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Individual Funding Requests (FOI 1718004)

Please can the CCG provide the following information in relation to Individual Funding Requests (IFRs) under the FOI Act.   If this inbox covers multiple CCGs, please provide a separate response for each CCG

 

Q1. Please state the total number of Individual Funding Requests (IFRs) received by the CCG in each of the following years:

a) 2016-17 – 43

b) 2015-16 – 138

c) 2014-15 – 556

d) 2013-14 – 389

 

Q2. And for each of the four years listed in Q1, please list the three most common treatment categories in which IFRs were submitted and how many requests were made in each category.

2016/17

Mental Health Referrals: 134
Referrals to Chronic Fatigue Services: 55
Removal of lesions/lipomas/cysts: 43

  

2015/16

Mental Health Referrals: 92
Referrals to Chronic Fatigue Services: 43
Removal of lesions/lipomas/cysts: 39

 

2014/15

1. Mental Health Referrals: 146
2. Removal of lesions/lipomas/cysts: 93
3. Female breast procedures: 50

 

2013/14

Mental Health Referrals: 95
Removal of lesions/lipomas/cysts: 56
Female breast procedures: 43

 

Q3. Please state the number of IFRs which were approved in each of the four years listed in Q1:

a) 2016-17 – 238

b) 2015-16 – 224

c) 2014-15 – 315

d) 2013-14 – 226

 

Q4. Please state the number of appeals cases which were considered by the IFR panel in each of four years listed in Q1:

a) 2016-17 – equal to or less than 5

b) 2015-16 – 0

c) 2014-15 – 0

d) 2013-14 – 0

 

Q5. Please state the number of appeals cases which were upheld by the IFR panel in each of the four years listed in Q1:

a) 2016-17 – 0

b) 2015-16 – N/A

c) 2014-15 – N/A

d) 2013-14 – N/A

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