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NHS Mandate Updated (Department of Health)

Summary The updated NHS Mandate, from the Government to NHS England for the period April 2015 to March 2016, covers the renewed (and carried-forwards) ambitions for the health service. As with previous editions, it is structured around the five key … Continue reading

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The NHS Mandate: a Mandate from the Government to NHS England, April 2013 to March 2015 (Department of Health)

Summary This updated mandate describes the renewed ambitions for the health service, for the period 2013 – 2015. As with previous editions, it is structured around the five key areas where NHS England (previously called the NHS Commissioning Board) is … Continue reading

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Guide to the Healthcare System in England and NHS Accountabilities (Department of Health / Nuffield Trust)

Summary This Department of Health guide explains the overall structure of the NHS, following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It summarises the main organisations in the healthcare system and how their roles are intended to work together. The … Continue reading

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NHS Commissioning Board Renamed as NHS England (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary The NHS Commissioning Board is about to change its name to NHS England, from April 1st 2013.  NHS England carries overall responsibility for a £95 billion NHS commissioning budget. “The main aim of NHS England is to improve the health … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Vulnerable People in the Reformed NHS (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This NHS Commissioning Board document replaces earlier guidance issued in September 2012. It explains how safeguarding will work in the NHS from April 2013. Full Text Link Reference NHS Commissioning Board (2013). Safeguarding vulnerable people in the reformed NHS: accountability … Continue reading

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Potential Conflicts of Interest Among CCGs / GP Commissioners (BBC News / BMJ)

Summary An investigation reported in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that more than one-third of GPs on the boards of new NHS commissioning groups in England could have potential conflicts of interest. According to the BMJ, 426 (36%) of the 1,179 GPs it investigated in … Continue reading

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Narrative on Person-Centred Coordinated (“Integrated”) Care (NHS CB / National Voices)

Summary The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) commissioned National Voices to develop a narrative for integrated care from the viewpoints of patients and service users. This was done in partnership with the Local Government Association with support from the Department of Health and Monitor.  Note: Feedback and comments on … Continue reading

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NHS Standard Contract 2013/14 (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This contract is for use when commissioning healthcare services. It reflects the Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2013/14 report. The CQUIN Table of Goals includes: Friends and Family Test. NHS Safety Thermometer. Dementia Case Finding. VTE. Full Text Link (a) … Continue reading

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Consultation on Additional Indicators for the 2014/15 Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is consulting opinion on the 32 CCG outcomes indicators for inclusion in the 2014/15 Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCGOIS); formerly known as the “Commissioning Outcomes Framework”. The consultation … Continue reading

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Developing Clinical Senates (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary Clinical Senates are to be established across the country from April 2013. There will be 12 Clinical Senates in England. Clinical Senates will include different professionals and include representatives of patients, volunteers and other groups. They are intended to work with Strategic Clinical Networks, … Continue reading

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