Pressure from CCG’s is shaping PCN priorities

30th October 2019

Primary care networks (PCNs) are struggling to resist pressure from Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) seeking to influence their priorities, clinical directors have warned This is an edited version of an article first published by GPonline. [read more]

Wanted: single executive for merged CCG

10th October 2019

Big strides forward: the five mid and south Essex clinical commissioning groups have set out plans for a single accountable officer and executive team by April 2020 This is an edited version of an article [read more]

Managing care this Christmas

21st December 2018

The NHS is entering its busiest period of the year, with those inside and outside the health service forecasting the annual winter crisis. To provide effective care this Christmas practices need to manage services – [read more]

CCG mergers – a legal perspective

12th December 2018

In November NHS England announced a new raft of CCG mergers, reducing the number of commissioning groups from 211 in 2013 to 191 today. As CCGs struggle with the demand to cut 20% from admin [read more]

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