responds to NHS Providers report Provider Voices: where next for commissioning? which has interviews with leaders from a range of trusts as well as from local government, local commissioning and the voluntary sector, reflecting on commissioning.

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NHSCC and NHS England publish report on lay members and NED involvement in STPs

13 June 2017

NHS Clinical Commisioners and NHS England have published a report focused on the role of lay member and non-executive directors in Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs).

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The value of the CCG pound is shrinking

13 June 2017

Today we have launched a new infographic showing how rising inflation, along with a growing population, means that while on paper the funds allocated to CCGs are going up, in reality the value of the CCG pound is shrinking.

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King's Fund Quarterly Monitoring Report shows money not keeping pace with demand

01 June 2017

Commenting on the quarterly monitoring report published today by the King’s Fund NHS Clinical Commissioners chief executive Julie Wood said: “The King’s Fund report today once again shows the pressures that CCGs, along with their partners across the health and care system are under. Clinical commissioners have always had to make difficult choices about prioritising how they spend their budget, but the current challenges they face are unprecedented, with the money simply not keeping pace with demand.”

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NHSCC response to new report on CCGs and the Social Value Act

26 May 2017

Read our response to the National Voices and Social Enterprise UK report on how the Social Value Act is being used by CCGs.  

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New report shows positive impact for patients from collaboration between CCGs and AHSNs

25 May 2017

In partnership with the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) we have launched a new joint report that shows how collaboration between CCGs and AHSNs can bring positive benefits to local patients and populations.

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NHSCC responds to new report on mental health and new models of care

18 May 2017

Chair of our Mental Health Commissioners Network Dr Phil Moore has welcomed the helpful messages in the King’s Fund and Royal College of Psychiatrists report Mental health and new models of care on what successful integration of mental health within new models of care should look like. He also agrees that it is absolutely essential mental health forms an essential component of all Sustainability and Transformation Plans across the country.

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NHSCC launch new report on excellence in diabetes care commissioning

27 April 2017

We have launched a new publication Excellence in commissioning diabetes care showcasing examples of where clinically led commissioning is changing the way diabetes care is commissioned and improving people’s lives. The document draws out lessons from those involved in the projects to share and embed for the future.

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House of Lords Select Committee report on NHS sustainability highlights the need for true transformation

05 April 2017

Responding to the final report from the Lords Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS, Dr Amanda Doyle co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners and clinical chief officer of Blackpool CCG said:

“As the Committee recognises, the continued focus on short-term solutions will not deliver a sustainable health system able to cope with the demands placed on it. Only true transformation with a significant reduction in expensive hospital activity and focus on prevention combined with a coherent long-term national workforce strategy will do that.”

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