Talk:NHS Business Services Authority

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As all content was contested and unreferenced, I've reduced to a stub, please only add back correctly referenced material. Theroadislong (talk) 14:28, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Suggested Amends

Full list of services updated:

Services The services we provide include:

  • NHS Dental Services
  • NHS Help with Health Costs
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS Prescription Services
  • NHS Protect
  • European Health Insurance Card European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • HR Services
  • Student Services
  • Prescription Exemption Checking Service
  • Procurement Services
  • Supplier Management

Amended definitions

NHS Dental Services[edit]

We administer all payments made to NHS dentists across England and Wales for patient treatment. We also produce statistics and key information relating to dentistry for use across the NHS.

NHS Help with Health Costs[edit]

We administer a number of schemes that provide successful applicants with free NHS prescriptions and services. These include the Low Income Scheme and Medical Exemption, Maternity Exemption and Tax Credit Exemption Schemes. We also provide Prescription Pre Payment Certificates to help reduce the cost of prescriptions for patients who regularly need them.

NHS Pension Scheme[edit]

We centrally administer the NHS Pension Scheme in England and Wales on behalf of over 2.2 million current, deferred or retired members.

NHS Prescription Services[edit]

We process NHS prescriptions dispensed in the community in England and provide payments to pharmacy contractors based on the drugs or medical devices they have dispensed to patients.

NHS Protect[edit]

NHS Protect leads work within the NHS to identify and tackle crime with the aim of protecting its staff and resources. This helps create a safer, more secure environment in which to deliver and receive healthcare. European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) We administer the European Health Insurance Card in the United Kingdom providing state healthcare for free or at a reduced cost within the European Economic Area. We currently provide 3.5 million cards per year.

HR Services[edit]

We provide a range of recruitment and employee administration services to a number of NHS organisations. This includes contractual documentation, payroll, data management, recruitment services and learning administration.

Student Services[edit]

NHS Student Bursaries award and pay bursaries to eligible students on pre-registration health professional training courses according to the NHS Bursary Scheme as published by the Department of Health. Total student population at any one time is approximately 80,000 and the value of bursaries paid to students is around £450 million. That’s over £63,000 spent each and every hour on NHS Student Bursaries. Social Work Bursaries award and pay bursaries to eligible students on pre-registration social work professional training courses according to the Social Work Bursary Scheme as published by the Department of Health. Total student population at any time is approximately 20,000 and the value of bursaries paid to students is around £70 million. That’s almost £8,000 spent each and every hour on Social Work Bursaries. The Social Work Education Support Grant (SWESG) consists of payments made to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to support the administration and provision of practice placements for students in order to help them arrange and manage essential placement experiences for students of Social Work. The total value is approximately £30 million across 82 HEIs.

Prescription Exemption Checking Service[edit]

We process NHS prescriptions dispensed in the community in England and provide payments to pharmacy contractors based on the drugs or medical devices they have dispensed to patients.

Procurement Services[edit]

We provide an in-house management function too oversee and manage outsourced NHS contracts to third party suppliers. This includes the NHS Supply Chain Contract.

Amended to inlcude Studnet Services links

External links

  • Official website
  • NHS Student Bursary Scheme Rules
  • Social Work Bursaries

KaylaMcCormack (talk) 15:58, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Sorry but this is entirely inappropriate in tone for an encyclopaedia and almost certainly copyrighted material Wikipedia relies on what the reliable secondary sources say about a subject. Theroadislong (talk) 16:00, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

KaylaMcCormack (talk) 18:35, 24 February 2015 (UTC) Below are suggested amends on the above:

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) provides business solutions to support NHS patient care. It is a special health authority of the Department of Health of the United Kingdom. Services The services provided include:

  • NHS Dental Services
  • NHS Help with Health Costs
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS Prescription Services
  • NHS Protect
  • European Health Insurance Card European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • HR Services
  • Student Services
  • Prescription Exemption Checking Service
  • Procurement Services
  • Supplier Management

NHS Dental Services[edit]

NHS Dental Services administer all payments made to NHS dentists across England and Wales for patient treatment.

NHS Help with Health Costs[edit]

NHS Help with Health Costs administer schemes that provide successful applicants with free or reduced cost of NHS prescriptions and services. These include

  • The Low Income Scheme and Medical Exemption
  • Maternity Exemption
  • Tax Credit Exemption Schemes
  • Prescription Pre Payment Certificates

NHS Pension Scheme[edit]

NHS Pensions administer the NHS Pension Scheme in England and Wales on behalf of over 2.2 million current, deferred or retired members.

NHS Prescription Services[edit]

NHS Prescription Services process NHS prescriptions dispensed in England and provide payments to pharmacy contractors based on the drugs or medical devices they have dispensed to patients.

NHS Protect[edit]

NHS Protect works within the NHS to identify and tackle crime with the aim of protecting NHS staff and resources.

European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs)[edit]

This section of the NHSBSA administer the European Health Insurance Card in the United Kingdom. Currently NHSBSA EHIC division provides over 3.5 million cards per year.

HR Services[edit]

NHSBSA’s HR Services provides employee administration services to NHS organisations. This includes contractual documentation, payroll, data management, recruitment services and learning administration.

Student Services[edit]

The NHSBSA Student Services division is separated into three sections: NHS Student Bursaries award and pay bursaries to eligible students on pre-registration health professional training courses according to the NHS Bursary Scheme as published by the Department of Health. Total student population at any one time is approximately 80,000 and the value of bursaries paid to students is around £450 million. Social Work Bursaries award and pay bursaries to eligible students on pre-registration social work professional training courses according to the Social Work Bursary Scheme as published by the Department of Health. Total student population at any time is approximately 20,000 and the value of bursaries paid to students is around £70 million. The Social Work Education Support Grant (SWESG) consists of payments made to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to support the administration and provision of practice placements for students in order to help them arrange and manage essential placement experiences for students of Social Work. The total value is approximately £30 million across 82 HEIs. Prescription Exemption Checking Service Prescription Exemption Checking Services process NHS prescriptions dispensed in England and provide payments to pharmacy contractors based on the drugs or medical devices they have dispensed to patients.

Procurement Services[edit]

The NHSBSA provide an in-house management function too oversee and manage outsourced NHS contracts to third party suppliers. This includes the NHS Supply Chain Contract. References External links

  • Official website
  • NHS Student Bursary Scheme Rules
  • Social Work Bursaries