Dear Buckinghamshire Primary Care Trust (PCT),
I have further questions regarding the TFL Site in Lane End which is proposed to house a Pharmacy and Doctors Surgery sharing the site with Gracewell Healthcare.
1. Did the PCT know the company Gracewell Healthcare which would own and manage the Nursing Home was connected to Ash Court Forester Healthcare the Nursing Home scandal that Panorama recently uncovered? They share the same Director Mr Peter Curtis who was a Director and the CEO of Forest Healthcare than ran the Ash Court home.
2. If the PCT knew this when where they made of this fact?
3. Will the PCT be purchasing any of the land on the TFL site? If they are will the ownership be shared with Gracewell Healthcare?
4. GP Practices can undertake no more than 10% of their work privately under theterms of the GMS Contract. How will the PCT monitor the work GP Practices do for Gracewell Healthcare? As a former Practice Manager I would assume the GP Surgery/s will be on some sort of retainer with Gracewell Healthcare.
5.If the GP Surgery/s are not on any retainer will Gracewell Healthcare be going into any sort of partnership with them? If they are how will the PCT monitor the GMS Contract to ensure that this does exceed 10% of their practice income?
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