Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are groups of general practices that work together to plan and design local health services in England. They do this by commissioning or buying in healthcare including:
- Planned hospital care
- Urgent and emergency care
- Community care
- Diagnostic services
- Mental health and learning disability services
To find out more you can visit the Islington CCG website here
NHS England is a large organisation that oversees the budget, planning and commissioning of healthcare in England.
NHS England commissions most of the services that GP practices provide and currently manages GP contracts.
You can find out more about NHS England here.
Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The CQC is the regulator for all health and social care services in England.
The New North Health Centre is registered with the CQC and all GP practices in England are subject to CQC inpections.
Our most recent report was published in August 2017 and you can see the report here.