Clinical Commissioning Groups are groups of GPs that will be responsible for designing local health services in England. As part of the NHS reforms they will take over from Primary Care Trusts from April 2013.
The West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (WHCCG) was established in June 2011 in line with the national reforms.
West Hampshire is a large area covering a population of 536,000 people , a geographical area of 2,242.4 square kms (865.8 square miles)
There are 54 GP Practices within the area, each being a core member of the commissioning group.