A CCG Chair's View
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
There are some things we can change, and some we can’t. According to the serenity prayer, the key is knowing the difference. With li...
Tuesday, 2 April 2013
April's here. Why be involved in a CCG?
As we reach April 1st the debate on what the reforms means for the NHS has increased in intensity. With this debate comes, perhaps understa...
Saturday, 2 March 2013
Make It Simple.
At the Bassetlaw Dementia Summit in February, one of the carers delivered a plea from the carers' group. 'Our lives are hard ...
Saturday, 26 January 2013
Dementia - Beyond Planning
We have just submitted our draft commissioning plans for 13/14. Pages of trajectories, targets, pledges and aspirations. The team have put...
Wednesday, 2 January 2013
Opening the Doors
In November 2010 we took an important step as a practice. We opened our doors. We said, 'If you feel you need to see us, come down. I...
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
2012 has been quite a year. A year of personal scrutiny. What does that mean? The word apparently originates in Latin: scrutinium; from s...
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
The Importance of the Commissioning Assembly: Systems and Assurance
Today was the first meeting of the NHS Commissioning Assembly, bringing together senior figures within the NHSCB and CCGs. Its aim is to e...
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