Barnet PCT

NHS Barnet 'risks £8m year-end deficit'

FINANCE: NHS Barnet will end 2012-13 with an £8m deficit on current projections if “further actions” are not taken.

NHS North Central London predicts £31.8m surplus at end of 2012-13

FINANCE: The cluster comprising Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington predicts a year-end surplus for each of its constituent PCTs.

PCT requests explanation of 'disproportionate' referrals from Barnet and Enfield GPs

PERFORMANCE: NHS North Central London requested a report on the high number of Individual Funding Requests made by GPs in Enfield, compared with their peers in other boroughs.

NHS North Central London sees improvement in childhood vaccinations

PERFORMANCE: All five PCTs making up NHS North Central London have seen rises in their rate of childhood immunisations, board papers show.

Commissioners criticise 'remoteness' of Central London Community Health Trust's management

PERFORMANCE: Minutes of a meeting of NHS North Central London show officials criticising the ‘remoteness’ of Central London Community Health Trust’s management in Barnet.

Inconsistencies found between ambulance and trust handover reporting

PERFORMANCE: A report to the north central London cluster of PCTs said the number of reported delays of more than a hour in ambulance handovers to acute trusts was inconsistent between the London Ambulance Service and hospitals.

Cluster turns down majority of individual funding requests

PEFORMANCE: Figures from the cluster showed 42 of 76 cases received between April 26 2011 and February 9 2012 were declined.

Public health strong focus in North Central London's CQUINs

PERFORMANCE: The north central London cluster selected six local CQUINs for the providers in its patch including, “alcohol reduction” and smoking cessation.

North central London cluster predicts £24m deficit

FINANCE: The north central London PCT cluster is predicting a deficit of £24m by the end of 2011-12

NHS North Central London says 'catastrophic' financial failure 'almost certain'

FINANCE: The north London commissioning cluster gave itself the highest possible risk rating at its most recent meeting as it assessed its chances of achieving financial balance over the next four years.

London community trust faces loss of quarter of turnover

COMMERCIAL: An aspirant community foundation trust could be stripped of a quarter of its business to support a new hospital trust emerging from demerger of Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals.

London commissioning cluster predicts deficit for 2011-12

FINANCE: The north central London cluster is predicting a deficit of £14.8m this financial year, new documents reveal.

Commissioning cluster identifies services to be considered for AQP

FINANCE: The north central London commissioning cluster has identified four areas where it thinks there is scope to apply Any Qualified Provider rules next year.

London public health risk after programme director redundancy

PERFORMANCE: A report fom the London strategic health authority, revealed under the Freedom of Information Act, showed risks to sexual health and smoking programmes due to senior staff cuts.

UCLH commits to financial risk rating of at least three for 2011-12

FINANCE: The central London foundation trust pledged to stay in the lowest three categories of financial risk maintained by FT regulator Monitor - despite challenges from commissioners.

London PCTs predicted to miss demand management and decommissioning targets by £77m

FINANCE: NHS London predicted that its primary care trusts would miss their 2010-11 demand management and decommissioning targets by £77m

Cluster writes to trusts requesting 'remedial action plans' on performance

PERFORMANCE: The North Central London has written to two acute providers asking to see improvements in cancer wait times and bowel cancer screening.

NHS Barnet cancels Chlamydia screening programme for 2011-12

PERFORMANCE: The north London commissioning organisation agreed to decomission its screening for the sexually-transmitted infection for the financial year, minutes reveal.

North Central London cluster calls in consultants to risk assure QIPP plan

FINANCE: The cluster of five London commissioners has brought in PricewaterhouseCoopers to “provide assurance on deliverability” of its efficiency plans.

NHS Waltham Forest supported by London's Challenged Trust Board

FINANCE: The north east London primary care trust had £9m allocated to it from the Challenged Trust Board (CTB), a sub committee of the capital’s stategic health authority.

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