As nhs england plays monopoly with our public money and certain cashstrapped services suffer we must repeal the Health and Social Care Act 12 that sold our NHS TO NHS England and reclaim it for the public who fund it
Virgin Care has terminated large parts of a controversial prime provider contract in the West Midlands, HSJ can reveal
Following an 18-month dispute with East Staffordshire CCG, Virgin Care has terminated all commissioning elements of its £270m prime provider contract.
On 25 September the provider handed the CCG partial termination notices for all services it is not the direct provider of. This includes hospital-based services, 111 and out of hours services.
Services provided directly by Virgin Care, which will remain part of the contract include community nursing, specialist nursing, care coordination and care navigation.
In 2015 East Staffordshire CCG awarded Virgin Care a fixed price, seven-year, prime provider contract worth £270m for community services.
As part of the contract, called “Improving lives”, Virgin Care took on the responsibility for the commissioning and integration of services for frail elderly patients and people with long term conditions.
When the contract…
View original post 274 more words