The Department of Health and the NHS Commissioning Board Authority have jointly signed a framework agreement that sets out the relationship between the two organisations. The agreement covers roles and responsibilities and lines of accountability, and describes how the Department and the Authority will work together. Read the framework agreement between the Department of Health […]
A report has been published today which assesses the impact of the NHS Commissioning Board Special Health Authority’s functions on equality. Originally commissioned by the Department of Health’s Transition Programme, this equality analysis examines the limited functions of the Authority, recommending actions to ensure that it is compliant with the Equality Act 2010 and meets […]
These documents have been produced for patients, clinicians, staff and the public. They set out the initial thinking on how the new commissioning system could work and the NHS Commissioning Board’s role within that system. Developing the NHS Commissioning Board (published July 2011) Developing the NHS Commissioning Board: Update (published October 2011) The above documents […]
This question and answers document attempts to ask and answer some of the more frequently asked questions about the special health authority. Questions and answers Comments on this page are now closed.
Ciarán Devane has been confirmed as Non Executive Director of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority. He will take up post on 1 January 2012. As Chief Exective of Macmillian Cancer Support, Ciarán has a very strong healthcare background plus extensive senior level management experience. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “Ciarán Devane has a strong track […]
Today the NHS Commissioning Board Special Health Authority has appointed Professor Sir Bruce Keogh as its designate National Medical Director. Professor Malcolm Grant, Chair of the special health authority, made the announcement at its first board meeting. Welcoming the appointment, Malcolm said: “I am delighted that Sir Bruce has been confirmed today as designate national […]
Ed Smith has today been confirmed as Non Executive Director of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority with responsibility for Chairing the Audit Committee. He will take up post today. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “I am delighted that Ed Smith will join the NHS Commissioning Board and bring his expertise to the table. “As the […]