Department of Health/NHS England

The BOA works in close collaboration with the Department of Health, NHS England and the CfWI at a senior and influential level on a number of strategic issues.

These include service reconfiguration, commissioning, Payment by Results, the Enhanced Recovery Programme, Workforce Planning, Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs), and other policy implementation issues.

With the devolution of commissioning to a regional level, it is more important than ever for the BOA to sustain an engagement with local commissioners on the ground. We intend to optimise our regional structure in this direction.

The BOA also works with the following:

  • Chief Medical Officers for Scotland and Wales