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Rising demand, workforce shortages and the failure of funding to get through to the frontline means core mental health services are being overwhelmed

Rising demand, workforce shortages and the failure of funding to get through to the frontline means core mental health services are being overwhelmed
CCGs are expecting to report a combined surplus of approximately £250m for 2016/17, after a £16m deficit was recorded the year before, a report has said

CCGs are expecting to report a combined surplus of approximately £250m for 2016/17, after a £16m deficit was recorded the year before, a report has said
An integrated care centre has been launched in Surrey that will see GPs, nurse practitioners and physiotherapists provide same-day appointments

An integrated care centre has been launched in Surrey that will see GPs, nurse practitioners and physiotherapists provide same-day appointments
Half of CCGs are planning to delay or cancel spending this year to meet financial targets, a survey of financial managers has revealed

Half of CCGs are planning to delay or cancel spending this year to meet financial targets, a survey of financial managers has revealed
Just one in 10 CCGs can show that they are actively considering social care when making procurement and commissioning decisions.

Just one in 10 CCGs can show that they are actively considering social care when making procurement and commissioning decisions
Coventry and Warwickshire is set to become the first area in the West Midlands to take on an accountable care system (ACS) ‘as early as the autumn of this year’

Coventry and Warwickshire is set to become the first area in the West Midlands to take on an accountable care system (ACS) ‘as early as the autumn of this year’