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Presentation - Primary care co-commissioning: a survey of members’ views of their CCG and its role in primary care

Presentation 31/03/2015

Since their formation in 2012, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have already faced formidable challenges, tasked with managing substantial commissioning budgets amid increasing financial …

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Clare Marx: Is a postcode lottery in health justified?

Presentation 03/03/2015

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 …

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‘Messy’ approach to rationing healthcare losing legitimacy: New Nuffield Trust analysis

Press release 19/02/2015

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.

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Rationing in the NHS

Briefing 19/02/2015

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.

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Is a 'postcode lottery' in health justified?

Conference/seminar 19/02/2015 • 16.00–18.00Ben 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.

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Rationing: An unhelpful term for the broader issue of prioritisation

Blog post 18/02/2015Dr 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.

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MPs will always be part of the rationing equation

Blog post 18/02/2015Mike 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.

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Parliamentary briefing: building sustainable GP services

Briefing 05/02/2015

This short briefing examines funding and workforce difficulties in general practice.

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Risk or reward? The changing role of CCGs in general practice

Report 26/01/2015Holly Holder | Natasha Curry | Ruth Robertson | Shilpa Ross

A report from the Nuffield Trust and The King’s Fund on clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).

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Level up: new responsibilities for CCGs

Blog post 23/01/2015Dr Rebecca Rosen

As Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)approach their second birthday, they are having to grow up fast. They have cut their teeth on community and acute services, and now have the option to take up further responsibilities.

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