COMMERCIAL: Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group has signed a contract with Central Southern Commissioning Support Service worth £2.4m.

The contract covers support for nine service areas. In his report to February’s board shadow CCG chair Dr Peter Crouch said he had signed the service level agreement and beeen “reassured” by the service that they had recruited enough staff. The CCG has a budget of £234m to provide services for 219,000 people.