19 April 2018
This submission is based on joint work between NHSCC’s member networks The National Ambulance Commissioners Network and the Mental Health Commissioners Network; and the Association for Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), the College of Paramedics, and NHS Pathways. It focuses on the response time and transportation of people in mental health crisis.
31 January 2018
As the national new care models programme comes to an end, it is time to consider its legacy and ensure the lessons learned are shared with the rest of the health and care system. As part of the programme 50 vanguard sites across the country have made great strides in transforming health and care services in line with the ambitions set out in the Five year forward view. In order to do so, they have built relationships across historically fragmented systems, worked through complex contractual and governance arrangements, and explored innovative approaches to delivering care.
25 January 2018
NHSCC have launched a new publication which suggests ways in which the provision of NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) in local areas can be improved for the benefits of patients and commissioners and shares some of the approaches that have been developed by local CCGs which have proved to be effective in delivering their CHC commitments.
14 December 2017
With the move towards accountable care, clinical commissioners are starting to take on a more strategic role as they plan and purchase health care for patients – a transition which comes with opportunities but is not without challenge. Our briefing aims to support the evolution of a more strategic commissioning function, bringing out lessons based on evidence from the UK and health systems abroad.
28 November 2017
We have produced a checklist to support CCGs with professional development of lay members.
28 November 2017
Supporting change in your NHS: The non-executive community in transformational change is a joint publication from NHSCC, NHS England and NHS Improvement. It summarises discussions held at two events held in September and October 2017 that brought together more than 200 CCG lay members and trust non-executive directors (NEDs).
12 October 2017
Of primary importance: Commissioning mental health services in primary care showcases programmes that are embedding mental health in primary care and draws out advice from the commissioners and practitioners involved in their development and delivery.
27 September 2017
Clinical commissioners are playing a key role as architects of the changing health and care landscape. This publication sets out CCGs’ vision for the future and what they need to get there at pace so they can deliver more for patients.
11 September 2017
Rising demand for services, constrained funding and a multitude of workforce challenges require us to think differently about the way we deliver health and care services to meet people’s needs and expectations.
This report from NHSCC, NHS Confederation, NHS Providers, and the Local Government Association, explores how digital tools are a key part of the answer to this set of challenges, and demonstrates how technology has the potential to revolutionise the way health and care is delivered.
06 September 2017
We have produced a checklist to support CCGs with induction and training of lay members. This looks at induction, mentoring and buddying, networking and ongoing and further training.