Working for NHS West Hampshire CCG

Welcome to West Hampshire CCG.

We are pleased that you are considering working with us and hope that the following information provides some insight into our organisation, our priorities and our approach to commissioning in the local area.

About us

GP in action We are responsible for planning and funding health service for the residents, visitors and workers in the west Hampshire area.

We are an ambitious organisation and strive for the best possible health outcomes for our residents. We do this by strategic and effective e planning of local health services to meet the health needs of the local population.

Our vision is to be consistently recognised for commissioning and enabling the delivery of high quality patient-centred healthcare, which is innovative, equitable, efficient, effective and, where possible, prevention-based, contributing to the healthiest population in England.

You can find out more about who we are here.

Map of NHS West Hampshire CCG Our geography

We cover a large area of the west of Hampshire, from Lymington and New Milton in the South through Fordingbridge and Romsey and out to Eastleigh, Winchester and  up to Andover.  We ensure thee are effective services for a population of over 550,000 people, through our 50 GP practices, two community services providers, our two main hospital providers (plus many outside our catchment area) and a number of other local providers such as nursing homes, care homes and voluntary sector organisations.

Working in partnership

We are committed to working with our partners in the local area and are active in the delivery of the local Sustainability and Transformation Plan which makes sure that our plans for health services across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are joined up and deliver the best possible outcomes for local people. We are also working through local delivery and care systems which bring together local health providers to make sure that local services are relevant and sustainable. Our partners include our local GP practices, neighbouring CCGs, our community and hospital providers, local authorities, the voluntary sector and the wider NHS.

Keeping local

We ensure a local focus through our locality structure, each of which is led by a GP and is supported by teams within the CCG. These localities are geographically based and cover

Eastleigh North and Test Valley South

Winchester

Andover

Totton and Waterside

West New Forest

Eastleigh Southern Parishes

A lady exercising Our strategic priorities

  1. Ensure system financial sustainability; to ensure compliance with business rules through effective financial management, the development of new forms of contract and alignment with the wider system financial requirements.

  2. Ensure safe and sustainable high quality services; to provide the best possible care for patients through the use of patient experience measures  and outcomes to improve our commissioning and to ensure the achievement of the national NHS constitutional standards.

  3. Work in partnership to commission health and social care collaboratively; to commission services at the appropriate tier to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients through the deliver of the aims and objectives if the STP, development of collaborative contracting and commissioning , integrated commissioning with Hampshire County Council and develop our digital solutions to ensure more effective outcomes and streamlining.

  4. Establish local delivery systems; to deliver patient centred care closer to home which is integrated, prevention based, equitable and high quality  through the delivery of our GP Forward View , an outcome focussed contracting approach, the development of  clinical services in line with national guidance lines and innovation and the development of  local delivery systems

  5. Develop the CCG workforce; to meet the future commissioning needs of the population through the development of skills for future commissioning  and to ensure a high quality engaged workforce

You can read our operating plan here.

A lady riding a bicycle in the New ForestListening to our population

We have a reputation as a listening, proactive and responsive CCG, which uses feedback from the public, patients and GP members to make patient focused changes to local healthcare. GPs support patient choice and offer realistic options to patients enabling appropriate use of healthcare services.

We have an active involvement network and our staff ensure that they are proactively engaging with and listening to the views and issues of local people to help shape local services. 

Find out more about our engagement work here.  Details about our patient experience work can be found here.

Making decisions

We have a robust governance system which ensures that we are open and transparent in our decision making. Our Board meets six time a year in public and our AGM is held annually with an open invitation to our local population. More details on our Board meetings can be found here.

Our Board members also sit on our committees to ensure an external focus and provide assurance that we are making effective and relevant decisions aligned to our wide strategy.

Our achivements

We are proud of our achievements and how we are trying to make a difference for patients. Please take some time to read through a summary of these so you can understand our approach.

A gentleman Our people 

We recognise that staff are our greatest asset and are keen to ensure that we have an approach which supports and nurtures our staff, helps them to develop and to have a clear voice within the organisation.

Joining us will provide you with excellent benefits, career development and opportunities to further your skills and demonstrate your talents. We offer child care vouchers, flexible working opportunities, generous annual leave provision and pension, free parking, career development and a range of learning opportunities. In return we expect a commitment to our values, a focus on innovation, excellent interpersonal skills, partnership working and a drive to make a difference to patients