Single accountable officer appointed for three North Yorkshire CCGs

A single accountable officer has been appointed to oversee a shared leadership team across three North Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The current Chief Officer of Harrogate and Rural District CCG, Amanda Bloor, has been appointed to the post by NHS England’s Chief Executive, Simon Stevens and will commence her new role on 1 Dec [...]

Annual General Meeting 27 June 2018

All are welcome to the NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting on Wednesaday 27 June at Scarborough Town Hall. You can find out more here The AGM is open to everyone, but if you intend to come along, please email – refreshments will be available from 6pm for anyone attending. If [...]

How well do you know your local CCG? Find out more at our Annual General Meeting

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 28 June at Scarborough Library and Information Centre. Starting at 6pm, the AGM is an opportunity for patients in our area to find out more about local health spending and the services we commision. Patients will also have the chance to learn [...]

Decommissioning of gluten free prescriptions for adult patients in Scarborough and Ryedale

From 1 April 2017, NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) no longer supports the prescribing of gluten free products to adult patients. New guidance reflects the changes. In 2015, the NHS spent £26 million on prescribing gluten free food with £16.7 million spent on 840,000 prescriptions for bread. The current cost of prescri [...]

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale CCG delighted to retain Customer Service Excellence accreditation

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has retained a prestigious accolade for its commitment to customer excellence. The Customer Service Excellence accreditation, a scheme run through the Cabinet Office, was awarded to the CCG following an assessment in November last year. Against 57 criteria set against customer insight, [...]

Wasted medicines cost local NHS tens of thousands of pounds a month

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging patients to only order the prescribed medication they need, as a new picture emerges of the scale of waste in our area. Medication that’s returned to a pharmacy has to be destroyed. It cannot be given to another patient, even if that medication is unopened. A snapshot taken a [...]