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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20 October 2016

Clinical leadership and a focus on patients at the heart of the evolution of clinical commissioning

We have today launched a new paper setting out our vision for the future of clinical commissioning.

‘The future of  commissioning’, which was informed by interviews with CCG leaders and other key players in the health and care sector, is clear that we will continue to see an evolution in the commissioning system but that it remains a vital part of the health system that is focused on delivering for patients and local populations.

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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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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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22 November 2016

National Lay Member Event: Voice and Scrutiny - The Role of the Lay Member

The NHSCC annual Lay Members Network event will provide an important opportunity for lay members to network and share experiences, learn best practices, and engage with peers and key decision makers on what the changing commissioning landscape means for their role.

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01 December 2016

Mental Health Commissioners Network National Event (member only)

This year’s NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners Network event will be focused on the recommendations of  the Five Year Forward View on Mental Health.

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We've got some great exhibitors at our members event next week including @NHSscwcsu @WePredictUK & @liaison_fs
RT @DittonPhil: @DrG_NHS @NHSCCPress @DrPeterILVES @ClaireCNWL @timkendall1 MH IAF out - good start for future ambitions to improve https:/…
RT @NhsccJ: Entirely agree @daltonstephen3 - we need to look to the long-term and increase our focus on prevention if we are to have a sust…
We’ll be hearing from Jeremy Hunt MP @DHgovuk at our #mentalhealth commissioners event. Find out more & book #CCGs
.@DittonPhil welcomes @AoMRC @rcpsych report on improving the physical health of adults with severe mental illness