Bulletin for CCGs

CCG bulletin: Issue 94

Publications gateway number: 0394 Featured NHS Standard Contract 2016/17 NHS England is starting the development of the NHS Standard Contract for 2016/17 and is keen to ensure that commissioners and providers have the opportunity to feed in their views about changes which they would like to see for 2016/17. If you would like to make comments […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 93

Publications gateway number: 03918 Assurance operating manual NHS England has published the CCG assurance operating manual, including details of the new special measures regime and a CCG quarterly self-certification for delegated functions. Queries can be directed to NHS England regional teams in the first instance or by emailing england.ccgassurance@nhs.net. Primary care co-commissioning: feedback sought CCGs and […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 92

Publications gateway number: 03889 Featured New care models: vanguard sites and support NHS England has announced eight new vanguards to transform urgent and emergency care.  The vanguards will change the way organisations work together to provide care in a more joined up way. This includes delivering care, not just in hospitals but also via GPs, pharmacists, […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 91

Publications gateway number: 03841 Featured Information Sharing to Tackle Violence (ISTV) programme: data collection NHS England is leading a Department of Health funded project to backfill 12 Violence Reduction Nurses, to work one day a week during 2015/16. Nurses will promote data gathering on violence-related admissions within their trust and support up to 20 others across […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 90

Publications gateway number: 03817 Featured Health Secretary sets out vision for the future of the NHS The Health Secretary has set out the government’s ambition for a patient-led, transparent and safer NHS. In a statement to Parliament, the Health Secretary also announced the government’s response to the Freedom to Speak Up consultation, the Morecambe Bay Investigation, […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 89

Publications gateway number: 03783 Featured General Practices invited to bid for funding for innovative £15m pharmacy pilots NHS England has launched an innovative new scheme to introduce around 250 clinical pharmacists into general practice. Practices or groups of practices are invited to bid for funding as part of the £15 million pilot, which supports Building the […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 88

Publications gateway number: 03702 Featured Primary care co-commissioning: delegation agreement follow up NHS England has been working with CCGs and NHS Clinical Commissioners to develop a range of documents to support the implementation of delegated co-commissioning arrangements. This includes advice on developing workforce sections of local Memoranda of Understanding, a template secondment agreement, claims and liabilities frequently […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 87

Publications gateway number: 03654 Featured New vaccine programmes protecting against meningococcal disease confirmed Public Health England and NHS England have confirmed details of theMen ACWY and Men B vaccination programmes to begin from late summer 2015. The Enhanced Service Specifications to help GPs deliver the new vaccine in their area have also been published by NHS […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 86

Publications gateway number: 03569 Featured Primary care co-commissioning: approvals process and key dates NHS England has published further information regarding the application process and key dates for CCGs who wish to apply in 2015/16 to assume new delegated and joint commissioning arrangements. The deadline for applications by CCGs for fully delegated commissioning of primary care in […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 85

Publications gateway number: 03511 Featured Personal health budgets: renewed support for CCGs NHS England is offering a renewed support programme for CCGs and their local partners, to help develop local personal health budget offers in line with the CCGs priorities and circumstances. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Transformation Plans: interim guidance A letter […]

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