Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group is responsible for buying health services for Swindon, Shrivenham and the surrounding area. Our mission is To optimise the healthcare of the people of Swindon and Shrivenham.
Why we're different
- Decisions are made by GPs and doctors who are involved in the local community
- We focus on Swindon and the surrounding area
- Decisions are informed by detailed reviews of the needs of our local community
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In 2013 NHS Citizen was created to find out how citizens can play a more active role in NHS England’s decision making in the future. The have now launched Gather – a website and programme of events for everyone to talk about how the NHS can improve.