Clinical Member: Individual Funding Request (IFR)
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- Full Time
Applications for an expression of interest are open for a pool of 20 IFR Panel Members. The post will commence in April 2021. NHS England operates a national Individual Funding Request (IFR) Policy and Standard Operating Procedure for the prescribed services it has commissioning responsibility for – Specialised Services, Armed Forces, Health & Justice and secondary dental services. A national IFR Panel meets approximately 3 times a month to consider IFR applications for a funding decision. NHS England is looking for a pool of clinicians (either from acute providers, clinical commissioning groups, or general practise) who are interested in equitable distribution of resources, process sound critical appraisal skills, are familiar with difficult decision making and balancing the needs of an individual against the opportunity costs to a population.
Individuals will be expected to attend mandatory introductory training to understand the IFR policy, practice and the requirement for fairness in resource allocation. Panel attendance for individuals will then be approximately one day per quarter with a day’s preparation. This time will be reimbursed.
Applications close on 25th October 2020.
To express your interest and details of how to apply please email firstname.lastname@example.org