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.”
19 February 2020
Commenting on the results of the NHS Staff Survey 2019, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHSCC, said: “It’s positive that NHS staff morale is improving and they are more likely to recommend the NHS as a place to work, according to the NHS Staff Survey. If we are to deliver the aims of the Long Term Plan it’s crucial to retain existing staff members and recruit new ones, so these findings should leave NHS leaders feeling cautiously optimistic.”
13 February 2020
A new report published today tells the story of population health management (PHM) approaches – led by clinical commissioners – across ten local areas, the benefits these approaches are bringing to patients and organisations, and the challenges that are being faced.
06 February 2020
NHSCC responds to The King’s Fund’s report Thinking differently about commissioning.
05 February 2020
A report published today by the National Audit Office concludes that the NHS’s financial situation is unsustainable, and warns that it has not yet achieved the transformation in finance regime essential to meet rising demand from patients.