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.
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.
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).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”