www.doh.gov.uk/pricare/qualitystandards.htm or a copy may be obtained by writing to Primary Care, Room 7E28, Department of Health, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UE or by emailing OOHAccreditation@doh.gov.uk).9
Without prejudice to any other remedy available to the PCT under the terms of the Contract, where in the PCT’s opinion the Contractor has failed to meet any aspect of the quality standards required under Clause 5.1 or elsewhere in the Contract, the PCT may require an immediate meeting with the Contractor with a view to discussing the failure and agreeing appropriate corrective action to remedy such failure.
PART 6 LEVEL OF SKILL
PROVISION OF SERVICES
The address of [each of] the premises to be used by the Contractor[or any sub-contractor] for the provision of services under the Contract shall be detailed in Section 3 (Specification).
Where, on the date on which the Contract is signed, the PCT is not satisfied that all or any of the premises specified in Clause 6.2 meet the requirements set out in Clause 6.3 , the PCT and the Contractor shall together draw up remedial action, which shall be attached as Schedule 2 to this Section 2 (General Conditions of Contract) of the Contract, which specifies:
9 Clause 5.1 is required by APMS Direction 12
10 This wording requires a higher level of performance than the minimum required by clause APMS Direction 5(1)(h). The minimum wording required by that Direction is “The Contractor shall carry out its obligations under the Contract with reasonable care and skill.”