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The nurse's role in clinical commissioning

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  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2016
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This learning module outlines the background to clinical commissioning and considers the roles and responsibilities of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and the nurses who work in them. One CCG is used as an example of how policy, to place clinicians at the centre of healthcare commissioning as part of health and social care reform, has been put into practice.


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Jennifer Oates, Independent clinical member (registered nurse), Governing body of Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group, Brighton.
Soline Jerram, Lead nurse, director, Clinical quality and primary care, Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group, Brighton.
Ian Wilson, Clinical quality and patient safety lead, Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group, Brighton.

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