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Notice of CCG closure

From 1 July 2022 please visit our new ICB website

On 1 July 2022, the six Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent closed down and the functions of the CCGs transferred to a new NHS organisation, known as an integrated care board. The new organisation is responsible for NHS spend and the day-to-day running of the NHS in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

Therefore, South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group no longer exists and the responsibilities of the CCG, along with the other CCGs in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, have transferred to the new NHS Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care Board (ICB).

These changes have taken place under the new Health and Care Act 2022, which amongst other things aims to tackle health inequalities and create safer, more joined-up services that will put the health and care system on a more sustainable footing. There are no changes to how local residents access NHS frontline services in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent as part of these changes.

From 1 July 2022 if you visit this website, you will be re-directed to the new ICB website.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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A programme for people living with a lung condition in South East Staffordshire.

The programme includes supported exercise and education led by a specialist pulmonary rehabilitation team. The programme can be done at a local venue or remotely via a smartphone, tablet or computer.

The benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation:

  • Reduces breathlessness.
  • Improves fitness and amount of activity a person can do.
  • Helps people feel less tired when carrying out day-to-day activities such as climbing stairs.
  • Improves quality of life and makes people feel better.
  • Improves independence and increases confidence when managing a lung condition.
  • Increases confidence to exercise safely.
  • Improves knowledge and understanding of living with a lung condition.
  • Teaches practical coping skills and reduces the risk of going into hospital.

The pulmonary rehabilitation programme includes:

  • An initial phone assessment
  • A physical assessment
  • 6-week programme – 2 sessions per week

To take part in pulmonary rehabilitation a healthcare professional will make a referral.

For further details about the service, please click on the following document link to read the information leaflet:  pdf Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patient Information Leaflet 2022 (2.56 MB)