Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
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Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the statutory health body responsible for the planning and buying (commissioning) of local NHS care and services to meet the needs of the local community. Engaging with you, the patients, to help inform how they commission the hospital and community NHS services in our area. Commissioning involves deciding what services are needed, and ensuring that they are provided to a high standard. They work with 64 GP practices and you the people living in Newcastle and Gateshead to improve the quality and experience of health services so that you can live a happier, healthier life
You can get involved in the Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group by joining their participation groups.
They have also introduced a communications toolkit to help people get fit:-
HowFit is a new fitness plan designed to help members of the public get fit in their own homes.
With the help of a brand new website, HowFit will encourage users to sign up to a free plan of simple exercises which can be carried out at home without the need of any special equipment. You can visit the HowFit website at www.howfittoday.co.uk