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14 October 2019

NHSCC respond to Queen's Speech

Today the Queen set out the Government’s agenda of legislation for the new session of Parliament, including a draft bill designed to help to implement the NHS Long Term Plan.

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30 September 2019

Julie Wood named on Pf Power List 2019

NHSCC’s chief executive Julie Wood has been recognised on the Pf Power List 2019 for her work influencing the political landscape on behalf of clinical commissioners.

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26 September 2019

Proposed reform to health legislation will speed up integration

Responding to proposals published today, Julie Wood, chief executive of NHSCC said: “We are pleased to lend our support to the recommendations being put forward by NHS England/Improvement for an NHS Bill… This legislation will speed up the integration of care and remove the inefficient parts of the system that distract from delivery of the best possible care.”

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Policy briefings and publications

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23 May 2019

The changing face of clinical commissioning

The changing face of clinical commissioning showcases the unique perspective brought by clinical commissioners – the clinical expertise, collaborative working with provider and local government colleagues, and an understanding of the population’s needs in the system in which they operate – and argues that these are essential components to developing integrated services that are fit for purpose and get the best value for each NHS pound.

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11 April 2019

NHSCC's position on public health commissioning

Public health has always been a key issue for our members so, in response to a renewed national focus on public health commissioning, NHSCC has produced a position statement, developed with and informed by the views of our members.

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Consultation responses and parliamentary briefings

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23 August 2019

Response to NHS England and NHS Improvement's consultation on digital-first primary care policy

We have responded to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s consultation on digital-first primary care policy, which focuses on patient registration, funding and contracting rules.

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25 April 2019

Response to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s proposals for possible changes to legislation

We responded to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s engagement exercise on proposed legislative changes to implement the Long Term Plan.

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28 February 2019

Response to the Public Accounts Committee’s inquiry into NHS financial sustainability

We submitted written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee’s inquiry into NHS financial sustainability, which was called after a National Audit Office report of the same name was published in January.

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