Links & Documents Relevant to the Work of the PPG
Websites explaining Health & Social Care organisations
|Preston Park Surgery
The main Preston Park Surgery website where you get answers to questions and can quickly access help and advice.
NHS England sets the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourages and informs the national debate to improve health and care.The NHS Long Term Plan (pub. 7/1/2019)
|Primary Care Networks (PCNs)
PCNs explained by the King's Fund (updated 1 July 2019)
|Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
The official website explaining what CCGs are responsible for and what they do.
|NHS Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
The clinically-led statutory NHS body responsible for the planning and commissioning of health care services in our local area.
|Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance
NHS Central Sussex Commissioning Alliance is a joint way of working across the five CCGs of central Sussex and east Surrey.
|Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
The main provider of community NHS health and care across West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and High Weald Lewes Havens area of East Sussex.
|The Carers Centre. Provides family Carers with emotional support, advice and a well-deserved break from their caring role.
A joint programme led by Brighton and Hove CCG and Brighton & Hove City Council that sets the strategic direction for the local health and care system. Commissioning Intentions sets out the CCGs plans for 2018/19.
|Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs)
STP plans have been developed by NHS and local government leaders in 44 parts of England. The plans offer a chance for health and social care leaders to work together to improve care and manage limited resources.
Connects charities, volunteers and businesses to help people and organisations to use their time, expertise and energy effectively. Excellent source of documents about developing a PPG.
Healthwatch Brighton and Hove is the independent watchdog for health and social care services in Brighton and Hove. They publish independent reports on GP Practices.
|National Association for Patient Participation (NAPP)
Established in 1978, the N.A.P.P. is the only UK umbrella organisation for patient-led groups in general practice.
Current NHS initiatives
Click links below for information about current NHS initiatives.