Termination of pregnancy

Chloe Knipe made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group,

1. Please confirm the organisations commissioned by the CCG to provide Termination of Pregnancy Services to your patients?
2. Please confirm the end dates of currently commissioned contracts?
3. Are any providers currently within an extension period of their contract?
4. Were contracts awarded through a competitive tender process?
5. What is the form of contract: AQP or sole provider?
6. At what percentage of tariff is each provider delivering services?
7. What activity numbers were delivered by each provider, by HRG code, over the past 12 months?
8. Please confirm the annualised actual contract values for each provider for 2019/20?
9. Please confirm who (if any) providers are providing ToP services to patients without a contract where a patient has exercised their right to choose a provider? What are the activity numbers delivered per provider?
10. What were the average wait times for providers over the past 12 months? (broken down by month and surgical/medical)
11. Do any of the contracted providers sub-contract any parts of the service to an alternative provider? If so, who and what?
12. Does ToP feature on the CCGs commissioning intentions?
• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Yours faithfully,

Chloe Knipe

FOI (NHS BARNSLEY CCG), NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Chloe

I write to you to acknowledge the receipt of your request for information from Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, We will provide a response to your request within 20 working days as stated in the Freedom Of Information Act.

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FOI (NHS BARNSLEY CCG), NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Chloe

In response to your request for information please see answers in your original email.

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Yours sincerely

Paige Dawson
Risk, Governance and Assurance Facilitator
NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group, Putting Barnsley People First
Tel: 01226 433791 | E-mail: [email address]
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