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Failed OOH contracts transferred to new providers

The collapse of multiple contracts held by Allied Healthcare and its subsidiaries has led to four clinical commissioning groups appointing new organisations to run GP out of hours services.

In late November, the out-of-hours provider Primecare, a subsidiary of Allied Healthcare, told GP practices in Birmingham that it would cease providing all services by 1 December.  Primecare has also withdrawn from out of hours contracts with Walsall, Herefordshire, and Sandwell and West Birmingham CCGs, as well as an end of life care contract with Nene CCG.

Full story in The HSJ, 4 December 2018

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