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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has confirmed the appointment of the following five National Directors: Chief Operating Officer – Ian Dalton (currently Cluster Chief Executive, NHS North of England) Chief of Staff – Jo-Anne Wass (currently NHS Chief of Staff) National Director: Commissioning Development – Dame Barbara Hakin (currently National Managing Director of Commissioning Development) National Director: […]
Our latest public board meeting took place on the morning of Thursday 2 February 2012. You can see the agenda and papers for the meeting here. As part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible we piloted a live broadcast of the meeting, which can now be seen here in separate recordings of […]
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has launched its first consultation on potential indicators for the proposed 2013/14 Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF). Comments are invited on 120 indicators, which cover a broad range of topics, including mental health, cancer and asthma. The COF will hold Clinical Commissioning Groups to account for the […]
Watch Sir David Nicholson talking to NHS staff about recommendations for the structure of the future NHS Commissioning Board and a clear vision for new ways of working, subject to the passage of the Bill. There are two ways to watch this video: you can view it on YouTube or download the Windows Media Player format […]
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 […]
The next public board meeting will take place on Thursday 2 February 2012 from 10.30am to 12pm in Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE. If you are planning to attend, please register your interest as places are limited. Please contact Geraldine McCarry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0113 254 6522. We will be piloting […]
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 […]
The Authority is required by its Standing Orders to maintain a publically available Register of Members’ Interests. The Register contains, as they become available, the Declarations of Interest made by Board members. Read Bruce Keogh’s declaration of interest Read Ed Smith’s declaration of interest Read Malcolm Grant’s declaration of interest Read Paul Taylor’s declaration of […]
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.