An introduction to NHSCC

NHS Clinical Commissioners is the membership organisation of clinical commissioning groups. Our job is to help you get the best healthcare and health outcomes for your communities and patients.

We’re giving you a strong, influencing voice from the frontline to the wider NHS, national bodies, government, parliament and the media. We’re building new networks where you can share experience.

Read our infographic which busts some of the myths around CCG finances.


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28 September 2016

NHSCC launch new report to support CCGs in making difficult decisions

We have today launched a new publication to support CCGs in making difficult decisions about prioritisation of resources and changes to local services. This comes at a time when the NHS is going through a period of major change to achieve long-term sustainability and transformation making potentially hard choices increasingly inevitable.

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22 September 2016

Welcome focus on collaboration in the NHS planning guidance 2017-2019 but timescales will be challenging

Read the response from our co-chairs Dr Amanda Doyle and Dr Graham Jackson to the NHS planning guidance published by NHS England.

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12 September 2016

New NHSCC report shows how CCGs are tackling the challenges of early intervention in mental health

Today we have launched a new publication which showcases projects that promote early intervention in mental health and draws out tips from the commissioners and practitioners involved in their development and delivery.

Support from the Start: Commissioning for early intervention in mental ill health highlights four projects where CCGs and their partners are tackling the challenge of early intervention.

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27 September 2016

Core Cities Network Meeting September 2016

The Core Cities Network is made up of CCGs in Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Bristol, Newcastle, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.

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28 September 2016

Commissioning in Healthcare 2016

This year we have been working with the organisers of the Commissioning in Healthcare 2016 show, which takes place on 28 September in London and is free for CCGs to attend.

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03 November 2016

NHSCC national members' event: Delivering for local populations

You can book now for the 2016 NHSCC national members’ event.

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RT @Garethiacobucci: CCGs must engage with public as early as possible on potential service closures, says new guidance from @NHSCCPress ht…
Our new report with @_HSMCentre sets out advice for #CCGs when making difficult decisions
RT @DrJudithSmith: Making difficult #NHS funding decisions in tough times. Timely new guide for #CCGs from @NHSCCPress & @_HSMCentre: http…
RT @MESsocial: Gd paper by @NHSCCPress on making difficult decisions. Note section on managing public perceptions & need 4 early genuine p…
End of a busy day at #cih2016 #UKHealthShow16. Great content & good to meet so many people. Theme of the day was 'engagement' at all levels.