Termination of Pregnancy Service (TOP)

Ryan Brown made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear FOI Team,
I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

The details we require are:

Termination of Pregnancy Services

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?

Thank you for your help.
Yours sincerely
Ryan Brown

Foi (NHS ROTHERHAM CCG), NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Brown

Acknowledgement - Freedom of Information request, our ref code is FOI CCG 1809, please use this reference in any future correspondence.

Thank you for your request made under the Freedom of Information Act, Rotherham CCG acknowledges receipt of your request and informs you that the process has been instigated.

In accordance with CCG policy and the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, a period of 20 working days is assigned for processing your request, [Working days within the CCG refers to Mon-Fri excluding bank holidays].

We will provide you with an explanation if we find that there is any reason why this period may extend beyond the period prescribed by the Act.

Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the procedure.

Kind Regards.

FOI Team
Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way, Bramley, ROTHERHAM. S66 1YY
Direct dial tel: 01709 428722
e-mail: [email address]
Web: www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk

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Foi (NHS ROTHERHAM CCG), NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

Good afternoon Mr Brown, further to your Freedom of Information Request Reference 1809 around the Termination of Pregnancy Service (TOP).

Your request was forwarded to the appropriate team within our organisation but they have asked if further clarity could be provided, around Question 6: 'At what percentage of tariff is each provider delivering services?'

On the basis that NHS Rotherham CCG has had to return to you requesting further detail we can advise that the clock is now paused pending your return to us; meaning that the 20 working day timeframe will not be adhered to and will only recommence on receipt of the information we need to proceed with our response.

Kind Regards.

FOI Team
Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way, Bramley, ROTHERHAM. S66 1YY
Direct dial tel: 01709 428722
e-mail: [email address]
Web: www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk

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Dear Foi (NHS ROTHERHAM CCG),

Freedom of Information Request Reference 1809 around the Termination of Pregnancy Service (TOP).

Your request was forwarded to the appropriate team within our organisation but they have asked if further clarity could be provided, around Question 6: 'At what percentage of tariff is each provider delivering services?'

Thank you for your response; to clarify, there is a specific NHS tariff attributed to the delivery of services, i.e, in this case a fixed fee defined by the NHS to pay for the provision of Termination of Pregnancy Services. The NHS defined tariff is the 100% of the defined amount. With this in mind,we would respectfully ask at what % of this NHS tariff do you procure your Termination of Pregnancy services?

Yours sincerely,

Ryan Brown

Foi (NHS ROTHERHAM CCG), NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

Many thanks Mr Brown for providing further clarity this has been forwarded onto the responder within our organisation to formulate an answer to your request accordingly.

I can advise that the 20 working day timeline is now reinstated and you will receive a response by 9 September 2020.

Kind Regards.

FOI Team
Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way, Bramley, ROTHERHAM. S66 1YY
Direct dial tel: 01709 428722
e-mail: [email address]
Web: www.rotherhamccg.nhs.uk

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HART, Sue (NHS ROTHERHAM CCG), NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Brown

 

Further to your recent request for information please find attached our
letter of response.

 

Kind regards.

 

FOI Team

NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Oak House, Moorhead Way,
Bramley, Rotherham.  S66 1YY

 

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