Extended Access & Extended Hours

By |2020-11-11T16:36:34+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|Tags: , |

Thank you very much to all practices who came forward by the deadline of 25/10/19 to offer their premises as a satellite location for the Extended Access service. We are now working through them to work out which are best situated to offer the most benefit to the greatest number of patients in each locality, based [...]

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Primary Care Collaboration Proposal

By |2020-11-11T16:34:12+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|Tags: , |

As you know, the Strategic Partnering Agreement (SPA) that BCA has signed aims to deliver the vision of “Happy, Healthy at Home” across Bradford, District and Craven. We have held meetings and an initial workshop with other primary care federations and providers across Bradford to consider how we move forward with this push towards more services [...]

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Diabetes update

By |2019-11-05T11:18:59+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|

We continue to be very actively involved in the planning for the new Diabetes Pathway, supporting Dr Waqas Tahir as the system SRO and representing member practices and current Level 2 providers. Nick and Marie attended a workshop on 17/10/19 that brought together all providers and commissioners, and they [...]

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Diabetes work gathers pace

By |2019-03-27T09:19:54+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

WE are working on the Contract Variations for our L2 providers from next Monday, April 1 onwards with the input of Dr Waqas Tahir, the Diabetes SRO. We are also delighted to announce that the BPA has agreed to fund this vital SRO role for a further year. We have also included a link [...]

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Launching our Strategic Partnering Agreement (SPA)

By |2019-03-26T16:09:48+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Chairman's Updates, News|Tags: , |

WE have been continuing to contribute to, and explore, this important piece of work with our partners in the Bradford Provider Alliance (BPA). The final draft of the agreement is now complete. We are now ready to sign our SPA YOU will have heard about this via our previous [...]

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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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