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NHSCC launches new group for clinical leaders in commissioning

09 July 2020

NHS Clinical Commissioners has launched a new group to support clinical commissioning leaders who have a clinical background.

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NHSCC responds to poll of ICS leaders

30 June 2020

Responding to the report Time to be radical? The view from system leaders on the future of ‘system by default’, Lou Patten, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners, said:

“ICS working has taken huge steps forward over the last few months and we must acknowledge Leaders’ wishes that returning to previous practise is not an option. CCGs have an ongoing custodian role within systems, deploying their system and population health planning skills successfully and ensuring high-quality services for patients.”

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NHS Reset

01 May 2020

NHS Reset is a new NHS Confederation campaign to contribute to the public debate on what the health and care system should look like post-COVID19, and NHS Clinical Commissioners is playing a crucial part in it.

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NHS Clinical Commissioners names former CCG AO Louise Patten as new CEO

21 April 2020

The new chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners has been named as Louise Patten, former chief executive of NHS Buckinghamshire and NHS Oxfordshire CCGs.

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Court of Appeal upholds CCGs' use of Avastin for Wet-AMD

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.

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NHSCC responds to national directive giving CCG powers to NHS England

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.

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Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG named Outstanding CCG at Self Care Week Awards

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.

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CCGs urged to support PCNs and practices as coronavirus guidance published

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.”

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News about our events in the light of COVID-19

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.

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NHSCC responds to Marmot Review: 10 years on

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.”

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