Totally subsidiary scores NHS contract in Newcastle
Totally on Tuesday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Vocare Limited has been awarded a new contract to provide Urgent Treatment Centre and GP Visiting services to NHS Newcastle & Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group.
Vocare, one of the UK's leading urgent care services providers, won the contract through its membership of the Newcastle Urgent Care Alliance and will receive approximately £1.94m per annum under the five-year contract, which includes an option for a two year extension.
Vocare is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne and provides healthcare services to approximately 9.2m patients across the UK through urgent care centres, GP out-of-hours services, integrated urgent care centres and the NHS 111 service.
Wendy Lawrence, chief executive of Totally, said: "We are delighted to announce this new contract win and are pleased that the CCG has chosen the Alliance to deliver the new Urgent Treatment Centre for its population to ensure patients get the care they need, and to relieve pressure on A&E departments. Vocare is recognised as a high quality national urgent care delivery partner and is proud to be partnering with NHS providers to deliver improved, integrated services that support the delivery of the NHS 10 Year Long Term Plan."
Totally's shares were up 2.15% at 11.90p at 1004 BST