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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published the single operating model for the commissioning of primary care services within the NHS. The new system will come into effect from 1 April 2013. At this date, the NHS Commissioning Board will take on many of the current functions of PCTs with regard to the commissioning of […]
The NHS CBA are at the NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition this week. If you’re visiting the conference, please come along and see us on stand D32, where we’ll be running regular eXhibition eXchange sessions during the main breaks, covering the following topics: Commissioning Outcomes Framework Clinical networks and senates Commissioning Development Commissioning Support […]
NHS Commissioning Board Authority Chief Operating Officer Ian Dalton and Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh have shared the outcome of the work to agree the geographies that the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) local area teams will serve, as well as the outcome of related work to confirm the number, and coverage, of clinical […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) and Monitor are keen to hear the views of stakeholders at this week’s NHS Confederation Conference (20-22 June 2012) on the development of a Choice and Competition Framework. The aim of the Framework is to help commissioners understand when competition could be used as an effective way to […]
Lord Adebowale, Margaret Casely-Hayford, Dame Moira Gibb and Naguib Kheraj have today been confirmed as four new Non-Executive Directors of the NHS Commissioning Board. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “I am delighted to announce these new appointments to the NHS Commissioning Board. All of them have a track record of success and will bring a […]
A comprehensive, new CCG learning and support web tool has been published to support CCGs as they prepare for authorisation, the clinical leadership of commissioning and their development beyond authorisation. It provides access to the development resources that meet current learning needs and which every proposed CCG can expect to be able to access during […]
This letter from Lyn Simpson Director – NHS Operations on behalf of Ian Dalton, Chief Operating Officer NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) sets out expectations for maintaining NHS resilience going forward. The letter provides direction to SHA and PCT cluster chief executives as well as NHS CBA Regional Directors of how resilience to respond […]
Our latest public board meeting took place on Thursday 31st May 2012. 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. Item 1 – Minutes of previous meeting held on 13 April 2012 Item 2 – NHS Commissioning Board programme update […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published ‘Clinical commissioning group authorisation: Draft guide for assessors undertaking desk top review’. It is an accompaniment to ‘Clinical commissioning group authorisation: Draft guide for applicants’ and covers: the overarching principles, approach and methodology of the assessment process; the key stages of assessment, and the requisite outputs of each stage; […]
On 1 June 2012 the key functions and expertise for patient safety transfer to the NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) from the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA). This will ensure patient safety is at the heart of the NHS and will build on the learning and expertise developed by the NPSA, driving patient safety […]