Previous Requests February 2018

02/02/2018 792/18

 1. Has the CCG accepted and processed any retrospective reviews or previously unassessed period of care in relation to Continuing Health Care for the period post March 2012. April 2012 – January 2018?

2. If the answer to 1 is yes then what has the financial impact been to the CCG?  

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Click here for response 05/02/2018 793/18  Is the treatment listed below routinely available to patients according to its NICE TAG? YES/NO
•         Aflibercept for treating choroidal neovascularisation
(Technology appraisal guidance [TA486] Published date: 01 November 2017)  
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 08/02/2018 794/18 

 I would be grateful if you could send me the following details on each of the procedures listed below:

Procedures: Blepharoplasty; ptosis repair; ectropion repair; entropion repair; brow lift; chalazion incision and curettage; benign skin lesion excision/surgical management; periocular botulinum toxin injections; adult strabismus surgery; lacrimal surgery procedures (including dacrocystorhinostomy, punctoplasty, punctal plugs); any others you believe fall under the remit of oculoplastic surgery that have not been listed.

For each of the above:
• Are they routinely funded?
• If not routinely funded, how is this service accessed (eg criterion based access, individual funding request, other)
• If criterion based access, what are these criteria?
• Were any ophthalmologists/optometrists consulted when creating the policy for the procedure? If so, please provide us with their name and role.

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 12/02/2018  796/18

 1. Please state the total number of girls aged 16 and under given the contraceptive implant Nexplanon (or equivalent brand as described here: in each of the these calendar years:
a) 2017
b) 2016
c) 2015
NB: If data for calendar years is not available, please provide data for financial years and highlight that this is the case.

2. For each year, a), b) and c), please break down this total number into the following age brackets:
i) Aged 16
ii) Aged 15
iii) Aged 14
iv) Aged 13
v) Aged under 13

a) Does the CCG have any current policy or guideline on contraceptive implants? (Yes or No)
b) If yes, please provide a direct link or attach the document, stating page number if applicable.

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 Could you please provide me with access to the equality impact assessment that Derbyshire CCGs used to inform their decision to cease prescribing gluten free products.

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 12/02/2018  799/18 Under the Freedom of Information Act please could I request the following information:

Name and contact e-mail address for the Primary Care Director / Head of Primary Care

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 13/02/2018  800/18

 I wanted to check the email addresses of your Chair, Chief Executive, Chief Finance Officer and their respective PA(s) for our records       

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 13/02/2018 801/18   .1. Which company(s) holds the contract to supply your current Sexual Assault Referral Services (SARCs)
2. Please state the full name of your CCG
3. Please state if this service was procured through a framework agreement with other trusts (if so please provide the names of the other CCG). If yes, please also state which trust holds the contract.
4. Please state the contract start date and end date of your current SARC services.
5. What is the expected total value of the contract?
6. What is your annual budget for SARC services?
7. Are there provisions for contract extensions (including how many years and the extension terms). If yes, please state if the contract extension been awarded
8. Please state the names of the organisations who bid for the contract
9. How many patients are treated annually by your SARCS service providers?
10. What would the procurement model be for future contracts? E.g. will the contract be procured jointly with another CCG?
11. What are the performance standards (KPIs) the current service provider(s) operate under?
12. What is the current provider’s performance against these standards in the last 12 months?
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 14/02/2018  802/18

 •         Does your CCG offer specific programmes for people with Crohn’s and Colitis (inflammatory Bowel Disease) tailored to their condition to support them to self-manage? What does it cover?
•         If you do not offer specific programmes/support, what generic self-management support can people with IBD access and what does it cover?
•         How do people with IBD access support to self-manage their condition in (a) primary care (b) secondary care?
•         How many people with inflammatory bowel disease have accessed self-management programmes or support in (a)  2015 (b) 2016 (c) 2017
•         What (a) specialist (b) generic tools are available locally to support people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease to self-manage their condition
•         What information, support and advice does your CCG signpost people living or affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease to?

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 16/02/2018  803/18

 Regarding the publication of the brochure for “Joined up care in Belper” I would like to ask

How many brochures were printed?

How wide were they distributed, please include the number of homes they were delivered to?

The brochure is available on your web site but why can it not be printed from your site?

In regards to the building of Derwent street I have a couple of questions regarding jobs.

Why are people receiving redundancy now before Derwent street has been built?

It has been published that there will be a large amount of job losses, how do you intend to offer the same services at Derwent street with less staff?

You state in the brochure that you have done analysis to see what staff will be needed yet you fail to produce any figures, what are these figures compared to Babington?

Regarding the beds at the Babington, you state that there will be 10 beds at Derwent street but these will be day care beds, not 24hour, we know that the Babington is receiving calls daily from other hospitals asking for bed space to free up needed beds in the main hospital, you have no provision for these people that need 24 hour care except to say that you will move them out of the area, specifically what areas will you be moving them to, what care will they receive and how will you accommodate their partners and family who have no means of getting to see them?


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 21/02/2018 804/18 

 Please provide me with the following information:

1. A full list of all enhanced services, commissioned in 2016-17 and in 2017-18 by your Clinical Commissioning Group, including services funded outside of GMS/PMS essential services funding.

2. How much funding is currently allocated in 2017-18 to each enhanced service via GMS and PMS general practice in your CCG area, and how much was spent on each enhanced service in 2016-17?

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Erewash CCG

Hardwick CCG

North Derbyshire CCG

Southern Derbyshire CCG

 22/02/2018  805/18

 1. Please state the total number of referrals from primary care to Ophthalmology for cataract surgery (all types) in A) 2016, B) 2017 and C) 2018 to date.
If it is not possible to provide data specifically regarding cataract surgery referrals then please provide data for all Ophthalmology referrals for A, B and C.

2. A) Has the CCG updated its eligibility guidelines and/or referrals policy for cataract surgery since 04/08/17?
B) If yes, please provide a link to the relevant website or attach the relevant document, stating page number where applicable.

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 25/02/2018 806/18   I would be obliged if you could let me have a copy of the Babington Hospital feasibility study, undertaken in 2015 by Southern Derbyshire LIFT Co.Ltd.
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 26/02/2018  807/18

 I wish to request details of the following:
1) I wish to request information relating to the number of complaints made to NHS Hardwick & NHS North Derbyshire CCGs relating to LGBT patients and healthcare professionals.
2) I would like information on the number of complaints relating to:
a) Allegations of discrimination on the grounds of LGBT status. 
i. Patients made about practitioners
ii. Staff made against colleagues both medical and non medical.

b) Allegations of wrongful treatment on the grounds of LGBT status. Complaints made by patients or their friends or family. Treatment received from any healthcare practitioner.

c) Complaints made by LGBT patients in regards to the provision of care.

d)  Complaints made by LGBT healthcare professionals on the grounds that they have been discriminated or suffered bullying by colleagues because of their LGBT status.
3) I would also like the outcomes of these complaints in regards to:
a) closed with no further action
b) disciplinary action taken against the healthcare professional involved and what action was taken.
4) I would like to know the details of whether the healthcare professional complained about qualified either in the UK or abroad?
5) I would like to number of complaints in the last 18 months.

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 26/02/2018 808/17 

 Please provide details of all current providers of the CCG’s Musculoskeletal (MSK) service, including:

a. Tier 1 Physiotherapy
b. MSK Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (MSK CATS)
c. Rheumatology
d. Pain Management Service
e. Other sub specialities such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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 27/02/2018  809

 Please can you provide us with the following information for Erewash, Hardwick and North Derbyshire CCGs:

1)      The (a) budget and (b) expenditure for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) services (total spend) for children and adolescents (for the purpose of this request defined as being between the ages of 0 and 18 years).

2)      If available, the (a) budget and (b) expenditure for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) services (total spend) for children, adolescents and young adults (for the purpose of this request defined as being between the ages of 0 and 25 years).

3)     The (a) budget and (b) monies received to deliver the Local Transformation Plan (LTP).

4)     The (a) budget and (b) monies received to deliver the access and waiting time standards on Eating Disorders.

5)     The (a) budget and (b) monies received to implement CYP Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

6)     Explicit clarification of whether the budget and expenditure identified in response to 1) and 2) includes the budget and monies identified in 3), 4) and 5).

For all of the above requests, we are requesting information for the financial years: 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18.

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Erewash CCG

Hardwick CCG

North Derbyshire CCG

 810/18  27/02/2018

 • Firstly, since 1 April 2010, what total payments have been made to commercial providers to settle matters of dispute or by way of penalty payments? If possible please break down total payments by financial year.

• Secondly, since 1 April 2010, on how many occasions has your CCG paid a financial settlement or court award to an independent sector provider, as a result of litigation around procurement and commissioning? If possible please break down the data by financial year.

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 811/18  28/02/2018

 1.  Has the CCG (or CSU) or Health Board recommended prescribing a particular brand or brands of 7 day buprenorphine transdermal patches? If so, what brand or brands were recommended to be prescribed?

2.  If the CCG (or CSU) or Health Board recommends prescribing more than one brand of 7 day buprenorphine transdermal patches what, if any, guidance is there on which brand(s) should be prescribed?

3.  For each brand of 7 day buprenorphine transdermal patches recommended, on what date was the decision made to recommend that brand?

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 812/18  28/02/2018

 1. Please could you supply the name, email address and telephone number of the commissioner with responsibility for placements in locked rehabilitation.

For questions 2 through 7, please supply the following information as a snapshot at the end of the year for the financial years 2013/14 to 2016/17, and where possible, the most up to date snapshot available for 2017/18.

2. Please provide the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation.

3. Of the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation (q.2) please provide the number that are male and the number that are female.

4. Of the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation (q.2) please provide the number that were detained under the Mental Health Act and the number that were admitted on an informal basis.

5. Of the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation (q.2) please provide the number that were placed ‘in area’ and the number that were placed ‘out of area’.

6. Of the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation (q.2) please provide the number that were placed in NHS provision and the number that were placed in independent provision. 

7. Of the total number of adults funded by the CCG in locked rehabilitation (q.2) please provide the number presenting with a learning disability, a mental illness, an acquired brain injury, a neurological condition, or a personality disorder.

8. Please provide the CCG’s total expenditure on locked rehabilitation placements for each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2017/18, and where possible, budgeted expenditure for 2018/19. If expenditure for 2017/18 is not yet available, please provide projected expenditure.

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