NHS Wiltshire website is no longer live

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 a range of new organisations, some of which are detailed below.


For further details please see: www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/06/act-explained/ or click on the links below.


The content of this site was captured by the National Archive in March 2013 and available here: http://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20130321144729/http://www.wiltshire.nhs.uk/

Local Health Bodies

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Made up of local GPs, nurses and other professionals and are responsible for commissioning services for local communities.
Wiltshire CCG website: http://www.wiltshireccg.nhs.uk/

Commissioning Support Units (CSUs)
Provide professional advice and support to CCGs and other customers.

National Health Bodies .

NHS England
At the heart of the new health and care system making sure that NHS services deliver the best possible care for patients

Department of Health
Sets objectives and budgets and holds the system to account on behalf of the Secretary of State

Trust Development Authority
Supporting NHS trusts to secure sustainable, high quality services for the patients and communities it serves


Public Health England
Provides public health leadership and expertise and works to improve the nation's health and wellbeing and to reduce health inequalities

Health Education England
Responsible for the education, training and development of the healthcare workforce

NHS Choices
Provides information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.