SOUTH NORFOLK CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP
What is a CCG?
CCG's, Clinical Commissioning Groups, are local organisations, led by family doctors, and were established by the Health and Social Care Act 2012. South Norfolk CCG took over the role of NHS Norfolk and Waveney Primary Care Trust in April 2013.
They hold contracts with hospitals, community and mental health trusts, ambulance trusts and other organisations that provide care and treatment. The CCG is allocated a budget to fund these contracts from the Department of Health.
What is commissioning?
Commissioning is the planning and purchasing of NHS services which meet the health needs of the local population. A CCG will plan which services are right for their patients and ensure those services are provided.
South Norfolk CCG:
South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning and paying for health and care services in South Norfolk. Their mission is 'to deliver the highest quality integrated healthcare, with is appropriate, effective, efficient and sustainable, in order to improve the health and well-being of the whole and diverse population of South Norfolk'.
You can find out more about South Norfolk CCG by visiting their website at: