2012 October

25 clinical commissioning-related accounts on Twitter

Having previously identified 20 useful sources for CCG-related news, here are 25 Twitter accounts to follow if you want to know what’s happening with clinical commissioning: NHS Leicester City – @NHSLeicester: “Leicester City CCG takes over health commissioning from NHS Leicester City … Continue reading

Can you help investigate? Realise Health Ltd, Wivenhoe Council, and an unusual planning decision

This month it emerged that Wivenhoe Town Council had held a secret meeting with Realise Health Ltd (RHL) to discuss a change in location for a proposed new surgery. Wivenhoe is a North Essex town with a population of just over 10,000. The current … Continue reading

20 places to keep up to date on clinical commissioning and CCGs

For our latest investigation into clinical commissioning (help still needed!) we’ve put together a starting list of 20 feeds to follow developments surrounding Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) – and we’ve put them together into one convenient bundle which you can follow … Continue reading

How to start investigating Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

This week, Help Me Investigate embarks on a significant project to investigate the new bodies which will control £60m of public health spending in England: Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). 
As part of that project, we’re pu…

Yorkshire Times reports on Cultural Olympiad funding allegations

The ongoing investigation into conflicts of interest in the awarding of Cultural Olympiad arts funding has now led to reports in the Yorkshire Times. As previously reported by HMI Olympics, the application process in Yorkshire saw the awarding of funds … Continue reading

Volunteers needed! scrutinising CCGs

This year a collection of new groups will be given responsibility for £60bn of public health spending in England: Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). With over 200 of these groups and very few health journalists in the UK there’s an opportunity for student … Continue reading

Get involved in a new HMI project: investigating CCGs

This year a collection of new groups will be given responsibility for £60m of public health spending in England. Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).
It’s a journalism basic to ‘follow the money’, but with over 200 of these groups…

Two visions of NHS restructuring

From the Department of Health:

From the BBC:

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