NHS Future Systems Executive

The NHS Future System Executive is responsible for:

  • ensuring future structure designs, policies and decisions are aligned to the future NHS system needs, and agreed as necessary by the right decision makers,
  • ensuring each programme of work is making good progress to the overall integrated programme and implementation plan, and dependencies between programmes and across the wider transition programme are identified, tracked and managed,
  • ensuring interdependencies and cross-system risks to progress, costs and benefits are being managed effectively,
  • escalating risks, or issues to the NHS Transitional Executive Forum and the NHS Executive Board as necessary,
  • formally reporting status and progress to plan to both the NHS Transitional Executive Forum and the DH Executive Board every month,
  • liaising with the NHS Operations Executive to understand the interaction between the implementation of reform and day-to-day delivery in the NHS.

The NHS Future System Executive meets on a monthly basis and is chaired by Sir David Nicholson KCB CBE, Chief Executive of the NHS.

The NHS Future System Executive is a formal sub-committee of the NHS Transitional Executive Forum.

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