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GP-led groups ready to take charge of NHS budgets in every community in England

NHS Commissioning Board establishes fourth and final wave of clinical commissioning groups. New clinical commissioning system is set up across England and all 211 new organisations ready to take up their statutory responsibilities on behalf of local communities. Local clinicians have been given the go-ahead to take control of the NHS budget in all of […]

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62 new clinical commissioning groups given green light to take control of NHS budgets

NHS Commissioning Board authorises third wave of clinical commissioning groups, taking the total to 163, serving 42 million people Local clinicians have now been given the green light to take control of the NHS budget in more than three quarters of England’s local health communities. The NHS Commissioning Board has authorised 62 more clinical commissioning […]

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67 new clinical commissioning groups given green light to take control of NHS budgets

NHS Commissioning Board authorises second wave of clinical commissioning groups, taking total to 101, serving more than 28 million people Local clinicians have now been given the green light to take control of the NHS budget in almost half of England’s local health communities, the new independent NHS Commissioning Board announced today. The NHS Commissioning […]

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First GP groups given green light to take control of NHS budgets

NHS Commissioning Board authorises first wave of clinical commissioning groups serving ten million people Local clinicians have been given the green light to take control of the NHS budget in 34 areas of the country, the new independent NHS Commissioning Board announced today. The NHS Commissioning Board has authorised 34 new organisations – called clinical […]

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Wave 4 authorisation applications received

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 […]

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CCG authorisation: panel members agreed

The membership of the panels which make up the authorisation process for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have been agreed. They are: Moderation panel Chair: Dame Barbara Hakin, National Director: Commissioning Development Ian Dalton, Chief Operating Officer (or a deputy) Paul Baumann, National Director: Finance John Bewick, Director, CCG Authorisation Sarah Pinto-Duschinsky, Head of Authorisation Process […]

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Authorisation process dates agreed

Dates have been agreed for the key parts of the clinical commissioning group (CCG) authorisation process. Meetings have been set up for each wave of CCGs for: the moderation panel which makes recommendations as to whether a CCG should be fully authorised or authorised with conditions; the conditions panel which considers what support is required […]

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