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Our plans, reports and strategies

Our key publications can be made available in alternative formats, such as easy read or large print, and may be available in alternative languages upon request. To find out more, please contact 03000425019 or email c4.ccg@nhs.net.

Annual reports and accounts

This is the fifth annual report to be produced by NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). It reflects on 2017/18 and includes an overview of the CCG’s governing body and progress against financial and operational targets. It includes a summary of our financial accounts along with details of where you can find the full annual accounts. It also includes case studies of some of the work the CCG has undertaken on behalf of the population it serves. 

Previous reports:


Our prospectus explains how we are working to commission better healthcare for the people of the Canterbury and Coastal area, our priorities and how you can get involved.  



This Constitution outlines how we will govern the Clinical Commissioning Group to ensure that our mission - to secure the highest quality, cost effective and compassionate care, as close to home for patients as possible - is achieved through careful stewardship of public resources. 

Primary Care Operating Plan 2017-2019

This report translates the aims and key local elements of the GP Forward View in a more detailed local plan. 

Strategic Commissioning Plan

This plan outlines our commissioning and delivery objectives from 2014-19. 

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Through the Health and Social Care Act the Government has established the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) as a fundamental part of the planning and commissioning cycle at a local level. 

Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) 

This strategy aims to confront that challenge, to improve the areas in which - despite generally good levels of  health - Kent lags behind the country as a whole, and to tackle the significant differences in people’s health and wellbeing across the county. 

Kent Local Transformation Plan for Children, Young People and Young Adults’ Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health

As part of transforming mental health and wellbeing services for the future, Kent partners have developed the Kent Local Transformation Plan for Children, Young People and Young Adults’ Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. The plan draws on the voice the child, parents, professional and families and articulates how we will move towards a future which is transformed with how we see and how we respond to mental health and wellbeing for our whole population. 


Equality and Diversity Strategy

This document sets out our commitment to taking equality, diversity and human rights into account in everything we do whether that’s commissioning services, employing people, developing policies, communicating with or engaging local people in our work.


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