new primary care trust

new primary care trust

A primary care trust (PCT) which arose from a 2006 reconfiguration of all PCTS outside of London, and reduced the number of PCTs from 303 to 152. The new PCTs are responsible for 80% of the total NHS budget; 70% of the new PCTs are coterminous with local authority boundaries.
References in periodicals archive ?
Both organisations were absorbed into a new primary care trust covering the whole of Kirklees at the beginning of the month.
Starting this month, there will be public access to the monthly gatherings of the professional executive committee of the city's new primary care trust.
The new primary care trust centre off Lime Walk will provide a range of community facilities, including a doctor's surgery.
HEALTH SECRETARY Alan Milburn has approved plans for Coventry's new Primary Care Trust, which will take over much of the day-to-day business now performed by Coventry Health Authority.
He warned a more long-term view should be taken to service funding, particularly with the new Primary Care Trust coming into being as both a service provider and commissioner.
The new primary care trust will take on the work of three existing groups and lead to better care, say those backing the scheme.
By April next year Coventry Health Authority will cease to exist with most of its work such as health improvement campaigns and commission of services, taken over by a new Primary Care Trust.
Coventry Health Authority will cease to exist and its role will basically be taken over by a new Primary Care Trust (PCT) for the city.
Their responsibilities - to provide and develop services including district nursing, dentistry, speech therapy and mental health - will be taken on by the new Primary Care Trust.
The new primary care trust will also buy hospital services for city patients.
In 2001-2002, four new Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) were introduced for Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
Four new primary care trusts (PCTs) are to be created in Shropshire and Staffordshire following a major public consultation exercise on the future of the counties' health services.
Full browser ?