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Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Topic: ccg

May 17, 2012
Fears are growing that GPs will lack the necessary skills to become effective commissioners.
May 8, 2012
Ipswich Hospital has promised to work together with the merged Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG.
May 4, 2012
The NHS Commissioning Board has confirmed the 35 CCGs who have chosen to take part.

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has confirmed 35 CCGs have chosen to take part in the first wave of applications for authorisation.

Applications for authorisation will take place in four waves from July 2012 to January 2013.

Dame Barbara Hakin, National Director of Commissioning Development at the NHS CB, said the confirmation of the CCGs that will be assessed in waves 2, 3 and 4 are to be expected "shortly".

She praised all emerging CCGs for making "fantastic progress" to prepare themselves for authorisation.

April 27, 2012
Bexley CCG Chair says neighbouring CCGs have been “sympathetic” to his low funding allocation.

April 26, 2012
Spending has halved since last year as the new commissioning landscape begins to evolve.

PCTs almost halved their consultancy spend last year from £261m to £138m as the new commissioning landscape begins to evolve.

Research by market intelligence firm Laing and Buisson’s NHS Financial Information 2012 showed consultancy spend across the NHS in England and Wales fell by a quarter from £605m in 2009/2010 to £452m in 2010/2011.

SHAs were found to have spent “considerably less” on external consultants, down from £53m to £35m last year.