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Better Health, Better Experience, Better Engagement

This document is a practical framework to help emerging clinical commissioning groups think through how they build engagement and insight into the care experience and into commissioning from the outset. It provides practical advice, suggestions for action and signposts examples… Read more →Better Health, Better Experience, Better Engagement

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Case Study: Greater Eston care homes

This case study looks at a project to develop an effective system to work with vulnerable people in care homes in the North East. The aims were to improve patient safety, reduce emergency hospital admissions and A&E attendance and also… Read more →Case Study: Greater Eston care homes

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Case study: North Somerset primary care

This case study describes how practices in North Somerset are working together to reduce a health inequalities gap in primary care across the region. Background How is clinically-led commissioning helping? What are the benefits? Background North Somerset has 26 GP… Read more →Case study: North Somerset primary care

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Case study: Dorset primary care

This case study looks at what clinical commissioners in Dorset are doing to improve the quality and outcomes of clinical care pathways and maximise the available skills and resources within their localities. What’s taking place? What are the benefits? What’s… Read more →Case study: Dorset primary care

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Paul Zollinger-Read: Draft authorisation framework and family well-being

Paul Zollinger-Read’s weekly update to the clinical commissioning group pathfinder community. My first week back from holiday and there has certainly been a lot going on. I suspect few of you missed the release of the draft authorization framework last… Read more →Paul Zollinger-Read: Draft authorisation framework and family well-being

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Questions on the NHS Commissioning Board

If you have a question about the NHS Commissioning Board or the recently published People Transition Policy, you can submit them by using our online form. We have published separate Q&As on the Commissioning Board and on the People Transition… Read more →Questions on the NHS Commissioning Board

National Leadership Council development tool to support emerging Clinical Commissioning Groups with their governance arrangements

The National Leadership Council (NLC) commissioned a tool in July 2010 to inform debate and give an evidence-based perspective on options to support the effective governance of clinical commissioning. Working with the NHS, Foresight Partnership Ltd and NIHR King’s Patient… Read more →National Leadership Council development tool to support emerging Clinical Commissioning Groups with their governance arrangements

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Workshop on the proposed single operating model for communications in PCT Clusters

Colin Douglas, Director of NHS Communications at the Department of Health, is holding a workshop on the proposed single operating model for communications in PCT Clusters and is looking for Clinical Commissioning Group leads to be represented at this meeting.… Read more →Workshop on the proposed single operating model for communications in PCT Clusters

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Senior leaders’ event on public health reform – send your questions

The Department of Health is hosting a public health reform event on Tuesday 26 July. This event brings together around 200 senior leaders from the organisations whose functions will transfer to Public Health England and from the wider public health… Read more →Senior leaders’ event on public health reform – send your questions

Podiatry services

By offering people choice in health and care services such as podiatry services, in the years ahead we expect to see more services being offered by a much wider range of NHS, private and voluntary providers. The Society of Chiropodists… Read more →Podiatry services

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