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CCG merger in Newcastle and Gateshead approved
NHS England has approved a merger between three clinical commissioning groups in Newcastle and Gateshead
Guide to new mental health commissioning system released
Information about patients eligible to be cared for under a new commissioning system for mental health has been released for the first time
Summary Care Record uptake surge
More than 40 million patients now have a Summary Care Record, NHS England has revealed
Factors contributing to high emergency admissions revealed
Researchers from the University of Bristol have released a report that indicates a number of factors involved admissions and attendances at emergency departments
Burnham calls for halt to NHS 'privatisation'
The introduction of CCGs was an “indefensible” change to the character of the health service made without public consent, Andy Burnham has argued