Clinical Commissioning Groups

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 30th January 2020.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which clinical commissioning groups (a) have been approved (i) conditionally and (ii) unconditionally and (b) are under consideration for mergers from April 2020 by NHS England.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

In autumn 2019 NHS England conditionally approved the merger of 74 existing clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to establish 18 new CCGs. These are set out in the attached table.

The new CCGs will be established from 1 April 2020 where the conditions of merger are assessed as having been met in March 2020 by NHS England.

There are no mergers which have been unconditionally approved and there are no further mergers under consideration to take effect on 1 April 2020.

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