The West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) became a statutory organisation in April 2013 in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2012. West Hampshire is a large area covering a population of over 550,000 people, a geographical area of 2,242.4 square kms (865.8 square miles).
There are 49 GP practices within the area, each being a core member of the commissioning group.
These practices are split into six localities to keep a local focus:
- Eastleigh North and Test Valley South
- Totton and Waterside
- West New Forest
- Eastleigh Southern Parishes
What is a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)?
Clinical Commissioning Groups are groups of GPs that have taken over responsibility from the Primary Care Trusts for designing local health services in England. Watch the videos below to find out more.