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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 64, 31 July 2014

Gateway Reference Number: 02025 Download this bulletin as a PDF Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: NHS Commissioning Assembly Rapid Reference Groups Annual Summary published Registration now live for the NHS Commissioning Assembly annual event! New tools to support CCGs in Commissioning for Quality Database of innovative commissioning and contracting approaches Strategic issues: Commissioning Support […]

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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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