STRUCTURE: The south east London primary care trust cluster’s risk register reveals that the organisation has lost its third “senior information risk owner” since April 2011.
FINANCE: NHS South East London was granted £800,000 of its two per cent topslice back by NHS London to “support transition” to the Global Sum Equivalent payment system.
FINANCE: NHS London has approved NHS South East London’s application for an emergency readmissions avoidance scheme, funded from the primary care trust cluster’s 2 per cent annual top-slice.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London primary care trust has commissioned the service from Mytime Health, a social enterprise that grew out of Bromley Council’s leisure services in 2004.
STRUCTURE: The south London trust will take over eight properties from the south east London cluster of primary care trusts under the Transforming Communtiy Services framework.
PERFORMANCE: One of London’s biggest teaching hospitals has called in the Department of Health’s intensive support team after experiencing significant problems hitting the 18-week wait for elective procedures target.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London commissioning cluster has called on Guy’s and St Thomas’ to increase cover on its maternity wards.
STRUCTURE: A risk register document produced by the south east London PCT cluster said 45 live “issues of concern” posed an “almost certain” risk to primary care.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London commissioning organisation is aiming to refer 500 people this year to the service provided by the local mental health trust.
PERFORMANCE: A report to the cluster’s board said the list validation would include “a one-off programme and an ongoing rolling programme”.
FINANCE: A report presented to the south east London cluster has said in some cases GPs are being paid for work that has not been done.
PERFORMANCE; Papers submitted to the south east London cluster of primary care trusts said the clinical commissioning groups in the patch would review surgery contracts to improve access.
STRUCTURE: A report to the south east London cluster of primary care trusts said the board had ordered a “short feasibility study” to see whether a combination of an aggregrated model with south west London was feasible.
STRUCTURE: The chief executive of NHS South East London reported to this month’s board meeting: “It is our intention to delegate 100 per cent of commissioning to Clinical Commissioning Groups by the 1st April 2012”.
WORKFORCE: Simon Robbins, chief executive of the south east London cluster of primary care trusts is retiring and being replaced by the chief executive of the Nottinghamshire cluster.
WORKFORCE: NHS London is preparing a report on staff who left the PCT with a redundancy payment then rejoined the NHS
FINANCE: The south London acute faces a disinvestment worth £16m due to the local commissioning cluster’s quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) plans up to 2015.
PERFORMANCE: The south east London borough had a screening rate of 12.3 per cent, less than half most of its neighbouring boroughs.
FINANCE: The South Eeast London primary care trust cluster is to take £126m out of its providers in quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) savings over the next four years.
PERFORMANCE: The primary care trust, that has Lewisham Healthcare Trust as its primary provider, had the lowest percentage of women seeing a midwife or maternity professional within 90 days in the cluster