Update on SHA and PCT Reconfiguration1st February 2007
A major reconfiguration of Strategic Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts in England took place in the second half of 2006, cutting the total number of organisations dramatically. Here we provide a quick update on how things have settled into place and where the new boundaries lie.
On 1 July 2006 the 28 existing SHAs made way for 10 new and much larger SHAs.
See New Map at this link
Table 1 Old and New Strategic Health Authorities
|Population size||Olds SHAs covered by new SHA|
|2.55m||Northumberland, Tyne and Wear
County Durham and Tees Valley
(Mike Farrar, CBE)
|6.83m||Cumbria and Lancashire
Cheshire and Merseyside
|Yorkshire and The Humber
|5.04m||North and East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
(Dr Barbara Hakin, OBE)
Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland
|5.33m||Birmingham and the Black Country
Shropshire and Staffordshire
West Midlands South
|East of England
|5.49m||Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
(Ruth Carnall, CBE)
|7.43m||North Central London
North East London
North West London
South East London
South West London
|South East Coast
|4.19m||Surrey and Sussex
Kent and Medway
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
(Sir Ian Carruthers, OBE)
|5.04m||Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire
Dorset and Somerset
South West Peninsula
Each SHA is co-terminous with the Government Office of the Regions to help joint working between health and local government, except for South East and South Central which have been divided into two.
Three months after the SHA changes, PCTs were reconfigured with 152 being established on 1 October 2006 from the previous 303. The majority of PCTs have co-terminous boundaries with local authorities.
Table 2 New PCTs by SHA
|New SHA||New PCTs within SHA (inc links to boundary maps)|
|North East||County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Northumberland Care Trust, North Tyneside, Redcar and Cleveland, South Tyneside, North Tees, Sunderland Teaching (12).
|North West||Ashton Leigh and Wigan, Blackburn With Darwen Teaching, Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Central Lancashire, Cumbria, Central and Eastern Cheshire, East Lancashire, Halton and St. Helens, Knowsley, Liverpool, Manchester, North Lancashire, Oldham, Heywood Middleton and Rochdale, Salford Teaching, Sefton, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop, Trafford, Warrington, Western Cheshire, Wirral (24).
|Yorkshire and The Humber||Barnsley, Bradford and Airedale, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Kirklees, Leeds, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire and York, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield District (14).
|East Midlands||Bassetlaw, Derby City, Derbyshire County, Leicester City, Leicestershire County and Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire County (9).
www.eastmidlands.nhs.uk/the-local-nhs- (see pdf at bottom of page)
|West Midlands||Birmingham East and North, Coventry Teaching, Dudley, Heart of Birmingham Teaching, Herefordshire, North Staffordshire, Sandwell, Shropshire County, South Birmingham, South Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall Teaching, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton City, Worcestershire (16).|
|East of England||Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, East and North Hertfordshire, Great Yarmouth and Waveney, Luton Teaching, Mid Essex, North East Essex, Norfolk, Peterborough, South East Essex, South West Essex, Suffolk, West Essex, West Hertfordshire (14).
|London||Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley Care Trust, Brent Teaching, Bromley, Camden, City and Hackney Teaching, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich Teaching, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey Teaching, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond and Twickenham, Southwark, Sutton and Merton, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth Teaching, Waltham Forest, Westminster (31).|
|South East Coast||Brighton and Hove City, East Sussex Downs and Weald, Eastern and Coastal Kent, Hastings and Rother, Medway Teaching, Surrey, West Kent, West Sussex (8).|
|South Central||Berkshire East, Berkshire West, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight NHS, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth City Teaching, Southampton City (9).
|South West||Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth and Poole, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Plymouth Teaching, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Torbay Care Trust, Wiltshire (14).|
Please also see the article on hc2d 'New PCTs, so what's the difference?
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Title: Update on SHA and PCT Reconfiguration
Author: Sue Knights
Article Id: 1917
Date Added: 1st Feb 2007