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About us

The CCG commissions healthcare services on behalf of the patients and public in the Rochdale Borough. The CCG is a corporate body established by NHS England on 1 April 2013 under the National Health Service Act 2006 (as amended).

The CCG is responsible for the planning and commissioning of healthcare services for the Rochdale Borough. It is a membership organisation of 33 GP contracts delivered over 39 sites.

The CCG commissions healthcare services on behalf of the patients and public it serves – approximately 232,965 people who are registered with GPs across four townships – Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale and the Pennines.

HMR CCG’s role also includes engaging with local people as well as partners, including healthcare providers and Rochdale Borough Council, to understand the health needs of the local population, drive health service improvements and improve the quality of care for the people of the borough.

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Our mission and values

Our mission, aims and values have been developed through engagement with partner organisations including our GP practices, Healthwatch Rochdale and Rochdale Borough Council.

The mission of NHS HMR CCG is ‘to ensure the people living in the Rochdale borough are healthier and have a better future.’

We want the people of the Rochdale borough to enjoy longer, healthier lives. We want those who need healthcare to receive it at the right time, in the right place and at the highest quality

Our aims

We aim to:

  • Work closely with our Local Authority to influence policy
  • Build a great relationship with local people
  • Engage and secure good partnerships with a range of statutory and voluntary organisations
  • Live by example, creating a healthy workforce and workplace
  • Give clear direction, commissioning services that ensure integration
  • Improve the health and wellbeing of our local people
  • Work closely with our providers and other partners to deliver joined up services
  • Use finances wisely, investing in those things that will make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our population

Our values

Our principles

NHS HMR CCG and all individuals working within it follow Nolan’s Seven Principles of Public Life.

These are selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

To find out more, visit www.public-standards.gov.uk

Our Strategic objectives

SO1: To be a high performing CCG, deliver our statutory duties and use our available resources innovatively to deliver the best outcomes for our population.
SO2: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of Prevention and Access (Prevention and Self Care)
SO3: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of Neighbourhoods & Primary Care (Getting help in the Community)
SO4: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of

In Hospital  – Planned (Getting more help)

SO5: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of

In Hospital – Urgent Care (Getting more help)

SO6: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of Children, young people and families
SO7: To deliver on the outcomes of the Locality Plan in respect of

Mental Health