The five NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) responsible for planning health services in mid and south Essex are currently seeking public opinion on a potential merger application to create a single new CCG.
The five CCGs in mid and south Essex are:
The proposals to merge into one commissioning organisation will help us meet the challenges in delivering the future direction set out in the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan, which says that health and care services should be much more integrated.
The CCGs are seeking views from local people, healthcare professionals and partner organisations on how they can keep a strong focus on ensuring health and care services are working for people at a local level while also realising opportunities that planning services over a wider area may bring.
The deadline for feedback is Sunday 5th April 2020