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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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Everyone Counts: planning for patients 2013/14

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has published its planning guidance for 2013/14, pledging to drive a revolution for patients, offering the public more information about quality of care and giving them greater control of their health. Called Everyone Counts: … Read more → – Everyone Counts: planning for patients 2013/14

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NHS Commissioning Board consults on specialised services

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) published a new operating model for commissioning specialised services on 21 November which set out how the move from ten differing regional processes to a single national approach will improve services for patients. A … Read more → – NHS Commissioning Board consults on specialised services

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Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

The consultation to help ensure fair and transparent pricing for NHS services opened last week by the Department of Health. From April 2014, Monitor and the NHS Commissioning Board will take over responsibility for pricing  NHS services from the Department. … Read more → – Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

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Update from Barbara Hakin

Welcome to the May issue of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. The pace is picking up now in terms of establishing clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), with ten months left until the new system goes live in April 2013. Across … Read more → – Update from Barbara Hakin

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