CCG Contact Information and Patient Care

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

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Zarafshaan Hussain

Dear NHS Trafford 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

FOI (NHS TRAFFORD CCG), NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group

I am writing to acknowledge your recent request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
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Yours sincerely
 
Liz
 
Liz Walker
Governance Support Officer
NHS Trafford CCG
1st Floor Crossgate House
Cross Street
Sale
Manchester
M33 7FT
 
Tel: 0161 873 6093 (internal DDI – 1193)
Email: [1][email address]

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FOI (NHS TRAFFORD CCG), NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Zarafshaan,

 

Please see the attached for your recent Freedom of Information request.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Many thanks,

Dee

 

NHS Trafford CCG

1^st Floor Crossgate House

Cross Street

Sale

Manchester

M33 7FT

 

Email: [1][NHS Trafford CCG request email]

 

 

 

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