NHS England is an independent body at arm’s length to the Government. It plays a pivotal role in the Government’s vision to modernise the health service with the key aim of securing the best possible health outcomes for patients by prioritising them in every decision it makes.
The central role of the NHS England is to improve patient outcomes by supporting, developing and performance managing clinical commissioning groups. It also takes responsibility for commissioning services that can only be provided efficiently and effectively at a national or a regional level.
More information can be found at www.england.nhs.uk