In 2018, four CCGs formed the Greater Nottingham Clinical Commissioning Partnership. The new arrangements are part of the Nottingham & Notinghamshire Integrated Care System.
M·E·L Research was commissioned by the Partnership to carry out a review of public and patient engagement (PPE) and to provide recommendations for a PPE structure that would meet the needs of the new Partnership, whilst retaining local population sensitivity.
Key tasks and considerations were to:
Our review had three elements:
Our report set out our findings and conclusions, five PPE options for the Partnership to consider, and the criteria to guide the option selection process. We presented the options to partners and helped facilitate a discussion around the selection of a preferred option. In 2019 the Partnership began the formal process of establishing a new PPE structure for Greater Nottingham, and the findings of this review have helped to inform this process.