NHS Continuing Healthcare 2017-18 (Ref: SIA/DB)

Tim Nicholson made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

I work for the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the leading national user-led charity supporting spinal cord injured people and their families. Being a user led organisation SIA understand the challenges of living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). We strive to support all people living with SCI to access the services and support they need to stay healthy and live full, fulfilling and active lives.

Part of my role is to assist the Head of Public Affairs with FoI requests, such as the one that follows. As a request under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following information about the provision of NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

1. How many adults in your CCG currently receive NHS Continuing Healthcare?

2. How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the following:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care?

3. What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG in the year 2017-18?

4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in the year 2017-18?

5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in the year 2017-18 for those adults in receipt of:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?

6. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2018-19?

7. What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2019-20?

8. What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2020-21?

9. What activities are being undertaken to prepare all appropriate staff for the implementation of the revised National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare which takes effect from 1st October 2018?

If you have any queries or require clarification on any of these questions, please contact Dave Bracher, Campaigns Manager at Spinal Injuries Association, on mobile number 07593 538126 or via email at [email address]

Many thanks for your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

Tim Nicholson

FOI, bccg (NHS BEDFORDSHIRE CCG), NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

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COMPLAINTSANDFOI, Bccg (NHS BEDFORDSHIRE CCG), NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

FOI Ref: BF188

Your enquiry to NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which was received on 31 July 2018, will be responded to under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000.

I will process your request as soon as possible within 20 working days (by 29 August 2018).

If you have any queries about this, please contact me via the details below. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications to make it easier for me to deal with your correspondence.

Further information about your rights in respect of the FOIA 2000 are available from the Information Commissioner's Office website: http://www.ico.org.uk

Kind regards

Complaints and FOI Team
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Suite 3 | Capability House | Wrest Park | Silsoe | Beds | MK45 4HR

Tel: 01525 624275
Email: [email address]

www.bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk

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COMPLAINTSANDFOI, Bccg (NHS BEDFORDSHIRE CCG), NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Re: FOI requests – BF188

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 31 July 2018.

Please find attached our response to your request.

Your request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (2000) and we hope that you find this response helpful.

If you are not satisfied with the way in which we have dealt with your request for information, then in accordance with the Act you may ask us to conduct a review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original e-mail and should be addressed to the FOI Manager at:

NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Corporate Affairs Team
Capability House
Wrest Park
Silsoe
Bedfordshire
MK45 4HR

Email: [email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner's Office cannot usually make a decision unless you have already exhausted the CCG’s internal review procedure. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Wycliffe Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK6 5AF

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act can be sourced on the Information Commissioner's website: http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

If you have any queries about this e-mail, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards,

Complaints and FOI Team
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Suite 3 | Capability House | Wrest Park | Silsoe | Beds | MK45 4HR

Tel: 01525 624275
Email: [email address]

www.bedfordshireccg.nhs.uk

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