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PRIMARY CARE: The primary care ‘super practice’ and vanguard site Lakeside Healthcare has begun triaging ambulatory patients who arrive at Leicester Royal Infirmary’s accident and emergency department.
Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group has announced plans to almost double the amount it invests in general practice to improve the range of services on offer to patients.
COMMERCIAL: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has been awarded contracts worth £148m to provide eight community services over five years.
COMMISSIONING: A GP ‘super practice’ which is also a new care model vanguard has applied to move to a different clinical commissioning group, but been rejected, HSJ can reveal.
GPs tell patients providers are ‘in crisis’Subscription
PRIMARY CARE: GPs across Coventry have written to patients telling them that general practice is ‘in crisis’ due to a reduction in government funding as a proportion of the total NHS budget.
STRUCTURE: Five clinical commissioning groups in North London could form a federation to redesign acute, mental health and primary care services.
First special measures GP practice to closeSubscription
One of the first GP practices to be placed in special measures by the Care Quality Commission is to close, HSJ has learned.
STRUCTURE: GPs in Birmingham will launch what is thought to be the largest ever ‘super partnership’ in the NHS next month, merging at least 35 practices into a single organisation.
Vale of York to divert better care fund money Subscription
FINANCE: Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group has said that funding directed to the region’s better care fund from social care must be ploughed back into health providers to stop the local health economy deteriorating further.
FINANCE: GPs have told the leaders of Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group that they have ‘no confidence’ in the CCG’s management of the group’s financial rescue plans.