- Advert number: 320762-0
- Posted Date: 11/01/13
- Closing Date: 25/01/13
National Clinical Reference Groups for Specialised Service
Recruitment is now open for:
Clinical Members (1,050)
The NHS Commissioning Board is responsible for the direct commissioning of specialised services from April 2013. The Medical Direcorate of the NHS CB will advise the Board on the strategic delivery of these services including defining service specifications (statement of primary objectives of a service) and clinical commissioning policy (consistent approach to access to specific services based on sound clinical evidence).
The Clinical Director for Specialised Services will seek advice from national service specific Clinical Reference Groups (CRG) that are led by a clinical chair and clinical members are drawn from the 12 areas forming NHS CB Clinical Senates. Please see the CRG Membership information at:
http://www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/crg/ which will give details of the groups and links to the on line application forms.
Applications for Clinical Members are open for all 75 Clinical Reference Groups through the CRG Membership page. Clinical members that formed CRGs during the transition year are encouraged to reapply. There will be 3 rounds of application until all of the 1050 positions are filled:
Round 1:7th - 31st January 2013.
Round 2:11th - 28th February 2013.
Round 3:11th - 22nd March 2013.
In addition the NHS CB seeks to appoint a Clinical Chair (from all clinical disciplines) for a three year term for each of the National Clinical Reference Groups listed below. Please apply through the CRG Membership web page: http://www.commissioningboard. nhs.uk/crg/
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for Clinical Chair applications: 25th January 2013.
Heart and Lung Transplantation
Upper GI Surgery
Complex and Neck
Gender Identity Services
Low Secure Mental Health
Mental Health Specialised
Tier 4 Severe Personality Disorder Services
Complex Spinal Surgery
Adult Critical Care
Neonatal Criteria Care