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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority is pleased to announce the following Very Senior Manager (VSM) posts have been recruited to: Commissioning Development Directorate: Bob Ricketts has been recruited as Director of Commissioning Support Strategy and Market Development. He is currently Director of Provider Policy at the Department of Health (DH). Patients and Information Directorate: Colin […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) and the Department of Health (DH) have today published further information on implementing the arrangements for emergency preparedness, resilience and response, including the establishment of local health resilience partnerships (LHRP) while maintaining current resilience arrangements. Full details are available on the Department of Health’s website.
NICE and the NHS Information Centre for Health and Social Care have published their recommendations for which health care measures are suitable to go in the Commissioning Outcomes Framework for 2013/14. The NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) asked these two organisations to carry out this advisory work in order to draw on NICE’s access […]
London – 29 October 2012 An NHS Commissioning Board and LGA Conference. This conference will promote examples of shared learning around integrated services, system leadership, joint planning and sector led improvement and innovation. It will highlight the opportunities that exist to commission services in a more integrated way with emerging partners. It will also outline […]
Monitor has today launched a major consultation on its proposed NHS provider licence. The licence will be one of the main ways Monitor protects patients’ interests as it regulates providers of NHS funded services. The licence consultation will start on 31 July 2012 and run for 12 weeks until 23 October. Further information and the […]
CCG leaders are being invited to join National Director of Commissioning Development Barbara Hakin this week, for the latest session in her series of online webinars. The webinar is running on Wednesday 1 August 2012, from 12.15pm to 1pm. Webinar technology combines teleconferencing with the desktop sharing of slides through the web, so everyone who […]
The Secretary of State’s third accountability meeting with the NHS Commissioning Board Authority held on 25 June 2012 discussed the following issues: update from senior departmental sponsor progress on recruiting new positions in the Board progress on developing clinical commissioning groups promoting equality and reducing inequalities working within the overall NHS Outcomes Framework publication of […]
New arrangements for local health emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) will commence from 1 April 2013 as part of changes the Health and Social Care Act 2012 makes to the health system. A key feature of the new arrangements is the formation of Local Health Resilience Partnerships (LHRPs). The Department of Health (DH) has […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has set out its plan for a small number of national networks to improve health services for specific patient groups or conditions. Called strategic clinical networks, these organisations will build on the success of network activity in the NHS which, over the last 10 years, has led to significant improvements […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of the two director posts in the national leadership team of the Operations Directorate: Ann Sutton (currently Chief Executive of Kent and Medway PCT cluster), has been appointed to the role of Director of NHS Commissioning (Corporate) responsible for devising the national framework for, and strategically […]