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Cambridge and Peterborough CCG selects NHS consortium for £800m flagship contract

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6007 (Published 02 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6007
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1The BMJ

A partnership of NHS organisations has been selected ahead of leading private providers as the preferred bidder for the largest contract to provide NHS services in England since the government’s healthcare reforms of 2013.

UnitingCare Partnership—a consortium of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust—was announced as the preferred bidder for the £800m contract to provide older people’s healthcare and adult community services across Cambridgeshire and parts of Northamptonshire and Hertfordshire.

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS clinical commissioning group (CCG), which carried out the 15 month procurement process, selected the NHS led consortium ahead of two other shortlisted bids: one from Virgin Care, a private provider, and one from the consortium Care for Life, which comprises the private company Care UK, Lincolnshire Community …

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