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Engagement Event – Please save the date

By |2018-07-03T16:44:28+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , |

WE are planning to hold our next Member Engagement Event on Tuesday, September 25 at Douglas Mill and would like to see as many practices as possible there after the snow scuppered many of you in January! Please save the date in your calendars now. A curry will be served from 6pm to 6.30pm, [...]

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Strengthening BCA for the future

By |2018-07-03T16:47:51+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

IT’S been a busy time for us here at BCA with three contracts to run, and our Extended Access and Primary Care Streaming services gathering pace towards full capacity. We are committed to delivering on all these, while continuing to support the great strides made with all partners across the city in our Primary [...]

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Primary Care Home Progress Update

By |2018-04-17T18:19:07+00:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|

Across the Bradford District we are making great progress in establishing our 10 Primary Care Home (PCH) communities, all of our GP practices are now aligned to a PCH community. This model is the building block for developing one Health and Care Partnership across Bradford. The PCH community leadership teams are starting to form and [...]

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BCA launches Primary Care Streaming Service (formerly known as GP Streaming) in BRI Emergency Department

By |2018-09-06T11:54:52+00:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

IN a major success for Bradford Care Alliance, we previously informed members that BCA had secured the contract to deliver primary care streaming in the Emergency Department (ED) at Bradford Royal Infirmary. We are now pleased to announce that the service commenced delivery on November 20, 2017.  BCA has successfully secured this opportunity for member [...]

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At the forefront of change: How our new Primary Care Home Communities are taking shape

By |2018-02-02T15:11:02+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

OUR partnership with Bradford Districts and City CCG to develop 10 or 11 new Primary Care Home (PCH) Community Teams, which will serve populations of 30,000 – 60,000 people, is gathering pace. The aim of developing PCH Community Teams is to bring together a range of health and social care providers, who will work collaboratively [...]

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Unlocking prescribing savings worth a potential £500,000

By |2017-09-28T13:04:44+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

WE have an exciting opportunity across our practices to deliver some additional savings working in partnership with Prescribing Support Services.  These could amount to approximately £500,000 – money that would be ploughed back into primary care. OUR partnership will look at current prescribing in a number of key clinical areas and identify recommendations to make prescribing [...]

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New model of primary care – a reminder

By |2017-09-28T13:02:28+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

AS we develop a new model of primary care for the district, please remember to let us have your completed “community footprint” forms, detailing your group members and top priorities, by this Monday, October 2. Read on for more details about the next step on our journey to being part of an Accountable Care System. PRIMARY [...]

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BCA lands GP streaming contract in Bradford A&E

By |2017-09-28T12:58:02+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

IN a major success for Bradford Care Alliance, we have secured the contract to deliver GP streaming in the A&E department at Bradford Royal Infirmary. A request has been sent to all BCA member practices to look at whether you wish to deliver the required service. BCA has successfully secured this opportunity for the member [...]

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Delivery plans for diabetes service gather pace with new initiatives

By |2017-09-28T12:45:55+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

THERE is a number of developments to share with you regarding the progress of the new diabetes service we are delivering as part of the Bradford Provider Alliance. These include the creation of a new secondment position here at BCA to take forward our role, and a proposed Diabetes Formulary which is poised for completion soon. [...]

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Save the date – next meeting

By |2017-09-28T21:13:50+00:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Shareholders’ Meetings|Tags: |

OUR next members’ meeting is scheduled for Tuesday October 10 at Learning Areas 1-3 at Douglas Mill, Bradford, with a 6pm for 6:30pm start. Once again a curry will be served and we expect to conclude by around 8pm. We will be updating you on progress to date in a range of initiatives, and the plans [...]

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