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CCG Contact Information and Patient Care

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

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Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Islington 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

FOIISLINGTONCCG (NHS ISLINGTON CCG), NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Hussain,

Thank you for your email of 20th April 2018, making a request for information, which will be treated under the Freedom of Information Act.

Your request has been given the following reference: 15691. Please quote it in any correspondence.

We will send you the information you have requested, or explain why we are unable to do so, as soon as possible and no later than 20 working days from receipt. At this time we do not plan to seek clarification of your request or charge for the costs of complying with it.

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Please bear with us while we work on your request but in the meantime, if you have any queries, please get in touch.

Kind regards

Muna

Muna Ahmed
FOI Administrator

NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group | 2nd Floor |Laycock Professional Development Centre (PDC)|Laycock Street |London | N1 1TH
Tel: 020 3688 2900

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FOIISLINGTONCCG (NHS ISLINGTON CCG), NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Hussain

 

Thank you for your email dated 20^th April 2018, regarding Asthma and
COPD.

 

Please find attached our response to your FOI query, reference 15691. I am
extremely sorry for the significant delay in responding to your request.

 

If you are dissatisfied with this response, please let me know and I will
ask a senior manager to review our handling of your request under the
CCG’s complaints policy.  If you remain dissatisfied after that, you
should contact the Information Commissioner, who administers the Freedom
of Information Act.  The Information Commissioner’s contact details are:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745

[1]www.ico.org.uk  

 

Kind regards

FOI Administrator

 

NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group | 2nd Floor |Laycock
Professional Development Centre (PDC)|Laycock Street |London | N1 1TH

Tel: 020 3688 2900

 

 

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