• Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are responsible for commissioning healthcare for their local populations and hold 60% of the NHS commissioning budget in England. Summary

  • CCGs have not taken over all the functions of their predecessor organisations, the PCTs. Some of these functions have been transferred to NHS England and to the local authorities. Commissioning Responsibilities

  • CCGs are responsible for commissioning acute, mental health and community services for their local populations. Although primary care is the responsibility of the regional team of NHS England, CCGs now have the delegated responsibility for primary care co-commissioning. Commissioning Responsibilities of CCGs

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