Termination of pregnancy

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Dear NHS Bassetlaw 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

FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), NHS Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Chloe

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Thank you for your recent request for information. This request was received by NHS Bassetlaw CCG on the 7th August 2020; we will respond to you no later than the 4th September 2020 (20 working days).

Kind Regards

Sarah

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FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), NHS Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Chloe

 

FOI_20_71

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.  Please see our responses highlighted below;

 

1.  Please confirm the organisations commissioned by the CCG to provide
Termination of Pregnancy Services to your patients?

- Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals FT (DBHFT)

- Sheffield Teaching Hospitals FT (STHFT)

- British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS)

 

2. Please confirm the end dates of currently commissioned contracts?

- DBHFT – 31st March 2021

- STHFT - 31st March 2021

- BPAS - 31st March 2021

 

3. Are any providers currently within an extension period of their
contract?

- DBHFT & STHFT – Currently part of NHSE/I National Arrangement for acute
providers due to COVID19

- BPAS – option to extend applied for 2020-21

 

4. Were contracts awarded through a competitive tender process?

- No

 

5. What is the form of contract: AQP or sole provider?

- DBHFT & STHFT - NHS Acute service provider

- BPAS - Non-NHS Acute service provider contract awarded on the basis that
there was significant patients choosing to go there but patients are free
to choose preferred provider

 

6. At what percentage of tariff is each provider delivering services?

- DBHFT & STHFT - 100% national tariff

- BPAS- Locally agreed tariff

 

7. What activity numbers were delivered by each provider, by HRG code,
over the past 12 months?

- (April 19 - March 20)

- DBHFT: Medical MA18C =7; Surgical MA19A = 6; Other procedures –numbers
to low to identify

- STH: Medical MA18C, MA18D & Surgical MA19A, MA20Z - Activity numbers too
low to identify -Other Providers - MA18C activity numbers too low to
identify.

- BPAS : Medical = 213; Surgical = 67 (Data not reported by HRG code
therefore unable to breakdown figures any further)

 

8. Please confirm the annualised actual contract values for each provider
for 2019/20?

- DBHFT & STH – Both providers are NHS acute contracts whereby financial
detail is not HRG specific and difficult to separate TOPs annual values
from other specialties

- BPAS - £134,471

 

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?

- Non-contracted activity (NCA) numbers too low to identify.

 

10. What were the average wait times for providers over the past 12
months? (broken down by month and surgical/medical)

- DBHFT & STHFT NHS Bassetlaw CCG does not hold this level of information,
please contact Providers directly. Unable to determine TOPs waiting times
from other specialties.

- BPAS – NHS Bassetlaw CCG does not hold information at that level, please
contact Provider direct.

 

11. Do any of the contracted providers sub-contract any parts of the
service to an alternative provider? If so, who and what?

- No

 

12. Does ToP feature on the CCGs commissioning intentions?

- No

 

• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this
contract?

- Carolyn Fox, Senior Contract Manager, NHS Bassetlaw CCG

 

- DBHFT & BPAS - NHS Doncaster CCG

-SFTHT - NHS Sheffield CCG

 

I trust this fulfils your requirements

 

Regards

 

Sarah

 

 

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