Our Vision and Values

“Creating a Healthier Hull”

Our values

The CCG Board has developed the following values:

  • To listen – We will listen to all communities.
  • To value – We will value, respect and respond to all (contributions).
  • To challenge – We are ready to challenge and be challenged.
  • To innovate – We will strive for excellence.

In July 2015 our Board agreed to adopt a Behavioural Framework for the CCG. Adoption of the Framework will provide clarity as to the behaviours required within the CCG to support and encourage leadership at all levels of the organisation. You can view this here.

Our overall CCG strategic aims

  • To improve life expectancy and reduce health inequalities.
  • To work with partners to ensure services are integrated with those of the voluntary sector, community sector and the local authority in order to address the wider causes of poor health.
  • To commission health care that delivers quality outcomes that are focused on the need of the individual and that treats people with compassion and dignity and is delivered in the most appropriate setting.
  • To work with our partners to address the prevalence of smoking, obesity and substance misuse.
  • To reduce the variation in the quality of care.
  • To lead sustainable change to transform healthcare provision in Hull.

NHS Hull CCG will deliver its aims through achievement of the following objectives.

Principles on public involvement

NHS Hull CCG continues to meet its duty under section 14Z2 of the Health and Social Care Act and can demonstrate how the public voice is at the heart of everything we do and is truly embedded within the commissioning cycle. The CCG was rated ‘Good’ under the NHS England Assurance Rating Patient and Community Engagement (2016-17).

The CCG has a strong record of local engagement and partnership working and continues to build on its well established links with local communities, specialist interest groups, voluntary sector organisations, local businesses and our wider stakeholders and partners.  The introduction new robust equality impact assessment process further strengthens the engagement process and ensures that we identify and speak to the right people, at the right time and in an inclusive and accessible way.

The organisation reflects its commitment within two of its strategic aims for 2017-18, which specifically relate to public engagement and patient experience, namely:

  • Ensure that patient and public views contribute to the integrated commissioning process through a rolling programme of engagement
  • Local services respond to patient insight and experience to improve services

There are a number of established programmes and mechanisms that the CCG utilises as part of its ongoing approach to participation and engagement.

Our overall CCG objectives

2019/2020 Clinical Commissioning Group Strategic Objectives

Outcomes that will indicate success

1 – Integrated and Joint Commissioning

I) Maintain governance and management of the integrated financial plan

II) Implementation of consistent approach to integrated commissioning and population health management which is coherent at practice, primary care network, city integrated partnership and integrated care system level.

2 – Integrated Delivery

I) Clinical leadership in primary care networks

II) Work with the Local Medical Committee and Primary Care Networks to develop specifications for the network Directed Enhanced Service from 2020

3 – Delivery of Statutory Duties

I) Approval of unqualified annual accounts and positive Value For Money assessment at year-end

II) Substantial assurance from Head of Internal Audit Opinion Statement at year-end

III) Maintenance of Outstanding Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Rating for CCG by NHS England

IV) Attainment of NHS Constitution standards

4 – Quality and Safety

I) Implantation of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 as outlined in the revised Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018, alongside the other statutory partners; local authority and police

II) Individuals in Hull will receive high quality, integrated and personalised care and support services.

III) Lead the development of a consistent approach to quality across the NHS and Local Authority over the next 18 months.

5 – To embed patient and public involvement across the organisation and ensure that the Clinical Commissioning Group meets its statutory duty under 14z2 of the health and social care act

I) The reach and impact of Clinical Commissioning Group public engagement is increased by providing a wide range of engagement opportunities

II) To strengthen the use of patient experience in decision making

Our mission statements:

  1. We will aspire to transform the health of our community.
  2. We will strive to commission high quality, safe and acceptable services.
  3. We will conduct ourselves with dignity, and show respect and tolerance to all members of our community.
  4. We will be transparent and democratic in our decision making.
  5. We will promote effective communication at all levels.
  6. We will engage with, and attempt to inspire, all stakeholders.
  7. We will be innovative in our approach and radical should situation demand.
  8. We will promote health education amongst professionals and the general public.
  9. We will endeavour to reduce health inequalities in Hull.
  10. We will be accountable for all decisions made and be open to scrutiny to demonstrate sound corporate governance.
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