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What are the responsibilities of a CCG?

What are the responsibilities of a CCG?

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.

What are CCGs responsible for commissioning?

CCGs have a statutory responsibility for commissioning most NHS services including urgent and emergency care, acute care, mental health services and community services. Increasingly they are also involved in commissioning primary care and some specialised services (see section on collaborative commissioning below).

What is the CCG in health and social care?

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) were created following the Health and Social Care Act in 2012, and replaced primary care trusts on 1 April 2013. They are clinically-led statutory NHS bodies responsible for the planning and commissioning of health care services for their local area.

What is CCG in safeguarding?

The CCG is responsible for ensuring that safeguarding is integral to service development, quality improvement, clinical governance and risk management arrangements. The CCG is responsible for securing the expertise of Designated Professionals on behalf of the local health system.

Who are CCGs accountable?

CCGs are assured by NHS England, which retains responsibility for commissioning primary care services such as GP and dental services, as well as some specialised hospital services. Many GP services are now co-commissioned with CCGs.

Who forms part of the Safeguarding Board?

Membership of SABs – Members The Care Act 2014 specifies that there are three core members: the local authority. clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) the police – specifically the chief officer of police.

What is contextual safeguarding?

Contextual Safeguarding is an approach to understanding, and responding to, young people’s experiences of significant harm beyond their families. It recognises that the different relationships that young people form in their neighbourhoods, schools and online can feature violence and abuse.

Are CCGs being phased out?

CCGs to be replaced as commissioners by ICSs, under NHS England proposals. NHS England wants all CCGs to merge across their integrated care system (ICS) boundaries by April 2022, as part of proposed changes to legislation designed to hand ICSs the direct commissioning power.