• 23Oct

    NHS England seeking patient public voice representatives

    NHS England are currently seeking to recruit to a number of Patient and Public Voice (PPV) partner and lay member roles focusing on Specialised Commissioning.

    Current vacancies include PPV representatives at a strategic level on NHS England Programme of Care Boards (PoC) and the NHS England Patient and Public Voice Advisory Group (PPVAG), in addition to PPV Partners and a Lay Chair for NHS England Individual Funding Request Panel.

    If you are interested in working with NHS England as a PPV partner, to ensure that the patient and carer perspective is at the heart of commissioning, then please see further information on all these roles and the application forms on the NHS England website.

    The closing date for all applications is 12 noon on 16 November 2015.

    Applicants would be expected to have previous experience of giving a public, patient or carer perspective on health services and a strong commitment to maintaining a patient focus in the commissioning of health services.  For some roles (indicated within the application pack) there is an honorarium of £150 per day for those people not representing or supported by an organisation.