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A clinical commissioning group is proposing to hand its budget and nearly all its functions to a provider led ‘accountable care organisation’, in what could be a first in the NHS.
FINANCE: Monitor has agreed to increase the tariff paid to University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust, which is likely to result in more than £20m of extra funding for the troubled provider this year.
STRUCTURE: Implementation work to create four ‘specialist’ sites for emergency surgery in Greater Manchester will begin before improvements to primary care are fully in place.
STRUCTURE: The three foundation trusts in Greater Manchester that have missed out on ‘specialist’ status under a controversial consultation process have accepted the decision.
NHS trusts in Cornwall are exploring whether they could provide a suitable home for over 20 community services, HSJ has learned.
STRUCTURE: There is an ‘urgent need’ to improve stroke services across Kent and Medway, commissioners have decided.
STRUCTURE: A foundation trust in Yorkshire is set to lodge a formal complaint with Monitor after a £285m contract was awarded to a rival group of bidders.
STRUCTURE: Two Yorkshire clinical commissioning groups have confirmed that Locala Community Partnerships has been named preferred bidder to be their lead provider for a £285m ‘prime provider’ community services contract.
NHS Trust Development Authority officials refused to pay the bulk of a claim for unanticipated costs made by a trust that fell into financial trouble after taking over a failing neighbour.
STRUCTURE: A consortium bid led by social enterprise Locala has been selected as the preferred bidder for a ‘prime provider’ community services contract worth £285m, HSJ can reveal.