Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) is one of the largest in the country with a registered population of 882,800 served by 116 member practices. It is organised on a three locality basis, ensuring the CCG will be responsive to the needs of local people whilst benefitting from economies of scale where things only need to be done once. Through their vision, mission and core strategies their aim is to place patients and public at the heart of commissioning. They have enshrined this into their constitution and into their organisational design principles.
They are responsible for commissioning £1.1bn of healthcare services on your behalf.
Fremington Medical Centre is located within the Northern Devon locality. Based in North Devon, the Northern Devon locality form one of the three localities of the NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS NEW Devon CCG).
The Northern Locality is committed to a vision of 'Healthy people, living healthy lives, in healthy communities'. They have 20 General Practitioner (GP) member practices and cover a population of 166,093 over an area of 950 square miles. They have a large rural geography with coastal towns, farming communities and several popular holiday destinations.
They use information related to the needs of the population to make sure they can plan, agree and pay for (commission) enough high quality services to suit the needs of people in the North Devon area.
This care may be provided by one of five community hospitals in the Northern Locality, an acute hospital (for example North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple) or by other care providers such as community partners, dentists, or pharmacies amongst others.
The community & acute hospitals are all run by Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
Further information or to get in touch
Tel: 01392 205205