Wandsworth PCT

NHS London approves £1.5m NHS 111 set-up costs in SW London

FINANCE: NHS London has agreed NHS South West London could use £1.5m of the funds the SHA had top-sliced from it to fund part of the set-up costs for NHS 111.

NHS London agrees use of topslice funding to set up maternity network

PERFORMANCE: NHS South West London has had its bid to use funding topsliced by NHS London to establish a maternity network approved.

£5.4m for long term conditions in SW London

PERFORMANCE: NHS London has agreed that NHS South West London can use £5.4m in top-sliced funding to set up a long term conditions programme delivery board.

NHS London approves £4m funding for SW London reconfiguration programme

STRUCTURE: NHS London has approved a request for NHS South West London to use £4m of top-sliced funding for its reconfiguration programme.

Cluster finds extra funding to tackle year-plus IVF waiters

PERFORMANCE: Minutes of NHS South West London’s performance committee said money would be made available to reduce the number of IVF patients waiting longer than a year at one of the hospitals serving the cluster.

Wandsworth fraud investigation into 'allegations of overcharging patients'

FINANCE: NHS Wandsworth was investigating nine fraud cases in April, minutes disclose.

Cluster could delay GP funding redistribution to avoid 'destabilising' practices

FINANCE: NHS South West London might delay a redistribution of Personal Medical Services funding to avoid “destabilising” practices in Wandsworth and Croydon.

Cluster asks for £11.4m to bailout NHS Croydon

FINANCE: NHS South West London has approached NHS London to ask for £11.4m to support NHS Croydon.

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GP quality monitoring project under threat from reform

PERFORMANCE: A groundbreaking project monitoring the quality of GPs faces an uncertain future once its host strategic health authority is abolished.

Harmoni wins £8m out-of-hours and NHS 111 contract

COMMERCIAL: Private provider Harmoni has won an £8m out-of-hours and NHS 111 contract in south London.

NHS Wandsworth tenders weight management services

COMMERCIAL: The south west London primary care trust is advertising for a partner to provide weight managment services in schools and to adults.

London cluster delays panel decision on service reconfiguration

STRUCTURE: The south west London PCT cluster is delaying until May the panel meeting at which a 60-strong group will examine the quality aspects of a proposed service reconfiguration for the area.

Patients needing home oxygen services may have to take deliveries at night during Olympics

PERFORMANCE: A risk planning document for the south west London cluster of PCTs said deliveries of services like oxygen to patients homes could have to be made at night, to avoid disruption to the Olympics.

NHS Wandsworth's surplus at risk from acute overspend

FINANCE: A finance report to the south west London PCT cluster showed Wandsworth’s reserves had gone from £18m at the start of the year to £3m by the end of month eight.

South west London PCTs book readmission money as savings

FINANCE: All but one of NHS South West London cluster’s PCTs booked money not paid to trusts under the readmission rule as savings, minutes said.

NHS Wandsworth given permission to sell Putney Hospital to Wandsworth council

COMMERCIAL: The south west London primary care trust received permission from NHS London’s capital investment committee to sell the property for £4.5m, making a profit of £1m, a report said.

Two London clusters to explore joint commissioning

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.

NHS Wandsworth plans Referral Management Centre

FINANCE: The south west London primary care trust has invited expressions of interest to bid for a £3m two-year contract for the call centre.

Cluster considering centralising pathology services across five PCTs

STRUCTURE: The south west London primary care trust cluster is looking to centralise the procurement of pathology services as part of a wider review of care.

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

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