Tier 3 Weight Management Service

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Dear NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group,

I would be grateful if you could please answer the following questions with regards to Tier 3 Weight Management Services:

1. How many FTE members of staff does your tier 3 weight management service employ, what position and by what grade are these

2. How often does this service operate

3. How many patients have been referred from your PCO (CCG or Health Board) to a tier 3 weight management service in the past 12 months

4. If you commission this service, what was the total number that were referred from other PCO's (Other CCG's or Health Boards).

5. If your PCO has a tier 3 weight management service, what type of contract is in place (EG, block contract, blended contract)

6. As per the Endocrinology GIRFT report, what plans does your PCO have to undertake the specific actions outlined in the report? What timelines have been applied?

7. Have you adopted the local enhanced service for referrals to weight management

For the purpose of service improvement, please be aware that this information will be shared with NHS England.

Thank you for your time in answering these questions and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Oliver Caswell

NHSWIRRALCCG, foirequests (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

Ref No: ID 2028

Dear Mr Caswell,

Thank you for your email requesting information about Tier 3 Weight Management Services.
Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.
If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind Regards

Stacey Teale
Corporate Officer

Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
dd: 0151 541 5430
t: 0151 651 0011
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk

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NHSWIRRALCCG, foirequests (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Caswell,

Please find attached the response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards

Stacey Teale
Corporate Officer (Serious Incidents, FOI’s and SAR’s)

Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
dd: 0151 318 9318
Internal ext: 401150
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk

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