NHS Wheelchair Services

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Dear NHS West Leicestershire 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

NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Douglas

Thank you for your FOI request to West Leicestershire CCG.

The reference number for your request is WL141117.

We aim to provide a response within 20 working days.

Kind regards

Stephanie

Stephanie Neal
Corporate Affairs Assistant
West Leicestershire CCG
55 Woodgate | Loughborough | LE11 2TZ
 
Email: [email address]
Tel:     01509 567783

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NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Douglas

 

Please find attached the CCG’s response to your FOI request.

 

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Stephanie

 

Stephanie Neal

Corporate Affairs Assistant

West Leicestershire CCG

55 Woodgate | Loughborough | LE11 2TZ

 

Email: [1][email address]

Tel:     01509 567783

 

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