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NHS Commissioning Board Authority publishes response to the Government’s draft mandate

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 […]

Appointment of managing director to Merseyside CSU

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 […]

Next steps on the Clinical Advisory Group’s recommendations for specialised services

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 […]

Procurement of healthcare (clinical) services: Briefings for CCGs

Working with CCGs and others, the NHS Commissioning Board Authority has developed a series of procurement briefings for CCGs that summarise the key elements of legislation and guidance currently governing NHS procurement of healthcare services. These briefings also provide an overview of the different procurement approaches that CCGs may adopt and outlines some of the […]