Bulletin for CCGs

CCG bulletin: Issue 98

Featured Ambitions for palliative and end of life care The National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership, made up of statutory bodies including NHS England, the Association of Adult Social Services, charities and groups representing patients and professionals, has developed a framework for action in making palliative and end of life care a priority […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 97

Featured Major drive to improve the health of NHS staff NHS England has announced a major drive to improve the health and wellbeing of 1.3m health service staff, including a new nationally-specified occupational health service for GPs.  NHS organisations will be supported to help their staff to stay well by providing healthier food options, promoting […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 96

Publications gateway number: 04014 Featured Local Digital Roadmaps Guidance for CCGs, local authority partners and their providers on the production of local digital roadmaps by April 2016 has been published.  The guidance outlines the actions that CCGs need to take to support their health economies to become ‘paper-free at the point of care’.  The guidance also highlights […]

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CCG bulletin: Issue 95

Publications gateway number: 03977 Featured Draft guidance published for care and treatment reviews NHS England has published the draft policy and guidance for CCGs on care and treatment reviews (CTRs) for people with learning disabilities and / or autism.  The policy aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and lengthy hospital stays, and is part of the […]

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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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