North of England Commissioning Support Unit
How can we help? Comms team scoops trophy in national awards RAIDR Team win european award for excellence in innovation New Models of Care brochure

The North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network (NEUECN) is one of only two networks to be part of the NHS new models of urgent and emergency care programme, launched to help speed up the delivery of new services to tackle future challenges as part of the NHS Five Year Forward Plan.


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You can now view all of our recent projects in a handy interactive pdf.

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Comms team scoops trophy in national awards

Deciding Together, a high-profile engagement exercise to gather the views of patients and families using specialist mental health services has won best engagement or consultation at the Association of Healthcare Communications and Marketing (AHCM) Awards.

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RAIDR Team Win SSON Award for Excellence in Innovation

NECS scoop top innovation prize at Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) Excellence Awards

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New Models of Care

Our offer in supporting Vanguards with delivering New Models of Care and large scale transformation projects.

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Partners in improving local health

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is one of the leading Commissioning Support organisations in the country. The breadth and depth of our portfolio of services meet the end-to-end commissioning support needs of public sector organisations across the health and social care spectrum and beyond.

Our dedicated, high calibre, multi-disciplinary teams, supported by a broad spectrum of external talent, utilise their extensive knowledge and practice based NHS experience to tailor services to meet our customers’ needs. Supporting CCGs, Commissioning Support Units, Foundation Trusts, Local Authorities, NHS England and its regional offices, and Clinical Networks. We deliver high quality, cost effective and innovative services locally, regionally and nationally.

Building on core NHS values, experience and expertise, NECS is proud to be part of the NHS, for the NHS and wider public sector. We combine these attributes with a sharp focus on customer care and a relentless pursuit for improvement.

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“CSUs have an incredibly tough job to do in the new health landscape. North of England Commissioning Support is one organisation that I am genuinely proud to say has risen to this challenge. They are clearly one of the organisations to watch in the leading edge of commissioning support and this success is based on working closely with CCGs, bringing new ways of working and the ability to operate at scale.” - Andrew Kenworthy, National Director NHSE BDU