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External Publications of Note

NHS Guidance on Continuing Healthcare Redress

NHS England has published draft guidance on issues CCGs should consider when determining claims from individuals for retrospective funding of Continuing Healthcare needs. Deadline for commenting on the guidance is 19 March 2015.

The Francis Report

The publication of the Francis report on Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust emphasises us all of the importance high quality care and patients at the heart of everything we do and that  and that fundamental change within the NHS is required to ensure high quality care.

You can download the Francis Report here

Clinical Commissioning Group Response

NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group CCG accepts the Francis reportand is committed to implementing the reports recommendations. We now have a planned process to consider the implications of the Francis report through the Annual Report and the Quality Improvement Programme.

As a Clinical Commissioning Group we have looked in detail at the Francis Report and have produced three documents to help us implement it's recommendations.

The key themes of the Francis Report can be downloaded here

Detailed analysis of the Francis Report and the current position of the Clinical Commissioning Group can be downloaded here

Key questions arising from the Francis Report can be downloaded here