Nominated for HSJ CCG of the Year Award
NHS Lambeth CCG has been shortlisted as the ‘CCG of the Year’ 2014 in the national Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) Awards, contending with five other CCGs. The CCG has had a successful year and achieved real changes by working in partnership with Lambeth people, and through the BIG Lambeth Health Debate engaging with over 800 people about the future of health in Lambeth, in order to develop its exciting new strategic vision ‘Healthier Together’ and committing it to a new way of working which is:
- people centred
- focused on prevention
- value for money.
Lambeth CCG has a reputation as an innovative system leader and has helped to reduce health inequalities through significant improvements which have been made in the primary care management of diabetes, across local and national performance targets including A&E and saving £9.85m under the QIPP programme.
We have also worked with partners and local people to develop a new five-year strategic plan which has been shaped around five new cutting-edge, ambitious, clinician-led work programmes:
- Children’s services
- Adult mental health services
- Adults and Older People
- Staying healthy
- Transforming Primary Care
Clinical and stakeholder engagement has been key to the CCG’s success so far, and has been reflected in feedback from the 2014 National 360 Stakeholder Survey which highlights that 89% of all stakeholders felt they had been engaged by the CCG in the last 12 months, and 88% expressed confidence in the leadership of the CCG to deliver its priorities (compared to 74% last year and 69% nationally).
Adrian McLachlan, Chair NHS Lambeth CCG said:
“We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted ‘CCG of the Year’ for this year’s HSJ Awards, for our exciting work to improve health and reduce inequalities in Lambeth. This is testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff, GP surgeries and local partners who have worked together to achieve system-wide improvements in health outcomes. As an organisation, we have a clear vision and values, and are prepared to think big, collaborate, and invest resources and skills in ambitious change programmes to deliver transformation and health improvement.”
NHS Lambeth CGG has also been shortlisted in the ‘Improving Partnerships in Health and Local Government’ category with Lambeth Council and Kings Health Partners, for the exciting collaboration to deliver the £14.2m West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre which opened in July 2014. Addressing local health inequalities in the area, the new centre provides leisure facilities, GP surgeries and dental suites and training facilities all in one place.
This year the HSJ awards received over 1,300 entries. Winners will be announced on 19 November 2014 at Grosvenor House, London.