Assura Peninsula Health LLP

Posted on October 16, 2009. Filed under: Press/News Releases, Providers | Tags: |

Assura Peninsula Health LLP | accessed 16 October 2009

Twenty-five Wirral practices joined together in a limited liability partnership to form Peninsula Health in 2007. 

The objective of their partnership is to become a provider of specialist services in a community setting. 

These practices provide care to 122,000 Wirral residents and they will continue to operate as individual general practices looking after their patients as they always have.

Peninsula Health delivers clinical services to all Wirral residents from existing primary care sites – bringing specialist opinion with diagnostic & treatment services closer to the patient in a community setting.  Our services will be consistent with Government policy to enable patient-centered services (See Our Health, Our Care, Our Say).

About Us

Who is Peninsula Health?

Peninsula Health is a limited liability partnership between 25 Wirral practices and Assura Medical. proivde services to all patients free at point of service.

Peninsula Health is a 50:50 joint venture partnership and is led by our Clinical Management Board (CMB) comprising local GPs, a Business Director and one representative from Assura Medical.

Local doctors provide the clinical leadership in identifying and designing high quality and innovative services for the benefit of local residents. Assura Medical bring their management and operational expertise to support local doctors in delivering services.

GPs are not paid to refer patients into services run by Peninsula Health. In line with Department of Health policy, patients are given a choice of providers at the point of referral and should they choose to be referred into a Peninsula Health service, the referrer will inform the declare that they have a commercial interest in the provider organisation.

ALL practice members of Peninsula Health have made a commitment to re-invest any income derived from this partnership into improving patient care in their practices.

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