barbara hakin

Dame Barbara Hakin has decided to retire

After 41 years working in the NHS, Dame Barbara Hakin has decided to retire. During her long career she has worked both as a hospital doctor and a GP for 20 years before taking up her first role helping manage the NHS, first as a Primary Care Trust Chief Executive in Bradford and then as […]

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NHS waiting times published today

Dr Barbara Hakin, Chief Operating Officer, NHS England, said: “The NHS does face a challenge on the 18-week standard but staff are working incredibly hard to ensure patients are seen quickly. “The figures published today show that in February we failed to meet the standard on the number of patients who were admitted for their […]

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NHS Commissioning Board sets out interim arrangements for Deputy CEO ahead of competition for permanent role

The NHS Commissioning Board today announced interim arrangements for the post of Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive. Later this year the Board plans to advertise for a permanent replacement. Dame Barbara Hakin, currently the Board’s National Director for Commissioning Development, will take up the role on a temporary basis from the second half […]

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October webinar with Dame Barbara Hakin

Lunchtime session: Wednesday 17 October. Log on from 12:00; the webinar runs from 12:15 – 13:00 The next event in a series of webinar sessions for CCG clinical leaders will take place on Wednesday 17 October. The webinars with the NHS CB’s National Director: Commissioning Development, Dame Barbara Hakin are designed to allow her to […]

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Preparation for commissioning picks up pace – Barbara Hakin

The pace is picking up now in terms of establishing CCGs, with less than ten months left until the new system goes live in April 2013. Across the country, groups of practices have been coming together and identifying the shape and configuration of their CCG.  It is a fantastic achievement that these geographies are now […]

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