ccg

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 72, 20 November 2014

Gateway reference number: 02543 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents Strategic issues: Getting the best from the Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) NHS Planning Timetable for 2015/16 Next steps towards primary care co-commissioning document published and additional regional event available Operational issues – for action: Sir Bruce Keogh, Jane Cummings and Dr […]

Read more

Commissioning for Value: A second comprehensive data pack for CCGs

The Pathways on a Page packs released today are the latest in a series of Commissioning for Value support offers for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). The first packs – published in October 2013 – contained information on a range of improvement opportunities, helping each CCG identify where it could focus its efforts, by comparing spend […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 71, 06 November 2014

Gateway reference number: 02481 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Strategic issues: Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) – Factsheet CCG Constitution Amendments Operational issues – for action: Accelerating and sharing good practice in co-commissioning to improve Child and Adolescent Mental Health Commissioning for Value GPs to bid for share of £100m […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 70, 23 October 2014

Gateway reference number: 02409 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Headline News: NHS leaders in England publish the Five Year Forward View Strategic issues: 2015/16 Planning Guidance Finance Guidance on the Better Care Fund and S.75 Budgets from CIPFA and the HFMA Operational issues – for action: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 Cold […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 69, 09 October 2014

Gateway reference number: 02369 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Commissioning Assembly News: Commissioning leaders come together for third annual NHS Commissioning Assembly event Would you like to be part of the Commissioning for Person Centred Care Group? Strategic issues: Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) – User Guide Next steps towards […]

Read more

CCGs to help develop care.data programme

GP-led clinical commissioning groups in four areas of the country are to help develop the care.data programme as it moves into a ‘pathfinder stage’. The programme will be rolled out in participating GP surgeries in the CCG areas of Leeds North, West and South and East, Somerset, West Hampshire and Blackburn with Darwen. Tim Kelsey, NHS […]

Read more

NHS England’s Chief Executive celebrates CCG’s achievements

Simon Stevens has praised CCGs for the huge progress they’ve made in their first operational year in a speech to the Commissioning Assembly. Addressing CCG leaders and other health professionals he commended them on how far they’d come on engaging with key stakeholders and patient groups and taking their opinions on board when commissioning healthcare […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 68, 25 September 2014

Gateway reference number: 02300 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Operational issues – for action: Cabinet Office Consultation – Public procurement Act now to protect hard to replace services Dementia Revealed – what primary care needs to know Other news – for information: New start date for out of area registration confirmed […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 66, 28 August 2014

Gateway Reference Number: 02181 Download the bulletin as a PDF Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Book your place at the NHS Commissioning Assembly event Strategic issues: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 – publication of discussion paper Operational issues – for action: Commissioning Wheelchair Services Consultation on Regulations for NHS Bodies’ Auditor Panels National Fraud Initiative (NFI) […]

Read more

Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 65, 14 August 2014

Gateway reference number: 02113 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Are you ‘connected’ to the NHS Commissioning Assembly? New Co-Chair for the NHS Commissioning Assembly Strategic issues: Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) update Requirement for CCG data strategies on hold pending the publication of a national data […]

Read more