CCG Contact Information and Patient Care

Zarafshaan Hussain made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group

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The request was successful.

Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Manchester 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?

I would also like to make a request for the full name, contact number and contact email for the following roles listed below within your CCG;
Roles:
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Medicines Management Lead

Yours faithfully,

Zarafshaan Hussain

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

Dear Zarafshaan

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. GM Shared Services is responsible for processing all Freedom of Information requests on behalf of NHS Manchester CCG

Your request has therefore been forwarded to the Patient Services Team to action and this has been logged and given the following reference numbers:

MCR/FOI/11865NHS Manchester CCG

Should the CCG hold the information that you have requested, we would respectfully ask you not to publish this on any website or in any other publications where:
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The CCG holds the copyright for any information it produces and they are not prepared to authorise its re-use where a charge is made. This is in accordance with the provisions of the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.

Your request for information is now being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It is hoped that a response will be provided to you by no later than 16 May 2018. However, if this is not possible and additional time is required, we will contact you to explain.

Kind Regards

Ian

Patient Services Support Officer
Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

Phone: 0161 212 6270
Email: [email address]
Ellen House,
Waddington Street,
Oldham
OL9 6EE

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

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Dear Zarafshaan,

 

INFORMATION REQUESTED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

This email is to inform you of the progress made with your recent request
for the supply of information from NHS Manchester CCG.

 

The information you requested is attached.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way your request has been handled, please
contact us at the email address above with the specifics of your concerns
and we will conduct an internal review.

 

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can contact the Information Commissioner at the following address:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alex

 

Patient Services Officer

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

 

Phone: 0161 212 6270 I Email: [1][NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group request email]

Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham OL9 6EE

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data breach as a result from communicating via the web-based email
communications system. Please refer to the data security policy of the
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responsibility for any damage caused by the contents. The opinions
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Manchester Shared Services unless explicitly stated. If you have received
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Openness or the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is
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