The how, the what and the why of the long-term plan for CCGs

The NHS long-term plan set out an ambitious path towards an integrated NHS that is sustainable, efficient and effective, with the principles of prevention and self-care at the core. Clinical commissioning groups have been on this journey for some time now.

Back in 2017, commissioners across the country were already working towards “strategic commissioning”, something that was firmly endorsed by the long-term plan with its commitment to have integrated care systems covering the whole of England by April 2021.

Full Story: HSJ, 27th February 2019