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Dementia ‘ambassador’ meets CCGs to explore barriers

An NHS ambassador aiming to help increase the diagnosis rate of people with dementia and provide the post diagnostic support is to meet 21 CCGs to help explore challenges to diagnosis. By the end of January Dr Dan Harwood, Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and a Dementia Ambassador for the London area for NHS […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 75

Publications gateway number: 02847 Model specification for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: targeted and specialist services A new model Targeted and Specialist (Tier 2/3) specification has been published for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. This builds on previous sample specifications and will support commissioners of targeted and specialist services (Tiers 2 and 3). […]

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NHS England publishes allocation of commissioning resources for 2015/16

Following this week’s (17 December) Board meeting, NHS England has today published the clinical commissioning group (CCG) and primary care allocations for 2015-16 and the notional split to CCG level to support the primary care co-commissioning agenda and the notional specialised commissioning balance by CCG for 2015-16. The allocations include the recently announced £1.98bn of […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 74, 19 December 2014

Publications gateway number: 02786 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Featured: 2015/16 NHS Planning Guidance Allocation of resources 2015/16 Primary Care Co-commissioning Eight CCG-led pilots announced to lead innovation in children’s mental health More mental health teams to be based at police stations and courts For action: New process for proposals to […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 73, 04 December 2014

Publications Gateway number: 02698 Download a PDF of the bulletin.   Contents   Strategic issues: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 Operational issues – for action: Local Crisis Declarations – sign up by 15 December CSC Local Service Provider Contract transition to GPSoC framework – survey open The use of Fluenz in Muslim communities Primary Care Digital […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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