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Requests - March 2016

Date Reference

Question(s)

Response 
02/03/2016   252/16

1. The name and title of the relevant commissioner for Barrett’s oesophagus services in your CCG

2. The name and title of the relevant commissioner for oesophageal cancer in your CCG

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02/03/2016 253/16

1. A list of enhanced services you commissioned or intend to commission

2. The value of each of these

3. How was/is each service being commissioned (ie. direct contract, tender process, AQP)               

4. Were/are these services being commissioned solely to GP practices?               

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07/03/2016 254/16

What is the exact wording contained in your contracts with providers to ensure the provision of reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities is embedded in practice?

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09/03/2016 255/16

1. Your organisation's total expenditure on mental health services for the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15 and the current year 2015/16.

2. Your organisation's total expenditure on mental health services delivered by public bodies for the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15 and the current year 2015/16.                                               

3. Your organisation’s total expenditure on mental health services delivered by the private sector for the financial years 2013 to 2014, 2014 to 2015 and the current year 2015 to 2016.

4. Your organisation’s total expenditure on mental health services delivered by the voluntary and community sector for the financial years 2013 to 2014, 2014 to 2015 and the current year 2015 to 2016.

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10/03/2016 256/16

CCG expenditure on general practice over time. Please provide this information for as many years as the information is held in a comparable fashion. It would be useful if this was accompanied by a clear explanation of what was considered in this expenditure, and a breakdown of this if possible.

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11/03/2016  257/16

Could you please inform me of any services your CCG commissions for GPs Mental health within your district?

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14/03/2016 258/16

1. Does the CCG operate, or commission, a referral management centre that assesses referrals by local GPs?

2. If yes, when was it introduced?

3. If no, does the CCG plan to implement a service in the next two years?

4. Which organisation operates the referral management centre for the CCG?

5. How many GP referrals did this centre assess in 2014/2015? 

6. Approximately what percentage of referrals were received via eRS (the old Choose & Book) in 2014/15?

7. Please list the specialities that fall under the referral management centre’s remit.

8. How much did the CCG spend on referral management centres for GP referrals in 2014/15, and how much does it plan to spend in 2015/16?

9. For 2014/15, approximately how many referrals were returned to GPs?

10. Please give the most common reason(s) for referrals being returned to GPs

11. Does the CCG track or estimate savings made from using a referral management scheme?

12. If yes, please give actual (or estimated) savings for 2014/15 and projected savings for 2015/16

13. What is the feedback process between the referral management centre and GPs?

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14/03/2016 259/16

1. How many adults who receive NHS Continuing Healthcare in your clinical commissioning group area had a personal health budget in 2015/16?

2. What percentage of adults who receive NHS continuing healthcare in your CCG area had a personal budget in 2015/16?

3. How many adults who receive NHS Continuing Healthcare in your CCG area do you expect to have a personal health budget in 2016/17?

4. Please give details of the smallest, average, and largest patient budgets approved in your CCG area in 2015/16.

5. Please give details of the smallest, average and largest patient budgets expected to be approved in your CCG area in 2016/17.

6. Please give details of what each budget was for.

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17/03/2016 260/16

1. Wi-Fi Provider - Who is the contracted supplier for the Wi-Fi contract?              

2. Average Annual Spend – Please state the annual average spend over three years for each supplier. If this is a new contract please state the estimate annual average spends. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please split annual for each individual provider.

3. Number of Wi-Fi Users – Please state the number of users the Wi-Fi contract is in place for. An estimate number of users will also be acceptable. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the number of users for each individual provider.

4. What is the contract Type:

i. WiFi - WiFi contract
ii.
Managed - Part of a larger contract
iii.
In-house - is the Wi-Fi managed and maintained in-house?
              

5. Number of Locations/Site – I require the number of locations/sites the Wi-Fi contract is contracted for. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the number of sites for each individual provider.

6. End User Offer – What the Wi-Fi offers to the end users e.g. Unlimited, Pay as you go, free 1 hour access or just free access. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the number of sites for each individual provider.

7. Manufacturer Name/Brand – Please provide me with the brand names of the Wi-Fi equipment which many include manufacturers of the access points and routers. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the Manufacturers Name for each individual provider.

8. Contract Description – Please provide me with a brief description of the solution in place for Wi-Fi and any other services provided under the contract. If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the contract description for each individual provider.

9. Actual Contract Start Date – Please can you state the Start date of the contract. If there is more than on Wi-Fi provider please split contract dates for each individual provider.

10. Actual Contract Renewal/Expiry Date – Please can you state the renewal/expiry date of the contract. If the contract is coming up for renewal if possible please state the likely outcome of the Wi-Fi contract.

11. Contact Details – I require the person from within the organisation responsible for the Wi-Fi contract. Can you please provide me with their full contact detail including contact number and an email address? If there is more than one Wi-Fi provider please state the contract details for each individual provider.

If the organisation doesn’t have a Wi-Fi contract in place please state when the organisation plans to have a Wi-Fi contract in place. Please do this by providing me with a month and year and if possible what type of solutions they plan to want in place and the number of locations.

If this service is provided in-house please provide me with:

1. Number of Users

2. Number of Locations/Site

3. End User Offer

4. Manufacturer Name/Brand

5. Contact Details- I require the person from within the organisation responsible for the Wi-Fi

If the organisation has this service (Wi-Fi) as part of a managed service please can you provide me with the contract details of the managed contract including:

1. Current Provider

2. Number of Users – This is normally the total number of staff with the organisation

3. Contract Description- Please can you provide me with a brief contract description of the overall contract

4. Contract Expiry Date

5. Contract Review Date

6. Contact Details – I require the person from within the organisation responsible for the Wi-Fi contract. Can you please provide me with their full contact detail including contact number and an email address.

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22/03/2016 261/16

Please provide me with the total number of general practitioners (GPs) working for all CCG sites.

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23/03/2016 262/16 The specific questions are available in the attached document.

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23/03/2016 263/16

1. Please provide the start date for all GPs who began contracts since 2011 along with the year of their birth.

2. Please provide the end date of any GP’s contract who stopped practicing since 2011, along with the year of their birth and the reason they gave for stopping (if applicable).

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