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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, […]
Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director for the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) was first in line for the flu jab at a recent all staff meeting at the NHS CB. While Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer, prepared the vaccination, Bruce said: “Every year thousands of people in England die from flu, but this can […]
All of the 211 emerging clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England have now submitted their applications for authorisation to take on their clinical commissioning responsibilities. The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has this week received submissions from the 46 CCGs in Wave 4 – the final group to present their applications. The NHS CB is […]
The next board meeting will take place on Thursday 8th November 2012 from 1pm to 3pm at NHS Commissioning Board, Boardroom 1W03, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE. If you would like to attend, please register your interest as places are limited. Please contact email@example.com or call 0113 254 7371, by 4pm on Wednesday 7th November […]
Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are being invited to attend one of a series of consultation workshops, hosted by Monitor, on the guidance for continuity of services. CCGs will have a central and statutory role to play in ensuring the continuity of services for patients. It is also their prime responsibility as a CCG to determine […]
The NHS Commissioning Board and Local Government Association have today formally agreed to work together towards better integration of health and social care. At their joint conference “Commissioning for Integrated Health and Care” in London on 29 October, the Chairs and Chief Executives of the NHS CB and the LGA pledged commitment to their common […]
Watch Commissioning for Integrated Health and Care Event live – from approximately 10am until 2.45pm
This event was broadcast on the 29th October 2012. LGA and NHS CB concordat will ensure increasingly close working between health and social care. It will be signed at the joint LGA and NHS CB Commissioning for Integrated Health and Care. Speakers include Norman Lamb MP, Sir David Nicholson, Sir Merrick Cockell
The Department of Health has this week published a letter from Dame Barbara Hakin in her role as National Managing Director of Commissioning Development for the Department. The letter is to chief executives of primary care trusts and strategic health authorities and sets out proposed changes to the general medical services (GMS) contract for 2013/2014. […]