30: Delivering NHS services through a social enterprise
HFMAtalk speaks to Richard Mellor, director of finance at Locala Community Partnerships, a community interest company based in Kirklees. Richard discusses what being a community interest company means, how they work with the NHS, the freedom they have to be more innovative, and some of the challenges they face.
Community interest companies are a type of social enterprise. You can find out more about social enterprises, and their role in supporting the NHS in their local communities, via the NHS Confederation's website here.