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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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Cautious optimism at NHS staff morale boost - but next year's survey must represent all NHS staff

19 February 2020

Commenting on the results of the NHS Staff Survey 2019, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHSCC, said: “It’s positive that NHS staff morale is improving and they are more likely to recommend the NHS as a place to work, according to the NHS Staff Survey. If we are to deliver the aims of the Long Term Plan it’s crucial to retain existing staff members and recruit new ones, so these findings should leave NHS leaders feeling cautiously optimistic.”

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New report highlights how clinical commissioners are advancing population health management

13 February 2020

A new report published today tells the story of population health management (PHM) approaches – led by clinical commissioners – across ten local areas, the benefits these approaches are bringing to patients and organisations, and the challenges that are being faced.

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NHSCC welcomes King's Fund report emphasising the need for clinical commissioning

06 February 2020

NHSCC responds to The King’s Fund’s report Thinking differently about commissioning.

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"CCGs and trusts alone cannot make the health system sustainable", says NHSCC chief executive

05 February 2020

A report published today by the National Audit Office concludes that the NHS’s financial situation is unsustainable, and warns that it has not yet achieved the transformation in finance regime essential to meet rising demand from patients.

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Bookings now open for NHS ConfedExpo

04 February 2020

NHS Confederation has partnered with NHS England and NHS Improvement to unite their respective annual conference and exhibitions to create NHS ConfedExpo

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NHSCC respond to NHS Planning and Contracting Guidance 2020/21

31 January 2020

Responding to the publication of NHS England’s Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2020/21, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners, said: “We recognise that in response to what has been, by comparison, a generous settlement for the NHS, there is a lot expected of organisations and lots of priorities to deliver on, on top of a very stretched service where patient need and demand continues to be challenging.”

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NHS Clinical Commissioners seeks new chief executive

24 January 2020

NHS Clinical Commissioners, (NHSCC) the independent membership organisation that represents clinical commissioning groups, is seeking a new Chief Executive as its current CEO, Julie Wood, prepares to retire in June this year. Julie Wood has been Chief Executive since the organisation was established in 2012.

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