The below information relates to services that NHS Calderdale CCG has commissioned for Calderdale patients which have been accessed in the York area.
1. Do you fund/commission any services for patients in the City Of York area?
Patient choice enables patients to access any services available on the E-referral Directory of Services regardless of the location of those services, together with receiving emergency treatment at any NHS premises as required. Calderdale CCG does not commission any services directly in the York area but fund on a non-contract (cost per case) basis.
2. How many patients?
54 patients in 2015/16.
3. From which services?
39 patients accessed A&E services
Less than 10 patients accessed outpatient services (Trauma & Orthopaedic and Physiotherapy)
Less than 10 patients received emergency inpatient treatment.
Less than or equal to 5 patients accessed services at an independent hospital
4. Do patients have an allocated case worker in your CCG?
Activity relating to acute services does not require an allocated case worker.
Patients accessing care at an independent hospital funded via NHS Calderdale CCG’s Continuing Healthcare Team (CHC) have a case worker
5. How often do you undertake a review of their care?
Individuals who access acute services have access to their GP and other community services should this be required after discharge from hospital.
Patients receiving care at an independent hospital funded by the CHC team have a 6/12 review.
6. Do you receive updates about your patients from the provider services?
GPs will receive relevant communication with regard to the treatment received for their patients.
The CCG’s CHC team receives regular updates.
7. If no to questions 4-6 how do you gain assurance about the quality of the care provided?
Quality of hospital services are subject to the requirements of the NHS Standard Contract and are monitored by the lead commissioner in accordance with established contract governance arrangements.
With regard to services commissioned by the CHC team, this question does not apply. Please see responses to question 4-6 from the CHC team.