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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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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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Pooling GMS budgets and the Better Care Fund - who wins?

Pooling GMS budgets and the Better Care Fund - who wins?

Did you ever have cash for your birthday when you were young? Did you ever have a conversation with your parents over the money that started something like this...

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Who will fight to save primary care?

Who will fight to save primary care?

At a time of challenge and difficulty in the system where should our ambition be? To simply survive day to day? To keep our heads above the flooding torrent?

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Making early sense of the General Election campaign for CCGs

Making early sense of the General Election campaign for CCGs

Given the rise in demand for health services caused by past successes of the NHS in keeping us older people alive, the next five years will not be easy ones for the NHS.

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New models of primary care will be run by the people

New models of primary care will be run by the people

Hopefully your CCG is a happy one, constitution sorted, membership engaged, strategy sorted, sleeves rolled up and ready for co-commissioning.

How CCGs can dramatically improve outcomes and costs in wound care

How CCGs can dramatically improve outcomes and costs in wound care

Venous Leg Ulcers (VLUs) affect between 60,000 and 180,000 people in the UK. They are distressing to the patient and need regular treatment once or twice a week. They also impose substantial costs on the NHS, which are rising steadily because prevalence increases with age.

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NHS England needs to trust CCGs to lead the healthcare reforms

I recently attended the NHS Top Leaders Programme, run by the NHS Leadership Academy, and I learned a huge amount over four intense days of personal development. But there is one aspect of the programme which left me with some questions.

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