For more details please see: www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/06/act-explained/ or click on the links below.
At the heart of the new health and care system, making sure that NHS services deliver the best possible care for patients.
Sets objectives and budgets and holds the system to account on behalf of the Secretary of State.
Supporting NHS trusts to secure sustainable, high quality services for the patients and communities it serves.
Provides public health leadership and expertise, and works to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce health inequalities.
Responsible for the education, training and development of the healthcare workforce.
Provides information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
Made up of local GPs, nurses and other professionals who are responsible for commissioning services for local communities.
CCGs for North Lancashire
NHS Lancashire North CCG
Tel: 01524 519333
NHS Fylde & Wyre CCG
Tel: 01253 306305