Tagged: Pathfinders

Live webchat with Dame Barbara Hakin

Dame Barbara Hakin

Dame Barbara Hakin, Managing Director of Commissioning Development at the Department of Health, answered your commissioning questions in a live webchat on 5 September. Any questions that she did not have time to respond to will be answered on this website… Read more →Live webchat with Dame Barbara Hakin

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Delegation of commissioning and legal status of emerging clinical commissioning groups

This document comprises a letter from Barbara Hakin to SHA Directors of Commissioning Development and a note on delegation of commissioning and legal status of pathfinders. The note sets out the technical detail about the specific indicator to track the… Read more →Delegation of commissioning and legal status of emerging clinical commissioning groups

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Pathfinder groups bulletin – August 2011

In this month’s issue: Welcome from Barbara Hakin Authorisation update NHS Commissioning Board’s People Transition Policy Delegation of commissioning and legal status of emerging CCGs Functions of clinical commissioning groups Webchat with Barbara Hakin – 5 September Welcome from Barbara… Read more →Pathfinder groups bulletin – August 2011

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Secretary of State announces fifth group of pathfinders

In his speech to the NHS Confederation’s annual conference in Manchester, the Secretary of State today announced the fifth group of pathfinders – GPs and front-line clinicians who have come forward to lead the way in modernising the NHS. In… Read more →Secretary of State announces fifth group of pathfinders

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Watch Secretary of State speaking at the NHS Confederation’s annual conference

Andrew Lansley will be speaking at the NHS Confederation’s annual conference in Manchester today at 17.10. You can watch his speech live on the NHS Confederation site. Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer will be speaking earlier. She is due… Read more →Watch Secretary of State speaking at the NHS Confederation’s annual conference

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Case study: Mid Devon GP Consortium

GPs in Mid Devon, under consultant guidance, are playing a greater role in the routine care and monitoring of some prostate cancer patients. This saves the patients multiple trips to the acute hospital, more than 15 miles away. Continue reading

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Case study: Medway GP Commissioning Consortium

This case study looks at the work taking place in Medway to establish a successful commissioning consortium.
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Case study: NHS Norfolk

This case study explores nurse-led collaboration between the local mental health trust and the A&E department in Norfolk. The aim was to improve the care for vulnerable adults sectioned under the Mental Health Act, and to ultimately reduce the number of admissions to A&E. Continue reading

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Case study: Principia

This case study looks at how patient and public involvement has been key to improve services for patients with long term conditions in one area of Nottinghamshire. Patient representatives worked with Principia to identify areas of duplication and gaps in the system and helped to develop the direction and aims of an integrated care pilot bid. Continue reading

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Case study: Sentinel Healthcare Community Interest Company

This case study shows how Sentinel Healthcare Community Interest Company in Plymouth are working with partner organisations to improve care for diabetes patients Continue reading

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