The Government’s Response to the Mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board Consultation (Department of Health)

Summary

This document is the Government’s response to the consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board, which ran from 4th July to 26th September 2012, and which resulted in the publication of the “The Mandate: A mandate from the Government to the NHS Commissioning Board: April 2013 to March 2015”.

The main section headings comprise:

  • The consultation.
    1. Who contributed and how?
  • Summary of responses and key changes.
    1. What we heard
    2. Key changes.
  • Our approach to the mandate (Q1 – Q3).
    1. Overall approach and structure.
    2. Strengthening the mandate.
  • Assessing progress (Q4 – Q5).
    1. Refreshing the mandate.
    2. Measuring success.
    3. Transparency and accountability.
    4. Tackling poor performance.
  • Improving our health and healthcare (Q6 – Q8).
    1. Focusing on outcomes.
    2. Dementia.
    3. “No health without mental health”.
    4. Tackling inequalities.
    5. A mandate for everyone.
    6. Prevention and early intervention.
  • Putting patients first (Q9 – Q10).
    1. Patient choice and patient involvement.
    2. Integrated care.
    3. Carers.
  • The broader contribution of the NHS (Q11).
    1. Partnership working and supporting growth.
  • Effective commissioning (Q12).
    1. Modernising the NHS.
    2. Communities matter.
  • Conclusion.

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Reference

Department of Health (2012). The Government’s response to the consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board. London: Department of Health, November 2012.

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Reference

Department of Health (2012). The Mandate: A mandate from the Government to the NHS Commissioning Board: April 2013 to March 2015. Equality analysis. London: Department of Health, November 2012.

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Reference

Department of Health (2012). The NHS Mandate: Reference document for policy impact assessments. London: Department of Health, November 2012.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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