The care trust conundrum

Valios, Natalie
March 2010
Community Care;3/11/2010, Issue 1809, p26
The article discusses how primary care trusts (PCT) can function as a care trust responsible for health and adult care. Jo Webber, deputy policy director at the NHS Confederation, says there are two reasons for organisations taking the care trust path. He says that as one partner is seen as weak so bringing services together may get services up to acceptable levels. Bexley PCT became a care trust in June 2003 when Bexley Council, England, delegated its adult social care functions to it.


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