Current opportunities to get involved

NHS Improvement patient representative roles

The NHS Improvement Patient Safety team wants to hear from people with lived experience of using NHS services, their relatives, carers and the general public. It is seeking expressions of interest to join a network of people that will fulfil a range of roles contributing to its vision: “The NHS to become devoted to continuous learning and improvement in order to continuously reduce the risk of harm to patients during the provision of healthcare.”

The closing date and time for expressions of interest is 7 July 2017. For more details contact Nona Ahamat by email n.ahamat@nhs.net telephone 07701 371250 or post NHS Improvement, 3rd Floor, area 3D, Skipton House, 80 London Road, London, SE1 6LH.

Opportunity to become Patient and Public Voice member on NHS England’s Medicines Optimisation Clinical Reference Group

Specialised Commissioning is recruiting Patient Public Voice members to its Medicines Optimisation Clinical Reference Group which looks at all medicines/conditions. The work of the group supports all the clinical reference groups (CRGs).

CRGs bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their knowledge to advise NHS England on how specialised services should be provided, advice on the development of service specifications, commissioning policies, identifying innovation and improving quality.

To request an application form for this role please email england.voice-crg@nhs.net

The deadline for applications is Thursday 13 July 2017.

Patient and Public Voice members needed for NHS England Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs)

NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team is recruiting Patient and Public Voice members to its Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). Vacancies include roles for patient organisations/charities for Paediatric Medicine and Perinatal Mental Health.

CRGs bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their specific knowledge and expertise to advise NHS England on the best ways that specialised services should be provided, advice on the development of service specifications, commissioning policies, identifying innovation and improving quality.

Further information about CRGs and the work they do can be found in the Specialised Commissioning section of our website.

To request an application form please email england.voice-crg@nhs.net

The deadline for applications is Thursday 13 July 2017.