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Dame Barbara Hakin sets out the NHS preparations for winter

The detailed Winter Health Check plans put in place by the NHS have been outlined by Dame Barbara Hakin. NHS England’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive explained: “We have pulled out all the stops to get ready for this winter. We started planning earlier than ever before and we have taken steps to […]

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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 39, 8 August 2013

Contents Strategic issues: A call to action for general practice Local Government Association and NHS England publish vision for £3.8 billion integrated care fund Update from NHS Commissioning Assembly Information Governance Bulletin NHS England publishes response to service specification and commissioning policies consultation Health and Wellbeing System Improvement Programme NHS England welcomes Berwick Report Operational […]

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NHS England welcomes £250m funding to help ease winter pressures

NHS England has today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that local health and care systems are to receive £250m to ensure the NHS is better prepared for winter. The money will be targeted at local systems which will benefit the most from the extra funding.  NHS England, Monitor, the NHS Trust Development Authority and the […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 38, 25 July 2013

Contents Welcome from Dame Barbara Hakin Strategic issues: Updates from NHS Commissioning Assembly Innovation Working Group web-ex open to all CCG members First quarter review of CCGs with conditions and directions shows significant progress A call to action – co-designing the engagement events with CCGs Survey to support CCGs choose and buy commissioning support Other […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin: July 2013

Gateway publications number 00258 Welcome from Dame Barbara Hakin Welcome to the latest edition of the GP and Practice Bulletin. The Comprehensive Spending Review announcement on 26 June 2013 will have a major impact on the way we plan and deliver services. These are very challenging times for the NHS both financially and structurally and […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 37, 11 July 2013

Contents Welcome from Dame Barbara Hakin Strategic issues: Updates from NHS Commissioning Assembly Working Groups The NHS belongs to the people: a call to action NHS England’s ‘ways of working’ with CCGs launched Influencing the CCG Assurance Framework online Draft CCG Development Framework goes to NHS England’s Board meeting How do you want to choose […]

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October webinar with Dame Barbara Hakin

Lunchtime session: Wednesday 17 October. Log on from 12:00; the webinar runs from 12:15 – 13:00 The next event in a series of webinar sessions for CCG clinical leaders will take place on Wednesday 17 October. The webinars with the NHS CB’s National Director: Commissioning Development, Dame Barbara Hakin are designed to allow her to […]

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