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Dear NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group,

Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request the following
information.

1. How many adults in your CCG currently receive NHS Continuing
Healthcare?
a) per population

2. How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the
following:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages
of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care?

3. What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in
your CCG in 2015-16, 2016-2017, 2017-2018?

4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for
adults by your CCG in 2015-16, 2016-2017, 2017-2018?

5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount
spent by your CCG in 2015-16, 2015-16 2016-2017, 2017-2018 for those adults in receipt of:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages
of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?

6. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20?

7. If your response to Question 6 shows you propose to maintain your
NHS Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS
Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a full
explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful decisions
about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care.

8. How many members of staff do you have within the CHC team?
Please list each role from Director, management, Nurse Assessors to Admin in bands and in FTW hours.

9. Please provide an organisational CHC Team Workforce structure

10. What is your workforce spend 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 & 2018-2019?

11. Do you use agency?
if yes, Why? - To backfill your staff / vacant posts / annual leave / sickness?

Many thanks for your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

A Woodhall

CCG FOI, Solihull (NHS SOLIHULL CCG), NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Sir or Madam,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - SECTION 8 REQUEST

 

Thank you for your email dated 24 February. Your request is being managed
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We aim to provide you with a response within 20 working days as per the
statutory time limit, therefore you should receive a response by 24
March.  However, this may take longer where certain exemptions apply or
depending on the nature of your request. We will let you know in advance
if we need more time to complete your request.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable, however if this is the case,
we will let you know in advance.

 

Should you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact us on the details below. Please remember to quote the reference
number above in any future communications.

 

For further information about the Freedom of Information Act, please visit
[1]www.ico.org.uk.

 

Kind regards,

 

Michael Dewsbury

FOI Team

NHS Solihull CCG

Email: [2][NHS Solihull CCG request email]

NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group • Friars Gate • 1011 Stratford
Road • Shirley • Solihull • B90 4BN
[3]www.solihullccg.nhs.uk

 

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DEWSBURY, Michael (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Woodhall,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – SECTION 8 REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 24 February. Your request
has been managed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You requested the following information under section 8 of the Act:

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|Question 1 |
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|1. How many adults in your CCG currently receive NHS Continuing |
|Healthcare? |
| |
|a) per population |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|290 adults receive Continuing HealthCare. |
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|Question 2 |
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|2. How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the |
| |
|following: |
| |
|a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care? |
| |
|b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of |
|care? |
| |
|c) NHS funded nursing care? |
| |
|d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care? |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|a)      289, |
| |
|b)      Fewer than five, |
| |
|c)       240 |
| |
|d)      97 |
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|Question 3 |
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|3. What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in |
|your CCG in 2015-16, 2016-2017, 2017-2018? |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|2015-16 19,900,000, |
| |
|2016-2017 22,400,000, |
| |
|2017-2018 25,700,000 |
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|Question 4 |
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|4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for |
|adults by your CCG in 2015-16, 2016-2017, 2017-2018? |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|2015-16 21,300,000, |
| |
|2016-2017 24,700,000, |
| |
|2017-2018 23,700,000 |
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|Question 5 |
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|5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount |
|spent by your CCG in 2015-16, 2015-16 2016-2017, 2017-2018 for those |
|adults in receipt of: |
| |
|a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care? |
| |
|b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of |
|care? |
| |
|c) NHS funded nursing care? |
| |
|d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care? |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?  The CCG |
|does not hold the information at this level of detail. |
| |
|b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of |
|care?   The CCG does not hold the information at this level of detail. |
| |
|c) NHS funded nursing care? |
| |
|2015/16 - £1,700,000; |
| |
|2016/17 - £2,100,000; |
| |
|2017/18 - £2,000,000 (for period April 17 – Feb 18) |
| |
|d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?  The CCG |
|does not hold the information at this level of detail. |
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|Question 6 |
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|6. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults |
|for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20? |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|2017-18 – please see the answer to question three, above, |
| |
|2018-19 £133,547,000 (Please note that this is the budget for adults and|
|children, for the new ‘Birmingham and Solihull’ CCG) |
| |
|and 2019-20?  The 2019-20 budget has not been agreed. |
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|Question 7 |
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|7. If your response to Question 6 shows you propose to maintain your NHS|
|Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS |
|Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a |
|full explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful |
|decisions about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care. |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|This has not been decided. |
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|Question 8 |
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|8. How many members of staff do you have within the CHC team? |
| |
|Please list each role from Director, management, Nurse Assessors to |
|Admin in bands and in FTW hours. |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|The CCG does not employ CHC staff, but commissions a service from |
|[1]Arden GEM CSU. |
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|Question 9 |
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|9. Please provide an organisational CHC Team Workforce structure |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|The CCG does not employ CHC staff, but commissions a service from |
|[2]Arden GEM CSU. |
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|Question 10 |
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|10. What is your workforce spend 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 & |
|2018-2019? |
| |
|  |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|Answer |
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|The CCG does not employ CHC staff. |
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|Question 11 |
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|11. Do you use agency? |
| |
|if yes, Why? - To backfill your staff / vacant posts / annual leave / |
|sickness? |
| |
|  |
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|Answer |
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|The CCG does not employ CHC staff. |
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Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - [5]www.ico.gov.uk   

 

Kind regards,

 

Michael Dewsbury

FOI Team

NHS Solihull CCG

Email: [6][NHS Solihull CCG request email]

NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group • Friars Gate • 1011 Stratford
Road • Shirley • Solihull • B90 4BN
[7]www.solihullccg.nhs.uk

 

 

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