Right to Choose - accessing contracts for ADHD

Pete Jones made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South West London Integrated Care Partnership Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

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Dear South West London Integrated Care Partnership,

I wish to make an FOI request, as set out under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I am well aware from other FOI requests across the country, that if you are registered with a GP surgery in England and you are referred by a GP to a consultant or specialist in mental health, you have the legal right to choose the organisation (qualified provider) to whom you are referred, as long as that organisation is providing that service in another part of England.

To enable patients to ask for a referral to be made to one of these organisations, they need to know what organisations have been awarded contracts.

My request is therefore to know what contracts have been awarded by your ICB for

1. ADHD assessments
2. ADHD treatment

as i am aware some external organisations diagnose but do not treat ADHD and so it is important to differentiate between providers.

and for these organisations to be separated into those that provide services for
1. children
2. adults

This request is not seeking any patient numbers referred to the service, nor is it looking for contract values, merely the names the organisation have active ADHD contracts and the therefore the start and projected end date of these contracts.

Yours faithfully,

Pete Jones

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Dear Mr Jones,

RE: Freedom of Information Request

I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information regarding Active ICB contracts for ADHD, which will be processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was received on 10 August 2023 by NHS South West London Integrated Care Board (ICB). The reference for your request is shown below.

FOI.23.SWL507 NHS South West London ICB

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IG & FOI Team
NHS South West London
NHS South West London Integrated Care Board
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SWL ICB - IG & FOI TEAM,

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Dear Mr Jones,

 

Please find attached response to request reference FOI.23.SWL507, on
behalf of NHS South West London ICB.

 

Kind regards

 

IG & FOI Team

NHS South West London

NHS South West London Integrated Care Board

120 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1RH

[1][email address]

[2]www.southwestlondon.icb.nhs.uk | [3]www.southwestlondonics.org.uk

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Dear SWL ICB - IG & FOI TEAM,

Many thanks

Yours sincerely,

Pete Jones