21 September 2018
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.”
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).
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.
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”
20 July 2018
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.
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’.
04 July 2018
Today the NHS England board approved proposals to launch a consultation on the Evidence-Based Interventions programme.
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.