Luton Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group

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Class 1: Who we are and what we do

How we fit into the NHS structure

We are a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).  Clinical Commissioning Groups are new organisations, run and led by local clinicians, including GPs, nurses and hospital doctors, that have taken over the responsibility for planning, organising and purchasing NHS-funded healthcare for the people of Bedfordshire.  CCGs took on some of the duties of the former Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) when the PCTs were abolished, but also have new responsibilities. 

All GP practices in Luton are members of Luton CCG.  You can find out more about how CCGs fit into the NHS structure here.

You can find out more about Luton CCG (LCCG) throughout this website, but particularly at About Us.

Our Organisational structure

The Governing Body

You can find out about the LCCG's governing body here and about its Senior Management team here.  You can also read its Constitution.

Lists of and information relating to organisations with which the authority works in partnership

Luton CCG works in partnership with a number of NHS and non-NHS organisations, to ensure local delivery of services and their development in accordance with national guidance and local needs. These partner organisations include local hospitals and other NHS trusts, local authorities, educational establishments, police, probation, the private sector and not-for profit and community groups. Here are some examples:

Within the CCG:

Patient Reference Group

External NHS organisations we work with include:

Public Health:

Public Health in Luton is now the responsibility of the local authority and, at national level, Public Health England. 

Healthwatch:

Healthwatch is a new organisation which aims to give citizens and communities a stronger voice with which to influence and challenge the ways in which local services are provided.

Healthier Together:

Luton CCG is a partner member of the Healthier Together South East Midlands initiative.


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