London choosing wisely

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-11-22
Session date: 
November 22, 2018
Reference: 
2018/3327
Question By: 
Onkar Sahota
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What assessment have you made of the results of the eight pan-London treatment pathways developed by London Clinical Commissioning Groups?

Answers

Answer for London choosing wisely
London choosing wisely

London choosing wisely

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I understand that the NHS needs to make difficult decisions about resource allocation, and welcome the London Choosing Wisely programme with its strong and expert clinical leadership, and its commitment to achieving the best health outcomes for patients whilst reducing variation in care across London.

The pan-London policies developed by the programme are advisory and the statutory duty for approval and implementation rests with each CCG governing body. 

My officers will ensure I am briefed as the CCGs develop their plans for implementation.