Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group

how we do things

NHS organisations have a wide range of functions and requirements that they are required to fulfil. Somerset CCG has a number of systems in place to ensure that it is compliant and able to manage the work it does effectively.

Some of the key processes are set out below and you can click on each one to find out more about how we manage our work:


Commissioning for children and young people's mental health and wellbeing - information about the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Transformation Plan 

Commissioning services - a summary of what commissioning is and who we commission to provide care

Continuing Health Care - a summary of continuing care provision 

Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) - the plans and procedures in place to respond to emergencies and incidents

Equality and Diversity - our responsibilities, systems and publications for delivering our responsibilities

General Practice Significant Event (SEA) and Serious Incident (Professional Page) - guidelines on significant events

Individual Funding Requests - how to make funding requests and the process for making decisions

Information Govenance - how we manage information including data protection, records management and Freedom of Information

Managing Conflicts of Interest - information about how the CCG manages conflicts of interest.

Mindful Employer Charter - our commitment to supporting staff who experience mental health conditions in the workplace

Nursing Home Support Service - information on the support provided to Somerset care homes

Organisation Structure - organisation charts showing the structure of the Clinical Commissioning Group

Our values and principles - the plans, priorities and values of the CCG explained

Palliative Care - information on palliative and end of life care services in Somerset

Prescribing and medicines management - Somerset CCG Formulary and other guidance    

Safeguarding Children and Adults - information on safeguarding children and adults, and useful contacts

Sign up to Safety - our commitment to help make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world

Somerset CCG Constitution - this sets out the governance framework for the organisation

Somerset House of Care Resource Library - a collaborative approach to addressing the needs of people with long term conditions which has at its heart personalised care and support planning

Somerset Maternity Voices - information on maternity services in Somerset

Somerset Prevention Charter - our commitment to the visions and principles of prevention

Somerset Treatment Escalation Plan (STEP) - helping us shape conversations and enhance patient care

Special Educational Needs and Disability - details of information, including links to Somerset's Local Offer

Trade Union Facility Time - information on time off for members of staff who are trade union representatives

Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism



Contact Somerset CCG by phone or email:

01935 384000  


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