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23 December 2019

New NHSCC board member announced

We are delighted to announce that Jayne Mellor, Director of Transformation and Delivery, Chorley and South Ribble CCG & Greater Preston CCG, will be joining the NHSCC board as a representative for the North West region.

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18 December 2019

NHSCC and LGA publish a new tool to support conversations about CCG mergers

NHS Clinical Commissioners and Local Government Association have developed an interactive discussion guide to assist clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local government colleagues to have open conversations and identify any issues that may arise as CCGs prepare to merge.

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20 November 2019

Join our call to fix social care

Get involved and join the many voices calling on politicians to fix social care.

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Policy briefings and publications

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18 December 2019

New tool to support conversations about CCG mergers with local government

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NHS Clinical Commissioners and Local Government Association have developed an interactive discussion guide to assist CCGs and local government colleagues to have open conversations and identify any issues that may arise.

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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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15 January 2020

Response to the consultation on the Primary Care Network - Direct Enhanced Service Draft Service Specifications

On behalf of CCGs we have developed a national response to the NHS England and NHS Improvement consultation on the Primary Care Network – Direct Enhanced Service Draft Outline Service Specifications.

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22 November 2019

Response to the tariff engagement survey on key areas of work for the 2020 national tariff

We have responded to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s tariff engagement survey on key areas of work for the 2020 national tariff.

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