Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) - Completion of the IGT (19/03/2012)
The bodies mandated to complete the IGT are the legal entities except where
we have to accept something different for pragmatic reasons e.g. PCT clusters rather
than the PCT legal entities. CCGs will not become legal entities until 2013, but
Sir David Nicholson (NHS Chief Executive) has directed that IGT completion should
be part of the CCG authorisation process which will be needed before then.
Therefore, they must complete a version 10 IGT and provide an acceptable
improvement plan for any shortfalls as part of the authorisation process later this year.
They may complete a version 9 assessment at 31 March 2012 if this helps focus
management attention and helps them prepare for authorisation.
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