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The “critical” role of the nurse on the clinical commissioning group governing body has “evolved significantly” over time, according to a briefing paper.
Leading primary care nurse appointed chair of CCG Subscription
Queen’s Nurse Tracy Williams has been elected as chair of Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group’s governing body.
Nursing strategy drawn up for first time by CCGsSubscription
The first ever nursing strategy drawn up by clinical commissioning groups has been published in order to ensure nurses have a say in the shape of services.
Less than half of the GPs and managers leading the new clinical commissioning groups believe the nurse on their governing body makes a large contribution to its leadership, a survey has found.
Senior nurses will be encouraged to go into commissioning roles through a new initiative being set up by the NHS Commissioning Board and the Royal College of Nursing.
Five of the 34 new clinical commissioning groups that were approved this week do not have a nurse in place on their board yet, despite it being mandatory, Nursing Times has learnt.
Some clinical commissioning groups are planning to share the nurses they are required to have on their governing boards, it has emerged.
Former PCT nurses gain new roles in YorkshireSubscription
Two nurses have been appointed to senior commissioning roles in Yorkshire, it has been announced.
The government is facing a joint Labour-Liberal Democrat challenge to Health Act regulations, which impose restrictions on the nurse membership of clinical commissioning groups.
GP groups 'should appoint very senior nurse'Subscription
National NHS leaders have given a strong signal that the new GP-led groups taking over local commissioning should employ a “very senior nurse”.