Commissioning

New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ healthcare

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has published Securing Excellence in Commissioning for the Armed Forces and their Families From April 2013: the NHS CB will commission all secondary and community health services for serving personnel, mobilised reservists and service … Read more → – New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ healthcare

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Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

NICE has issued an updated guide to support the integrated commissioning of high-quality, evidence-based services for the diagnosis and management of epilepsies in adults, children and young people. The guide focuses on improving the diagnosis of epilepsy and ensuring that … Read more → – Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

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NHS Commissioning Board authorises third wave of clinical commissioning groups

Another 62 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have been authorised by the NHS Commissioning Board, 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 … Read more → – NHS Commissioning Board authorises third wave of clinical commissioning groups

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Sir Bruce Keogh to lead review of urgent and emergency services in England

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has announced it is to review the model of urgent and emergency services in England. The review, led by Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh, will set out proposals for the best way of organising … Read more → – Sir Bruce Keogh to lead review of urgent and emergency services in England

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GP IT services

Following the publication last month of the operating model for GP IT services, work is now taking place with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to agree GP IT budgets. Securing Excellence in GP IT Services described how responsibility for operational management … Read more → – GP IT services

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