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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today completed the recruitment of its national leadership team with the appointment of Tim Kelsey as National Director for Patients and Information. Tim is currently Executive Director of Transparency and Open Data for HM Government where he has been responsible for government policy on transparency and open government. Previously, […]
We hold our board meetings in public in the interests of openness and transparency in our decision making. The next public board meeting will take place, at the Birmingham University Edgbaston campus, on Thursday 31st May 2012 from 10.30am to 1.00pm in the: Nicolson Building (next to) Winterbourne House & Botanical Gardens 58 Edgbaston Park […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published the proposed configuration and member practices for 212 proposed CCGs for the first time. This is a major step forward in the work to establish the new clinical commissioning landscape by April 2013, and, along with the publication of the running cost allowances, will enable proposed CCGs to […]
Each of the 211 proposed clinical commissioning groups have agreed a place in one of four waves for their authorisation applications. The waves are: Wave 1 NHS Bassetlaw CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Bedfordshire CCG NHS Calderdale CCG NHS Cumbria CCG NHS Dudley CCG NHS East and North Herts CCG NHS East Leicestershire & Rutland […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published the indicative running cost allowances for 212 proposed CCGs for 2013-14. They are in a paper for noting by the Board Authority’s board meeting on 31 May. The running cost allowance for CCGs has already been set at up to £25 per head of population per year. This […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority is being asked to approve the timing of the four CCG authorisation waves. A paper going to the 31 May 2012 board meeting outlines how all 212 proposed CCG applicants have now agreed their wave. Applications for CCG authorisation will take place from July to November 2012 and the NHS […]
The Government is setting out its ten-year strategy for transforming the way patients get and use information about their health. The Power of Information sets out plans to give all patients easy and continuous access to their own health records by 2015. From next year people can choose the best care for themselves and their […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today published the results of the second stage in the business review process for commissioning support services (CSSs), known as ‘Checkpoint 2’. The objective of Checkpoint 2 is to assess whether emerging CSSs are on a viable and secure path and have the ability to develop a full business […]
The job description and online recruitment process for the NHS commissioning support service managing director posts have been published at www.cssleaders.co.uk SHA cluster chief executives are being asked to cascade this information to eligible ‘Very Senior Manager’ grade people (VSM) in the NHS and to nominate those who they feel are able to demonstrate strong […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of the four Regional Directors in the Operations Directorate. Regional Director, North of England Richard Barker currently Chief Operating Officer, NHS North of England Regional Director, Midlands and the East Dr Paul Watson currently Chief Executive, NHS Suffolk Regional Director, London Dr Anne Rainsberry currently Chief […]