CCG bulletin

This weekly bulletin is aimed at clinical commissioning group (CCG) leaders and staff and is the primary communication channel between NHS England to CCGs. Each week, the bulletin will feature the latest news, guidance and updates from NHS England and the wider health and care system, relevant to CCGs.

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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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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 ‘access’ fund […]

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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 primary care […]

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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 HSCIC publishes […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 67, 11 September 2014

Gateway reference number: 02223 Download the Bulletin for CCGs: issue 67, 11 September 2014   Contents   Headline: Integrated Personal Commissioning NHS Commissioning Assembly news: Showcase the work of your CCG at the NHS Commissioning Assembly event Opportunity to showcase examples of best practice in improving patient experience Strategic issues: Update on primary care co-commissioning […]

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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 strategy Operational […]

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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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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 for specialised […]

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