06 December 2018
Responding to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, Dr Phil Moore, chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners’ Network and Deputy Chair of NHS Kingston CCG, said: “The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act presents a fundamental shift in mental health care, putting service users at the heart of making decisions about the care they receive.”
29 November 2018
Following yesterday’s NHS England board meeting, new implementation guidance was published today relating to the 17 items considered in the Evidence Based Interventions (EBI) programme. We have been working in collaboration with NHS England, NICE, CQC, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the relevant Royal Colleges on this important area of work for commissioners and the wider health system.
28 November 2018
At the NHS England board meeting today, our new joint consultation with NHS England was published. The consultation contains recommendations on 8 new items which have the potential to release £68m per year to spend on higher priority areas.
22 November 2018
Dr Barbara Rushton, co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners, responds to the announcement that primary and community health care will get an investment worth £3.5 billion a year by 2023/4.
22 November 2018
Dr Phil Moore, chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners’ Network responds to the findings of the Survey of the Mental Health of Children and Young People, which show that one in eight five-19 year olds had a mental disorder in 2017.
15 November 2018
NHS England, NHS Improvement and NHS Clinical Commissioners announced the identification of nine pilot sites that will develop local non-executive community networks across the local STP or ICS.
14 November 2018
A new report, published today by a group of organisations including NHS Clinical Commissioners, sets out a refreshed commitment to transforming health, care and wellbeing services to improve people’s health and care.
13 November 2018
Find out how NHSCC is supporting Self Care Week, and how clinical commissioners can get involved.
09 November 2018
In response to the recent BMJ investigation in to CCG commissioning policies regarding the availability of Freestyle Libra glucose monitoring device for patients with type 1 diabetes, Julie Wood, Chief Executive of NHSCC said:
“Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are led by GPs whose first priority is always to the patient. Wherever possible they want to give them what they need, including flash glucose scanning systems to support people with Type 1 Diabetes to be able to self manage their condition.”
06 November 2018
Today the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, unveiled the government’s vision that would put prevention at the heart of the NHS. NHSCC co-chair Barbara Rushton responded.