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Gerald Rigler made this Freedom of Information request to NHS England

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Dear NHS England,

Dorset CCG is understood to be catering for the responsibilities of one of the Hampshire CCGs and sidelining the prospective needs of Dorset people. How is this acceptable ?

Yours faithfully,

Gerald Rigler

CONTACTUS, England (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

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FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

Dear Gerald Rigler,  

Freedom of Information Request (Our Ref: FOI - 2009-1254557)

Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request dated 27 September
2020.

Your exact request was:

“Dorset CCG is understood to be catering for the responsibilities of one
of the Hampshire CCGs and sidelining the prospective needs of Dorset
people. How is this acceptable ?”

NHS England does not hold this information.

It may help if we explain that the NHS in England is not a single
organisation but is made up of a range of organisations such as Hospitals,
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Ambulance Trusts.
NHS England is responsible for commissioning primary care services such as
GP and dental surgeries, as well as some specialised secondary care
services.

Therefore, any recorded information NHS England may be able to provide in
response to an FOI request will generally relate to the services NHS
England commissions.

For information on commissioned services and the types of information NHS
England holds can be found on our [1]website and [2]publication scheme.

This information may be held by the CCGs.

As such, you may wish to redirect your enquiry to the individual CCGs. You
can find CCG contact information on the NHS  website at the following web
link:
[3]http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pag...

For further information on the NHS, its structure and other NHS
organisations please refer to the [4]NHS website.

We hope this information is helpful. However, if you are dissatisfied, you
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NHS England
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REDDITCH
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Email: [5][NHS England request email]

Please quote the reference number FOI - 2009-1254557 in any future
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Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information
Communications Team
Office of the Chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer

NHS England
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Dear FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24),

Are you saying that there is no one coordinating the areas of responsibility undertaken by Dorset and Hampshire CCGs ?

Yours sincerely,

Gerald Rigler

FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

Dear Gerald Rigler,
 
In order to obtain this information, you will need to approach the
relevant CCGs as this will be an arrangement entered into by them.
 
The website for the Dorset CCG is:
 
[1]https://www.dorsetccg.nhs.uk/
 
You can contact them via the web link below:
 
[2]https://www.dorsetccg.nhs.uk/contact/
 
If you contact them, they should be able to respond to your enquiry.
 
Please do not reply to this email. This message has been sent from
a central mailbox. To communicate with NHS England regarding Freedom of
Information (FOI) requests, enquiries or complaints we ask these are
sent directly to NHS England’s customer contact centre. This is to ensure 
all  communications are progressed correctly.
 Yours sincerely,

 Freedom of Information

 Communications Team

 Office of the Chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer

 NHS England

 PO Box 16738

 REDDITCH

 B97 9PT

 Tel: 0300 311 22 33
 

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