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ACB Guidance on the calculation of acute pathology costs

27/07/2016 14:55:49

It has been a very challenging few weeks for Pathology and with the current financial position we are all under pressure to make even more savings. This pressure has intensified following the two letters from NHS Improvement suggesting that STP leads should develop proposals to consolidate back office and pathology services with outline plans, initially on an STP footprint basis but with a mind to consolidate across larger areas over time, to be agreed before the end of July. This is a dangerously short timescale to undertake such a project.

The ACB President has written to all members and provided some guidance on calculating acute pathology costs which can be accessed below:

pdf Image Guidance on the calculation pf acute pathology costs
pdf Image Covering letter from ACB President

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