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Requests - January 2016

Date Reference

Question(s)

Response 
05/01/2016 216/16

1. I would like to request information on whether the NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG is considering implementing video appointments for the delivery of GP services to local patients.

2. If video appointments are under consideration, what are the timescales for implementing this measure?

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08/01/2016 217/16 A. For each GP practice within the CCG, please state:

1. Does the practice run a diabetes clinic? Y/N

2. Does the practice run a clinic for Type 1 diabetes patients? Y/N

3. Does the practice have a GP with special interest in diabetes (GPwSI)? Y/N

4. Are there any diabetes specialist nurses (DSN) available onsite eg. for clinics? Y/N

5. If no DSN is available, do any of the nurses hold a diabetes accreditation, e.g. Warwick certificate or MSc? Y/N

6. Is there a registered diabetes dietician available onsite e.g. for clinics? Y/N

7. Does the practice run a diabetes and/or long-term condition psychology service? Y/N

8. Does the practice run a podiatry or foot clinic? Y/N

9. Does the practice offer structured education for Type 2 diabetes patients? Y/N

            If yes, what is it called? E.g. X-Pert, Desmond

10. Does the practice offer structured education for Type 1 diabetes patients? Y/N

            If yes, what is it called? E.g. DAFNE

11. Is retinopathy screening provided onsite at the practice? Y/N

12. Does the practice accept Out of Area patients? Y/N

13. Does the practice offer patients remote consultations e.g. through Skype? Y/N

B. For each community diabetes service within the CCG, please state:

1. Is it a consultant-led service? Y/N

2. Is it funded under a block contract with the CCG? Y/N

3. Does the service cater for Type 1 diabetes patients? Y/N

4. Are there any diabetes specialist nurses (DSN) available onsite? Y/N

5. If no DSN is available, do any of the nurses hold a diabetes accreditation, e.g. Warwick certificate or MSc? Y/N

6. Is there a registered diabetes dietician available onsite? Y/N

7. Does the service run a diabetes and/or long-term condition psychology service? Y/N

8. Does the service run a podiatry or foot clinic? Y/N

9. Does the service offer structured education for Type 2 diabetes patients? Y/N

            If yes, what is it called? E.g. X-Pert, Desmond

10. Does the service offer structured education for Type 1 diabetes patients? Y/N

            If yes, what is it called? E.g. DAFNE

11. Does the service offer retinopathy screening onsite? Y/N

12. Does the service offer patients remote consultations e.g. through Skype? Y/N

13. Is the service available through GP referral? Y/N

14. Is the service available through self-referral? Y/N

15. Does the service accept Out of Area patients? Y/N

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08/01/2016 218/16 We would like to request the following information regarding the prescribing of specialised infant formula for cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) within Southern Derbyshire CCG

1. We have the following guideline document relating to CMPA prescribing listed for your organisation: Derbyshire Joint APC - Infant Feeding Guideline (May 2014)

Please confirm if this is up-to-date and still in use?

2. If the above document is no longer used, please provide a link to, or a copy of, the most up-to-date guidelines referenced by your organisation.

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11/01/2016 219/16 I would be grateful if you could provide the following information for community based services commissioned by the CCG or on your behalf by another CCG or CSU… for as many providers of Out-of-hours (OOH) services as you have operating within the CCG area:

  • Name of OOH provider in your CCG area
  • Population served by provider
  • Who is the call handling (NHS111) provider?
  • Current Annual Contract Value for OOH contract
  • What other community based services are the OOH provider(s) contracted to provide? Current Annual contract value for other (non-OOH) services
  • When is contract due for re-tender?(month and year)Contract start date

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11/01/2016 220/16 1. What was the total cost for the following cosmetic and bariatric procedures in the financial year ending 2014-2015? If figures are not available for 2014-2015 yet, please provide the most recent.
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Facelift
  • Gastric band
  • Gastric bypass

I would be grateful for a cost breakdown for each of the above seven procedures ie. £200,000 spent on rhinoplasties in total, £100,000 on breast reductions etc.

2. How many of each of these procedures were carried out in 2014-2015?

If figures are not available for 2014-2015, please provide the most recent.

3. How many newborn babies contracted Group B Streptococcus infection during labour in 2014-2015?

3a. Of those babies, how many died? If figures are not available for 2014-2015, please provide the most recent.

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12/01/2016 221/16

1. Whether or not the CCG currently has a designated Medical / Clinical Officer to support the coordination and implementation of SEND reforms,

2. Regarding the current designated Medical / Clinical Office, the following,

a. The name and contact details of the Officer
b.
The time the current Officer has spent in-post
c.
Any and all clinical posts simultaneously held by the current Officer,

3. A list of all Local Authorities with whom the current Officer is coordinating SEN provision with.

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12/01/2016 222/16 A list of pharmaceutical products/drugs that your CCG currently holds rebate agreements for. Click here for Response
08/01/2016 223/16 Applying only to disabled and terminally ill children, please provide the amount of money spent on the provision of community disability equipment in your area. Click here for Response
18/01/2016 224/16

I am requesting the following information:

1. The CCG's locally-proposed metric

2. The targets set by the CCG (or HWB in which the CCG participates) for each metric - please state precise statistical targets where applicable

3. Please state the "starting position" for each metric - i.e. please give statistics on how that metric was performing at the start of the measuring period (e.g. if the Delayed Transfers of Care target is to reduce DTOCs from their 2014/15 level, please state the DTOCs figure for 2014/15)

4. Please state whether the CCG or the local authority (please state which) is responsible for measuring progress for each target

5. Please state what statistical progress to date has been made towards each target, and whether each target is currently forecast to be achieved by the end of 2015/16

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18/01/2016 225/16 We would be grateful if you could provide us with the following information regarding the treatment services of adult onset posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as provided within your clinical commissioning group. 
 

1. The staffing dedicated to PTSD i.e. how many staff from how many different professional disciplines are working in service  

2. In the 12 month period leading up to receiving this request, the total number of referrals made within your CCG for PTSD treatment, the total number accepted for treatment and the number that completed eight or more treatment sessions, and a breakdown of accepted referrals in terms of age, ethnicity and gender.

3. The models of psychological intervention and the levels provided for PTSD treatment.

4. The type of formal social support provided to patients suffering PTSD and/or their families.

5. An indication of any outreach work being carried out with populations who are underrepresented in accessing mental health services but are likely to be exposed to considerable psychological trauma e.g. homeless persons.

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18/01/2016

226/16

1. How much did your organisation spend on legal fees in the financial year 2015?
 

2. Do you have a panel of preferred legal providers? If yes, what year was this panel appointed?

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18/01/2016 227/16 For the following community eye health services:
  • Cataract referral
  • Low vision

Please provide:

1. Confirmation that these services are in place

2. Service activity data presented as the number of patients to have accessed each service in the year 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2015

3. The number of optical practices contracted to provide each service

4. The CCG's financial expenditure on each service in the year 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2015

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20/01/2016 229/16

1. In each of the last three calendar years how many women a year are diagnosed with Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS)?

2. In each of the last three calendar years how many women have presented with pelvic pain at their GP?

3. Of the total number of women who present with pelvic pain at their GP how many are offered an appointment with a gynaecologist?

4. In each of the last three calendar years how many women have received a diagnostic test for PCS?

5. On average how many diagnostic tests do women presenting with pelvic pain receive prior to formal diagnosis?

6. What information is offered to women who present with pelvic pain?

7. On average, how much money a year is spent on diagnostic tests for women presenting with pelvic pain?

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21/01/2016 230/16

1. Helicobacter pylori testing - Adults and Adolescents

a. A list of tests recommended/allowed to be used for the diagnosis of a Helicobacter pylori infection within your CCG

b. If Helicobacter test INFAI is not on the recommended/allowed list, please provide a reason.

2. Helicobacter pylori testing - Children

a. A list of the tests recommended/allowed to be used for the diagnosis of a Helicobacter pylori infection in children within your CCG

b. If Helicobacter test INFAI is not on the recommended/allowed list, please provide a reason.

3. Changing a recommendation

a. If a product/procedure is not on the recommended/allowed list, please can you advice regarding the process to be followed to have a product/procedure accepted onto the recommended/allowed list? Please can you advise of any associated contact details/information required for the process?

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25/01/2016 231/16 

Integrated Diabetes Pathway Service

1. Organisations that applied for the contract and were successful and not successful at the final stage

2. The contract values (and any sub-lots) year to date

3. Start date and duration of contract

4. Copy of the successful winning organisation's proposal

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26/01/2016 232/16

Please would you let us know what services you commission for:

1. Pre-school children who stammer

2. Primary school-age children who stammer

3. Secondary school-age children who stammer

4. Adults who stammer.

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28/01/2016 233/16

The details of my request are regarding the current contracts that NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG has in place for anti-coagulation services.

Specifically, I would like to know the names of the providers, the contract types, the type of service, the annual contractual values and their and end dates.

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