Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated ‘good’ by NHS England for the second year in a row.
All CCGs are assessed every year and their performance is ranked as outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate.
NHS Bury CCG – which plans and funds health services for Bury residents – has a number of strengths and areas of good practice including:
- Treatment of diabetes patients
- Appropriate prescribing of broad spectrum antibiotics
- Supporting carers with a long term condition to manage their condition
- Improving access to psychological therapies
- Annual health checks for people with a learning disability
- Diagnosis rate for people with dementia
- Dementia care
- Patients waiting over 52 weeks for treatment
- Achievement of clinical standards in the delivery of 7 day services
- Utilisation of the NHS e-referral service to enable choice at first routine elective referral
Dr Jeff Schryer, Chairman of Bury CCG said “The assessment of these services is a credit to all teams working hard in Bury to provide high quality care and is particularly welcoming as we continue to deal with the challenges of Covid-19
“I’d like to thank staff, GP member practices and partners for their commitment to providing access to good quality health and care services.”
Bury CCG also received the highest rating – a green star – for quality of leadership and end of year finance rating.
For more information about the ratings visit the NHS England Website.
DATE: 27th November 2020