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Responses to the Francis report, nationally and in Sussex

Nearly a week on, it’s probably a good time to gather together the major responses to the Francis Report, or the Report of The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, to give it its full title. Here they are, in alphabetical order of issuing organisation:

A number of organisations in the Sussex health economy have also made statements:


Sussex by the sea: supporting primary care commissioning at #HLG2012

Erica Rae and Tom Roper will be presenting on Sussex by the sea: supporting primary care commissioning at the 2012 Health Libraries Group conference, Health libraries under the microscope: perfecting your formula in Glasgow on Thursday.

Map of Sussex CCGs

There’s a new map of Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), showing  population figures and GPpractice numbers,

Guidance for PCTs on implementing the choice of GP practice pilot

The Department of Health has issued guidance to PCTs on implementing the choice of GP practice pilot. In this pilot scheme, patients in three areas will be able either to register as an out of area patient and cease to be registered with their original practice, or have a consultation as a non-registered day patient.

There are three pilot areas, including Westminster, City & Hackney and Tower Hamlets. A large number of West Sussex patients commute into central London, and may take part in the pilot.