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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 […]
Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive of the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) today welcomed the mandate from the Government on behalf of the organisation. As the NHS CB moves towards taking on its full responsibilities in April 2013, the mandate signals a major step on the road to a more liberated and innovative NHS that […]
Patients and Information John Coulthard (formerly Senior Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Microsoft UK) has been appointed Director of Customer Relations. John will lead the programme to support the NHS become a global leader in customer services, transforming ways in which patients, the public and those who serve them can take more control and make […]
The first anniversary of the launch of the Equality Delivery System (EDS) by Sir David Nicholson is marked by the publication of the report ‘Evaluation of the equality delivery system for the NHS’ which looks at how the EDS has been adopted in NHS organisations. Produced by Shared Intelligence, this report highlights the improved local […]
Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director for the NHS Commissioning Board: “The publication of the Single Operating Framework for Strategic Clinical Networks is a positive step towards strengthening continuity of care across a wider spectrum of health conditions. The new model set to be in place by April 2013 brings together management support and clinical […]
The NHS Commissioning Board has today published revised CCG running costs allowances (RCAs) for 2013/14 (document available on our archived website). The RCA for a CCG in 2013/14 has been set at a maximum of £25 per head of population per year and this money forms a part of the total allocation which will be […]
View the livestream The 8th November 2012 board meeting will be broadcast live, from approximately 1pm to 3pm, as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. A separate recording of each agenda item will be published on YouTube in the next few days.
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has published a template service level agreement (SLA), along with guidance on how to complete SLAs for use by CCGs procuring commissioning support services. The NHS CB has asked CCGs and CSUs to agree and sign the SLAs by the end of November. This will enable both CCGs and […]
The Department of Health (DH) has set out proposals to strengthen the NHS Constitution for public consultation today, with the NHS, patients and public all being asked to take part. The main changes proposed cover: a new responsibility for staff to treat patients not only with the highest standards of care, but also with compassion, […]