Clinical Commissioning Groups rated Outstanding
Two Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in the Bradford district and Craven have been rated as outstanding by NHS England, with the third retaining its “good” rating.
This follows an assessment of the organisations’ leadership, financial position and performance against the NHS England Improvement and Assessment Framework (IAF) key indicators as well as improvements made across a number of clinical indicators.
Dr Andy Withers, clinical chair of NHS Bradford Districts CCG, which retained its rating of good, said: “We are in a really strong financial position now and have the confidence and capability to achieve the best for the people we serve. Our successful Bradford’s Healthy Hearts programme is now being rolled out across West Yorkshire and Harrogate. In addition, our local partnerships were praised in the recent Care Quality Commission system review and the work we are doing is ensuring our patients are not staying in hospital longer than they need to.”