Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Performers List Applications – Important Notice


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Dear LOCs

Just to let you know that some of the changes regarding the PCSS staff and also co-commissioning have started to take place.  

The local offices are not  taking any new performance list applications.  They all being dealt with by the Hub in Walsall, england.npl-blackcountry@nhs.net      01922 603161

Best wishes

Denise Goddard

Assistant Contract Manager
Primary Care Team for Coventry, Warwickshire, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
NHS England (West Midlands) 

NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group To Commission Primary Care Services From April


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Below please find a message from South Warwickshire CCG

 

Dear colleagues,

NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been given the go-ahead to commission primary care services from April 2015.

NHS England announced that the CCG – which is responsible for planning, buying and monitoring healthcare services on behalf of the people of south Warwickshire – was successful in its application to take on additional commissioning responsibilities.

Dr David Spraggett, Chair of NHS South Warwickshire CCG, said: “I am pleased to announce that our application to take on responsibility for primary care co-commissioning has been approved by NHS England. This means that from April this year, we will commission the majority of GP services in south Warwickshire.

“We are one of 64 CCGs across the country that has been approved to take on ‘delegated’ commissioning responsibility for GP services. This is a positive step for our CCG towards commissioning services that are focussed on improving outcomes for patients through more joined up and integrated models of care.”

Sue Price, Director of Commissioning (West Midlands), at NHS England, said“I am delighted that six clinical commissioning groups across the West Midlands, which include NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group, have been successful in their bids to take on responsibility for commissioning the majority of GP services from April this year. 

“This is a welcome step towards investment in primary and community services that will see the development of continuing improvements to commission local high quality care for our patients now and for the future.”

NHS South Warwickshire CCG joins 64 other CCGs throughout England that have been successful in providing the evidence that they have a transparent and robust framework for commissioning GP services and managing conflicts of interest.

Primary care is currently commissioned by NHS England’s Area Teams but CCG’s were given the opportunity last year to opt for one of three options for differing levels of co-commissioning: ‘delegated commissioning’, ‘joint commissioning’ or ‘greater involvement’.

NHS South Warwickshire CCG

 

 

National Performers List Website To Close


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The following announcement is from NHS England:

 

 

Users of National Performers List

This is to give advance notice to Area Teams that the website www.performer.england.nhs.uk will be closing at the end of 2014.

The following announcement regarding the closure of the National Performers List website will appear on the website’s homepage from November 17th 2014:

On 31 December 2014 this website will be closing down.

Members of the public wishing to view registration information regarding  GPs, dentists or opticians are advised to use the following search pages:

For doctors: http://www.gmc-uk.org/doctors/register/LRMP.asp

For dentists: http://www.gdc-uk.org/pages/searchregisters.aspx

For opticians: https://www.optical.org/en/Registration/the-register/guide_to_searching_the_registers.cfm

Performers wishing to download application forms are advised to go to the NHS England website:http://www.england.nhs.uk/joint/

Changes to IOPRR Procedure


Goldman Changes have been made to the IOPRR procedure in Warwickshire. A new claim form is to be submitted to a new email address and a pre-validation process prior to invoicing is no longer needed.

NEW IOPRR CLAIM PROCESS

If you need any help in using the new form please contact: 

beverley.salt@ardencsu.nhs.uk

For further information regarding the contract please contact:

jonathan.westwood@ardencsu.nhs.uk

IOPRR Contract Deadline


GoldmanThe following information is for current providers of intra Ocular Pressure Referral Refinement in Warwickshire:

Arden Commissioning Support are currently drafting contracts for IOPRR. Existing providers need to provide their contract information by the 19th September to be able to submit activity for validation and payment. Currently less than half of the practices in Warwickshire have signed up.

Please contact Jonathan Westwood using jonathan.westwood@ardencsu.nhs.net for further information.