News & Policy
Our role is to help CCGs secure the best possible healthcare and health outcomes for their communities and patients.
We’re giving CCGs a strong, influencing voice from the frontline to the wider NHS, national bodies, government, parliament and the media. We’re building new networks where CCGs can share experience and expertise; and providing information, support, tools and resources to help CCGs do their job better.
21 February 2017
Responding to the King’s Fund report ‘Delivering sustainability and transformation plans’ Julie Wood, chief executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners said:
“STPs provide a real opportunity to drive collaboration across the health and care system for the benefit of local people, but if they are to succeed it is critical that we get governance and engagement right.
31 January 2017
Dr Phil Moore, Chair of NHSCC’s Mental Health Commissioners Network said:
“The Thrive West Midlands action plan shows impressive commitment from key organisations across health, care and the wider system who are working together to promote good mental health in the region.”
27 January 2017
Responding to the Royal College of Surgeons comments in the media today about eligibility criteria for operations on hip, knee and other joints, NHSCC chief executive Julie Wood said: “Clinical commissioners are committed to ensuring that their patients are provided with the best possible healthcare, which will give them the best possible outcomes. Unfortunately the NHS does not have unlimited resources and ensuring patients get the best possible care against a backdrop of spiralling demand and increasing financial pressures is one of the biggest issues CCGs face.”
14 December 2016
Shaping healthy cities and economies: The role of clinical commissioning demonstrates the positive contribution that clinical commissioners are making to their local economies. It showcases how clinical leaders in England’s core cities – the eight largest cities outside of London – are looking at how the services they commission can improve not only the health but social and economic wellbeing of their populations.
07 December 2016
Lessons in leadership from women clinical commissioners provides advice based on the experience of women CCG leaders at the top of their careers. It includes practical examples from these women on the skills, values, and behaviours that helped them to succeed in their own roles, as well as tips on supporting the next generation of female clinical commissioning leaders.
22 November 2016
In partnership with NHS Confederation, National Voices and the Centre for Public Scrutiny, we have launched a new resource to support those delivering change within their Sustainability and Transformation Plan footprints to work through key governance and accountability challenges.
14 February 2017
We have responded to the joint CQC and NHS Improvement consultation on use of resources and well-led assessments.
09 January 2017
We have responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on the proposed introduction of a NHS pension administration levy.
07 December 2016
We have responded to the NHS England & NHS Improvement 2017/18 and 2018/19 National Tariff Payment System.