CCG Contact Information and Patient Care

Zarafshaan Hussain made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

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Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Harrogate and Rural District 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
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• 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

FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

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FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

Thank you for your request for information which was received by the NHS
Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group Freedom of
Information team on 20 April 2018.

 

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correspondence from us within 20 working days.

 

 

Freedom of Information
NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group
Tel: 01423 799300 
Email: [1][email address] | 
[2]http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg....

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FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Zarafshaan

 

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