NHS Wheelchair Services

Mr N Douglas made this Freedom of Information request to NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please may I request the following information with regard to NHS Wheelchair Services, to be provided under the Freedom of Information Act.
1. Who provides your current Wheelchair Service
a. Is your provider an NHS organisation or a contracted-out, non-NHS organisation?
b. What is the name of your current provider?
c. What is the name of the Wheelchair Service Manager?

2. How your wheelchair services are provided
a. Do you combine your Wheelchair Service with any other service, such as Prosthetics or Community Equipment? If so, please provide a list of the other services.
b. Is your Wheelchair Service exclusive to your CCG?
c. If you service is combined with another please provide a list of the CCGs that share this Wheelchair Service and confirm who is the lead CCG?
d. Is the Repair and Maintenance element of the service “integrated” or contracted out to a 3rd party Approved Repairer?
e. If you have an externally provided Approved Repairer, what is the name of your current provider?

3. About your wheelchair service
a. What is the size of the population covered by your Wheelchair Service?
b. How many registered service users are served by the Wheelchair Service?

4. About the Integrated (Combined service and Repair & Maintenance) contract with your provider
a. What is the contract spend in the last financial year for the Integrated Wheelchair Service?
b. Please state the dates of your last financial year.
c. When was the Integrated Wheelchair Service last tendered?
d. When does the current contract expire please provide details of any potential contract extension?
e. Please provide the date this Wheelchair Service will be next tendered

5. About the Repair and Maintenance (R&M) sub-contract with your wheelchair provider (where appropriate)
a. What is the contract spend in the last financial year for the R&M Wheelchair Service?
b. Please state the dates of your last financial year.
c. When was the R&M Wheelchair Service last tendered?
d. When does the current R&M sub-contract expire please provide details of any potential contract extension
e. Please provide the date that R&M Wheelchair Service sub-contract will be next tendered

Yours faithfully,

Mr N Douglas

FOI, Essexccgs (NHS BASILDON AND BRENTWOOD CCG), NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

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Good morning,

 

Please find an acknowledgement for your request to the Essex CCGs below.
Apologies that this has only just reached you, my colleague inadvertently
only sent it to one of the email address that we received this for.

 

Regards,

 

Iain Gear

Freedom of Information Lead

Tel: 01268 594515

Email: [1][email address]

Phoenix Place | Christopher Martin Road | Basildon | SS14 3HG

NHS Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Working on behalf of NHS Basildon & Brentwood CCG, NHS Castle Point &
Rochford CCG, NHS Mid Essex CCG, NHS North East Essex CCG, NHS Southend
CCG, NHS Thurrock CCG and NHS West Essex CCG.

 

From: FOI, Essexccgs (NHS BASILDON AND BRENTWOOD CCG)
Sent: 15 November 2017 10:34
To: [email address]
Subject: FOI Request1718305 - NHS Wheelchair Services

 

 

FOI Request: NHS Wheelchair Services
Our Reference Number: 1718305

 

Dear Mr Douglas,

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 to NHS Basildon and Brentwood CCG, NHS Castle Point &
Rochford CCG, NHS Mid Essex CCG, NHS North East Essex CCG, NHS Thurrock
CCG and NHS Southend CCG on 14^th November 2017. The information is
currently being collated and a response will be sent to you no later than
20 working days. The deadline is calculated to be 13^th December 2017.

 

If you have any queries regarding your request, please do not hesitate to
contact the FOI team on this email address.

 

Regards,

 

Paula Mead

IG Co-ordinator

Basildon & Brentwood CCG

Executive Suite, Phoenix Place, Christopher Martin Road, Basildon, Essex,
SS14 3HG

 

01268 594515

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Working on behalf of NHS Basildon & Brentwood CCG, NHS Castle Point &
Rochford CCG, NHS Mid Essex CCG, NHS North East Essex CCG, NHS Southend
CCG, NHS Thurrock CCG and NHS West Essex CCG.

 

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FOI, Essexccgs (NHS BASILDON AND BRENTWOOD CCG), NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

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FOI Request: NHS Wheelchair Services
Our Reference Number: 1718305

 

Dear Mr Douglas,

 

Further to your request under the Freedom Of Information Act, received on
14^th November 2017, please find NHS North East Essex CCG’s response
attached.

 

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can be found here:
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Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to
contact the FOI team on this email address.

 

Regards,

 

Iain Gear

Freedom of Information Lead

Tel: 01268 594515

Email: [3][email address]

Phoenix Place | Christopher Martin Road | Basildon | SS14 3HG

NHS Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Working on behalf of NHS Basildon & Brentwood CCG, NHS Castle Point &
Rochford CCG, NHS Mid Essex CCG, NHS North East Essex CCG, NHS Southend
CCG, NHS Thurrock CCG and NHS West Essex CCG.

 

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