Local commissioning

Launch of NHS Commissioning Assembly set for 14 November 2012

Dame Barbara Hakin has invited the clinical lead (clinical chair or chief clinical officer) from every clinical commissioning group (CCG) to the launch and first annual national event of the NHS Commissioning Assembly on 14 November 2012. Sir David Nicholson … Read more → – Launch of NHS Commissioning Assembly set for 14 November 2012

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NHS Commissioning Board local area teams and clinical senates

NHS Commissioning Board Authority Chief Operating Officer Ian Dalton and Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh have shared the outcome of the work to agree the geographies that the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) local area teams will serve, as … Read more → – NHS Commissioning Board local area teams and clinical senates

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Proposals for Commissioning Outcomes Framework submitted to key patient and professional stakeholders

The NHS Commissioning Board Special Health Authority (abbreviated to the Board Authority) is engaging with key stakeholders to develop emerging proposals for the Commissioning Outcomes Framework. This will drive local improvements in the quality of NHS services for patients. Clinical … Read more → – Proposals for Commissioning Outcomes Framework submitted to key patient and professional stakeholders

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Diabetes delivery in acute trusts: only the “super six”?

Partha Kar, Clinical Director of endocrinology/diabetes at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, outlines his idea of redefining the role of specialists entrenched in acute hospitals to improve patient care. Diabetes, as a chronic disease specialty, continues to be one of the … Read more → – Diabetes delivery in acute trusts: only the “super six”?

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