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The NHS Commissioning Board is formally established today. It is a new independent body with executive powers and exceptional responsibilities. In April 2013 it will take on its full range of responsibilities, and over the next six months will be assessing proposals for authorisation from over 200 new clinical commissioning groups. A great deal of […]
The leadership arrangements for commissioning support services in Lancashire and Cumbria have been finalised. Derek Kitchen, currently Managing Director of Staffordshire CSU, has been appointed Managing Director of Lancashire CSU and will lead the two separate organisations. Cumbria CCG is to source its commissioning support services from North East CSU, whose Managing Director is Stephen […]
The next board meeting will take place on Monday 1 October 2012 from 10.30am to 11am at NHS London, rooms 401/402, 4th floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT. If you would like to attend, please register your interest as places are limited. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0113 254 7371, by 4pm on Friday 28th […]
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. View separate recordings of each agenda item which are available to watch below: Item 1: Welcome and opening comments Item 2: NHS Commissioning Board Programme Status Item 3: […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today published its Mandate consultation response – Our NHS care objectives – a draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board. Professor Malcolm Grant, Chair, NHS Commissioning Board Authority said: “The mandate is fundamental to the Government’s vision of a ‘liberated NHS’. Putting the NHS Outcomes Framework at the heart of […]
Developing the culture of compassionate care: Creating a new vision and strategy for Nurses, Midwives and Care-Givers
Creating a new vision and strategy for Nurses, Midwives and Care-Givers This feedback exercise is now closed. It ran from 21 September 2012 to 16 November 2012. Thank you for your valuable input. We are now considering all of the responses and feedback received. Any comments left on this page after 16 November 2012 will […]
View the livestream The board meeting will be broadcast live 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 Authority has appointed Tim Andrews as Managing Director of Merseyside Commissioning Support Unit (CSU). Tim is currently Managing Director of Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral CSU and will now lead the two organisations. The dual appointment will enable both CSUs to further develop and improve their service offers and maximise new opportunities […]
The Secretary of State for Health is to consult with the NHS Commissioning Board Authority on the recommendations of the Clinical Advisory Group for Prescribed Services for the commissioning of specialised health services. The Department of Health has announced that Ministers have accepted in full the recommendations of the advisory group and published its report […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published the latest set of Organisation Patient Safety Incident data. The figures show that the number of patient safety incidents in England that occurred between 1 October 2011 and 31 March 2012 and were submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) by 31 May 2012 was 612,414. […]