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NHSCC respond to Queen's Speech

14 October 2019

Today the Queen set out the Government’s agenda of legislation for the new session of Parliament, including a draft bill designed to help to implement the NHS Long Term Plan.

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Julie Wood named on Pf Power List 2019

30 September 2019

NHSCC’s chief executive Julie Wood has been recognised on the Pf Power List 2019 for her work influencing the political landscape on behalf of clinical commissioners.

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Proposed reform to health legislation will speed up integration

26 September 2019

Responding to proposals published today, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHSCC said: “We are pleased to lend our support to the recommendations being put forward by NHS England/Improvement for an NHS Bill… This legislation will speed up the integration of care and remove the inefficient parts of the system that distract from delivery of the best possible care.”

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NHSCC "delighted" by MHRA's revised position on the use of Avastin

19 September 2019

Responding to the MHRA’s revised position on the use of Avastin, NHSCC’s chief executive Julie Wood said: “We are delighted to see MHRA has revised its position on the use and supply of Avastin to treat wet AMD. This decision is a step towards enabling the NHS to treat thousands of patients with wet AMD for a fraction of the cost, freeing much-needed funds to spend on other NHS services.”

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NHSCC's verdict on the Spending Round

04 September 2019

NHSCC respond to the government’s spending plans for 2020/21, including boosts for the HEE budget, public health grant, capital spending, and social care.

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What does the NHS Oversight Framework mean for CCGs?

27 August 2019

NHS England and Improvement released the new oversight framework for 2019/20 on 23 August.

With the move to system working, their framework has been revised to reflect that NHS England and NHS Improvement will be assessing CCGs and providers more consistently.

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Major areas of health need urgent action, the NHS Confederation tells the new Prime Minister

01 August 2019

NHSCC and our colleagues across the NHS Confederation group have come together to tell the new Prime Minister that there is much ‘unfinished business’ for the new government to resolve in the health and care sector.

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Prevention green paper is "promising" but funding and workforce must be addressed

23 July 2019

The Government has published its long-awaited prevention green paper, which outlines proposals to improve the population’s health in the coming decade, covering topics such as smoking, obesity, mental health, and sleep.

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Annual assessment ratings are "well-deserved recognition" of CCGs' hard work

11 July 2019

NHS England’s CCG Annual Assessment Report for 2018/19, published today, shows an increase in both the number and proportion of clinical commissioning groups that are rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.

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Healthcare Transformation Awards 2019 winners announced

05 July 2019

Congratulations to all the finalists, highly commended and winners of the Healthcare Transformation Awards, held at the Health+Care Show 2019 last week.

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