barbara hakin

NHS waiting times published today

Dr Barbara Hakin, Chief Operating Officer, NHS England, said: “The NHS does face a challenge on the 18-week standard but staff are working incredibly hard to ensure patients are seen quickly. “The figures published today show that in February we failed to meet the standard on the number of patients who were admitted for their […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 40, 22 August 2013

Contents: Are we communicating with you effectively? Respond to our short survey   Commissioning Assembly News: Commissioning Assembly members: Have you registered for the 2013 event? Commissioning Assembly Working Group Integrated Care webinar   Strategic issues: Choosing and buying commissioning support – extension of CSU SLAs A call to action for general practice NHS services, […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 36, 20 June 2013

Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly Working Groups Developing the 2014/15 National Tariff Primary medical services assurance management framework and related web interface CCG equality and diversity survey Learning and support networks for CCG governing body members (amendment from 6 June 2013 issue) Advice for CCGs and GPs on information governance and risk stratification published Get involved […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 35, 6 June 2013

Contents: Personal Health Budgets – support for CCGs to deliver the new concept in patient involvement New interactive CCG outcomes tool Invitation to input into the commissioning skills work programme Procedures for CCG constitution change, merge or dissolution The National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No.2) Regulations 2013 – Monitor consults on its […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 33, 29 April 2013

Contents Welcome from Barbara Hakin NHS England plans for ‘Putting Patients First’ Keogh Review into mortality outlier trusts Review of Children’s Congenital Cardiac Surgery Service at Leeds NHS England urges parents to get their children vaccinated against measles NHS 111 update News from NHS Commissioning Assembly – CCG Development Working Group CCG clinical leads sought […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 32, 12 April 2013

Contents Welcome from Barbara Hakin Complaints handling by CSUs on behalf of CCGs Consultation on EU Directive 2011/24/EU on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare Promoting the NHS Constitution – consultative workshops Final quality premium guidance published Revised Serious Incident Framework Care Homes – Never Events Community and mental health services – operational […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 31, 28 March 2013

Contents Welcome from Barbara Hakin All 211 CCGs authorised CCG authorisation: Formal review of waves 1 to 3 NHS CB: Interim management arrangements NHS Commissioning Assembly: Views from CCGs CCG set up New timeframes for equality duties New operating model for armed forces health care IT services Emergency preparedness, resilience and response Risk sharing for […]

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NHS Commissioning Board sets out interim arrangements for Deputy CEO ahead of competition for permanent role

The NHS Commissioning Board today announced interim arrangements for the post of Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive. Later this year the Board plans to advertise for a permanent replacement. Dame Barbara Hakin, currently the Board’s National Director for Commissioning Development, will take up the role on a temporary basis from the second half […]

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Bulletin for proposed CCGs: Issue 30, 7 March 2013

Contents Welcome from Barbara Hakin Hospital outlier review Zero tolerance – guidance on the post infection review Incentives for Friends and Family Test rollout HR transfer scheme NHS Standard Contract deeds of variation now available New data flows manual to help with information governance New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ healthcare New […]

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Bulletin for proposed CCGs: Issue 29, 21 February 2013

Contents Welcome from Barbara Hakin Authorisation: Wave 3 CCGs Healthcare Innovation Expo 2013: 13/14 March 2013 CCG development beyond authorisation: Invitation to join new working group Commissioning support: Accelerated solutions event HR transfers Emergency preparedness: Out of hours arrangements Local authority regulations CCGs and district councils Commissioning of NHS IVF Services Publications and resources Integrated […]

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