Incentives & Inducements Provided To Reduce Prescriptions Issued By GPs

Mr David Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please could you provide a list of incentives, inducements, benefits, bonuses or any other reward, financial or otherwise (herein referred to as 'incentives'), available to Medical Practices and/or GPs to reduce the number of prescriptions that are issued to patients in the area covered by the NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group.

Please provide the start date of any such incentives, proposed end date of such incentives, the type of incentive (for example, financial), the name of the incentive, a brief description of the incentive, the value, in pounds sterling, of any such incentive and the justification or reason for the incentive to be provided.

Please could you also provide a list of all organisations and/or persons that such incentives have been paid to and the total value, in pounds sterling, of all such incentives provided.

Yours faithfully,

Mr David Smith

GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group

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Yours sincerely,

 

Alex

 

Patient Services Officer

NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

 

Phone: 0161 212 6270 I Email: [1][NHS Bury CCG request email]

Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham OL9 6EE

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Dear GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT),

Many thanks for answering my question and providing the requested information.

Yours sincerely,

Mr David Smith