ⓘ Healthcare in Bedfordshire is now the responsibility of Bedfordshire and Luton Clinical Commissioning Groups. Bedfordshire clinical group commissioning was said ..

                                     

ⓘ Healthcare in Bedfordshire

Healthcare in Bedfordshire is now the responsibility of Bedfordshire and Luton Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Bedfordshire clinical group commissioning was said to be the most challenging financial situation in the UK in 2014. It was supposed to make £4.6 m surplus at the end of 2014 / 15, but now expects to launch up to a very serious and disturbing’ £25m deficit. Accountable officer Dr Paul Hassan said: a Large part of our overspend was in the care of patients in our local hospitals emergency room, but we also saw a large increase in the cost of providing mental health and continue treatment for people in society." By March 2015, the deficit for this year was predicted to be £40 million.” Factors it was noted that during the difficult winter period, increased activity of hospitals and a large number of expensive places in the area for users of mental health services. She confirmed their accounts in June 2015 to record a £12.7 m deficit for 2013-14 and £30.5 m for 2014-15, resulting in a £43.2 m. the cumulative deficit It had increased funding of £ 30 million a year.