New Chair for our Provider Alliance

By |2019-02-13T16:58:10+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Bradford Provider Alliance appointed its new Chair in December – John Holden, Deputy Chief Executive, and Director of Strategy & Integration at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has started to produce a monthly blog for all members. Please click through to read January 2019 and February 2019. READ JANUARY 2019 [...]

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Promoting evening smear tests at our Extended Access hubs

By |2019-02-13T16:37:56+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

WE were thrilled to play a key role in promoting Cervical Cancer Awareness Week across the local press and on social media in general – and the fact that women can have a smear test in the evening at one of our three Extended Access hubs. ON the back [...]

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Moving forward with our diabetes pathway

By |2019-02-13T16:21:16+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

THANKS to all of you who contributed to our Diabetes Engagement Event last month, when we discussed the progress being charted by the Diabetes Pathway Planning Group. To help shape our thinking, please remember complete the caseload validation exercise as soon as possible. AT our Diabetes Engagement Event last month, [...]

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Chairman’s update: Pursuing new business opportunities

By |2019-02-18T10:24:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|Tags: , , , |

IT’S been a busy start to 2019 as we explore a pipeline of new business opportunities. They share the aim of helping patients across Bradford stay “Healthy, Happy at Home”. The launch of a Minor Eye Condition Service; a community-based approach to Paediatrics; and closer working with our hospital dermatology colleagues are among our [...]

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Tuesday, January 15 2019 – Diabetes Engagement Event

By |2019-01-09T14:15:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

We are staging an engagement event for members on the new diabetes pathway. It takes place between 6pm and 8pm at The Ridge Medical Practice, Cousen Road, Bradford BD7 3JX. A curry supper will be provided.  We look forward to seeing as many of you there as possible.

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Strengthening BCA for the future

By |2019-01-08T13:43:32+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 |2019-01-08T13:44:16+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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