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Commissioning for quality: views from commissioners – Dr Paul Husselbee

A new interactive web resource has been launched to support CCGs on commissioning high quality services that deliver improved outcomes for patients. Dr Paul Husselbee, Chief Clinical Officer of NHS Southend CCG gives his view: “High quality care for all, now and for future generations” – This is the very least the public deserves from […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 63, 17 July 2014

Gateway reference number: 01930 Download the bulletin as  PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Have you visited the NHS Commissioning Assembly website recently? National support for the appointment of new CCG Accountable Officers and Chairs Strategic issues: Simon Stevens offers a radical new health and social care integration option Better Care Fund Operational […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 62, 03 July 2014

Gateway reference number:01857 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Thanks for joining us at the Commissioning Show NHS Commissioning Assembly Steering Group New tools to support outcome based commissioning Strategic issues: Co-commissioning of primary care services; expressions of interest NHS England launches consultation on four clinical commissioning policies […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 61 19 June 2014

Gateway Reference Number:01802 Download the bulletin as a PDF Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Come and find us at the Commissioning Show Free Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) system development support for 2014/15 Helping CCGs to develop governance arrangements that are as effective as possible Strategic issues: Improving eye health and reducing sight loss – […]

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The crucial role of pharmacists in the health of the nation – Clare Howard

Clare Howard, NHS England’s Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, explains why the launch of the Medicines Optimisation Dashboard is so vital: Prescribing a medicine or medicines to a patient remains the most common intervention made by the NHS. Medicines play a crucial role in maintaining health, preventing illness, managing chronic conditions and treating disease. But despite […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 59, 22 May 2014

Gateway reference number: 01674 Issue 59PDF2   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Give us your views on the next NHS Commissioning Assembly annual event Free Health and Wellbeing Board peer challenge training – new dates and opportunities NHS Commissioning Assembly Finance Working Group Strategic issues: Legacy Continuing Healthcare claims – update letter from Paul […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 58, 08 May 2014

Gateway reference number: 01611 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Announcement from Simon Stevens CCGs to have greater influence over NHS funding to improve primary care NHS Commissioning Assembly News: NHS Commissioning Assembly – widening the impact Refreshed finance working group to tackle big issues New case study facility launched on NHS […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 57, 17 April 2014

Gateway reference number: 01412 Download the bulletin as a PDF Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly News: NHS Commissioning Assembly – membership expansion NHS Commissioning Assembly- story so far System Leadership Peer Challenge: Recruiting now Strategic issues: Successful PM Challenge Fund Pilots Announced Further support to strategic planning: Webinars Quality Premium 2013/14: eligibility and assessment arrangements FAQ […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 56, 03 April 2014

Gateway reference number: 01458 Download a PDF of the bulletin   Contents   NHS England welcomes its new Chief Executive Welcome to Simon Stevens NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Have you visited the NHS Commissioning Assembly website recently? Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs): practical support to build on the success and meet the challenges Strategic issues: […]

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