What We Do

NHS West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for commissioning or “buying” health and care services for the people of West Cheshire, using a c£340m budget to ensure high-quality, sustainable healthcare for our population of 261,000 people.

It is the clinical commissioning group’s responsibility to ensure that the local health budget is well spent.

We are responsible for commissioning:

  • GP services (with NHS England)
  • Planned hospital care
  • Urgent and emergency care including “blue light” ambulance services, Accident and Emergency (A&E) services, NHS 111 (non-emergency line) and out of hours services which operate when GP practices are closed
  • Community health services (e.g. district nursing)
  • Maternity services
  • Older people’s healthcare services
  • Healthcare services for children, including those with complex healthcare needs
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Healthcare services for people with mental health conditions
  • Healthcare services for people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Continuing Healthcare support for people with complex needs who need specialist nursing support