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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+01:00December 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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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View from the Chair – ‘Time to drive the change’

By |2017-09-28T12:57:04+01:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|

THERE is a real and timely opportunity for us to pool our collective talent – and to drive the change required to deliver the best outcomes for the system as a whole. I continually meet amazing GPs working really hard to make things better and I would like to see our membership organisation, Bradford Care [...]

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Extended access goes live – creating strong platform to build on

By |2017-07-31T20:17:51+01:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

WE have some great news to share with you all about extended access - Wave 1 of the service commenced operational delivery on June 12. Thanks to your efforts, the service has in its first three weeks provided over 270 additional GP appointments operating Monday to Friday, along with other services provided by our Voluntary Care [...]

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Have you a specialism in diabetes – and a passion for innovation?

By |2017-07-31T20:18:11+01:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

WE are stepping up our work exploring new ways of improving the delivery of diabetes services across primary care – bringing your fresh ideas and innovation to the fore. We hope to harness the pool of expertise that exists among us by inviting GPs, nurses and practice managers with a specialism in the condition to join [...]

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