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The NHS Commissioning Board becomes NHS England

NHS’s new national body has had a change of name to NHS England.

The organisation, which has until now been known as the NHS Commissioning Board, will have overall responsibility for the £95 billion NHS commissioning budget from 1 April 2013.

From this date it will be called NHS England. The main aim of NHS England is to improve the health outcomes for people in England. It will set the overall direction and priorities for the NHS as a whole.

The full story is available here.

Posted 28 March 2013

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