Effective patient and public participation helps the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to ensure that it commissions services that meets the needs of our local community in Telford and Wrekin. In addition all CCGs have a statutory duty to involve the public in commissioning services.
The document “Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS” the government’s long term vision builds on the core values and principles of the NHS. It also sets out guiding principles which include:
- Putting patients at the heart of everything the NHS does “no decision about me, without me
- Focus on those things that matter to patients – the outcome of their healthcare