NHS Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield
West Yorks PCTs QIPP plan not signed off due to cash problems
FINANCE: The 2012-13 quality, innovation, productivity and prevention plan for the Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield PCT Cluster has not been finally signed off, an SHA cluster board report notes.
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The NHS North of England paper indicates the reason is the short and long term financial position of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
The trust was expected to finish 2011-12 with a £20m deficit.
The board paper says of the West Yorkshire PCT Cluster’s plan: “At present plans do not reconcile across the Mid Yorkshire part of the system to deliver financial balance and sustainability to all parties… We are working closely with Mid Yorkshire trusts and commissioners to address this issue.”