Diagnostic pathways for neurodevelopmental disorders

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Dear NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group,

Could you provide details of whether a specific diagnostic pathway for children exists within your CCG for each of the following conditions:
1) Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
2) Autism Spectrum Disorder
3) Developmental Coordination Disorder/Developmental Dyspraxia
4) Developmental Dyscalculia
5) Developmental Dyslexia
6) Specific language impairment/Developmental language disorder

If a diagnostic pathway exists could you provide further details of that pathway?

For each of the above conditions, if a diagnostic pathway exists, could you provide the following details for the last 5 years, broken down by year:
1) The number of children who were referred and the number who were diagnosed
2) The average (both mean and median if available, if not please specify which), minimum, and maximum wait time between referral and diagnosis

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Brady

FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear  Daniel Brady

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CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

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FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Daniel Brady

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 30^th July 2018. Your
request has been managed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act
2000. 

 

Information Provided

 

Question 1
Could you provide details of whether a specific diagnostic pathway for
children exists within your CCG for each of the following conditions:

1) Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG does not hold the information requested.

 

The information requested may be held with local NHS service providers.

 

Solihull services are provided by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council,
[1][email address]

Birmingham services are provided by the following:

Birmingham City Council – [2][email address]

University Hospitals Birmingham – [3][email address]

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust – [4][email address]

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – 
[5][email address]

 

 
Question 2
2) Autism Spectrum Disorder

 
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 3
Developmental Coordination Disorder/Developmental Dyspraxia
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 4
Developmental Dyscalculia
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 5
Developmental Dyslexia
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 6
Specific language impairment/Developmental language disorder
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 7
If a diagnostic pathway exists could you provide further details of that
pathway?
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 8
For each of the above conditions, if a diagnostic pathway exists, could
you provide the following details for the last 5 years, broken down by
year:

1) The number of children who were referred and the number who were
diagnosed

 
Answer
Please see question 1
Question 9
2) The average (both mean and median if available, if not please specify
which), minimum, and maximum wait time between referral and diagnosis

 
Answer
Please see question 1

 

 

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decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the CCG. 

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner's Office, 

Wycliffe House, 

Water Lane, 

Wilmslow, 

Cheshire, 

SK9 5AF 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - www.ico.gov.uk    

 

Yours sincerely

 

CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Bartholomew House | 142 Hagley Road | Edgbaston | Birmingham | B16 9PA

[6][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] | tel: 0121 255 0718  

[7]https://www.birminghamandsolihullccg.nhs...  

 

 

 

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Dear FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG),

Thank you for your response and for suggesting who to contact to get the information requested.

Yours sincerely,

Daniel Brady