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About us

                             By 2024, there will be an                               There will be a 20% increase in
                             11% increase in the B&NES                               people aged 75+ in B&NES over
                             population, to 200,000 people.                          the next five years.                     NHS Bath and North East Somerset Clinical Commissioning
                                                                                                                              Group (BaNES CCG) is a membership organisation, made
                                                                                                                              up of GPs and staff from all 25 practices (24 from October
                                                                                                                              2018) in the area. Our GP members are really important to us
                                                                                                                              and their clinical expertise and patient insight help shape our
                                                                                                                              commissioning decisions.

                                                                                                                              The range of services we oversee and commission is broad and includes
                                                                                                                              planned hospital care, acute and urgent hospital care and most community
                             91% of patients rate their                              In 2017-2018 there were
                             experience of GP care as good.                          7,847 ambulance journeys.                health and care services including children’s health, mental health and
                                                                                                                              learning disabilities services. We are also taking on more responsibility for
                                                                                                                              commissioning of primary care services (GP medical services) from NHS
                                                                                                                              England and will become ‘fully delegated’ in October 2018.

                                                                                                                              In addition to managing, monitoring and quality assuring contracts, we
                                                                                                                              work with providers to review and develop plans for high quality services
                                                                                                                              and to respond to seasonal pressures on hospital services.

                             Every year there are 435,000                            In 2017-2018 there were
                             face-to-face appointments                               151,843 outpatient
                             with GPs.                                               attendances.

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