Tag Archives: CCG

Working together to respond to winter pressures

Somerset County Council, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local hospitals are working together to respond to the increased demand on health and adult social care services in the lead up to winter. Admissions to local hospitals are already higher than they were in December last year. This puts pressure on adult social care services to […]

Somerset Choices is here

A new website that will help people across Somerset access care and support in the county is now here. Developed by the County Council and the NHS, Somerset Choices (www.somersetchoices.org.uk) aims to help people help themselves stay independent, healthy and well. It will put people in control of their care and wellbeing and give them […]

Huge step towards health and social care integration

Somerset County Council has taken an important step towards closer work with the NHS in what would be a ground-breaking project with Somerset’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Yesterday (29 June) the Council’s Cabinet agreed to pursue further discussions with the CCG on the subject of closer integration between its Adult Social Care services and the […]