Wheelchair service details

Gareth Davies made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Ashford 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

SHEPHERD, Seraphina (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Davies

 

RE: Freedom of Information Request

 

I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information
regarding wheelchair services which will be processed under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was received on 27 July
2018 by NHS NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU) on behalf of the
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed below. The references for your
requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Ashford CCG        FOI.18.ASH106

 

An initial investigation is currently taking place into whether the
information you have requested is held by the CCGs and if so, whether it
can be released in accordance with the legislation.

 

Any fees applicable to this request will be detailed in writing as soon as
they can be determined. Your request will then be placed on hold and you
will have the choice of whether to proceed with your request. Should any
clarification of your request be required we will advise you accordingly.

 

If you require any assistance, or would like to discuss your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely

Seraphina

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

NEL CSU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Davies

 

RE: Freedom of Information Request

 

I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information
regarding wheelchair services which will be processed under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was received on 27 July
2018 by NHS NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU) on behalf of the
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed below. The references for your
requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Ashford CCG        FOI.18.ASH106

 

An initial investigation is currently taking place into whether the
information you have requested is held by the CCGs and if so, whether it
can be released in accordance with the legislation.

 

Any fees applicable to this request will be detailed in writing as soon as
they can be determined. Your request will then be placed on hold and you
will have the choice of whether to proceed with your request. Should any
clarification of your request be required we will advise you accordingly.

 

If you require any assistance, or would like to discuss your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely

Seraphina

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

NEL CSU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SHEPHERD, Seraphina (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

SHEPHERD, Seraphina (NHS NEL CSU) would like to recall the message, "Acknowledged Request | NHS Ashford CCG".

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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Davies,

 

Please find attached the responses to your recent Freedom of Information
requests on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed
below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Ashford CCG                                                           
FOI.18.ASH106

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information Team
NEL
[1][email address

 

Lower Marsh, 3^rd Floor
Waterloo, London, SE1 7NT

  

[2]www.nelcsu.nhs.uk 

[3]@NELCSU 

[4]LinkedIn 

 

From: Owain Mumford [mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 17 August 2018 10:27
To: Foi (NHS NEL CSU)
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information Request: Mental Health Support

 

All of the CCGs for whom you handle information services. 

 

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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

Foi (NHS NEL CSU) would like to recall the message, "FOI Response: FOI.18.ASH106".

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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

1 Attachment

 

Dear Mr Davies,

 

Please find attached the responses to your recent Freedom of Information
requests on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed
below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Ashford CCG                                                           
FOI.18.ASH106

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information Team
NEL
[1][email address

 

Lower Marsh, 3^rd Floor
Waterloo, London, SE1 7NT

  

[2]www.nelcsu.nhs.uk 

[3]@NELCSU 

[4]LinkedIn 

 

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