Practices had requested that the Federation work alone to provide the service for this project.The CCG have outlined their position regarding this project and it has become clear that this is not possible. Gemma Moore attended the Practice Managers meeting on behalf of the federation. Sue Harris, Director of Strategy for the Health and Care Trust (HACTW) was also in attendance and proposed an alliance contract with SW Healthcare. We are aware that this was not the preferred option but we hope this collaboration will give our Practices the confidence that this funding will be used effectively to support each of you. A letter has been circulated to each Practice containing further information.