The Nuffield Trust report is timely. Nine clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have already planned to end the financial year in deficit.
More may end up in deficit as the financial pressure on the NHS mounts and the new funding allocation formula creates winners and losers.
The report identifies the work CCGs do in relation to engaging stakeholders as being critical. Involving clinicians, patients and the public in service redesign work has become fairly routine as CCGs try to reach their...Continue reading