Slough Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for commissioning (buying-in) and managing most of your hospital and community health care services.
The CCG has a responsibility for 150,507 registered patients and an allocated budget of £168.8m to commission health services in 2015/16. The Governing Body of the CCG includes four local GPs from across the Slough area.
We now co-commission some of our services.
Primary Care Co-commissioning
Every Clinical Commissioning Group is required to have a constitution. View Slough CCG's Constitution by clicking the download button below:
Additionally, the Governing Board includes a Secondary Care Consultant, a Nurse Governor, Local Authority Director of Wellbeing, "Patient and Public Involvement" Lay Member and a “Governance" Lay Member, Accountable Officer and the Chief Financial Officer.
Health Services in Slough
The following health services are available in the local area:
- 19 Dental practices
- 10 Optometrists
- 30 Community Pharmacists
- 1 Walk-in Health Centre
- 1 Urgent Care Centre
The local area
Slough CCG covers an area of 32.5 square miles most of which is urban. Our population consists of:
- Highest birth rate in South Central and fifth highest in England
- 29% of residents born outside UK
- Significant ethnic population with diverse health needs
- Average weekly income of £508 lower than South Central average (£554)
- Ranked 93/326 of LAs on the Index of Multiple Deprivation
- Most deprivation in Chalvey, Britwell and Central wards (ONS, 2010)
- Higher rates of child poverty than national in all but four wards
- High numbers of houses of multiple occupation (c. 3,500), and the “Slough Sheds” phenonenon (2,500+) (tenants living in outhouses and garages in rear gardens)
- Slough has a transient population with a 14.4% ‘churn’ in school age children
- Slough is a diverse and vibrant community with significant deprivation and high health needs.
- It also has a business community with multinational links, and therefore, a thriving economy.
- There is a strong clinical network (built over the years) that understands the high levels of need in this population.
Slough CCG is clear about what we need to achieve and confident of delivering the changes that are required to improve the health of our community.