Clinical priority areas

The Five Year Forward View and the Planning Guidance set out national ambitions for transformation in six vital clinical priorities:

  1. cancer
  2. mental health
  3. dementia
  4. diabetes
  5. learning disabilities
  6. maternity.

To reinforce our collective efforts in these areas, independent panels have been established.

2017/18 assessments for cancer and maternity

See below for the commentary by the independent panels, assessment methodology and CCG ratings.

Data relating to the 2017/18 assessments for cancer and maternity are also available on My NHS.

2016/17 assessments for cancer, mental health, dementia and diabetes

Assessments of progress in 2016/17 have been made in the following clinical priority areas:

Methodologies

This document sets out the methodologies used in the 2016/17 CCG assessments for cancer, mental health, dementia and diabetes.

See below for commentaries on the 2016/17 ratings for:

These were prepared by the respective independent panel chairs: Sir Harpul Kumar, Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK, Sir Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind; Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer’s Society; and, Chris Askew, Chief Executive of Diabetes UK.

Improvement and support offers

The improvement and support offers to help CCGs improve their performance in each of the clinical priority areas are listed below: