NHS England has published its annual assessment of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for 2016/17. The following document lists the overall ratings for the 209 CCGs, following their annual assessment under the CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF). This is intended to monitor local performance against the clinical priority areas identified in “Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View”: including cancer care, mental health and dementia.
NHS Wolverhampton CCG has been rated “Outstanding”.
NHS England Assessment Team (2017). CCG annual assessment 2016/17. London: NHS England, July 19th 2017.
The new framework also considers CCG performance in 29 areas (measured by 57 indicators), including new models of care, efficiency and conflicts of interest management. Further information about the CCG improvement and assessment framework:
NHS England Assessment Team (2016/17). CCG improvement and assessment framework 2016/17. London: NHS England, July 26th 2017 (First Published March 31st 2016).
“According to NHS England figures, [insert name of locality here] is one of the best places to get ill. Going forward we intend to make it one of the best places to get better too”.
Patterson, J. (2017). We’re Blithering. [Online]: NHSNetworks, August 4th 2017.