malcolm grant

Three more years for Sir Malcolm

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant has been re-appointed as Chair of NHS England. Sir Malcolm, who originally took up the post in 2011 as founding chairman of the NHS Commissioning Board which subsequently changed its name to NHS England in 2013, will continue in his role from the end of October for another three years. He […]

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New review of congenital heart disease (CHD) services – update

NHS England has today published a letter from our Chair, Professor Sir Malcolm Grant to the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, providing a short update on the new review of congenital heart disease (CHD) services. The letter follows NHS England’s Board meeting held in public on 18 July, which describes […]

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Sir David Nicholson announces plan to retire from NHS

NHS England today (Tuesday) announced that Sir David Nicholson has decided to retire from the NHS, and as Chief Executive of NHS England, in March 2014. Sir David has worked in the NHS for 35 years in over 14 organisations covering all care groups and parts of the NHS. He was NHS Chief Executive for […]

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NHS England: Chairman welcomes new name

The Chairman of the NHS’s new national body has welcomed the change of the organisation’s name to NHS England. The new body, which has until now been known as the NHS Commissioning Board, will have overall responsibility for the £95 billion NHS commissioning budget from 1 April 2013. From this date it will be called […]

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NHS Commissioning Board discusses actions for the future with Robert Francis

At its Board meeting today, held in public, the NHS Commissioning Board met with Robert Francis to discuss his public inquiry report into Mid Staffordshire and the vital changes that need to be made within the NHS. In his contribution, Robert Francis made clear the need to have enforceable contractual arrangements with providers around clear […]

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Statement by Professor Malcolm Grant, Chairman of the NHS Commissioning Board

The Chair of the NHS Commissioning Board, Professor Malcolm Grant, today (Thursday) made the following statement at the organisation’s public board meeting held in Manchester. He said: “I want to make a statement about the Chief Executive. We stand at the moment poised at the commencement of one of the great momentous changes in the […]

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