Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

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Dear NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are currently researching the change in GP prescribing behaviour in urinary tract infections.

Please can you provide us with the following information:

Do you have a formulary used by primary care prescribers? If so, what is the current status of nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim with respect to urinary tract infections (e.g. first line, second line, etc)

Has the status of either nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim changed in the formulary since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the previous status(es) and details of the date(s) of change.

Have you had any work plans in place with respect to nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescribing since 2014? If so, can you please provide documents and start date.

Have you had any GP prescribing incentive schemes or similar which relate to trimethoprim or nitrofurantoin prescribing since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Goldacre and Richard Croker

WARRINGTONCCG, Queries (NHS WARRINGTON CCG), NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

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NHSWARRINGTONCCG, foirequests (NHS WARRINGTON CCG), NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Goldacre and Mr Croker,

Thank you for your freedom of information request. You will receive a response from us within the next 20 working days.

Your request was received on 7 November 2017 therefore you will receive your response by 5 December at the latest.

Kind regards,

Freedom Of Information Requests
NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group
Arpley House
110 Birchwood Boulevard
Birchwood
Warrington
WA3 7QH
Tel: 01925 843685
Email: [email address]
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From: Emma-Jane <[FOI #443952 email]>
Sent: 07 November 2017 10:59
To: WARRINGTONCCG, Queries (NHS WARRINGTON CCG)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

Dear NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are currently researching the change in GP prescribing behaviour in urinary tract infections.

Please can you provide us with the following information:

Do you have a formulary used by primary care prescribers? If so, what is the current status of nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim with respect to urinary tract infections (e.g. first line, second line, etc)

Has the status of either nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim changed in the formulary since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the previous status(es) and details of the date(s) of change.

Have you had any work plans in place with respect to nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescribing since 2014? If so, can you please provide documents and start date.

Have you had any GP prescribing incentive schemes or similar which relate to trimethoprim or nitrofurantoin prescribing since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Goldacre and Richard Croker

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WARRINGTONCCG, Queries (NHS WARRINGTON CCG), NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Ben,

Thank you for your email.

Your request has been forwarded onto the FOI Officer at Warrington CCG.

Kind regards,
Jaime
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From: Emma-Jane <[FOI #443952 email]>
Sent: 07 November 2017 10:59
To: WARRINGTONCCG, Queries (NHS WARRINGTON CCG)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

Dear NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are currently researching the change in GP prescribing behaviour in urinary tract infections.

Please can you provide us with the following information:

Do you have a formulary used by primary care prescribers? If so, what is the current status of nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim with respect to urinary tract infections (e.g. first line, second line, etc)

Has the status of either nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim changed in the formulary since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the previous status(es) and details of the date(s) of change.

Have you had any work plans in place with respect to nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescribing since 2014? If so, can you please provide documents and start date.

Have you had any GP prescribing incentive schemes or similar which relate to trimethoprim or nitrofurantoin prescribing since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Goldacre and Richard Croker

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NHSWARRINGTONCCG, foirequests (NHS WARRINGTON CCG), NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Sirs,

Please see attached the response to your freedom of information request.

Kind regards

Freedom of Information Requests
NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group
P: 01925 843 685
E: [email address]
W: www.warringtonccg.nhs.uk

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From: Emma-Jane <[FOI #443952 email]>
Sent: 07 November 2017 10:59
To: WARRINGTONCCG, Queries (NHS WARRINGTON CCG)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

Dear NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are currently researching the change in GP prescribing behaviour in urinary tract infections.

Please can you provide us with the following information:

Do you have a formulary used by primary care prescribers? If so, what is the current status of nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim with respect to urinary tract infections (e.g. first line, second line, etc)

Has the status of either nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim changed in the formulary since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the previous status(es) and details of the date(s) of change.

Have you had any work plans in place with respect to nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescribing since 2014? If so, can you please provide documents and start date.

Have you had any GP prescribing incentive schemes or similar which relate to trimethoprim or nitrofurantoin prescribing since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Goldacre and Richard Croker

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