Haringey Teaching PCT

NHS North Central London supports Whittington FT bid

STRUCTURE: NHS North Central London is supporting Whittington Health Trust’s bid to become an independent foundation trust.

Two-year north London urology contract tendered

COMMCERCIAL: NHS Enfield and NHS Haringey are tendering for a “community-based” urology service over two years.

NHS Haringey demands improved 'talking therapies' performance

PERFORMANCE: NHS Haringey has asked its Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) provider for an action plan to improve performance.

NHS Haringey misses stop smoking target for quarter one

PERFORMANCE: NHS Haringey missed its target for getting smokers to quit for quarter one, achieving 300 against a target of 427.

NHS Haringey 'risks £8.3m year-end deficit'

FINANCE: NHS Haringey will end 2012-13 with an £8.3m 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.

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.

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.

Residential care spend for learning disabilities varies over borough boundaries

PERFORMANCE: Preliminary findings from a review showed that the residential care spend for people with learning disabilities was three times higher in Enfield and Haringey than the rest of the PCT cluster

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

PWC called in as NHS Haringey predicted to end year in deficit

FINANCE: The north east London commissioning body has had to call in consultants PricewaterhouseCooper after a £400,000 shortfall against its £5m saving plan.

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 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.

GPs tell deaf patients to pay for own sign language interpreters

PERFORMANCE: GPs in Haringey have attracted criticism after telling deaf patients they must pay for their own sign language interpreters at consultations.

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.