FINANCE: Waltham Forest CCG has shifted nearly £1m in births from Whipps Cross, May board papers reveal.

A finance report to the board said: “In recognition of the maternity pathway changes across the Sector agreement was reached with Barts Health for a credit note to be issued to reflect a significant reduction in births at Whipps Cross and the subsequent increase in cost at the Homerton.

The refund for 2012-13 was finallised at £869,000”.