NHS Bedfordshire CCG

01525 864430 Capability House, Wrest Park , Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR
http://www.bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk

Overview

News:

  • Bedfordshire makes the most of GP clinical expertise

We are responsible for planning, organising and buying NHS-funded healthcare for around 450,000 people who live in Bedfordshire Borough and Central Bedfordshire, including hospitals, community health and mental health services.

All 55 GP practices in Bedfordshire are members of the CCG divided into five localities: Bedford, Chiltern Vale, Leighton Buzzard, Ivel Valley and West Mid Bedfordshire.

Our vision

“To ensure, through innovative, responsive and effective clinical commissioning, that our population has access to the highest quality healthcare providing the best patient experience possible within the resources available”

Our three core objectives: care right now, care into the future and care when it's not that simple.

Our goal: to ensure that people in Bedfordshire receive the best possible healthcare. If you are a patient we want you to feel safe, reassured and well cared for at all times whenever you come into contact with the NHS. 

Our aim:

  • make quality and safety the number one priority for all the services we commission
  • create a culture that listens, learns from and empowers patients
  • ensure high-quality general practice throughout Bedfordshire
  • ensure high-quality experiences for all our patients when they use local NHS services
  • build a joined-up approach in health and social care services
  • achieve the best health outcomes in the country.

 We will do this by:

  • working with others – our patients, their families and carers and the public; GPs and localities; local councils; hospital, community and mental health partners; voluntary organisations and community leaders
  • asking our doctors, nurses and clinical experts to use their experience and insight to improve how we do things and to develop new ways of providing care outside hospitals
  • focusing on health outcomes
  • using our buying power to make health and care services more joined-up
  • fulfilling our Bedfordshire Plan for Patients for 2016-17 and implementing the recommendations of the Francis Report in full

 

Latest news

Bedfordshire makes the most of GP clinical expertise

BCCG Fellowship training scheme

A Bedfordshire GP who is passionate about improving people’s mental health has become the first doctor to join a new GP training scheme launched by Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG).

New GP Fellowship recruit, Dr Norah Chidote who has a special interest in mental health will be working with local NHS commissioners on dementia services and suicide prevention.

Dr Chidote who is a GP at London Rd Surgery in Bedford said: “I am very excited about having the opportunity to develop my skills and experience in healthcare commissioning and can’t wait to get started. There has been a lot of good local work already on suicide prevention, but I want to help develop better support and intervention for this and for dementia diagnosis and care.” 

The Bedfordshire CCG Fellowship Scheme helps to make the most of the clinical expertise of GPs and puts them at the very heart of commissioning health services for local people.

 

 

Last updated on 26 October 2016.

Last updated on 26 October 2016.

Information supplied by NHS Bedfordshire CCG