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On 3 April 2014 NHS England published Securing Excellence in GP IT Services: Operating model for 2014-16 an updated operating model to ‘Securing Excellence in GP IT Services’. The updated document sets out plans for how more than £230million in funding will be used to ensure all GP practices across England have high quality IT systems. […]
The nation’s top nurses today launch a new drive to ensure values such as compassion and courage are at the heart of the NHS and the public health and care sectors. They are publishing a new three-year vision and strategy for nursing, midwifery and care staff that aims to build the culture of compassionate care […]
CCGs working with their local communities to build involvement in local health partnerships The NHS Commissioning Board, together with NAVCA (National Association of Voluntary and Community Action) and Social Enterprise UK (SEUK), are looking for up to 12 CCGs who are committed to delivering improved health outcomes for their communities by building effective community involvement […]
For the first time patients requiring specialised treatment can look forward to the same level and standards of care. The NHS Commissioning Board has published the new Operating Model for commissioning specialised services setting out how a single, national system will ensure patients are offered consistent, high quality services across the country. The number of […]
The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Conference 2012 will establish the volunteering role of ‘Care Maker’ as a demonstrable legacy of the Olympics and Paralympics and the spirit of London 2012, learning from and building upon the lessons learned from those who volunteered as Gamesmakers. Nursing and Midwifery leaders from both service and education have supported […]
Jim Easton has stepped down from his role as National Director: Transformation at the NHS Commissioning Board and his role as National Director for Improvement and Efficiency at the Department of Health. In a 26 year career in healthcare he has previously been the Chief Executive of South Central Strategic Health Authority and, prior to […]
At the Board meeting on 8 November 2012, National Director: HR, Jo-Anne Wass, provided an update on recruitment and diversity data. This information has now been published. Most very senior management posts have now been appointed to and, while challenging, we are confident that we will have the majority of posts recruited to by next […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has made the following national appointments to the Medical Directorate: Barry Cockcroft (currently Chief Dental Officer for the Department of Health) has been appointed Chief Dental Officer Keith Ridge (currently Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for the Department of Health) has been appointed Chief Pharmaceutical Officer James Palmer (currently Medical Director […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) and the Department of Health have published their detailed agreement showing how the NHS CB will drive improvements in the health of England’s population through its commissioning of certain public health services. The agreement sets out the outcomes to be achieved in exercising these public health functions and provides […]
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. You can view a recording of the board meeting on Ustream, or separate recordings of each agenda item which are available to watch below: Part one Part two […]