Care to be moved out of acute settings in Blackburn

February 2010
Community Care;2/18/2010, Issue 1806, p6
The article reports on the British National Health Services and council leaders' plan to shift services out of acute settings by integrating health and social care commissioning. To replace the existing primary care trust and absorb the council's adult and children's social care commissioning, health secretary Andy Burnham approved the creation of a care trust plus in Blackburn. Janice Horrocks, programme director for the project, says that the new organization will have a budget of 3 50m pound.


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