Enquiry re previously un-assessed eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding

Andrew Wain made this Freedom of Information request to NHS City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS City and Hackney 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?

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Wain

Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group

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 19th 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 City & Hackney CCGFOI.17.CHY197

An initial investigation is currently taking place into whether the information you have requested is held by the CCGs and if so, whether it can be released in accordance with the legislation.

Any fees applicable to this request will be detailed in writing as soon as they can be determined. Your request will then be placed on hold and you will have the choice of whether to proceed with your request. Should any clarification of your request be required we will advise you accordingly.

If you require any assistance, or would like to discuss your request, please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number above.

Kind regards

Robyn

Freedom of Information Team
NEL Commissioning Support Unit
[NHS City and Hackney CCG request email]

3rd Floor
1 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7NT

www.nelcsu.nhs.uk
@NELCSU
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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Wain,

 

Please find attached the response to FOI.17.CHY197 on behalf of NHS City
and Hackney CCG.

 

Kind regards,

 

Ursula

 

Ursula Evans
FOI Officer | NEL Commissioning Support Unit

[1][email address]

 

4^th Floor, Kent House, 81 Station Road, Ashford TN23 1PP

 

| [2]www.nelcsu.nhs.uk | [3]@NELCSU | [4]LinkedIn |

 

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