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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) and Monitor are keen to hear the views of stakeholders at this week’s NHS Confederation Conference (20-22 June 2012) on the development of a Choice and Competition Framework. The aim of the Framework is to help commissioners understand when competition could be used as an effective way to […]
Lord Adebowale, Margaret Casely-Hayford, Dame Moira Gibb and Naguib Kheraj have today been confirmed as four new Non-Executive Directors of the NHS Commissioning Board. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “I am delighted to announce these new appointments to the NHS Commissioning Board. All of them have a track record of success and will bring a […]
A comprehensive, new CCG learning and support web tool has been published to support CCGs as they prepare for authorisation, the clinical leadership of commissioning and their development beyond authorisation. It provides access to the development resources that meet current learning needs and which every proposed CCG can expect to be able to access during […]
This letter from Lyn Simpson Director – NHS Operations on behalf of Ian Dalton, Chief Operating Officer NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) sets out expectations for maintaining NHS resilience going forward. The letter provides direction to SHA and PCT cluster chief executives as well as NHS CBA Regional Directors of how resilience to respond […]
Our latest public board meeting took place on Thursday 31st May 2012. You can see the agenda and papers for the meeting. The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. Item 1 – Minutes of previous meeting held on 13 April 2012 Item 2 – NHS Commissioning Board programme update […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published ‘Clinical commissioning group authorisation: Draft guide for assessors undertaking desk top review’. It is an accompaniment to ‘Clinical commissioning group authorisation: Draft guide for applicants’ and covers: the overarching principles, approach and methodology of the assessment process; the key stages of assessment, and the requisite outputs of each stage; […]
On 1 June 2012 the key functions and expertise for patient safety transfer to the NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) from the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA). This will ensure patient safety is at the heart of the NHS and will build on the learning and expertise developed by the NPSA, driving patient safety […]
The board of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today agreed the proposed configuration and member practices for 212 proposed clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). This information, along with the publication of the indicative running cost allowances for 2013/14, will enable proposed CCGs to develop their organisations ready for authorisation and establishment in April 2103. There […]
The Secretary of State holds regular accountability meetings with Professor Malcolm Grant, Chair of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority, usually on a bi-monthly basis. These meetings are also attended by Sir David Nicholson in his role of Chief Executive of the Board Authority. The Secretary of State has decided that the minutes for these meetings […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today published its business plan covering the period from April 2012 until October 2012. Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive, NHS Commissioning Board Authority said: “The overall aim of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority is to lay the strong foundations for the successful establishment and operation of the NHS Commissioning […]