Improve efficiency and reduce bureaucracy

Improve efficiency and reduce bureaucracy:

  • support the NHS to plan locally to deliver the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) challenge in the NHS, to improve the quality of care and deliver efficiency savings of up to £20bn over the Spending Review period to be reinvested in frontline services
  • ensure that the existing policy framework for strategic service change supports commissioners and providers to improve quality, value and local accountability
  • begin to abolish and transfer functions of ALBs, subject to Parliamentary approval
  • abolish Strategic Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts by the end of 2012-13
  • implement the commercial reviews of the NHS Blood and Transplant Authority, the NHS Business Services Authority and the NHS Litigation Authority
  • from the changes to NHS community services, establish an NHS Property Company
  • develop the new PFI model and manage the Department’s ongoing Private Finance Initiative (PFI) responsibilities;
  • achieve better value for money as well as functionality in re-procuring the electronic staff record system and the NHS pensions systems
  • implement the NHS procurement strategy and ensure that NHS supply chain is fit for purpose
  • review current legislative powers relating to the governance and operation of NHS charities to preserve and extend their independence from central Government
  • progress regulatory reform, regulatory reviews and the Red Tape challenges for medicines, healthy lives and the care sector
  • oversee phase 2 of the Fundamental Data Review.
In Better value | Tagged , ,

Comments are closed.