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N.A.P.P. (CIO) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Seminar on Access

The National Association for Patient Participation (CIO) is holding the first Annual General Meeting (AGM), followed by a seminar on the subject of ‘Access’.
Date: Saturday 6th November
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Teleconference (via Zoom)
Seminar keynote speakers: Dr Farah Jameel (BMA), Gemma Jackson (Chair, Thornton Practice PPG), Closing remarks: Sir Denis Pereira Gray (Patron N.A.P.P.)

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Clinical Commissioning Groups to be absorbed into Integrated Care Systems

NHS England has proposed that the commissioning functions of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) need to be absorbed into the newly developing integrated care systems (ICS) by April 2022, as part of its plans to “accelerate collaborative ways of working”.

This comes as part of a package of proposed changes to legislation designed to hand ICSs the direct commissioning power. It will result in a ‘single pot’ of funding which brings together current CCG commissioning budgets and primary care budgets, among other sources of funding.

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