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

Better Services, Better Value is the PCT cluster’s plan to centralise services on fewer hospital sites and boost primary care.

A request ealier this month for the top-sliced £4m said: “The funding required is non recurrent as it relates to discrete phases this year to enable decisions to be made regarding the proposals including consulation and impact assessment costs supported by a full business case.”