.

Previous Requests May 2018

 02/05/2018

 862
All CCGs

1. Organisation Name

2. Name of Computer Software used to record Salary Overpayments

3. Are names of people stored in the software?

4. Is the amount of the Salary Overpayment stored in the software?

5. Does the software have an audit trail automatically recording the logon name of the user and the records added, accessed and changed by each user, including the data before the change and the data after the change?

6. Does the audit trail include the date and time of any additions / changes to data as well as when data was accessed?

7. Software Provider (Company Name)

8. Annual Cost (£) of Software

9. License Expiry Date

10. Name of the Organisation Responsible for Recording Salary Overpayments if you use another organisation (e.g. a CSU)

11. Name of Manager Responsible for Recording Salary Overpayments

11. Email address of Manager Responsible for Recording Salary Overpayments

12. Telephone Number of Manager Responsible for Recording Salary Overpayments

13. Name of Data Protection Officer

14. Email Address of Data Protection Officer

15. Telephone Number of Data Protection Officer

16. Name of Chief Executive

17. Email Address of Chief Executive

18. Telephone Number of Chief Executive

19. Name of Finance Director

20. Email Address of Finance Director

21. Telephone Number of Finance Director
Click here for response 
 03/05/2018

 863
All CCGs

General practice budgets and spend for years 2014-19:
  • Locally commissioned services budget for general practice
  • Locally commissioned services spend on general practice
  • Other budget on general practice
  • Other spend on general practice

Click here for response

Click for spreadsheet          

 04/05/2018

 864
All CCGs

Please inform us of the services currently commissioned by your CCGs to support patients with lymphoedema related to

-cancer treatment

-non cancer related causes

Please inform us of the commissioner/commissioning department responsible for commissioning these services.

Please inform us of the arrangements made to support such people if no specific lymphoedema service is commissioned.

Info not held - redirected to NHS England

Click here for response

 05/05/2018

 865
ND

NHS England recently decided to advise CCGs that there should be no routine provision of homeopathy on the grounds that there is insufficient evidence for its effectiveness, and that it would save the NHS money use other treatments. Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me, within the prescribed 20 working days, with the following information:


Copies of all documents, correspondence, meeting notes, telephone calls and emails between 1st October 2017 – 31st November 2017 in which Homeopathy has been discussed: 

1.    Between North Derbyshire CCG and NHS England

2.    Between North Derbyshire CCG and The Good Thinking Society (or their lawyer)           

Click here for response
 08/05/2018

 866
All

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act relating to applications to your CCG for Continuing Care funding.
Please answer the following questions for the time period 1st April 2017 – 1st April 2018 (or the April dates from which data began to be collected e.g. April 6th) in relation to the CCG you look after.
Please supply the information in a spreadsheet (excel) format, if possible.
1. How many applications for Continuing Care funding were received by the CCG?

2. How many of those applications were successful – as in funding was either fully or partially granted?

3. How many applicants for funding (i.e. the intended recipient) died before a final decision was made on their case?

4. What was the mean time period for a decision to be made – please supply the answer in number of days.            

Click here for response

Click for spreadsheet          

 11/05/2018

 867
All

Please list all services that you have previously commissioned within the last eight financial years (since 2010/11) and no longer do related to:
a. the promotion of children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing
b. the prevention of children and young people's mental health difficulties
c. interventions for children and young people with mental health difficulties
Click here for response
 15/05/2018

 868
All

In the GP Forward View, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England promised that there would be 3,000 new, fully funded, practice-based, mental health workers by 2020.  This request is seeking evidence on the progress of this undertaking.

Please would you tell me:

1.     How much new funding has come to your CCG to fund these new mental health workers?

2.     Was this funding identified to your CCG by NHSE? If yes please supply a copy of the instruction regarding this.

3.     How many of these new, fully funded, mental health workers are in place, based in practices, in total, in your CCG?

4.     Please identify (list) the individual practices in your CCG that these new, fully funded, mental health workers are based in.

5.     Please supply your target number and the expected trajectory going forward for each year to 2020 for the number of new, fully funded practice-based mental health workers as promised in the GPFV for your CCG.

Click here for response
 17/05/2018

 869
H, ND, SD

1. What was your CCG’s total attributable budget for weight management services/interventions for 2016/2017? Please break this down by:

  • Tier 1

  • Tier 2

  • Tier 3

  • Tier 4 

2. What was your CCG’s total attributable budget for weight management services/interventions for 2017/2018? Please break this down by:

  • Tier 1

  • Tier 2

  • Tier 3

  • Tier 4

Click here for response
 17 May 2018

 870

SD

 A – For the Financial Year 2017/2018
 
Could you please provide me with the details of any prescribing rebate schemes and QIPP/efficiency saving prescribing schemes active within your CCG during the financial year 2017/18?
 
Please answer the questions below:
 
1.       Primary Care Prescribing Rebate Schemes 2017/18
 
Name of Scheme Drug(s) covered Companies involved in the scheme
 
 
2.       What was the total income for the CCG from rebates during 2017/18?
 
 
3.       QIPP Prescribing Schemes 17/18
 
Name of Scheme Drug(s) covered
 
  
B – For the Financial Year 2018/2019
 
Could you please provide me with the details of any prescribing rebate schemes and QIPP/efficiency saving prescribing schemes active within your CCG for the current financial year 2018-19 (as they currently stand)?
 
1         Current Primary Care Prescribing Rebate Schemes 18/19
 
Name of Scheme Drug(s) covered Companies involved in the scheme

 
2         Current QIPP Prescribing Schemes 18/19
 
Name of Scheme Drug(s) covered

 
3. What is the current year 18/19 CCG QIPP/efficiency savings plan target?
 
4. What is the value of the prescribing element for the current year 18/19 CCG QIPP/efficiency savings plan target?

Click here for response

Click for QIPP

 18 May 2018

 871

Hardwick ND, SD

Total numbers of IFRs received for treatment at an adult national and specialist OCD service in the periods 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 AND the number of those that were successful.

Total numbers of IFRs received for treatment at a child and adolescent national and specialist OCD service in the periods 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 AND the number of those that were successful.

Click here for response
 18 May 2018

 872

ND

 Please can you provide me with the name, role, email and telephone number for each of the GP Network Locality Leads within  NHS North Derbyshire CCG

 Click here for response
 22 May 2018

 873

All

1) Please can you advise me if your CCG is planning to commission one or more Hyper Acute Stroke Units (HASU) for your patients?

2)  Has a business case been prepared for HASUs in your area?  If so, please list any organisations who were paid to support the preparation of the business case and how much they were paid?

3) Please can you send me a copy of the business case.

4) If you already have one or more HASUs in place, please can you send me any internal or external evaluations that have taken place?

Click here for response

Click for attachment

 29 May 2018

 874

Hardwick ND, SD

 Question 1: Please could you send us your current policies for treatment (surgical and/or injection) of base of thumb arthritis including any funding criteria.
 
Question 2: Please could you send us any older policies including funding criteria for treatment of base of thumb arthritis from 1998 to present day.
 
Question 3: If not included in the policy what criteria is used to categorise severity of base of thumb arthritis into mild moderate or severe.
 Click here for response
29 May 2018

 875

All CCGs

 1) Is the continuing healthcare and funded nursing care process managed in-house, or is part or all of the process outsourced to a 3rd party (CSU, Council, Independent provider etc.). If outsourced, please state the name of the company and the services outsourced (all CHC, assessment, brokerage, invoice validation etc.)
 

2) What software, (e.g. QA Plus, CHS Care Track, BroadCare), is currently utilised by the CHC team to manage:

2.1) Referrals into the service
2.2) Scheduling of Assessments / Reviews
2.3) Assessments
2.4) Procurement of Care packages/placements
2.5) Personal Health Budgets
2.6) Activity and financial reporting
2.7) Invoicing

3) How many whole time equivalent members of staff are involved with the continuing healthcare process by job role as below:

3.1) Business support / administrator
3.2) Nurse assessor
3.3) Contracting / procurement
3.4) Finance
3.5) Senior management


4) Does the CCG or any contracted provider managing CHC have a connection to the Exeter System and regularly check this? If not how does the CCG become aware of patient deaths?

5) Please state how many referrals were made to the service for full consideration of CHC in the period 01/04/2017 – 31/03/2018. This is based on the national framework standard of a checklist outcome.

6) Please state how many referrals were made to the service for service users not requiring full consideration of CHC in the period 01/04/2017 – 31/03/2018. This is based on the national framework standard of a checklist outcome.

7) Please state how many service users were due to have a 12 month CHC review in the period 01/04/2017-31/03/2018

8) Please state how many service users had a 12 month CHC review in the period 01/04/17-31/03/2018

 Click here for response
 29 May 2018

 876

SDCCG

Do you commission community therapy services for children i.e. speech and language therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy?

Do you commission these services individually or as an integrated therapy service? If you commission as an integrated therapy service does this include other services as well?

Do you commission the therapy services jointly with another agency e.g. your Local Authority?  If yes, how is this managed?  Do you pool resources?

What is the population covered by these services i.e. 0-16; 0-19, 0-25? 

What size is the population covered?

Do the services cover early years, school aged, Post 16?  Do the therapists work in schools?

What is the size of each of the services i.e. wte; costs (pay, non-pay, overheads)?

What is the skill mix of each of the services i.e. what is the wte for each band - both qualified and unqualified staff?

What is the size of the admin team that support each of the therapy services - wte and band?

Do you commission a service for children with sensory processing difficulties?

 Click here for response
Last modified: 22/06/2018