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Mission statement

“Working in partnership commission good quality services that empower people in west Essex to lead healthy and independent lives to improve their health outcomes and reduce health inequalities.”

Vision & values

West Essex CCG aims to become an innovative, leading edge commissioning organisation, driven by the needs of its community and patients. 

We will be effective and responsible commissioners, and make sustainable decisions based on evidence.  Read more...

Our ambition

We are passionate and committed to improving the health of our population. 

We have put a together a list of ambitions that will help us to achieve our goals set out in the System Integrated QIPP and Reform Plan.  

Read more about our ambitions

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALs)

PALS provides free, informal, confidential help and advice for patients, carers and their families. Our aim is to make a genuine difference to the overall quality of the care you receive from your local health service.

Click here to find out more about the PALs team. 


  • Why is the way the local NHS is run changing?
  • What are clinical commissioning groups?
  • How will clinical commissioning groups work?
  • What does clinical commissioning mean to GPs and GP practices?
  • Who will clinical commissioning groups be responsible to?

Read CCG FAQs and answers



Developing local services

The NHS is busier than before - treating more people, quicker and to higher standards - and it's also going through a transformation. 

Our transformation plans focus on opportunities for improving services while making resources go further.