recruitment

Deadline extended for Chair recruitment to Clinical Priorities Advisory Group and Rare Diseases Advisory Group

NHS England launched the recruitment for Chair positions for both its Clinical Priorities Advisory Group (CPAG) and Rare Diseases Advisory Group (RDAG) on 6 September 2013. The deadline for applicants has been extended to 9am on 7 October 2013. CPAG is responsible for making recommendations regarding those services which NHS England is directly responsible for […]

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NHS England launches recruitment for Specialised Commissioning Medicines Optimisation Clinical Reference Group

NHS England has today started recruitment to the latest addition to its specialised commissioning Clinical Reference Group (CRG) structure. The Specialised Commissioning Medicines Optimisation CRG will work across all 74 service-specific CRGs. One of its key roles, working with experts from around the country, will be to ensure that the systems and levers currently in […]

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Latest recruitment data published

At the NHS Commissioning Board Authority board meeting on 20 September 2012, National Director: HR, Jo-Anne Wass, presented an update on recruitment including a verbal briefing on the number of appointments that have been made. This information has now been published and shows that 101 posts have been filled as at 19 September 2012, with […]

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Two new director appointments to the NHS Commissioning Board

The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of two director posts: Steve Fairman, currently Director of Improvement & Efficiency, NHS South of England has been appointed Director of Improvement, Development and QIPP; and Felicity Cox, currently Chief Executive, NHS Bedfordshire and Luton PCT Cluster, has been appointed Local Area Team Director for Kent […]

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Medical Directorate: key directors appointed

The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of two director posts in the Medical Directorate: Prof Steve Field (currently a GP in inner city Birmingham; Chair of the National Inclusion Health Board and Chair of the NHS Future Forum) has been appointed to the role of Deputy National Medical Director (Health Inequalities). Prof […]

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Jaws in Space – Johnny Marshall

The skies outside Quarry House were so exceptionally dull and grey, Angela’s Ashes (1999) without the happy ending!, that even the thought of discussing the proposed final governance around CCG authorisation lifted my spirits! Only recently, I had chaired a session on Beyond Authorisation at the NHS Confederation conference at which the upbeat focus was […]

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Moving on at pace – Barbara Hakin

Preparations for the new commissioning world continue at a great pace and life seems no less hectic. Much of my time over the past few weeks has been taken up interviewing for Commissioning Support Service Managing Directors.  The successful appointees were announced last week, and we are now into a second recruitment round, which will […]

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