NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA 2017)

Dave Bracher made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Gloucestershire 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 2015-16?

4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2015-16?

5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in 2015-16 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 was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG in 2016-17?

7. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2016-17?

8. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in 2016-17 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?

9. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20?

10. If your response to Question 9 shows you propose to maintain your NHS Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a full explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful decisions about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care.

Many thanks for your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

Dave Bracher

FOI (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG), NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Reference: FOI 21048 GLO 11M

 

Dear Mr Bracher

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 25 May
2017 regarding documents and services relating to CHC

 

I am pleased to acknowledge your request on behalf of the following
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

 

o NHS Gloucestershire CCG

 

We will be dealing with your request for information in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Under the Act we have 20 working days to respond to your request and we
expect to be in a position to reply to you by 23 June 2017

 

Dealing with your request:

In normal circumstances we should be able to (a) confirm or deny that we
hold this information and (b) if we hold it, send it to you within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days. You should note however that the
Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent us complying with
either of these duties. We will explain if this is the case and if we
apply the 'public interest test' to our decision.

 

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

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act and the
Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

 

Yours sincerely,

Tolis

 

Apostolos Pasidis | FOI Administrator

 

NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

 

[2]www.scwcsu.nhs.uk

 

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From: Dave Bracher

Sent: 25 May 2017 14:21:28 (UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

To: FOI (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG)

Subject: Freedom of Information request - NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA
2017)

 

Dear NHS Gloucestershire 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 2015-16?

 

4.      What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for
adults by your CCG in 2015-16?

 

5.      For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount
spent by your CCG in 2015-16 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 was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in
your CCG in 2016-17?

 

7.      What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for
adults by your CCG in 2016-17?

 

8.      For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount
spent by your CCG in 2016-17 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?

 

9.      What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20?

 

10.     If your response to Question 9 shows you propose to maintain your
NHS Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS
Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a full
explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful decisions
about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care.

 

Many thanks for your help with this request.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Dave Bracher

 

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Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Reference: FOI 21048 GLO 11M

 

Dear Mr Bracher

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 25 May
2017 regarding documents and services relating to CHC.

 

Under section 1 (1) (a) and (b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
can confirm that the CCG does hold the information requested.  Please find
attached the response to your request, which is sent on behalf of the
following Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

 

o NHS Gloucestershire CCG

 

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.

 

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright. 
You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study
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would require the permission of the copyright holder. 

 

 

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 request and
should be addressed to:

 

Freedom of Information Reviews, Freedom of Information Manager, 57 - 59
Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2BA.

 

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.  Generally, the Information Commissioner's Office cannot make a
decision unless you have already exhausted NHS South, Central and West
Commissioning Support Unit'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: [1]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

 

Tolis

 

Apostolos Pasidis | FOI Officer

 

NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

 

[2]www.scwcsu.nhs.uk

 

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From: Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT)
Sent: 25 May 2017 14:37
To: '[FOI #408730 email]'
Subject: FOI 21048 GLO 11M - CHC - FOI Request Ack

 

Reference: FOI 21048 GLO 11M

 

Dear Mr Bracher

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 25 May
2017 regarding documents and services relating to CHC

 

I am pleased to acknowledge your request on behalf of the following
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

 

o NHS Gloucestershire CCG

 

We will be dealing with your request for information in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Under the Act we have 20 working days to respond to your request and we
expect to be in a position to reply to you by 23 June 2017

 

Dealing with your request:

In normal circumstances we should be able to (a) confirm or deny that we
hold this information and (b) if we hold it, send it to you within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days. You should note however that the
Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent us complying with
either of these duties. We will explain if this is the case and if we
apply the 'public interest test' to our decision.

 

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

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act and the
Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [4]http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

 

Yours sincerely,

Tolis

 

Apostolos Pasidis | FOI Administrator

 

NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

 

[5]www.scwcsu.nhs.uk

 

Please be aware that all e-mails received and sent by this organisation
are subject to the Freedom of Information Act (2000) and may be disclosed
to a third party. If you believe you have been sent this message in error,
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soon as possible. All messages sent by this organisation are checked for
viruses but this does not, and cannot, guarantee that a virus has not been
transmitted.

 

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From: Dave Bracher

Sent: 25 May 2017 14:21:28 (UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

To: FOI (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG)

Subject: Freedom of Information request - NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA
2017)

 

Dear NHS Gloucestershire 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 2015-16?

 

4.      What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for
adults by your CCG in 2015-16?

 

5.      For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount
spent by your CCG in 2015-16 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 was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in
your CCG in 2016-17?

 

7.      What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for
adults by your CCG in 2016-17?

 

8.      For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount
spent by your CCG in 2016-17 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?

 

9.      What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20?

 

10.     If your response to Question 9 shows you propose to maintain your
NHS Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS
Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a full
explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful decisions
about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care.

 

Many thanks for your help with this request.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Dave Bracher

 

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:

[7][FOI #408730 email]

 

Is [8][Gloucestershire CCG request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
requests to NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group? If so,
please contact us using this form:

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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:

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manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

 

 

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