1. How much in total has your CCG spent on providing patients with homeopathy services and medicine in (i) 2014/15 and (ii) 2015/16?
Homeopathic services are not routinely commissioned by the CCG. Any service requests are made through the CCG’s Individual Funding Requests process. There has been no funding agreed for homeopathic services via the CCG’s Individual Funding Requests process in either of the requested years.
With regard to the CCG spending on homeopathic medicines, we provide the following data:
2014/15 – £19.44 (for a proprietary homeopathic preparation)
2015-16 – £13.60 (for a proprietary homeopathic preparation)
2. Please provide me with a list of the products/services that you sanctioned in relation to Question 1
With regard to homeopathic services, please see response to question 1.
With regard to homeopathic products, the prescribing data available to the CCG can be found at the below link. As you will note, the data available indicates the spending related to “a proprietary homeopathic preparation”.