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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23 November 2016

NHSCC response to the Autumn Statement

Responding to the Chancellors Autumn Statement today, Julie Wood, NHS Clinical Commissioners Chief Executive said: “It is very disappointing that the Chancellor has not listened to the many voices from right across the health and care sector about the urgent need to address the real issues that the social care sector is facing and the direct impact that has on the NHS.”

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22 November 2016

New checklist to support effective governance and engagement within STPs

In partnership with NHS Confederation, National Voices and the Centre for Public Scrutiny, we have launched a new resource to support those delivering change within their Sustainability and Transformation Plan footprints to work through key governance and accountability challenges.

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18 November 2016

Q2 NHS financial performance figures demonstrate financial and operational pressures across the system

Responding to the Q2 NHS financial performance figures chair of the NHSCC Finance Forum and CFO at NHS Wakefield CCG, Andrew Pepper said:

“The scale of the provider overspend is a sign of the tremendous financial and operational pressures the whole system is experiencing. While it is encouraging that today’s figures show there is some improvement being made, which is testament to how hard the system is working to meet its efficiency targets, we are still looking at a financial position for 2016/17 which is worse than projected.

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01 December 2016

MHCN National Event: Delivering the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health (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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06 December 2016

Core Cities Network Meeting December 2016

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

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25 January 2017

Commissioning Leaders Programme Event

We are holding a 24-hour event to provide an intensive ‘time-out’ and safe space for CCG leaders to connect with peers, develop leadership skills, and engage directly with top of the office managers at NHS England.

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See @NHSCCJ & other leaders in health & care sector discuss the new leadership development framework #AllLeadAllCare
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RT @DavidsonRoger: 37 of 44 STPs have now been published and just two more are still picking a date - hoorah!
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RT @J_Okunnu: ICYMI: Support from the start: the importance of early intervention in mental health services #MHCN16