NHS Bolton CCG Lucy Ettridge, Head of Communications and Engagement What is NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group? Bolton CCG is a new NHS organisation. Member organisation made up of 50 GP practices. We buy health services for Bolton people. We are responsible for making sure that people have the health care services they need, that the services are safe and deliver high quality care. We have to deliver this within the budget set by the government. Our principals The NHS provides a comprehensive service available to all Access to NHS services is based on clinical need, not an individual’s ability to pay The NHS aspires to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism The NHS aspires to put patients at the heart of everything it does The NHS works across organisational boundaries and in partnership with other organisations in the interest of patients, local communities and the wider population. The NHS is committed to providing best value for taxpayers’ money and the most effective, fair and sustainable use of finite resources. The NHS is accountable to the public, communities and patients that it serves Our priorities Objective A B C Key Measures of Success Improve Health Outcomes 1. Reduce the gap in life expectancy between Bolton and England 2. Reduce the gap in life expectancy between the most and least deprived areas in Bolton Improve quality of care 1. Achievement of all key targets / NHS and patient experience of Constitution care 2. Bolton patients and carers would recommend Best Value: health services 1. Reduce emergency admissions Shift care closer to home 2. Reduce elective & non elective length of stay 3. Reduce emergency readmissions The NHS needs to change The number of older people is increasing, including over 80s. This means to invest in new Increased need for health and social care. Increasing levels that of dementia. services meet the health In 5 years time of in Bolton: needs Bolton people, the – an extra 180 people living in a care homes in Bolton. CCG to save money – an extra 1,600needs people aged over 65 who are unable to manage at least one self-care activity on their own. elsewhere . But we’ll won’t get enough money from the government to pay for all the services we need. Our Vision: Our Legacy: Specialised services In- Hospital services Specialised services InHospital services Community services Services in community & peoples homes Primary care Primary care Self care Self care What does this mean for you? We want to work with public and patients in changing our NHS. Aim through communicating and engaging people, services commissioned by the CCG will reflect the needs of Bolton people, and people trust and support the decisions we make. We will become a listening organisation. • It’s our priority to support practices to engage with their patients. • With Healthwatch Bolton, we want to work with all forums to develop, and share ideas and issues to improve health care in Bolton.