NHS England has published proposed national guidance for CCGs on medicines which can be considered to be of low priority for NHS funding. This guidance is being set out for consultation nationally, and they have encouraged CCGs to take part in this consultation by engaging with their communities and local professionals
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday 27 September from 2.00pm - 2.30pm ahead of our Governing Body meeting. The AGM will include an update on the CCG’s work from John Richards, our Chief Executive Officer, and a report on our annual accounts from our Chief Financial Officer, James Rimmer. All are welcome to attend the AGM and our Governing Body meeting, please just let us know if you are planning to attend.
Are you starting university this year, or know someone who is? Teenagers and "fresher" students going to university for the first time are advised to have the Men ACWY vaccination to prevent against meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly.
Speak to your GP about the Men ACWY vaccine or visit www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/men-acwy-vaccine.aspx to find out more.