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Termination of Pregnancy Services

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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.

Termination of Pregnancy Services

The details we require are:

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

Mrs K Bourne

Iowccg (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group

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Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group

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Reference: FOI 36422 IOW 10L

 

 

Dear Ms Bourne,

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 11^th
August 2020 regarding documents and services relating to Termination of
Pregnancy Services.

 

I am pleased to acknowledge your request on behalf of the following
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

 

o NHS Isle of Wight CCG

 

We will be dealing with your request for information in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Under the Act we have 20 working days to respond to your request and we
expect to be in a position to reply to you by 9^th September 2020.

 

Dealing with your request:

In normal circumstances we should be able to (a) confirm or deny that we
hold this information and (b) if we hold it, send it to you within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days. You should note however that the
Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent us complying with
either of these duties. We will explain if this is the case and if we
apply the 'public interest test' to our decision.

 

If you have any queries about this e-mail, please contact me quoting the
reference number above in any future communications.

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act and the
Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]https://ico.org.uk/.

 

Yours sincerely,

Tierney

 

Tierney Borrett | FOI and IG Officer| Governance Services

NHS South, Central and West

 

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Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group

1 Attachment

Reference: FOI 36422 IOW 10L

 

 

Dear Ms Bourne,

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 11^th
August 2020 regarding documents and services relating to Termination of
Pregnancy Services.

 

The CCG have asked for further clarification in order to complete your
request for information.

 

·         The CCG is not clear what information is required for question
6. Please could you clarify?

 

 

Until the above clarification is received, your request remains on hold,
and the 20 working days to respond will not commence.

 

If we have not received any response within 60 days, your Freedom of
Information Request will be closed.

 

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Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

 

Yours sincerely,

Tierney

 

Tierney Borrett | FOI and IG Officer| Governance Services

NHS South, Central and West

Fort Southwick, James Callaghan Drive, Fareham, PO17 6AR

E:  [2][email address]

 

[3]www.scwcsu.nhs.uk 

 

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Dear Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT),

Question 6 is relating to pricing, assuming the service is not receiving National tariff for the services at what proportion of National tariff are they receiving for the activities? Local agreed pricing can be calculated as a percentage of the full National tariff.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs K Bourne

Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group

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Reference: FOI 36422 IOW 10L

 

 

Dear Mrs Bourne,

 

Thank you for the clarification of your request for information which we
received on 25^th August 2020 regarding documents and services relating to
Termination of Pregnancy Services.

 

I am pleased to acknowledge your request on behalf of the following
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

 

o NHS Isle of Wight  CCG

 

We will be dealing with your request for information in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Under the Act we have 20 working days to respond to your request and we
expect to be in a position to reply to you by 23^rd September 2020.

 

Dealing with your request:

In normal circumstances we should be able to (a) confirm or deny that we
hold this information and (b) if we hold it, send it to you within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days. You should note however that the
Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent us complying with
either of these duties. We will explain if this is the case and if we
apply the 'public interest test' to our decision.

 

If you have any queries about this e-mail, please contact me quoting the
reference number above in any future communications.

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act and the
Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]https://ico.org.uk/.

 

Yours sincerely,

Tierney

 

Tierney Borrett | FOI and IG Officer| Governance Services

NHS South, Central and West

Fort Southwick, James Callaghan Drive, Fareham, PO17 6AR

E:  [2][email address]

 

[3]www.scwcsu.nhs.uk 

 

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Please note that the information contained in this email /attachment(s)
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2000.

 

 

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Foi (NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group

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Reference: FOI 36422 IOW 10L

 

 

Dear Mrs Bourne,

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 25^th
August 2020 regarding documents and services relating to Termination of
Pregnancy Services.

 

Under section 1 (1) (a) and (b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
can confirm that the CCG does hold some of the information requested. 
Please find attached the response to your request, which is sent on behalf
of the following Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

 

Ÿ  NHS Isle of Wight CCG

 

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Kindest Regards

Anthea

 

Anthea York | Freedom of Information Manager | Governance Services

NHS South, Central and West

 

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