Transferring service provision from a Primary Care Trust to a charity: what needs to be considered?

Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing v.17(8), p370-3

Follow this link for an abstract of the article

Date of publication: August 2011

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article examines the transfer of specialist palliative care services from NHS Berkshire West to Sue Ryder. The Department of Health’s initiative Transforming Communty Services provided the framework for transfer, which enabled the PCT to focus on commissioning rather than both providing and commissioning services. The complexities and challenges of transferring a service from the NHS to the voluntary sector are examined.

Length of publication: 2 pages

Some important notes: Contact your local health Library for a copy of this article. Follow this link to find your local health library

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