Tim Goodson explains how a two-year financial collaborative agreement, committing all four providers in Dorset and Dorset CCG to take joint decisions and agree a system control total, has left them better placed to serve their population
An inadequate-rated clinical commissioning group, which was heavily criticised in a review of its governance, leadership and operations, is now making “good progress” on addressing its problems, a follow-up report has said.
Financial penalties are being lifted from high-profile standards including cancer and elective waiting times, so far without attracting much attention. How is this happening? And will it work, asks Rob Findlay