​​Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

CCGs are groups of local GPs that work together to plan and buy (commission) NHS health services in England for their local population. Clinical commissioning groups work with patients, health and social care partners to meet local health and social care needs.

Kingston CCG (opens an external website)

Richmond CCG  (opens an external website)

This NHS organogram and video from The Kings Fund explain how providers are regulated and commissioned, and how the money flows.

NHS organogram explaining how providers are regulated and commissioned, and how the money flows. (opens a page on the The Kings Fund website)

Local Healthwatch

Your Local Healthwatch has a statutory role to provide patients with advice on how to take forward a complaint, or resolve an issue. Find out more about your local group.

Healthwatch Kingston (opens an external website)

Healthwatch Richmond (opens an external website)