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NHS: Social Enterprises

Health written question – answered on 2nd November 2011.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 18 October 2011, Official Report, column 839W, on the public sector, what the (a) name, (b) region, (c) size of contract from the NHS and (d) length of contract from the NHS is of each of the staff-led social enterprises; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Paul Burstow Paul Burstow The Minister of State, Department of Health

The Department has supported the right to request (R2R), which has enabled 45 staff-led social enterprises to be established as shown in the following table. This policy has supported approximately 25,000 staff to move out of the national health service into social enterprises with contracts worth roughly £900 million a list of these are also in the table.

The Department cannot provide details of individual social enterprise staff and turnover figures as they are commercial in confidence and belong to the social enterprises as they are now independent bodies. Contracts were negotiated between the new social enterprises and commissioners (ie primary care trusts). The Department's policy was the contracts should be for between three and five years, depending on services and the introduction of any qualified provider for their services.

Strategic health authority Trust Social enterprise Services
East of England North East Essex Anglian Community Enterprise Whole provider arm with over 40 services including learning disability services and services for children.
East of England Mid Essex Central Essex Community Services Whole provider arm. Providing and/or managing the provision of a wide range of safe, high quality and cost effective community-based health and social care related services to local people within the East of England and adjoining areas of London and Kent.
East of England Bedfordshire Community Dental Services CIC Community Dental Services providing vital oral health services to the most marginalised people and disadvantaged communities in Bedfordshire and Luton. The social enterprise will improve the oral health of people with special care needs, and vulnerable people who do not have access to regular dental care.
East of England Bedfordshire Sunnyhill Health Care CIC A range of primary and community services including general medical care services, home visits, minor surgery, ante and post natal care and cervical cytology.
East of England Norfolk Horizon Health CIC Primary care services and. management of Long Term Conditions for patients in custodial/offender care environments.
East Midlands Leicester City Inclusion Healthcare General Medical Services for homeless people including substance misuse services.
East Midlands Derby City Ripplez Health visiting programme working with vulnerable teenage parents.
London Bromley Bromley Healthcare A whole provider arm of integrated community and primary care services.
London Kingston Your Healthcare A whole provider arm of primary and community care services.
North West Salford Social Adventures Ltd A healthy living centre delivering a range of public health services.
South East Coast Medway Medway Community Healthcare Whole provider arm providing provide a range of community health services for the population of Medway which is 275,000. These include district nursing, health visiting, outpatient therapists, out of hours service, dental service and community hospital.
Yorks and Humber Hull City Health Care Partnership CIC Whole provider arm including Adult Services, Children's Services, Specialist Services, Primary Health Care Services and Corporate Services.
Yorks and Humber Wakefield Spectrum Community Health Enhanced general medical services, health promotion and wellbeing interventions targeting specific population groups, eg adult and young offenders, older substance misusers and dually diagnosed clients, young people and hard to reach groups seeking contraception and sexual health advice.
Yorks and Humber NE Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC Mental health services, including services for older people, community mental health teams, eating disorder services and employment services.
London Brent PCT Integrated Health CIC A wide range of primary health care services for residents of Brent, Harrow and Ealing.
London Ealing PCT The Wellbeing Service Primary care mental health services across the borough of Ealing to clients who have primarily mild to moderate mental health problems. Clinical and non clinical interventions using a holistic approach, including one to one, telephone contact, and patient groups using evidence based therapies.
North West Salford PCX Six Degrees Social Enterprise The Primary Care Mental Health Service is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service delivering high quality and innovative care with a central mission to improve mental health and wellbeing through the use of self help skills and see more resilient communities in which people are accepted, supported and equipped with skills to deal with the challenges they face.
South West Bristol PCT (Bristol Community Health) Bristol Community Health CIC Whole provider arm with services targeted primarily at the adult population in Bristol and managing a comprehensive portfolio of complementary, nurse-led, community and specialist services. Providing a number of services with a specific remit, to meet the health inequalities agenda such as our Tuberculosis service as well as delivering primary care to the prison populations in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
South West Devon Chime Audiology Providing hearing and balance care to patients of all ages from birth to old age for the Exeter, Mid and East Devon areas. This includes follow up of babies from the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme through to a comprehensive adult hearing aid service including hearing therapy—free at the point of delivery via the NHS.
South West Swindon Care and Support Partnership (SEQOL—Social Enterprise Quality of Life) Whole provider arm providing support for long-term conditions, rehabilitation, support of older people with complex health and social care needs and complex care at home.
West Midlands Birmingham East and North PCT John Taylor Hospice CIC Community end of life care, including hospice at home and Macmillan services.
Yorks and Humber NHS Bradford and Airedale (interpreting) Enable2 CIC Interpreting and translation services.
Yorks and Humber North East Lincolnshire Care—Trust Plus (NEL CTP) Care Plus Group (North East Lincolnshire) Ltd Wide range of services including end of life care, specialist services, rapid response team, and all adult and older peoples mental health and associated services in North East Lincolnshire.
Yorks and Humber Rotherham Gateway Primary Care CIC Primary care general medical services for asylum seekers and socially excluded vulnerable groups and individuals within the Rotherham area.
East Midlands Nottingham Nottingham CityCare Partnership Delivering a range of community services in partnership with Nottingham Emergency Medical Services CBS and Nottingham City Council.
East of England Great Yarmouth and Waveney East Coast Community Healthcare CIC Whole provider arm including a wide range of community services together with a GP Practice and small number of specialist services such as prison healthcare, predominantly within the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.
East of England Hertfordshire Health Inclusion Matters CIC (trading as Meadowell) Homeless primary care services.
East of England Luton CHUMS CIC The Child Bereavement and Trauma Service CHUMS in Bedfordshire offers bereavement support to children up to the age of 18 years and their families following the death of someone close through services including family visits, individual support, workshops and parents groups, a parenting course, residential weekends, family days, specialist days for those bereaved through suicide and also a remembrance service. CHUMS also delivers training to professionals, and produces literature in support of bereaved families and professionals.
East of England Suffolk Allied Health Professionals Suffolk CIC Providing community musculoskeletal physiotherapy and back and neck services in Suffolk.
London Hillingdon The Orchard Medical Practice CIC Primary and additional medical services in an area of high deprivation, including asylum seekers, refugees and many patients who do not have English as a first language and working in close association with other health and community groups.
London Newham Name to be decided A range of integrated primary and community services.
London Tower Hamlets (wound healing) Accelerate Health CIC (Trading as Accelerate CIC) Wound care and lymphoedema services.
North West Bolton Bolton Community Practice CIC Primary medical care services for vulnerable people.
South Central Buckinghamshire The Healthy Living Centre CIC Health and wellbeing services.
South Central Isle of Wight The Phoenix Project A range of day service activities for people with (earning disabilities living on the Isle of Wight including individuals with profound and multiple disabilities and complex health needs as well as individuals with challenging behaviour.
South East Coast Surrey First Community Health and Care QC A wide range of community healthcare services for families and adults living in Surrey and West Sussex.
South West Bath and North East Somerset Sirona Health and Care CIC Whole provider arm providing community health and social care services for adults, older people, children and learning disabled.
South West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Peninsula Community Health CIC Whole provider arm of approximately 48 service lines providing a full range of community health services for both adults and children for the whole population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Service lines also include the salaried dental service/district nursing, health visiting, school nursing, community therapy and podiatry.
South West Gloucestershire Gloucestershire Care Services CIC Whole provider arm providing a full range of community health and adult social care services.
South West North Somerset North Somerset Community Partnership CIC Whole provider arm providing a full range of primary and social care services.
South West Plymouth Plymouth Community Healthcare CIC Whole provider arm providing a wide range of Primary Care, Community and In-patient services for Children, Young People and Adults including a comprehensive range of Mental Health, Learning Disability and General Rehabilitation services for the City of Plymouth, including some services commissioned by Devon and Cornwall Primary Care Trusts.
South West Torbay Care Trust DENPOD Oral care services for disadvantaged and vulnerable people, delivering oral health promotion activities to protect and maintain oral health. Podiatry providing foot health interventions and education to the vulnerable and those in hard to reach areas to remain active, pain free and independent.
West Midlands Dudley Lymphcare UK Comprehensive and holistic Lymphoedema Service that is equitable and accessible to patients suffering with both Primary and Secondary Lymphoedema, Chronic oedema and Lipoedema.
Yorks and Humber Bradford and Airedale Bevan Healthcare CIC Bevan healthcare providing easy access to high quality primary healthcare services for homeless people, people in temporary accommodation, asylum seekers, refugees and other marginalised groups who find it difficult to gain access to mainstream services.
Yorks and Humber Kirklees Locala Community Partnerships CIC A whole provider arm providing a wide range of health, wellbeing and social care services.
       
Total staff All R2R totals 25,000  

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