Milton Keynes PCT

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Commissioners admit outsourcing advert error

Commissioners have admitted a mistake was made in the awarding of a £60m community services contract after independent sector providers were excluded from the process.

GEM CSS leader appointed

WORKFORCE: John Parkes has been appointed managing director of the Greater East Midlands commissioning support service.

Trust's high activity level costs commissioners £27m

FINANCE: Oxford University Hospitals Trust exceeded planned levels of activity by 3.7 per cent in 2011-12, costing the local health economy £26.6m more than expected.

Northants and Milton Keynes performance under closer SHA scrutiny

PERFORMANCE: NHS Midlands and East has stepped up its monitoring of the Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes primary care trust cluster amid substandard performance in A&E and urgent care.

'Race split' Milton Keynes CCGs agree to merge

STRUCTURE: Two emerging clinical commissioning groups in Milton Keynes - one of which was dominated by doctors with an Asian background - have agreed to merge.

Pressures lead to overspend on Milton Keynes prison health service

FINANCE: Pressures on health services at a prison in Milton Keynes are causing it to overspend, according to a board paper.

Low serious incident reporting flagged at Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes

PERFORMANCE: Concerns have been raised over incident reporting in primary care, independent contractors a hospital in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes.

Sainsbury's offer to replace Milton Keynes health centre

COMMERCIAL: The supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has offered to build a new health centre in Milton Keynes in exchange for building on the site of an existing centre.

Milton Keynes provider transfer delayed for financial reasons

STRUCTURE: A transfer of the whole of the PCT provider arm at NHS Milton Keynes was proposed to Milton Keynes Hospital Foundation Trust.

PCTs warned to watch spending on Milton Keynes FT

PERFORMANCE: Northampton and Milton Keynes primary care trust cluster has been warned they should “align” to monitor performance at Milton Keynes Foundation Trust.

Milton Keynes TCS transfer could be delayed until March 2012

STRUCTURE: The delayed transfer of community services in Milton Keynes could end up being almost a year late, a senior staff member at the local acute trust has said.

Chair steps down at Milton Keynes

WORKFORCE:  The chair of Milton Keynes primary care trust has stepped down after more than eight years in the role.

Most trusts to miss moving target on information governance

Most trusts to miss moving target on information governance

PERFORMANCE: Around two thirds of NHS trusts will miss a Department of Health target monitoring their safeguarding of personal and patient information, HSJ has been told.

Milton Keynes PCT moves to East Midlands SHA

STRUCTURE: NHS Milton Keynes has moved from the South Central strategic health authority area to the East Midlands, as it forms a cluster with neighbouring NHS Northamptonshire.

Milton Keynes PCT set to fail on information governance

PERFORMANCE: Milton Keynes primary care trust is anticipating it will fail on information governance compliance due to changes in the national scoring method.

NHS Milton Keynes plans to cluster with NHS Northamptonshire

STRUCTURE: Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire PCTs have announced that they plan to come together as commissioners are asked to cluster.

Milton Keynes to hand £90m to two consortia

STRUCTURE: NHS Milton Keynes is planning to delegate 25 per cent of its commissioning budget to two emerging commissioning consortia from April.

Over £20m of savings needed by NHS Milton Keynes

FINANCE: Milton Keynes PCT is consulting on how to make the £22.6m of savings it says it must make in the next year.