FINANCE: NHS North Yorkshire and York is tendering for consultants to review services and propose cost improvements.

The PCT recently declared it would record a large deficit at the end of the year. The tender details say: “NHS North Yorkshire and York wishes to appoint consultants to undertake a review of acute, primary care and community services with the objective of developing pragmatic costed opportunities to making financial savings to help ensure the whole health system can get into recurrent financial balance over the short to medium term.”