Clinical Commissioning Groups came into statutory form on April 1 2013. You can find a diagram explaining the new NHS structures here.
The 13 practices that make up South Lincolnshire CCG are working together to improve the quality and delivery of health services for patients, and reduce health inequalities across the area.
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The two localities - Welland and South Holland - cover a large part of South Lincolnshire. Their aim is to develop better solutions for the local population, providing patients better access to the healthcare services they need.
A group of GPs from eight practices in the south east of Lincolnshire are working together to improve the quality and delivery of services for our patients and reduce health inequalities across the area.
The local economy is based upon agriculture and food production with 60% of the workforce employed in the creation, processing or distribution of food. The majority of the population can be described as active working age people.
There are higher than average levels of obesity and lower than average levels of deprivation with almost no sign of severe, and very little low, deprivation. The population forms approximately ten percent of the countywide population and all age groups fall within plus or minus ten percent of the mean for Lincolnshire.
Limiting long-term illness is only very slightly higher than the Lincolnshire average. Disability Living Allowance, incapacity benefit, Income support and job seekers allowance are all significantly lower than the Lincolnshire average.
Premature All Age All Cases Mortality is in line with the county average. Cancer, Stroke and CHD Standardised Admission Rates are all higher with CHD showing the greatest variance (+14.8%) and COPD Standardised Admission Rates are significantly higher.
Mental Health is at a much lower level while there is a very slight increase in Alcohol-Related Harm admissions.
A group of GPs from six practices in the south of Lincolnshire are working together to improve the quality and delivery of services for our patients and to reduce health inequalities across the area.