Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW Devon CCG) are responsible for commissioning £1.1 billion of healthcare services on your behalf. They have replaced Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and have been authorised to commission healthcare services from 1st April 2013.
The Eastern Locality is part of the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group. It has a population of c380,800 and is represented by four sub-localities: Exeter, Mid Devon, WEB (Woodbury, Exmouth and Budleigh) and Wakley (Axminster, Seaton, Sidmouth, Honiton and Ottery St Mary). Sub localities are smaller populations within Eastern Devon where care is commissioned uniquely to ensure it meets their different needs.
The Eastern Locality aims to improve health in all populations and reduce inequalities.A set of principles that support this vision include:
· To commission new models of care that promote early intervention, self care and high quality care at home
· To commission a stable and sustainable health and social care economy supporting providers through a three year transition programme
To commission services which meet the needs of the people of Eastern Devon