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Category list : Primary care

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  • Oxford bikes

    CCG seeks to recreate PCT system via devolution bidSubscription

    HSJ Local12 February, 2016

    STRUCTURE: Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group and the county council have asked the government for powers to jointly commission all the area’s specialised services, primary care, social care and public health services in a bid to recreate the commissioning system that existed before the Health Act 2012.

  • Woman on phone

    Controversial out of hours shake-up faces delaySubscription

    HSJ Local10 February, 2016

    COMMERCIAL: Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin clinical commissioning groups will today consider whether to delay a decision to place the region’s out of hours care services out to tender.

  • GP and patient

    CCG to beef up conflict of interest prevention after whistleblower concernsSubscription

    HSJ Local10 February, 2016

    COMMISSIONING: A clinical commissioning group has admitted its system for ensuring there was no conflict of interest in the commissioning of primary care services must be improved, HSJ can reveal.

  • primary care

    CCG scrambles to find ‘emergency’ GP providersSubscription

    HSJ Local2 February, 2016

    COMMERCIAL: Commissioners in the North East are urgently searching for providers to take on three “emergency” GP surgery contracts from March, with the provision of primary care services for over 13,000 patients at risk.

  • Birmingham

    GP ‘super partnership’ plots further expansionSubscription

    HSJ Local21 January, 2016

    STRUCTURE: The leader of the NHS’s largest GP “super partnership” has said it could soon be joined by additional practices, and may need to work closely with other large scale GP groups in the near future.

  • GP

    Primary care funding: the risers and fallersSubscription

    News12 January, 2016

    Four clinical commissioning group areas will see a large portion of their primary care funding increase by more than 10 per cent next year.

  • Countryside

    Shropshire GPs have ‘no capacity’ to take on rural urgent care workSubscription

    HSJ Local4 December, 2015

    RECONFIGURATION: GP leaders in Shropshire have raised fears that a proposed reorganisation of emergency care in the region would see an increase in GP workloads for which they say there is no more capacity.

  • Doctor with stethoscope

    ‘Super practice’ vanguard appointed to run A&E ‘front door’Subscription

    HSJ Local9 November, 2015

    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.

  • GP doctor

    Eastern Cheshire doubles investment in general practice Subscription

    HSJ Local4 November, 2015

    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.

  • Child in hospital

    Nottinghamshire FT awarded £148m community services contractsSubscription

    HSJ Local3 November, 2015

    COMMERCIAL: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has been awarded contracts worth £148m to provide eight community services over five years.

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