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Previous Requests - January 2018

Date     Reference Question(s) Response 
04/01/2018 767/18

I am interested to know what agreements the organisation has around General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance services, replaces the 1995 EU directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and was introduced in May 2016 with full enforcement due in May 2018.

If the organisation does have agreement in place, please can you provide me with the information below?

a) Supplier- name of the supplier

b) Contract Spend- The total annual spend of the agreement.

c) Contract Duration- please provide me with the number of years and any potential extensions on the agreement.

d) Contract Description- Brief description sentence of the service provided under the agreement.

e) Start Date- When the agreement went like please provide me with the month and year.

f) Expiry Date- When the agreement is likely to be expired. Month and year.

g) Review Date- When is it likely the contract will be reviewed? Month and year.

h) Contact details of the responsible for the contract(s) above. Name, Job Title, Contact Number and Email ID. 

If the organisation does not yet have the GDPR agreement in place please can you provide me with the following information: 

1. When does the organisation plan to have this agreement in place?

2. When do you plan to go out to market for GDPR 

3. Who within the organisation will be responsible for this agreement?

4. Any other notes the organisation can provide in relation to the future procurement of compliance services.
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03/01/2018 768/18

1. Do you commission first line screening e.g. full 4 antibody IHC and/or MSI for molecular features of Lynch syndrome in all newly diagnosed bowel cancer patients?  

  • Yes, this test is commissioned for all bowel cancer patients as per DG27 NICE guidance
  • Yes, but it is only commissioned in bowel cancer patients aged under 50 years at diagnosis - please specify why the guidance has not been implemented.
  • No, we do not commission this test – please specify why.
  • Other commissioning strategy – please provide information.  

2. If first line screening is currently commissioned (either in all cases or as a subset) are second and third line genomic tests being commissioned in cases of MLH1 loss i.e. BRAF mutation and MLH1 promoter methylation, as per DG27 NICE guidance? 

  • Both BRAF mutation and MLH1 promoter methylation are commissioned
  • Only BRAF mutation is commissioned.
  • Only MLH1 promoter methylation is commissioned.
  • Neither are commissioned. Please specify why 

3. If the full NICE guidance (DG27) is not currently implemented, do you intend to commission screening for molecular features of Lynch syndrome in all newly diagnosed bowel cancer patients across your area?  

  • Yes, we intend to commission universal testing as per DG27
  • No, we do not intend to commission DG27 – please provide information on why.
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04/01/2018 769/18

1. Who at the CCG takes a lead in telehealth? (an example would be home patient consultations based on the patient sharing information with the HCP by email or the cloud?

2. Who at the CCG takes a lead in the use of smartphone apps to improve patient care? (an example would be use of a smartphone to improve diabetes management)
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07/01/2018 770/18

1. Which NHS Clinical Commissioning Group/s (CCG) do you represent?  

2. Please provide details of the Mental Health Commissioner (lead) for your CCG (the person responsible for commissioning adult ADHD services).

3. Your details:

4. Please indicate which NHS England region your CCG is part of:  

5. Does your CCG commission mental health services that treat/support people with ADHD aged 18 years and above?

6. Please provide details of the service/s (for as many services as you have)

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08/01/2018 771/18

1. How much money did the CCG spend on inpatient beds in private psychiatric hospitals in each of the past 5 years?

2. How much money did the CCG pay The Priory Group and Partnerships in Care for private inpatient psychiatric treatment in each of the past 5 years? Please name the hospitals used and provide a breakdown of the amount paid to each individual hospital.

3. How much money has the CCG paid The Priory Group for private inpatient psychiatric treatment since January 2016? 

4. What is the average nightly rate paid by the CCG for an inpatient bed in a Priory Group psychiatric hospital?

 

5. How many of the CCG’s NHS patients were treated as inpatients at psychiatric hospitals run by The Priory Group in each of the past 5 years?  

6. How many of the CCG’s NHS patients were treated as inpatients at psychiatric hospitals run by Partnerships in Care in each of the past 5 years? 

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09/01/2018 772/18

1. Are suction machines, also known as suction units held within your equipment catalogue in your community equipment stores? 

2. Who administers the suction machines – for example your District Nurses? 

3. Do you provide the required training for the suction machines to be used in patient’s homes?

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09/01/2018 773/18 The Commissioners produced a public consultation document that was sent to the Trust sometime in October 2017. The Trust returned it asking for changes to be made. I would like to make a request for a copy of this document under the freedom of information act. Click here
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10/01/2018 774/18

1.  Name of CCG. 

2. Have GPs in your CCG been provided with the necessary information to support their patients to document their wishes for end of life care? 

3. Have you provided GP practices with a policy/protocol regarding DNACPR orders? 

4. Have you provided GP practices with a policy on/system for placing Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment forms on a person’s summary care record? 

5. How do you monitor GP practices’ adherence to the above policies? 

6. Do you commission training for GPs on advance care planning and the Mental Capacity Act?

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 11/01/2018 775/18 The name and email of the person who is responsible for improving the care of residents in care homes. Click here
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15/01/2018 777/18

1. Who is your Head of IT/ CCG IT Lead/ GP IT Lead is, or who is responsible for the Online Consultation Strategy and appointment reminders/ cancellation services and the best method of contacting them. Email Address and Direct Line if possible. 

2. Which EPR service or services the practices use; if a mixed estate please list the main providers.

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15/01/2018 778/18

Name (first and last) of the director responsible for the following areas, within the CCG and across the STP:

1. Children
2. End of Life
3. Maternity
4. Integration
5. Personalisation
6. Discharge from Acute
7. Community equipment
8. Wheelchairs
9. Continuing Healthcare

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 15/01/2018  779/18

I would be grateful if you would provide the following information about Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) for research purposes:

1. The total number of PHB patients the CCG currently has.
2. The total number of patients with direct payments (current).
3. The average monthly budget for patients with direct payments 2017/18 (April-December).
4. The total spend on PHBs in 2016/17 and 2017/18 (April-December).
5. The Total spend on direct payments in 2016/17 and 2017/18 (April-December).
6. Does the CCG use a resource allocation tool to calculate/allocate budgets? If so, which one?
7. Is the CCG using any software to support management of PHBs, or commission software for PHB patients to use? If so, which one and when was this implemented?

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15/01/2018 780/18

I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. Please could you kindly provide the information below relating to Continuing Healthcare (CHC): 

1. Number of active CHC patients (at the end of December 2017).

2. Total spend on CHC care packages in 2016/17 and 2017/18 year to date.

3. What software is currently utilised by the CHC team to manage:

a. assessments

b. care packages/placements

c. activity and financial reporting

d. invoicing

           e.g. BroadCare, QA Plus, etc

4. Name of Head of CHC and CHC Finance Lead.
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15/01/2018 781/18

1. The CCG’s planned spend on mental health services for 2017-18.

2. The CCG’s planned spend as a proportion of overall allocation for 2017-18.

3. Whether the CCG predicts it will achieve the mental health investment standard for 2017-18.

4. Mental health actual for 2015-16 and 2016-17.
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 23/01/2018 782/18 

I am interested to know what agreements the organisation has around General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance services, replaces the 1995 EU directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and was introduced in May 2016 with full enforcement due in May 2018.

If the organisation does have agreement in place, please can you provide me with the information below?

a) Supplier- name of the supplier

b) Contract Spend- The total annual spend of the agreement.

c) Contract Duration- please provide me with the number of years and any potential extensions on the agreement.

d) Contract Description- Brief description sentence of the service provided under the agreement.

e) Start Date- When the agreement went like please provide me with the month and year.

f) Expiry Date- When the agreement is likely to be expired. Month and year.

g) Review Date- When is it likely the contract will be reviewed? Month and year.

h) Contact details of the responsible for the contract(s) above. Name, Job Title, Contact Number and Email ID. 

If the organisation does not yet have the GDPR agreement in place please can you provide me with the following information: 

1. When does the organisation plan to have this agreement in place?

2. When do you plan to go out to market for GDPR 

3. Who within the organisation will be responsible for this agreement?

4. Any other notes the organisation can provide in relation to the future procurement of compliance services.
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23/01/2018 783/18

1. Full details of the cost of refurbishing the Babington Hospital in Belper. 

2. Full details of the cost of building the new centre in Derwent Street, Belper.

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23/01/2018 784/18

1. The number of people on your governing body/board.

2. The number of voting members on your governing body/board.

3. The number of GPs on your governing body/board.

4. The number of GPs on your governing body/board who are voting members.

5. The number of salaried GPs on your governing body/board.

6. The number of locum GPs on your governing body/board.

7. If there are no salaried or locum GPs on the governing body/board, any clauses in the

constitution that, in effect, bar locum and/or salaried GPs from the CCG governing

body/board.

8. The number of salaried GPs who hold a clinical lead position.

9. The number of locum GPs who hold a clinical lead position.

10. The number of people on your Clinical Executive Committee.

11. The number of GPs on your Clinical Executive Committee.

12. The number of salaried and locum GPs on your Clinical Executive Committee.

13. The number of locum GPs on your Clinical Executive Committee.

14. If there are no salaried or locum GPs on the Clinical Executive Committee, any clauses in the constitution that, in effect, bar locum and/or salaried GPs from the Clinical Executive Committee.

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24/01/2018 785/18

We are trying to locate medical records from an out of hours consultation in January 2008 relating to a patient registered with the Heartwood Medical Practice, Swadlincote. Derbyshire Health United have confirmed that they passed an out of hours call to BURDOC, and the notes disclosed by DHU confirm this. We understand BURDOC closed approximately 8 years ago and have been informed that the CCG holds the BURDOC records.

We should be obliged if you would provide us with the following information pursuant to the Act:

1. Whether the CCG holds or has ever held any medical records from the out of hours GP

Service known as BURDOC.

2. If the CCG currently holds these records, please advise to whom disclosure requests should be made.

3. If the CCG no longer holds these records but has done previously, please advise to which

organisation the retention of those records was transferred.

4. If the CCG has never held the records please advise which organisation holds the records and the relevant contact details for disclosure requests.

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25/21/2018 786/18

1. Does your organisation have a Facebook Page(s)? If yes, what is/are the url(s) and when were they set up?               

2. Does your organisation advertise or spend any money on Facebook? If yes, please can you outline what expenditure has occurred and break down expenditure per calendar year (January to December) since 2004?                

3. Does your organisation have a Twitter Account? If yes, what is/are the url(s) and when were they set up? 

4. Does your organisation advertise or spend any money on Twitter? If yes, please can you outline what expenditure has occurred and break down expenditure per calendar year (January to December) since 2006? 
  
5. Does your organisation use Google G-Suite services (Google services) or does your organisation rely on google for any services (such as email hosting)? If yes, what are the services, when were they agreed and how much did they cost? 

6. Does your organisation advertise or spend any money on Google? If yes, please can you outline what expenditure has occurred and break down expenditure per calendar year (January to December) since the payments first began?                        

7. Is there an official policy for the use of organisational Facebook or Twitter Accounts (ie how to post, what to use it for and when to delete or preserve records)? If there is a policy (or policies) please may I be provided with them?

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26/01/2018 787/18

1. Do you commission a fracture liaison nurse, or fracture liaison services for your patients? (i.e. for those who have suffered a fragility fracture) 

2. If not, who is responsible for this service within your CCG?
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26/01/2018 788/18

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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30/01/2018 789/18

I understand that the CCG is in the process of decommissioning inpatient beds, which will result in the closure of a number of units for people with learning disabilities and/or autism. I write to request further information in relation to these decommissioning proposals.  

1. The CCG’s anticipated bed usage reduction levels. 

2. Anticipated inpatient provision over the next two years, and where that will be provided. 

3. The data gathered on planned discharge dates for all patients. Please note that I am not requesting any personal data relating to individual patients, but instead the statistical information collated in relation to anticipated discharge dates. 

4. The levels of investment proposed for alternative models of care, broken down into specific services. 

5. Confirmation of the providers that have been consulted regarding these proposals, and the content of their feedback. 

6. Details as to the consultation which has taken place with patients, families and the general public, along with the responses received as part of that consultation.
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 30/01/2018  790/18

Please could you give me the names and email address of the people that hold the following job titles within your CCG:
 
1. Director of Commissioning

2. Planned Care Lead

3. Head of Commissioning

4. Contracts and Commissioning Manager

5. Commissioning Manager

6. Programme Manager – Planned Care Transformation

7. Project Manager for Planned Care

8. Acute Transformation Manager

9. Senior Commissioning Manager
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31/01/2018 791/18

1. Please can you provide the name of the group/committee that meets within the CCG to discuss which test/medicines are to be used within the CCG (e.g. the medicines management committee)? 

2. Could you also please provide me with the name of the contact person of the above group/committee, their email address, postal address and telephone number? 

3. Could you also please tell me how frequently the group/committee meets and if it covers other CCGs?
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