As part of the changes to the NHS brought about by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, Primary Care Trusts
(PCTs) and Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) ceased to exist on 31 March 2013. Their responsibilities were
taken over by Clinical Commissioning Groups and the NHS Trust Development Authority.
For more details please see: www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/06/act-explained/ or click on the links below.
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
Made up of local GPs, nurses and other professionals are responsible for commissioning services for local communities.
Your local CCG
Commissioning Support Units (CSUs)
Provide professional advice and support to CCGs and other customers.
Your local CSU
NHS South CSU