Oxfordshire PCT

Erratic performance on 111 services in Oxfordshire

PERFORMANCE: Performance of NHS 111 services in Oxfordshire have been “variable” over the winter due to issues around staffing availability and call distribution.

Oxfordshire QIPP plan behind target

FINANCE: The Oxfordshire quality, innovation, productivity and prevention plan was £1.3m below its savings target at month nine.

Risk sharing plan amid Oxfordshire acute overperformance

FINANCE: Commissioners and providers in Oxfordshire are to negotiate risk sharing amid significant over performance on the local acute provider contract.

Oxford trust falls behind on cancer target

PERFORMANCE: Oxford University Hospitals Trust fell well behind its cancer waiting times target in the early part of 2012-13 due to “internal capacity versus demand issues”.

Oxfordshire delayed transfer rate falls sharply

The rate of delayed transfers of care in Oxfordshire fell significantly last month.

NHS 111 leads to drop in out of hours activity

PERFORMANCE: Out of hours activity has fallen 8.5 per cent in Oxfordshire since the NHS 111 service was launched.

Oxfordshire CCG forecast to fall £1m short on QIPP

FINANCE: The Oxfordshire clinical commissioning group element of the county’s efficiency plan is forecast to under-deliver by more than £1m this year.

Central Southern CSU set to appoint MD

WORKFORCE: John Wilderspin is set to be appointed as managing director of the Central Southern commissioning support unit.


Plans for pooled budgets in Oxfordshire to fight delayed transfers

Health and social care commissioners in Oxfordshire have agreed in principle to a pooled budget for services used by older patients as the central part of a programme to cut the county’s high rate of delayed transfers of care.


Analysed: Delayed transfers of care in Oxfordshire

This HSJ Local Briefing looks at how the health and social care economy in Oxfordshire can control its rate of delayed transfers of care.

Oxfordshire PCT misses QIPP savings due to DTOCs

FINANCE: Oxfordshire primary care trust is predicting a £1.48m shortfall in efficiency savings due to delayed transfers of care.

OUH misses out on CQUIN cash

PERFORMANCE: Oxford University Hospital Trust missed out on £470,000 of commissioning for quality and innovation cash because it fell short of its venous thromboembolism target.

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.

Oxfordshire in £23m overspend on acute trust

FINANCE: Oxfordshire primary care trust had overspent on its contract with Oxford University Hospitals Trust by more than £23m in the first 10 months of 2011-12.

QIPP shortfalls in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire

FINANCE: Efficiency plans in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire were both falling short of target at the end of 2011-12.

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Analysed: the viability of acute services in the Thames Valley area

HSJ Local Briefing is our new in-depth analysis of the key issues facing the NHS’s major health economies. This week: the long term viability of acute services in the Thames Valley area.

'All staff' in Berkshire cluster to transfer to new bodies

WORKFORCE: All primary care trust staff not moving to the NHS Commissioning Board, clinical commissioning groups or local government will go to the commissioning support service, one group of PCT clusters has said.

Wiltshire cluster services to merge with Berkshire/Gloucestershire CSS

STRUCTURE: Talks are already under way to further expand the NHS commissioning support service already stretching from Berkshire to Gloucestershire.

Oxfordshire NHS and academic bodies form partnership

STRUCTURE: NHS and academic bodies have agreed to establish an “Oxford Academic Health Partnership”.

Oxford Radcliffe gets extra cash as overperformance grows

FINANCE: Oxfordshire primary care trust has agreed to pay an extra £7.5m to Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust, which has reported an overperformance against contract worth £16m.