Tagged: commissioning support

Focusing on quality and outcomes

Paul Zollinger-Read’s regular update to the pathfinder clinical commissioning group community. Last week I attended a seminar on commissioning which was part of the Mid Staffs Enquiry. The commissioning seminar was one of a series of seminars run after the … Read more → – Focusing on quality and outcomes

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Pathfinder bulletin – October 2011

In this month’s issue: Welcome from Barbara Hakin Launch of the NHS Commissioning Board Authority Sixth cohort of CCG pathfinders announced Sharing our early thinking on commissioning support CCG development events Senior teams appointed to SHA clusters Priorities for social … Read more → – Pathfinder bulletin – October 2011

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An interview with Dame Barbara Hakin

Dame Barbara Hakin

Dame Barbara Hakin, National Managing Director of Commissioning Development at the Department of Health, gives her personal perspectives on the challenges ahead and how the Department of Health is supporting the development of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). From a commissioning … Read more → – An interview with Dame Barbara Hakin

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Commissioning support and the voluntary sector

A piece of research led by Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW) and Regional Voices has been published recently. Towards more effective commissioning of local voluntary sector organisations looks at commissioning support needs in the new health system and the role … Read more → – Commissioning support and the voluntary sector

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Pathfinder bulletin – September 2011

In this month’s issue: Welcome from Barbara Hakin Towards authorisation ‘Ready reckoner’ running costs tool for clinical commissioning groups Developing clinical senates and clinical networks Tackling health inequalities and promoting equality: rapid update sessions on 3 and 8 November Three … Read more → – Pathfinder bulletin – September 2011

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