Who is the governing body of the NHS?

Prior to 1 April 2013, NHS England was known as the NHS Commissioning Board. NHS England is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care.

What CCG is Scunthorpe?

NHS North Lincolnshire CCG
NHS North Lincolnshire CCG – Helping you build a healthy future.

What is a CCG governing body?

NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is a membership organisation made up of all the GP practices across south east London. Those member practices have agreed a constitution for the CCG and operate as a Council of Members.

Is the NHS controlled by the government?

The English NHS is controlled by the UK government through the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), which takes political responsibility for the service. Resource allocation and oversight was delegated to NHS England, an arms-length body, by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

What area is North East Lincolnshire?

74.1 mi²North East Lincolnshire / Area

How do I complain about a CCG?

Contact your local clinical commissioning group (CCG) for complaints about secondary care, such as hospital care, mental health services, out-of-hours services, NHS 111 and community services like district nursing, for example. Every CCG will have its own complaints procedure, which is often displayed on its website.

What are CCGs responsible for?

CCGs are responsible for about 60% of the NHS budget, they commission most secondary care services, and play a part in the commissioning of GP services (co-commissioning). The types of services commissioned by CCGs include: Planned hospital care.

Who are the members of the CCG?

CCGs are: membership bodies, with local GP practices as the members. led by an elected governing body made up of GPs, other clinicians including a nurse and a secondary care consultant, and lay members.

Why did CCGs replace PCTs?

In April 2013, CCGs replaced PCTs (Primary Care Trust) across the country. The main differences between CCGs and PCTs is the bottom up approach to solving issues which provides better care for patients. This includes involving clinicians more in the issues and solutions for patients’ care needs.

Is NHS England a regulatory body?

Regulators in England Care Quality Commission (CQC) – In England, the CQC is the independent regulator for the quality and safety of care. This includes the care provided by the NHS, local authorities, independent providers and voluntary organisations in registered settings.