• 01/04/2015 • Holly Holder
As NHS England and CCGs launch primary co-commissioning, Holly Holder examines what our research tells us about the scheme's chances of success.
• 01/04/2015 • Ruth Robertson | Holly Holder | Natasha Curry | Shilpa Ross | Chris Naylor
This slide deck presents the third year of results from an annual survey with six CCGs.
Since their formation in 2012, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have already faced formidable challenges, tasked with managing substantial commissioning budgets amid increasing financial …
In this slideshow, Clare Marx, President at the Royal College of Surgeons presents on some of the context around the debate on rationing and considers whether local variation in health services is …
Our second policy briefing in the run up to the General Election 2015 provides an overview of the current difficulties in making decisions about rationing healthcare in England.
Growing financial pressure on the NHS is exposing a lack of legitimacy in the way many decisions about rationing healthcare in England are made, according to the Nuffield Trust.
• 19/02/2015 • 16.00–18.00 • Ben Page | Clare Marx CBE DL PRCS | Dr David Jenner | Professor Karol Sikora
This event was a lively, interactive debate, shining a light on 'rationing' challenges and discussing how best to make these priority-setting decisions within a tax funded and constrained budget.
• 18/02/2015 • Dr Steve Kell OBE
Steve Kell argues that while rationing may be a new term, prioritisation is not, and CCGs offer a vital new perspective in making rationing decisions for their local populations.
• 18/02/2015 • Mike Birtwistle
Rationing is the price we pay for a publicly funded health system, argues Mike Birtwistle. NHS organisations will need to be prepared to defend their decisions.
This short briefing examines funding and workforce difficulties in general practice.