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The NHS in England must hold on to the best of clinical commissioning

23 May 2019

As the NHS in England works to deliver the Long Term Plan through integrated care systems, it must not lose the clinical leadership, understanding of their local communities and unique perspective provided by clinical commissioners.

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NHSCC joins call for Zero Suicide Healthcare

04 April 2019

NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) has joined together with organisations and individuals from more than 20 countries to release the International Declaration for Zero Suicide Healthcare a call to action to protect patients who enter our health system, their relatives and staff against the tragedy of suicide.

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Self Care Week Awards for 2018

26 March 2019

“We are delighted this year to partner with the Self Care Forum to support the hotly contested award for the CCG of the Year.  Supporting and empowering people to self care is one of the core priorities for our members right across the country.”

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NHSCC responds to Medical Technology Group report

20 March 2019

“Unfortunately the NHS does not have unlimited resources and ensuring patients get the best possible care against a backdrop of spiralling demands, competing priorities and increasing financial pressures is one of the biggest issues CCGs face.”

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Mental Health Commissioners Network sign Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health

13 March 2019

We are pleased to announce that through the Mental Health Commissioners Network we have signed up to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health from Public Health England.

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New NHS access standards have "potential to improve care for patients"

11 March 2019

The Clinically-led Review of NHS Access Standards, led by Prof. Stephen Powis, has been published today by NHS England. The review sets out recommendations for new and additional clinical targets including for A&E, urgent and emergency mental health care, cancer diagnosis and treatment, and elective procedures.

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PAC report highlights support that CCGs will need to deliver the Long Term Plan

08 March 2019

A report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee presents a range of recommendations which highlight what is needed for clinical commissioners to successfully deliver the NHS Long Term Plan.

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Proposals to change legislation have potential to smooth integration across the NHS, but mustn’t distract from current progress

28 February 2019

Today, NHS England and NHS Improvement launched engagement on proposals to change legislation relating to the NHS.

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Delivering effective governance and accountability for integrated health and care

04 February 2019

A new explainer for the NHS and local authorities outlines possible solutions for the governance and accountability challenges brought by the move to integrated health and care.

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