Freedom of Information Team
Tele: (01274) 256089
FOI Ref: 0395FOI1920BC
11 December 2019
Dear Tanne Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information
We are pleased to respond to your request for information and our response is set out below. Request
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:
The definition of 'prompting' is: 'the action of saying something to persuade, encourage or remind
someone to do or say something'. Prompting of medication is reminding a person of the time and asking
if they have or are going to take their medicines. (Google.com) Medication prompts are defined as:
Do you fund Medication Prompts?
If yes, under which funding budget line/service is it allocated? (i.e Pharmacy, IPP, CHC,
Do you joint fund Medication Prompts with your local Adult Social Service Department?
How many clients do you currently fund?
What is your predicted annual spend for Medication Prompts?
How long / Since when, have you funded Medication Prompting Service?
NHS Bradford City CCG do not and have not funded prompting of medicines service.
We trust this provides you with the information you require.
Please remember to check our Publication Scheme before deciding to make a Freedom of Information
request. Our publication scheme can be found on our website: www.bradfordcityccg.nhs.uk/
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complaint or request an internal review of our decision you should write to the Head of Governance at: NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford Districts
Groups (CCGs), Scorex House, 1 Commercial Street, Bradford, BD1 4AS, quoting the reference number
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of Information Act 2000. The Information Commissioner will not investigate your case unless you have
exhausted our complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The
Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
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Bradford City and Bradford Districts
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Scorex House, 1
Commercial Street, Bradford, BD1 4AS, quoting the reference number above, stating the purpose(s) you
wish to re-use the information for. You will receive a response within 20 working days of receiving your
request with any conditions which may relate to the re-use of the information. These will be determined
in line with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 1415).
Yours sincerely T Rawat
Senior Freedom of Information Officer
On behalf of: NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven, Bradford City and Bradford Districts