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What happened when our CCG awarded a £6m contract to Virgin Care

What happened when our CCG awarded a £6m contract to Virgin Care

This month our CCG announced that following a robust and detailed competitive dialogue we had awarded a contract for our community and urgent care services in Whitby to Virgin Care. The response to this announcement has been fascinating...

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The way forward for CCGs commissioning primary care

The way forward for CCGs commissioning primary care

Download the full report from our co-commissioning conference, including detailed summaries and images of each speaker session from the one-day event at the RCGP headquarters in Euston, London, on 4 February 2015.

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CCGs can reduce amputations by educating patients on diabetes

CCGs can reduce amputations by educating patients on diabetes

A new report demonstrates how the NHS is failing to provide patients with NICE-approved education on managing their long-term condition, offering CCGs a chance to make a difference.

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How CCGs can turn ideas into game-changing innovations

How CCGs can turn ideas into game-changing innovations

Some of the most pioneering ideas used in healthcare today, from medical devices to training solutions, originated from healthcare professionals such as clinicians, GPs and nurses - but how can CCGs harness that innovation?

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How CCGs can develop integrated care through implementation of TECS

How CCGs can develop integrated care through implementation of TECS

Download the latest special report from Inside Commissioning, providing expert insight on how technology enabled care services (TECS) can help deliver integrated care, plus nine key case studies.

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Making the most of external consultants - the risks and benefits

Making the most of external consultants - the risks and benefits

A major goal of the Health and Social Care Act was to introduce multiple types of external providers to increase competition, with the assumption that this leads to improved quality of commissioning.

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How sustainable is clinical leadership in CCGs?

How sustainable is clinical leadership in CCGs?

New research from The King's Fund and Nuffield Trust has found that the sustainability of clinical involvement in CCGs may be at risk.

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