Wheelchair service details

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

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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

FOI (NHS HIGH WEALD LEWES HAVENS CCG), NHS High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Davies

Please find the CCG’s acknowledgement of your recent FOI attached to this email.

Many thanks
FOI Officer
High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group
Part of the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance
01273 430500 | [email address]
36-38 Friars Walk, Lewes, BN7 2PB
Web: www.highwealdleweshavensccg.nhs.uk
The information contained in this e-mail is solely for the intended recipients or their delegated colleague. It may be subject to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or the Freedom of Information Act (2000) unless it is legally exempt from disclosure. If you received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender and remove all copies of the message, including any attachments. Any views or opinions expressed in this e-mail (unless otherwise stated) may not represent those of NHS High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group or the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance.

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From: Gareth Davies <[FOI #502495 email]>
Sent: 27 July 2018 15:45
To: FOI (NHS HIGH WEALD LEWES HAVENS CCG)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Wheelchair service details

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

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FOI (NHS HIGH WEALD LEWES HAVENS CCG), NHS High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Gareth,

 

Please see attached FOI response letter.

 

Kind regards

 

Complaints and FOI Officer

High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group

Part of the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance
36-38 Friars Walk, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PB

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The information contained in this e-mail is solely for the intended
recipients or their delegated colleague. It may be subject to public
disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or the Freedom of Information
Act (2000) unless it is legally exempt from disclosure. If you received
this e-mail in error, please notify the sender and remove all copies of
the message, including any attachments. Any views or opinions expressed in
this e-mail (unless otherwise stated) may not represent those of High
Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group or the Central Sussex and
East Surrey Commissioning Alliance.

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