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Previous Requests October 2018

3 October 2018

962

All CCGs

 Please could you answer the questions below- consisting of 4 pieces of information; Name of CCG area, Name of Main Mental Health Provider (usually an NHS Trust), Contract duration, and the date when the last time the statutory MH services were last tendered.
1) Name of CCG area:
2) Name of Main Mental Health Provider:
3) Contract duration: From: mm/yyyy To: mm/yyyy
4) Date last time statutory MH services last tendered: dd /mm/yyyy
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 4 October 2018

 963

All CCGs

Would you please supply me with information about the Violent Patients Scheme (the scheme where GP's can have a patient removed from their list because of violent behaviour)
The information that I require is for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 and I need figures for the numbers of patients, in England, that have been placed onto this list for each year, the number of appeals by patients for each year and the number of successful appeals for each year (for 2018 please indicate if ongoing)

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5 October 2018

 964

All CCGs

1.     What is your NHS organisation’s catchment population?
 
2.     Does your organisation provide healthcare services for people diagnosed with MND?
 
3.     If no, where do patients with MND in your catchment population access healthcare services? If your organisation does not provide healthcare services for people diagnosed with MND, please go to question 15.
 
4.     If yes, what is your NHS organisation’s catchment population for MND services (if different to Q1)?
 
5.     How many newly diagnosed patients with MND were referred to the organisation in each of the last three years?
a.     2017
b.     2016
c.     2015
 
6.     What is the total number of patients with MND that are currently receiving healthcare from your organisation?
 
7.     Is your organisation a specialist care centre for MND?
 
8.     In your organisation, where do patients with MND access services e.g. hospital inpatient services, hospital outpatient services, community clinics, domiciliary visits?
 
9.     In your organisation, are patients with MND seen in specialist clinics?
 
10.  If yes,
a.     Where are the MND specialist clinics in your organisation held?
b.     How often are the MND specialist clinics in your organisation held?
c.     How often are patients routinely reviewed in the MND specialist clinics?
  
11.  Who leads the MND services in your organisation (job title)?
 
12.  In your organisation, which jobs (f.t.e) are specifically funded to provide healthcare for people with MND, e.g. MND clinical lead, MND specialist nurse, MND specialist dietitian?
 
13.  Is there a multidisciplinary team (MDT) that provides care to patients with MND in your organisation?
 
14.  If yes, which professional roles are members of the MDT?
 
15.  In your organisation how many full time equivalent dietetic posts do you have?
 
16.  Do you have dietetic posts that are specifically funded for MND services ?
 
17.  If yes,
a.     How many full time equivalent posts do you have?
b.     What grade are they?
          
18.  If no, which dietitians see patients with MND? Please list all posts including their job title and grade.
 
19.  In your organisation,
 
a.     How many new patients with MND were seen by the dietetic service in each of the last three years, and where were they seen?
 
Year Hospital inpatient Hospital outpatient Domiciliary visit Community clinic Other (please state)
2017         
2016         
2015         
 
b.     How many review contacts for patients with MND were seen by the dietetic service in each of the last three years, and where were they seen?
 
Year Hospital inpatient Hospital outpatient Domiciliary visit Community clinic Other (please state)
2017         
2016         
2015          
 
c.     How many dietetic patients contacts (new and review) were for oral nutrition support, and how many were for artificial nutrition support, in each of the last three years?
 
  All healthcare settings Hospital settings (in-patients and out-patients) Community settings (clinics and domiciliary visits)
Year Oral nutrition support Artificial nutrition support Oral nutrition support Artificial nutrition support Oral nutrition support Artificial nutrition support
2017           
2016           
2015           

20.   Where does the funding come from for services for patients with MND in your locality?
 
21.  Which organisations and departments are involved in each stage of the commissioning process of nutritional services for patients with MND in your locality:
a.     Strategic planning (assessing needs, reviewing service provisions, deciding priorities)
b.     Procuring services (designing services, shaping structure of supply, planning capacity and managing demand)
c.     Delivery of services (which department and where are they located?)
d.     Monitoring and evaluation (supporting patient choice, managing performance, seeking public and patient views)
 
22.   Where does the funding come from for nutritional services for patients with MND (e.g. nutrition and dietetics service) in your locality?

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5 October 2018

 965

All CCGs

 1. A. How many NHS 111 call centres there are
B. Each centres name and who/what company operates each centre.

2. A. For each centre as named in 1.b, please advise how many clinicians each centre employs to triage calls/clinically advise callers.
B. If available, for each centre could you advise how many clinician vacancies for this role are left unfilled.

3. A. For each centre as named in 1.b, can you advise the total number of 111 calls received within the latest 12 month period available.
B. For the same time period, Could you advise what % of these calls resulted in a final ambulance disposition (any category).

4. A. If available, for those incidents detailed in 3.b. Could you advise of how many of these patients were transported to a&e by the attending ambulance crew.

5.  A. Can you advise if there is a financial implication for any dispositions for the 111 centre. For example - for each patient that is  directed to a&e ‘X’ are paid ‘x’ amount by ‘x’.
And if so
B. What they are these ?

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 8 October 2018

966 

Hardwick CCG

Would you please inform me of any discussions, decisions or resolutions that the CCG has had or made concerning the contents of any part of the website

www.nhs.uk/conditions

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 9 October 2018

967 

All CCGs

 (a)    any of your GP practices have undertaken any document management training i.e. patient data optimising/searches; or
(b)   as a CCG, have undertaken on your practices’ behalf, any document management training; and
(c)    what clinical system(s) your practices use.
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 11 October 2018

 968

SDCCG

 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 STPs 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 Senate or the equivalent of the clinical executive
committee
11. The number of GPs on your Clinical Senate or the equivalent of the clinical executive
committee
12. The number of salaried and locum GPs on your Clinical Senate or the equivalent of the
clinical executive committee
13. The number of locum GPs on your Clinical Senate or the equivalent of the clinical
executive committee
14. If there are no salaried or locum GPs on the Clinical Senate or the equivalent of the
clinical executive committee, any clauses in the constitution that, in effect, bar locum
and/or salaried GPs from the Clinical Senate or the equivalent of the clinical executive
committee
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 11 October 2018

969

E and H 

I would like to formally make a FOI request to get the PDF/document for all surgical procedures offered by your CCG including a list of your POLCV and the criteria required to get funding for them.

I have found some information via your website but there is no information available specifically for the following procedures:
1. Revision breast enlargement
2. Gynaecomastia
3. Keloid Scar treatment
4. Body contouring
5. umbilical hernia
6. male circumcision
7. Pinnaplasty

Does this indicate that these procedures are done as standard and require no specific criteria?

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PLCV policy

Cosmetics policy

Circumcision policy          

11 October 2018

970

Alll

 1.) Please supply the name, job title, email address and telephone number of the Commissioner with responsibility for commissioning Complex Care packages, for adults (aged 18-64) with complex physical or neurological disabilities.

2. Please provide the total number of adults receiving Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funded packages of care;
a) At year-end 2016/17 and 2017/18
b) New placements during the year 2016/17 and 2017/18

3. Please provide the total number of adults with the following conditions receiving CHC funded packages of care in 2017/18 – at year-end and new placements during the year.
a) Acquired brain injury (ABI)
b) Stroke
c) Huntington’s Disease
d) Multiple sclerosis
e) Spinal injury
f) Other neurological conditions e.g. Pick’s disease, Korsakoff’s syndrome, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease (MND) – please state which conditions are included in your response

4. How many of those adults (in question 3) are cared for in Care Home and Hospital settings?
a) Acquired brain injury (ABI)
b) Stroke
c) Huntington’s Disease
d) Multiple sclerosis
e) Spinal injury
f) Other neurological conditions e.g. Pick’s disease, Korsakoff’s syndrome, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease (MND) – please state which conditions are included in your response

5. Please provide the total expenditure on CHC funded packages of care for financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18, and the CHC expenditure on Care Home and Hospital placements over the same period. If expenditure for 2017/18 is not yet available, please provide projected expenditure.

6. Please provide the list of providers that received this funding.

7. What is the highest rate paid per week for a Complex Care (CHC funded) placement?

8. What is the lowest rate paid per week for a Complex Care (CHC funded) placement?

9. What is the highest rate paid per week for a Complex Care (CHC funded) placement for:
a) Acquired brain injury (ABI)
b) Stroke
c) Huntington’s Disease
d) Multiple sclerosis
e) Spinal injury

10. What is the lowest rate paid per week for a Complex Care (CHC funded) placement for:
a) Acquired brain injury (ABI)
b) Stroke
c) Huntington’s Disease
d) Multiple sclerosis
e) Spinal injury           

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 15 October 2018

971

All CCGs 

 We are conducting research into the provision of specialist services for children who stammer in each local authority across the UK as part of our charity’s commitment to improving access to effective intervention. Therefore, I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act regarding the clinical provision commissioned in your local authority for children who stammer.

Could you inform us of whether service provision is available for children who stammer (between ages three and eighteen) within your local authority? This includes information about the structure of the Speech & Language Therapy service commissioned within your local authority and whether there are specialist services available specifically to children who stammer, e.g. dysfluency clinics. Where possible, please include details relating to any specified criteria for accessing this service, i.e. age range, community/clinic based service, exclusion criteria. 

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15 October 2018

972

All CCGs

1. How many community beds per 100,000 do you have commissioned usually?

2. What are your plans to spot purchase any additional community beds over the winter months?

3. Can you provide numbers and duration for which you are intending to spot purchase?

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17 October 2018

973

SDCCG

 - When record keeping for Personal Health Budgets does/will your CCG record if the person has a diagnosis of dementia?

- If so how many people with dementia in your CCG area have a Personal Health Budget? (If this data is available for previous years I'd like to request the past 3 years information please.)

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18 October 2018

974

SDCCG

 2017/18

1. In 2017/18 which services have moved from PbR (Payment by Results Tariff) to variant contracts and what type of contract
a. Aligned incentive
b. Shared risk
c. Capitated fee
d. Block type
e. Other (please describe)
2. What is the total value of variant contracts as a proportion of total?
3. What is the proportion of services in value that have moved to non PbR contract in 2017/18?
 
2018/19

4. In 2018/19 which services are being considered for new non PbR contracts and what type of contract
a. Aligned incentive
b. Shared risk
c. Capitated fee
d. Block type
e. Other (please describe)
5. What is the total value of variant contracts as a proportion of total?
6. What is the proportion of services in value that have moved to non PbR contract in 2018/19?

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 16 October 2018

 975

All CCGs

 I would like a list of the price of every Complex Care Package (CHC Funded) that has been funded in 2017/18, and 2016/17 for comparison.

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 22 October 2018

 976

All CCGs

 • Do you delegate / outsource any home visiting services within your CCG? How many years has this service been in place?

• How is this managed? Including: how does the patient access the visit + how are 'suitable' patients selected for this service; who visits (e.g. GP, paramedic); how are they paid (by the practice, directly by CCG or other) and how much is this service costing each year?

• Have you conducted / commissioned any evaluations of this service (and if so, please could you provide me with a copy)?

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 30 October 2018

 977

ND

 Following your 2018/19 budgets can you please inform us what percentage uplift was granted to residential care home providers for people with Autism & Learning Disabilities who deliver both locally and out of area.

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 30 October 2018

 978

All CCGs

 • Do you have a list of treatments that the CCG does not routinely commission? If so, please can you provide this.

• Do you have a list of procedures of limited clinical value? If so, please can you provide this.
o If yes, of the procedures on this list, please name those that the CCG does not commission.

• How many individual funding requests has the CCG received in the last twelve months?

o How many individual funding requests have been approved?

o How many individual funding requests have been rejected?

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 30 October 2018

 979

SD

 
1) How many requests for ‘individual/exceptional’ funding did your organisation receive in the fiscal year 2017-18?
2) How many of those requests were accepted for funding?
3) How many of the requests, which were not accepted, were appealed against?
4) How many of those appeals were successful?
5) How many of the unsuccessful appeals went to on to a higher appeal/judicial review?
6) What was the cost to your organisation of administering the whole ‘individual/exceptional’ funding process?
7) What was the total cost to your organisation of legal challenges to funding requests?
Within that sum, what was the total cost of judicial review of any of appeals against funding decisions in the fiscal year, 2017-18
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