North of England Commissioning Support Unit

Case Studies

NECS Begins Business in Derbyshire

In May, NHS North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) was successful in securing two substantial new contracts in the Derbyshire area: –  Business Intelligence – including Data Services for Commissioners Regional Offices (DSCRO) – Corporate IT and GP IT services...

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North East Vanguards Programme Report Published

September 29, 2017 News R&D

All 5 Vanguards in the North East designed and commissioned an overarching evaluation, managed by the NECS Research and Evidence Team. A consortium of Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham universities undertook the evaluation looking at 3 key areas: Organisational factors Technology Cost...

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New Case Studies Available

September 15, 2017 Case Studies News

We have recently published a selection of new case studies to showcase the work that we do. We work with STPs, CCGs, Trusts and Accountable Care Organisations/Systems (ACO/ACS). In this way we aim to understand the ‘whole’ problem to provide the best team to achieve the...

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Case Studies Interactive PDF

August 2, 2017 Case Studies

A selection of our most recent case studies can be viewed on our interactive pdf. Examples of our work are available for each of our service lines. Click to view the Case Studies Interactive PDF

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Update from Evaluation Information Sharing Event

April 10, 2017 Events News R&D

The NECS Research and Evidence Team hosted an Evaluation Event on Thursday 16th February at the Durham Centre in Belmont. The event was aimed at NHS and healthcare staff, those responsible for making commissioning decisions and those with an interest in research and evaluation. The...

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Child Health app shortlisted for two awards

March 14, 2017 Campaigns Case Studies News

A new app developed with support from NECS has been shortlisted for two national awards. The NHS Child Health app, which is available free through Google Play and the App Store, was launched last year by the North East Urgent and Emergency Care Network with help from the communications...

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NECS to play key role in transforming North East urgent and emergency care

March 1, 2016 Communications News

The North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) has been awarded a contract, through the Lead Provider Framework, that will influence important changes in the NHS. NECS, with offices in Newcastle, Durham, Teesside and Cumbria, will provide support to eight vanguard areas...

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