Erectile Dysfunction Service Provision

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are conducting a project on service provision for men with Erectile Dysfunction, with the overarching aim of helping to improve services for men across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

We would be grateful if you could answer the following questions promptly to help us with our analysis of service provision in your area.

Thank you

The questions are as follows:

1. Does your Healthboard provide an erectile dysfunction clinic and can you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS erectile dysfunction clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

2. Does your Healthboard provide psychosexual clinics and can you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS psychosexual clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

3. Does your Healthboard provide counselling and sex therapy services and can you provide the details of any NHS counselling services and sex therapy services that treat men with erectile dysfunction within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

4. Does your Healthboard provide PDE5-I and if so which one?

5. Does your Healthboard prescribe ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

6. At what dose are the ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets prescribed?

7. Is the daily dose of ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets (2.5/5mg) available/prescribed?

8. Does your Healthboard prescribe the Vacuum erection device for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

9. Does your Healthboard offer Penile implant surgery (semi-rigid or inflatable implant devices) for men who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

Thank you once again, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Yours faithfully,

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Bliss Hannah (04R) Southern Derbyshire CCG,

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Our ref: 314/16
Monday 6 June 2016

Dear Martin,

Re: Freedom of Information Act Request

Thank you for your request for information, which we will be dealing with under the Freedom of Information Act.

I am writing to inform you that our aim is to respond to you within 20 working days of receipt of your email dated 3 June 2016.

Your request was received by our department on the 3 June 2016. You will receive our response by 1 July 2016 at the latest.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

Yours sincerely,

Hannah Bliss
Communications and Engagement Business Administrator
NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group

First Floor, Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road, Derby DE1 3QT
T:  01332 868730    
E:  [email address]

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Bliss Hannah (04R) Southern Derbyshire CCG,

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Our ref: 314/16

Wednesday 29 June 2016

 

Dear Martin,

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act Request

 

Thank you for your email dated 3 June 2016 requesting information from NHS
Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

 

I can confirm we do hold some of the information you require.

 

You asked us to provide the following information:

 

1. Does your Healthboard provide an erectile dysfunction clinic and can
you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS erectile dysfunction
clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask? 

 

2. Does your Healthboard provide psychosexual clinics and can you provide
the total number and addresses of all NHS psychosexual clinics within your
Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

 

3. Does your Healthboard provide counselling and sex therapy services and
can you provide the details of any NHS counselling services and sex
therapy services that treat men with erectile dysfunction within your
Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

 

4. Does your Healthboard provide PDE5-I and if so which one?

 

5. Does your Healthboard prescribe ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets for men
who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer
treatment?

 

6. At what dose are the ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets prescribed?

 

7. Is the daily dose of ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets (2.5/5mg)
available/prescribed?

 

8. Does your Healthboard prescribe the Vacuum erection device for men who
experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

 

9. Does your Healthboard offer penile implant surgery (semi-rigid or
inflatable implant devices) for men who experience erectile dysfunction as
a result of prostate cancer treatment?

 

I can provide the following information:

 

NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group can provide the
information below:

 

1. Does your Healthboard provide an erectile dysfunction clinic and can
you provide the total number and addresses of all NHS erectile dysfunction
clinics within your Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

 

NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group does commission
sexual health services; including services for erectile dysfunction in a
community, primary care and acute setting.

 

These services are provided by Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust (DTHFT) and Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation
Trust (DCHS). For full information on services provided, you may wish to
direct your query to our providers via the details below:

 

DTHFT

Information Access Coordinator

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road

Derby

DE22 3NE

Email: [1][email address]

 

DCHS

FOI Coordinator

Communications and Engagement

Speedwell Admin Office

Walton Hospital

Whitecotes Lane

Chesterfield

S40 3HW

Email: [2][email address]

 

2. Does your Healthboard provide psychosexual clinics and can you provide
the total number and addresses of all NHS psychosexual clinics within your
Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

 

Psychosexual clinics are provided by DTHFT and DCHS as part of the
contract for sexual health services. For information on this service,
please direct your query to the two providers via the contact details
above.

 

3. Does your Healthboard provide counselling and sex therapy services and
can you provide the details of any NHS counselling services and sex
therapy services that treat men with erectile dysfunction within your
Healthboard? If you do not know who should we ask?

 

Counselling and sex therapy services are provided by DTHFT and DCHS as
part of the contract for sexual health services. For information on this
service, please direct your query to the two providers via the contact
details above.

 

4. Does your Healthboard provide PDE5-I and if so which one?

 

Information regarding the prescribing of PDE5-I can be viewed on the
Derbyshire Medicines Management website or via the link provided below:

 

[3]http://www.derbyshiremedicinesmanagement...

 

5. Does your Healthboard prescribe ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets for men
who experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer
treatment?

 

Information regarding the prescribing of PDE5-I can be viewed on the
Derbyshire Medicines Management website or via the link provided below:

 

[4]http://www.derbyshiremedicinesmanagement...

 

6. At what dose are the ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets prescribed?

 

Information regarding the prescribing of PDE5-I can be viewed on the
Derbyshire Medicines Management website or via the link provided below:

 

[5]http://www.derbyshiremedicinesmanagement...

 

7. Is the daily dose of ‘tadalafil (Cialis)’ tablets (2.5/5mg)
available/prescribed?

 

Information regarding the prescribing of PDE5-I can be viewed on the
Derbyshire Medicines Management website or via the link provided below:

 

[6]http://www.derbyshiremedicinesmanagement...

 

8. Does your Healthboard prescribe the Vacuum erection device for men who
experience erectile dysfunction as a result of prostate cancer treatment?

 

Information regarding the prescribing of the vacuum erection device for
men who experience erectile dysfunction can be viewed on the Derbyshire
Medicines Management website or via the link provided below:

 

[7]http://www.derbyshiremedicinesmanagement...

 

9. Does your Healthboard offer penile implant surgery (semi-rigid or
inflatable implant devices) for men who experience erectile dysfunction as
a result of prostate cancer treatment?

 

Penile implant surgery is provided by DTHFT as part of the contract for
acute sexual health services. For information on this service, please
direct your query to DTHFT via the contact details above.

 

For information, NHS England is in the process of developing a
Commissioning Policy for penile prosthesis surgery for end stage erectile
dysfunction which is currently out for 30-day public consultation. Details
on this consultation can be viewed via the link provided below:

 

[8]https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consul...

 

I hope that the information meets your requirements.  Should you have any
further enquiries or queries about this response please do not hesitate to
contact me.  However, if you are unhappy with the way in which your
request has been handled, you can raise any concerns you might have by
contacting Helen Dillistone, Director of Corporate Development, at the
following address: 1^st Floor North Point, Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham
Road, Derby, DE1 3QT. Telephone: 01332 888174.

 

If you remain dissatisfied, you can apply to the Information Commissioner,
who will consider whether NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning
Group has complied with its obligations under the Act, and can require NHS
Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group to remedy any problems.
You can find out more about how to do this, and about the Act in general,
on the Information Commissioner’s website at:

[9]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk. Complaints to the Information
Commissioner should be sent to:  FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution,
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Hannah Bliss

Communications and Engagement Business Administrator

NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group

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