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Table 1 Meetings observed

From: Co-operation and conflict under hard and soft contracting regimes: case studies from England and Wales

  England Wales
  Case Study Alpa Case Study Beta Case Study Delta Case Study Gamma
Contracting Meetings 22 10 7 5
Quality 3 1   
Individual Patient Commissioning    11  
Cross-border Commissioning    1 1
Reconfiguration/ finance/demand management/clinical networks     16
  1. Note. In Wales, regular contracting meetings were suspended with the impending restructuring of the service, and instead we observed meetings concerned with planning the unified health board framework that would replace contracting. In the text the organisations within Alpha case study, are labelled as Alpha PCT, Alpha trust1, Alpha trust2 and so on, to indicate that their association.