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NHSCC responds to outcome of judicial review on Avastin usage

21 September 2018

Responding to today’s ruling, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners said:

“We are delighted by today’s ruling that clearly shows the northern CCGs acted lawfully in introducing the preferred treatment option for Avastin. CCGs across the country have been thwarted in their various attempts to introduce the cheaper but equally effective drug Avastin for the treatment of wet AMD and the court rightly makes several findings about the legality of both CCGs and clinicians to determine whether Avastin is clinically effective and safe for ophthalmic use in local areas.”

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New funding available to support development of non-executive community networks

10 September 2018

NHS Clinical Commissioners has joined forces with NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide support for local networks of lay members and non-executive directors (NEDs).

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Dr Amanda Doyle steps down as NHSCC co-chair as her term of office comes to an end

31 July 2018

After 4 years as co-chair of NHSCC, Dr Amanda Doyle has today stepped down from her role as her term of office comes to an end.

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Government commitments to transform children and young people's mental health services must be long term

25 July 2018

Dr Phil Moore, Chair of the NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners Network (MHCN) and Deputy Chair of NHS Kingston CCG comments on the Governement’s response the consultation on ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’  “We must ensure that the funding commitment is one that is long term and sustainable to ensure any new services can be embedded”

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NHSCC highlight need for clinical consensus on hip and knee surgery thresholds

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.

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Improvement and Assessment Framework results reflect "good work" of CCGs across the country

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’.

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NHSCC and NHS England launch consultation on commissioning guidance for ineffective and risky treatments

04 July 2018

Today the NHS England board approved proposals to launch a consultation on the Evidence-Based Interventions programme.

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New NHSCC infographic highlights the value executive commissioning nurses bring to local decision-making

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.

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