List of organisations in the STP

NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), which plan and buy your healthcare with funds from the Government

  • Basildon and Brentwood CCG
  • Castle Point and Rochford CCG
  • Mid Essex CCG
  • Southend-on-sea CCG
  • Thurrock CCG

CCGs work closely with GPs, pharmacies, dentists, opticians, hospitals, community services, local authorities and voluntary services in your area.

Local authorities, which provide social care and plan and buy services from care agencies, care homes and voluntary services

  • Essex County Council
  • Southend-on-sea Borough Council
  • Thurrock Council

Organisations that provide health services planned by CCGs

  • Mid Essex, Southend and Basildon Hospitals, which are working together as the Mid & South Essex University Hospitals Group
  • East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Organisations that provide health and care services planned jointly by CCGs and local authorities

  • Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, which provides community, adult mental health services and children’s inpatient mental health services
  • North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT), which provides community services and children’s community mental health services
  • Provide, which provides community and social care services

Other main partners

  • Your local independent watchdog bodies – Healthwatch Essex, Healthwatch Southend and Healthwatch Thurrock
  • NHS England Specialised Commissioning, which buys the most specialised services for the whole of the midlands and east region
  • Health Education England, which is responsible for the development of the NHS workforce
  • NHS England and NHS Improvement, the national regulators of the NHS