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The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of the four Regional Directors in the Operations Directorate. Regional Director, North of England Richard Barker currently Chief Operating Officer, NHS North of England Regional Director, Midlands and the East Dr Paul Watson currently Chief Executive, NHS Suffolk Regional Director, London Dr Anne Rainsberry currently Chief […]
Following the publication of ‘Design of the NHS Commissioning Board’ in February, the design work has continued to evolve. A number of changes to the published document have been approved by the NHS Commissioning Board Authority Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson, and the group of National Directors, in line with the authority to make these […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has today confirmed the 35 aspiring clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) who have chosen to be assessed in the first wave of applications for authorisation. These are: Bassetlaw Blackpool Bedfordshire Calderdale Cumbria Dudley East & North Herts East Leicestershire & Rutland East Riding Gloucestershire Great Yarmouth & Waveney Islington Kernow (Cornwall) […]
The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint up to three non-executive directors to the NHS Commissioning Board Authority. The board will lead a commissioning system to improve the health outcomes achieved by the NHS in England while securing value from budgets totalling around £80 billion. This is a unique opportunity to take […]
Clinical commissioning group authorisation: Draft guide for applicants has been published following its formal ratification at the Board meeting of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority (NHS CBA) on 13 April 2012. The guide is still formally a ‘draft’ because the authorisation regulations have yet to be passed by Parliament. As such, the final version is […]
In the latest issue of Public Service Review: Health and Social Care, NHS and Commissioning Board Authority Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson, calls for a system to get the best out of the world-class talent to be found in the National Health Service. Read the article.
Our latest public board meeting took place on Friday 13 April 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. A separate recording of each agenda item which are available to watch below: Item 1 […]
We hold our board meetings in public in the interests of openness and transparency in our decision making. The next public board meeting will take place on Friday 13th April 2012 from 1.00pm to 4.00pm in Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UE. If you would like to attend, please register your interest as places […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of Jane Cummings as Chief Nursing Officer. Jane is currently Chief Nurse for NHS North of England and was previously Chief Nurse and Deputy Chief Executive for NHS North West. Chief Executive of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority, Sir David Nicholson said: “Jane is well known […]
Thank you for your interest in the post of National Director: Patient Insight. Establishing the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) gives us a great opportunity to develop a brand new organisation that has the culture, style and leadership to truly improve outcomes for our patients. In Developing the NHS Commissioning Board (document is available on our […]