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Specialised commissioning stakeholder newsletter: Issue 4

Publications Gateway Number: 02213 Welcome to the fourth edition of the Specialised Commissioning Stakeholder Newsletter This newsletter has been developed primarily to update you about the work of the specialised commissioning task force, which was established in order to make some immediate improvements to the way in which we commission specialised services, and also to […]

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Informed: Issue 3

Gateway number: 02218 Featured NHS England moves towards integrated health and social care NHS England and partners are inviting health and social care leaders to join a programme to build a new integrated and personalised commissioning approach for people with complex needs. The Integrated Personal Commissioning programme will, for the first time, blend comprehensive health and […]

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Informed: Issue 2

Gateway number:  02194 Featured NHS England sets out plan for a sustainable Cancer Drugs Fund NHS England has pledged a £160 million boost for the Cancer Drugs Fund, giving more patients access to innovative drugs not routinely available on the NHS. Two new drugs will also be added to the Fund; enzalutamide for prostate cancer and […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 66, 28 August 2014

Gateway Reference Number: 02181 Download the bulletin as a PDF Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Book your place at the NHS Commissioning Assembly event Strategic issues: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 – publication of discussion paper Operational issues – for action: Commissioning Wheelchair Services Consultation on Regulations for NHS Bodies’ Auditor Panels National Fraud Initiative (NFI) […]

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Specialised commissioning stakeholder newsletter: Issue 3

Publications Gateway Number: 02154 Welcome to the third edition of the Specialised Commissioning Stakeholder Newsletter This newsletter has been developed primarily to update you about the work of the specialised commissioning task force, which was established in order to make some immediate improvements to the way in which we commission specialised services, and also to […]

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Informed: Issue 1

Featured NHS England’s first Annual Report published NHS England has published its first Annual Report and Accounts setting out its achievements over the last year and its aspiration for 2014/15. The report features key milestones since its creation in April 2013, the annual accounts and a Directors’ report. Latest from NHS England NHS England works […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 65, 14 August 2014

Gateway reference number: 02113 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Are you ‘connected’ to the NHS Commissioning Assembly? New Co-Chair for the NHS Commissioning Assembly Strategic issues: Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) update Requirement for CCG data strategies on hold pending the publication of a national data […]

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NHS News: Issue 70

Publications Gateway: 02001 Developing a national framework for local commissioning of community based support for people with learning disabilities NHS England has asked Sir Stephen Bubb, the Chief Executive of charity leaders network  Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO), to chair a steering group to develop recommendations for the development of a national […]

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NHS News: Issue 69

Publications Gateway: 02014 NHS takes action to tackle race inequality across the workforce The NHS Equality and Diversity Council, chaired by Simon Stevens have announced action to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and fair treatment in the workplace. Read the press release here Genomics programme […]

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Chief Scientific Officer bulletin: July 2014

The history of science in healthcare is one that combines long periods of slow iterative research and development with the occasional giant leap forward. Edward Jenner is said to have saved more lives than any other human through his work on immunology and the discovery of the smallpox vaccine in the late 18th century. Likewise […]

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