In alignment with NHS England and NHS Improvement’s (NHSE-I) commitment to have two Patient and Public Voice (PPV) representatives on the membership of each board, the National Quality Board is recruiting for two Patient and Public Voice Expert Advisers to join as members to the National Quality Board (NQB) for 12 months from February 2021-February 2022.

The NQB provides cross-system leadership to the health and care system on quality, bringing together senior leadership from NHS Improvement (NHSE-I), NHS Digital, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Public Health England (PHE), The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), Health Education England (HEE), The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Healthwatch. The Board meets 5-6 times per year, and has a focus on workforce development, patient safety, system transformation and other strategic priorities.

Applications for PPV Expert Adviser are welcomed from people who have lived experience of using services (as patients, service users or carers), a robust understanding of the health and care system and its stakeholders and prior experience of sitting on a Board or senior governance forum.

How to apply
Please complete the below application and equal opportunities form to england.nationalqualityboard@nhs.net with the subject title: “NQB PPV Expert Adviser application”. The deadline for applications is 18 December 2020.
Interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.

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