Enquiry re previously un-assessed eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding
Andrew Wain made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group
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Dear NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group,
Sir David Nicholson, then Chief Executive of the NHS in England, requested in a letter on 15/03/2012 that individuals or their representatives notify the relevant PCT in respect of previously
un-assessed periods of time where there is evidence that the individual should have been assessed for eligibility for NHS CHC funding with respect to that care.
1/. Please let me know how many applications were received by the CCG, and/or the CCGs/PCTs it replaced, before the first deadline Sir David gave in that letter, ie 30/12/2012?
2/. Of those applications received, how many reached the stage of being processed by the CCG, and/or the CCGs/PCTs it replaced?
3/. Of those which reached the stage of being processed by the CCG, and/or the CCGs/PCTs it replaced, how many have so far resulted in a Decision Letter?
4/. Of those which have reached the stage of a Decision Letter, how many applications have been found not eligible for Continuing Healthcare Funding?
5/. Of those which have reached the stage of a Decision Letter, how many applications have been found not eligible for Continuing Healthcare Funding for reasons relating to original documents or records having been lost or destroyed?
Dear Mr Wain
I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information
regarding NHS Continuing Healthcare funding which will be processed under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was
received on 17^th January 2018 by NHS NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL
CSU) on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed below.
The references for your requests are shown alongside.
NHS Canterbury & Coastal CCG FOI.17.CAN223
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From: MILLS, Pam (NHS CANTERBURY AND COASTAL CCG)
Sent: 17 January 2018 16:17
To: Foi (NHS NEL CSU)
Subject: FW: FOI request - Enquiry re previously un-assessed eligibility
for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding
Please see below for a new request for Canterbury
Bye for now
Mrs Pam Mills
Corporate Governance Support Officer
NHS Ashford and NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCGs
Ground Floor, Council Building, Military Road, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 1YW
Dear Mr Wain,
Please find attached the responses to your recent Freedom of Information
requests on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed
below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.
NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG FOI.17.CAN223
NEL Commissioning Support Unit
Kent House, 4th Floor
Station Road, Ashford, TN23 1PJ
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