David Nicholson

David Nicholson is Chief Executive of the National Health Service in England, and is the Chief Executive designate of the NHS Commissioning Board.

Developing the NHS Commissioning Board

Initial thinking on the design of the new NHS Commissioning Board was published today with the launch of ‘Developing the NHS Commissioning Board’. The document aims to give a sense of direction to stakeholders, partners, pathfinders and staff who may… Read more →Developing the NHS Commissioning Board


Sir David Nicholson on transition arrangements

Sir David Nicholson

NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson has written to the NHS on transition arrangements following the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum report. He sets out the current delivery challenges facing the NHS along with plans for measuring success… Read more →Sir David Nicholson on transition arrangements

David Nicholson on long term conditions

Giving more control to patients with long term conditions is crucial to improving health and value, says David Nicholson, NHS Chief Executive. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced a series… Read more →David Nicholson on long term conditions

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Innovation critical to the NHS – David Nicholson

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NHS Chief Executive David Nicholson says innovation will  be critical to make sure that ‘everywhere in the NHS we get the best services available for our patients’. He was speaking to promote this week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo

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Ensuring consistency in care

Sir David Nicholson

NHS chief executive Sir David Nicholson says that the move to an NHS Commissioning Board and GP commissioning has the potential ‘to put the national into the National Health Service’ and reduce inconsistencies in care. In an interview with the… Read more →Ensuring consistency in care