Waiting times for INCLUSION MATTERS WIRRAL

M Pococke made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group,

INCLUSION MATTERS WIRRAL

Please provide the following information about the above service, which is the counselling service commissioned by the NHS on Wirral for patients suffering from depression and/or anxiety.

Some of the information was offered on their website but has not been updated for over three years.

(1) How long , on average, will people will wait between opt-in and their assessment?

What is the current state of the waiting list once these patients have been assessed?
Specifically:
(2) What is the longest waiting time for a patient to receive treatment post-assessment? (In this calculation, please include instances where the patient has in fact not yet received treatment).

(3) What was the longest waiting time among any instances where the patient has become deceased during the waiting process?

(4) What was the longest waiting time among any instances where the patient has voluntarily removed themselves from the service before receiving treatment?

(5) What is the current average waiting time for a patient to receive treatment post-assessment?

Thanks very much for your cooperation.

Yours faithfully,

M Pococke

Dear NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group's handling of my FOI request 'Waiting times for INCLUSION MATTERS WIRRAL', of 5th Noveember 2017.

By law, under all circumstances, NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group should have responded by now, but this has not happened.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/w...

I look forward to your reply.

Yours faithfully

Mel Pococke

DOWNIE, Nathan (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

Ref No: 1027

Dear Ms Pococke

Thank you for your email of 17th January 2018 requesting information about Inclusion Matters wait times. Please accept my apologies, NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group did not receive your original query that was submitted on 5th November 2017.

Your query has now been logged from today, and I will look to get a response to you as soon as possible.

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.

Yours sincerely,

Nathan Downie
Corporate Officer
Old Market House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
t: 0151 651 0011 (x1691)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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DOWNIE, Nathan (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Pococke

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

Many thanks

Nathan Downie
Corporate Officer
Old Market House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
t: 0151 651 0011 (x1691)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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