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Patient Care

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Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group,

I would like to request the information about the following points around the CCG's decisions with patient care and its structure.
• What criteria does the CCG use to select which inhalers should be prescribed for Asthma and COPD?
• How does the CCG compare the cost-effectiveness , efficacy, safety and patient usability of different inhalers when selecting which COPD and Asthma inhalers should be included on its local guidance?
• Over the past three years, has the CCG introduced a planned programme of care which resulted in the medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP practices proactively reviewing patients and aligning their COPD and/or Asthma inhalers to alternative options?
• Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP practices during any planned programme of care that proactively reviewed the use of asthma and/or COPD inhalers over the past 3 years
.
• Over the past three years, has the CCG used a QIPP scheme to introduce a planned programme of care which resulted in the medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP practices proactively reviewing patients and aligning their COPD and/or Asthma inhalers to alternative options?
• Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP practices when using a QIPP scheme to introduce a planned programme of care that proactively reviewed the use of asthma and/ or COPD inhalers over the past 3 years?

Yours faithfully,

Zarafshaan Hussain

FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Zarafshaan Hussain

Thank you for your email dated 16^th April 2018 requesting information
relating to Asthma and COPD . Your request is being managed under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We aim to provide you with a response within 20 working days as per the
statutory time limit, therefore you should receive a response by 15^th May
2018. However, this may take longer where certain exemptions apply or
depending on the nature of your request. We will let you know in advance
if we need more time to complete your request.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable, however if this is the case,
we will let you know in advance.

If you have any queries or concerns or are dissatisfied with the service
you have received in relation to your request, please do not hesitate to
contact me. If you wish to request a review of the handling of your
request, you should write to the: Information Governance and FOI Manager
via email at [1][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] in the first instance.   Please remember
to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your review and wish to
make a formal compliant please address this to the Complaints Team at
Bartholomew House using the address at the foot of this e-mail, or Email:
[2][email address].

In addition, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint
or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the CCG. 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

 

Information Commissioner's Office, 

Wycliffe House, 

Water Lane, 

Wilmslow, 

Cheshire, 

SK9 5AF  Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - [3]www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Bartholomew House | 142 Hagley Road | Edgbaston | Birmingham | B16 9PA

[4][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] | tel: 0121 255 0718  

[5]https://www.birminghamandsolihullccg.nhs...  

 

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FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Zarafshaan Hussain

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 16^th Apr 2018. Your
request has been managed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act
2000. 

Please accept our apologies for the delay in our response, this is due to
staff shortages.

 

Information Requested

 

I would like to request the information about the following points around
the CCG's decisions with patient care and its structure.

• What criteria does the CCG use to select which inhalers should be
prescribed for Asthma and COPD?

• How does the CCG compare the cost-effectiveness , efficacy, safety and
patient usability of different inhalers when selecting which COPD and
Asthma inhalers should be included on its local guidance?

• Over the past three years, has the CCG introduced a planned programme of
care which resulted in the medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP
practices proactively reviewing patients and aligning their COPD and/or
Asthma inhalers to alternative options?

• Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were
introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP
practices during any planned programme of care that proactively reviewed
the use of asthma and/or COPD inhalers over the past 3 years .

• Over the past three years, has the CCG used a QIPP scheme to introduce a
planned programme of care which resulted in the medicines optimisation
team, contractors or GP practices proactively reviewing patients and
aligning their COPD and/or Asthma inhalers to alternative options?

• Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were
introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP
practices when using a QIPP scheme to introduce a planned programme of
care that proactively reviewed the use of asthma and/ or COPD inhalers
over the past 3 years?

 

 

 

Information Provided

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Question 1 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|What criteria does the CCG use to select which inhalers should be |
|prescribed for Asthma and COPD? |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|Criteria for assessing all medicines is published on the APC website |
| |
|  |
| |
|[1]http://www.birminghamandsurroundsformula... |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question 2 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|How does the CCG compare the cost-effectiveness , efficacy, safety and |
|patient usability of different inhalers when selecting which COPD and |
|Asthma inhalers should be included on its local guidance? |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|Criteria for assessing all medicines is published on the APC website |
| |
|  |
| |
|[2]http://www.birminghamandsurroundsformula... |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question 3 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Over the past three years, has the CCG introduced a planned programme of|
|care which resulted in the medicines optimisation team, contractors or |
|GP practices proactively reviewing patients and aligning their COPD |
|and/or Asthma inhalers to alternative options? |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|The answer is Yes |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question 4 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were |
|introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP |
|practices during any planned programme of care that proactively reviewed|
|the use of asthma and/or COPD inhalers over the past 3 years . |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|Medicines that are approved for use are published on the APC formulary |
| |
|http://www.birminghamandsurroundsformula... |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question 5 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Over the past three years, has the CCG used a QIPP scheme to introduce a|
|planned programme of care which resulted in the medicines optimisation |
|team, contractors or GP practices proactively reviewing patients and |
|aligning their COPD and/or Asthma inhalers to alternative options? |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|The answer is Yes |
| |
|  |
| |
|  |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Question 6 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Please list the alternative asthma and COPD inhalers that were |
|introduced by the CCGs medicines optimisation team, contractors or GP |
|practices when using a QIPP scheme to introduce a planned programme of |
|care that proactively reviewed the use of asthma and/ or COPD inhalers |
|over the past 3 years? |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does hold the information requested. |
| |
|  |
| |
|Medicines that are approved for use are published on the APC formulary. |
|Medicines were not introduced as part of the scheme; all schemes were |
|designed to support implementation of formulary choices |
| |
|  |
| |
|www.birminghamandsurroundsformulary.nhs.uk |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

 

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If you have any queries or concerns or are dissatisfied with the service
you have received in relation to your request, please do not hesitate to
contact me. If you wish to make request a review of the decision, you
should write to the: Information Governance and FOI Manager via email at
[email address] in the first instance. 

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your review and wish to
make a formal compliant please address this to the Complaints Team at
Bartholomew House using the address at the foot of this email - Email:
[email address]

 

In addition, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint
or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the CCG. 

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner's Office, 

Wycliffe House, 

Water Lane, 

Wilmslow, 

Cheshire, 

SK9 5AF 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - www.ico.gov.uk    

 

Yours sincerely

 

CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Bartholomew House | 142 Hagley Road | Edgbaston | Birmingham | B16 9PA

[3][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] | tel: 0121 255 0718  

[4]https://www.birminghamandsolihullccg.nhs...  

 

 

 

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywZarafshaan Hussain mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.