4. NHS News

18.6.5 Simon attended the Defend Our NHS Regional Meeting 18.6.5

Gilda Peterson sent him this report

29/5/15

Capita have been given £400 m contract for management of medical notes, prescription payments and admin support to GPs. As Clive Peedell comments, the new structure of the NHS created by government is now needing a whole new layer of administration to support it and taking money away from patient care… more

Also from Christine H (38 degrees Dewsbury)

From Christine H re CCU’s

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/09/capita_lead_on_mega_5bn_nhs_commissioning_deal/

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/14/nhs-private-contractor-optum-hospice-fraud

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/general-news/region-s-nhs-faces-further-upheaval-as-unit-loses-contract-1-7104070

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