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On Friday 1st July 2022 clinical commissioning groups (CCG's) across the country were closed and were replaced by new NHS organisations known as Integrated Care Boards.

Therefore, NHS East Lancashire CCG no longer exists and has been replaced (along with the othe seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria) by the new NHS Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB)

Please visit the new ICB website


East Lancs CCG’s Commitment to Safeguarding

East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of children, young people and vulnerable adults who access services that it commissions. As a member of the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) and the Local safeguarding Adult Board (LSAB) and in line with multi-agency Pan Lancashire safeguarding children and adult policies and procedures, East Lancashire CCG ensures that staff have appropriate policies, procedures, training and access to expert advice to ensure that children, young people and adults at risk are identified and when appropriate a referral is made to children or adult’s social care. Safeguarding is about making sure everyone irrespective of age, is treated with dignity and respect and does not suffer abuse. This is particularly important for those who are unable to protect themselves from harm or abuse, possibly because of their age, a disability or because they are unwell. To ensure this, care has to be of a high quality in order to prevent abuse happening. It also means there is an effective response if there is evidence or suspicion of abuse.

pdf Pennine Lancs CCGs' Safeguarding Annual Report 2019-20 (2.03 MB)

EL CCG Safeguarding Declaration 2020

CCG safeguarding policies

pdf PL_SG05 V6 Safeguarding Children and Adults Policy (2.69 MB)

pdf ELCCG SG07 V1 Mental Capacity Act (306 KB)