Wheelchair service details

Gareth Davies made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group as part of a batch sent to 199 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was partially successful.

To the Clinical Commissioning Group,

I am emailing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

A) Please list the wheelchair services provided by the CCG, including:
i) The provider
ii) The geographical area covered
iii) Brief description of the provision covered
iv) The need level met (i.e. low, end of life, hospital discharge, etc)

B) For each instance where the answer to 'A i' is anything other than the CCG itself:
i) The date when the related contract began
ii) The annual cost of the contract to the CCG
iii) The annual cost of the service at the last point it was provided directly by the CCG
iv) The date when the current contract will expire

C) For each instance where the answer to 'A i' is the CCG
i) The annual cost to the CCG of the service for each of the following financial years: 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19

D) The following information about wheelchair service use
i) The current total longest open episode of care for (a) adults and (b) children, in weeks
ii) The average waiting time in weeks for the following financial years: 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 (up until the date on which this request is received)
iii) The total annual spend on wheelchair services for the following financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19
iv) The total number of complaints relating to wheelchair services received for the following financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 (and the outcome of complaints if possible)

I would like to receive this information electronically a spreadsheet if possible.

If the decision is made to withhold some of this information using exemptions in the Act, please inform me of that fact and cite the exemptions used.

If you need clarification please contact me at this email address. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance I would expect you to contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way before the 20th working day.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Gareth Davies

GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Gareth,

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. Your requests
have been logged with the following reference numbers:

 

BOL/FOI/12451 NHS Bolton CCG
BUR/FOI/12452 NHS Bury CCG
HMR/FOI/12453 NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale CCG
MCR/FOI/12454 NHS Manchester CCG
OLD/FOI/12455 NHS Oldham CCG

 

Please note: NHS North, South and Central Manchester CCGs merged on 1
April 2017 to form NHS Manchester CCG.

 

Should the CCGs identified in the table above hold the information that
you have requested, we would respectfully ask you not to publish this on
any website or in any other publications where:

 

·         a charge may be made to access it

·         a subscription is charged to access the site.

 

The CCGs hold the copyright for any information they produce and they are
not prepared to authorise its re-use where a charge is made. This is in
accordance with the provisions of the Re-Use of Public Sector Information
Regulations 2005.

 

Your request for information is now being processed in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.  It is hoped that a response will be
provided to you by no later than 24 August 2018. However, if this is not
possible and additional time is required, we will contact you to explain.

 

Kind regards,

 

Alex

 

Patient Services Officer

NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

 

Phone: 0161 212 6270 I Email: [1][NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group request email]

Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham OL9 6EE

Website: [2]www.gmsharedservices.nhs.uk 

 

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GMCSU, Foi (NHS GREATER MANCHESTER COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Gareth,

 

INFORMATION REQUESTED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

This email is to inform you of the progress made with your recent request
for the supply of information from NHS Manchester CCG.

 

The information you requested is attached.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way your request has been handled, please
contact us at the email address above with the specifics of your concerns
and we will conduct an internal review.

 

If you are still dissatisfied with the outcome of the internal review, you
can contact the Information Commissioner at the following address:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alex

 

Patient Services Officer

NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services (hosted by NHS Oldham CCG)

 

Phone: 0161 212 6270 I Email: [1][NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group request email]

Ellen House, Waddington Street, Oldham OL9 6EE

Website: [2]www.gmsharedservices.nhs.uk 

 

Please note that any form of web-based email communication (gmail.com,
Hotmail.com, yahoomail.com) has no guaranteed security on the personal and
confidential information you have sent and received via this method. 
Therefore by using this method to send and receive your personal data you
will be accepting the risk associated to any potential confidentiality
data breach as a result from communicating via the web-based email
communications system. Please refer to the data security policy of the
email service provider if in doubt.

 

This email has been scanned for viruses, however we are unable to accept
responsibility for any damage caused by the contents. The opinions
expressed in this email represent the views of the sender, not NHS Greater
Manchester Shared Services unless explicitly stated. If you have received
this email in error please notify the sender. The information contained in
this email may be subject to public disclosure under the NHS Code of
Openness or the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is
legally exempt from disclosure, the confidentiality of this e-mail and
your reply cannot be guaranteed.

 

 

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