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Requests - June 2016

Date Reference

Question(s)

Response 
01/06/2016 311/16

Are extended GP access services being provided in the CCG area?

If so, please can you advise who is providing the service and their contact details?

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03/06/2016 312/16

Please provide the following information:

1. The (a) budget and (b) expenditure for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) services (total spend) - if you attribute to a CAMHs Tier 1-4 please specify.

2. The (a) budget and (b) expenditure for maternal mental health.

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. The (a) budget and (b) expenditure for mental health urgent and emergency care (including mental health crisis care) for children and young people - if only total spend is available please approximate proportion that is spent on children and young adults.

7. Any additional, discretionary monies (a) budgeted for and (b) spent on child, adolescent or young adult mental health.

We are requesting information for the financial years: 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/2014, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17.

And if available - we are also requesting the projected budget (or settlement) for the financial years covering the remainder of Future in Mind and the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, which includes: 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/2020, 2020/21.

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03/06/2016 313/16

1. Number of patients who are admitted into acute services with symptoms that ultimately provide them with a stroke diagnosis

2. Number of patients who area admitted into acute services with a brain injury diagnosis either through a traumatic or other origination

3. Number of patients who with a long neurological condition, stroke or brain injury who are allocated neurological rehabilitation

4. Of those allocated neurological rehabilitation, how many access this through an inpatient facility? What is the breakdown between NHS and independent provision?

5. What is the process that patient referrals for neurological rehabilitation go through to establish their eligibility for an allocation of funding for inpatient neurological rehabilitation? 

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03/06/2016 314/16

1. Does your Healthboard provide an erectile dysfunction clinic and can you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS erectile dysfunction clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask? 

2. Does your Healthboard provide psychosexual clinics and can you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS psychosexual clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

3. Does your Healthboard provide counselling and sex therapy services and can you provide the details of any NHS counselling services and sex therapy services that treat men with erectile dysfunction within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

4. Does your Healthboard provide PDE5-I and if so which one?

5. Does your Healthboard prescribe ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

6. At what dose are the ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets prescribed?

7. Is the daily dose of ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets (2.5/5mg) available/prescribed?

8. Does your Healthboard prescribe the Vacuum erection device for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

9. Does your Healthboard offer penile implant surgery (semi-rigid or inflatable implant devices) for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

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03/06/2016 315/16 Completion of attached spreadsheet regarding workforce.

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06/06/2016 316/16

1. Do you currently offer a companion diagnostic (stratified medicine) testing services for the following cancer indications and therapies?

If so I would be grateful if you could please indicate which tests are offered, the charge per patient test (ideally a comment on what the overhead/kit breakdown of the test cost) and the number performed per year January-December (or month if easier – please specify in comments). The brand name of the test used or any information regarding commercial partnerships would also be appreciated to be included in the comments.

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06/06/2016 317/16

1. How many compromise agreements has the CCG entered into with staff or former staff? Please include all COT3 agreements in this figure.

2. How many of these compromise agreements require staff members not to disclose the existence of the compromise agreement itself?

3. How many of these compromise agreements contain non-disparagement clauses that require staff members not to criticise the employees of the CCG?

4. How many of these compromise agreements were entered into by the CCG with staff who had previously made public interest disclosures, (whether or not these were raised by formally invoking the CCG’s whistleblowing policy)?

5. If staff who have entered into a compromise agreement with the CCG were to voice concerns about reprisal by the CCG for whistleblowing, would the CCG consider this to be an actionable breach of non-disparagement clauses, or would it consider the raising of such concerns to be qualifying disclosures under PIDA?

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07/06/2016 318/16

1. Do you have an Electronic Fax Management System (A Fax Server)?

2. How many manual fax machines do you have?

3. Who is the Manufacturer of your Multi-Function Printers, and who maintains them?

4. Who is the manufacturer of your Telephony system and who maintains it?

5. What is the job title of the person responsible for your Fax policy/strategy?

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08/06/2016 319/16 Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me with a copy of your current assisted reproduction services policy or criteria, as well as an outline of any changes to the policy or criteria over the past five years (for example, changes to age, BMI or smoking status criteria, numbers of cycles etc.)

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09/06/2016 320/16

Please provide an itemised list of any services that provide mental health support and treatment actively targeting people who are sleeping rough that you funded in:

a. 2015/16
b. 2014/15
c. 2013/14
d. 2012/13
e. 2011/12

For each service, please provide a brief description and details about who the service is for, who it is commissioned by, and the value of the contract in each specified financial year.

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10/06/2016 321/16

1. Did you provide any funding through contracts or grants for services specifically supporting people living with HIV?

2. Is support for people living with HIV explicitly mentioned within the contractual documentation for any generic services you funded?

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15/06/2016 322/16

I would like to be informed about any provision the CCG has commissioned to meet the mental health needs of single/non-statutory homeless persons.

I would be grateful if you could provide a description of any commissioned provision including details of; the numbers of staff and professional disciplines dedicated to it, any particular conditions (eg. psychological trauma, psychosis) and sub-populations the provision may be targeted at, access/referral pathways for service users to this provision, and specific intervention models/approaches informing the provision.

If any provision of this sort has recently been discontinued or is currently being planned, I would be keen to be informed about this also.

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17/06/2016 323/16

1. The average waiting time for non-emergency dental treatment?

2. The longest waiting time for non-emergency dental treatment?

3. Do you have a waiting list for treatment? If so, how many people are on it?

4. If you have a waiting list, how long will it take to clear?

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17/06/2016 324/16

1. Does the CCG currently fund any homeopathy treatments?

2. What treatments does it fund?

3. Did the CCG fund any homeopathy treatments in the last financial year (2015/16)?

4. What treatments did it fund in 2015/16?

5. How much in total did it spend on homeopathy treatments in 2015/16?

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22/06/2016 326/16

1. Your total GP practice registered population as at 31 March 2015 and 31 March 2016.

Your total GP practice Carr-Hill weighted registered population as at 31 March 2015 and 31 March 2016.

3. Total GP referrals into NHS secondary care provider organisations for the years 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16.

4. Total GP referrals into non-NHS secondary care provider organisations for the years 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16.

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23/06/2016 327/16

1. Name of IAPT service/s you commission

2. The area each IAPT service you commission serves (either by towns or preferably by local postcode/s)

3. Name of parent/host organisation for each IAPT service

4. The IAPT service contact information

5. Does the IAPT service/s you commission accept patient self-referral?

6. Current waiting time for assessment?

7. Current wait time for cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to begin?

8. ODS codes

9. Dates of IAPT service contracts.

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28/06/2016 328/16

1. Please state the total number of Accounts Payable invoices processed by the organisation in the last financial year (2015/16).

2. In the last five years, please state the name(s) of all external organisation(s) used to review AP and identify and recover erroneous payments, and the period(s) reviewed by each.

3. Please state the total value of monies recovered by each provider in the period(s) reviewed.

4. Please state the total amount paid to any external parties for this review work.

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29/06/2016 329/16

Please provide the number of initial consultations by provider for elective surgery, and the number of procedures by provider for elective surgery in the following areas:

  • Spinal Surgery

  • Orthopaedics split into:         

    • Hand & Wrist

    • Shoulder & elbow

    • Hip

    • Knee

    • Foot & Ankle               

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29/06/2016 330/16

Please send me the following information from your NHS Standard Contract for Termination of Pregnancy:

1. Current contract end date
2. Current provider
3. Current annual contract value

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30/06/2016 332/16

1. Please confirm/deny whether there is a community rehabilitation service in your area for treating the following conditions:

  • Hip fracture
  • Stroke
  • COPD

2. Please provide the patient pathway for accessing any services confirmed in request one.

3. Please provide the waiting times for accessing any services confirmed in request one.

4. Please confirm/deny whether patients can be a) re-referred into or b) self-refer back into any services confirmed in request one.

5. Please provide details of the staffing make-up of any services confirmed in request one.

6. Please confirm/deny that patients can access MSK physiotherapy through each of the following pathways:

  • By referring themselves directly to the physiotherapy service
  • By seeing a GP and being given the details to book a physiotherapy appointment themselves
  • By seeing a GP who arranges the referral to the physiotherapy service.
  • By seeing a Physiotherapist directly in a GP practice
  • Other (please provide details)

7. Please confirm/deny that patients can access physiotherapy for their existing long-term condition through each of the following pathways:

  • By referring themselves directly to the physiotherapy service
  • By seeing a GP and being given the details to book a physiotherapy appointment themselves
  • By seeing a GP who arranges the referral to the physiotherapy service.
  • By seeing a Physiotherapist directly in a GP practice
  • Other (please provide details)
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