Non-Departmental Public Body

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Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB)

a body which has a role in the process of national government, but is not a government department or part of one, and which accordingly operates to a greater or lesser extent at arm's length from Ministers.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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It suggests one option would be a new Special Health Board to run the service, funded and performance managed by the Welsh Government.
A special health board helpline for anyone who thinks they've been a victim will be open from 8am today.
Special health boards with a national role in improving health, will either see their funding rise below inflation or cut.
The 14 area boards and eight special health boards will receive around pounds 7.8billion, the lion's share of the Executive's pounds 10billion health budget.
The agreement covers 15 health boards and eight special health boards in Scotland.

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