North of England Commissioning Support Unit


Book Now – Learning and Evaluation Outcomes from Vanguard Teams in the North East

October 19, 2017 Events News

The NECS Research and Evidence Team are organising this learning event, showcasing detailed evaluation outputs for some Vanguards in the North East.  The event is aimed at all staff wishing to learn from transformation programmes. The event will take place at: The Discovery...

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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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Surge Masterclass Event – Register Now!

September 19, 2017 News

This year’s Surge Masterclass is a full day event on Thursday 28 September 2017 and will be held at the Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham DH1 1TN. The event is aimed at staff involved in Surge Management across the North East and Cumbria from Primary, Secondary and...

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Accountable Care Systems – what are they?  How can NECS help?

September 15, 2017 News

Supporting new care systems to support STPs and Accountable Care Systems – Coming together to deliver together! History In 2015, 50 Vanguards across the country were selected to lead on developing new care models to move the NHS forward and completely redesign health and care...

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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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About Us video launched

September 11, 2017 News

We have launched our new About Us video which explains the different services we offer to help your organisation achieve your future goals and aspirations. The video includes information about how NECS can support the development of Accountable Care Systems (ACS) and our work on...

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Surge Management Brochure

August 23, 2017 News

Our Surge Management Brochure is now available. A surge in activity and associated pressures can happen at any time during the year; however the risk is heightened during the winter months when people are more susceptible to illness. This brings a number of challenges to all health and...

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NHS Rightcare Brochure Now Available

August 17, 2017 News Projects

We have recently produced a brochure regarding NHS Rightcare. NHS RightCare provides a framework of where to look to help reduce unwarrented clinical variation, deliver service improvement and the best value to local populations. To assist Clinical Commissioning Groups and Accountable...

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Join us at the Health and Care Innovation Expo

August 2, 2017 Events News

Representatives from NECS will be attending the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 on 11-12 September 2017 at Manchester Central. The key aim of the Expo is to inspire patient-centred innovation and transformation across England’s health and social care services.  This year, the...

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Communications team shortlisted for CIPR PRide Awards

August 2, 2017 Campaigns News

The NECS Communications team has been shortlisted in several categories for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations North East PRide Awards. The categories the team were shortlisted for are detailed below. The Regional NHS response to the international cyber-attack was shortlisted...

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NECS is Disability Confident

July 21, 2017 News

We are proud to announce that NECS has been awarded Disability Confident Employer status by the Department of Work and Pensions. Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses,...

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