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CCG Contact Information and Patient Care

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

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Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Rotherham 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

Freedom Of Information (NHSR),

Acknowledgement - Freedom of Information request, our ref code is FOI CCG
1346, please use this reference in any future correspondence.

 

Thank you for your request made under the Freedom of Information Act,
Rotherham CCG acknowledges receipt of your request and informs you that
the process has been instigated.

 

In accordance with CCG policy and the requirements of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, a period of 20 working days is assigned for
processing your request, [Working days within the CCG refers to Mon-Fri
excluding bank holidays].  We will provide you with an explanation if we
find that there is any reason why this period may extend beyond the period
prescribed by the Act.

 

Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the procedure.

 

 

 

FOI Team

Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way, Bramley,
ROTHERHAM. S66 1YY

Direct dial tel:    01709 302719

Safehaven fax:  01709 302794

e-mail:              [1][email address]                  

Web:                [2]www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk

 

 

    

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2. http://www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk/

Freedom Of Information (NHSR),

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Dear Ms Hussain

 

Further to your request for information please find attached our letter of
response, please accept our apologies for the delay in sending our
response.

 

Kind regards.

 

FOI Team

Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way, Bramley,
ROTHERHAM. S66 1YY

Direct dial tel:    01709 302719

e-mail:              [1][email address]                  

Web:                [2]www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk

 

    

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2. http://www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk/

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