1. How much did the CCG spend on vascular services in the following fiscal years: 2014-2015, 2015-2016.
The following represents spend on completed inpatient spells under specialty code 107 – Vascular Surgery where the primary diagnosis is I739.
The following represents spend on completed inpatient spells under other specialties where the primary diagnosis is I739.
The following represents spend on all completed inpatient spells under specialty code of 107 – Vascular Surgery.
The following represents spend on all outpatient activity with a specialty code of 107 – Vascular Surgery
* Prior to 2015/16, vascular outpatient activity was captured as General Surgery treatment function code 100 at the local Trust provider; therefore, this figure reflects this coding. The CCG are unable to separate the patients seen under General Surgery who had vascular conditions.
2. How much did the CCG plan to spend on vascular services in the fiscal year 2016-2017.
Planned spend for specialty code of 107 – Vascular Surgery in financial year 2016-17 was £1,227,626. This figure includes both outpatient and inpatient activity plans across a number of providers.
3. Does the CCG follow any best practice pathways for treating patients with suspected or confirmed vascular disease – including Peripheral Arterial Disease and Critical Limb Ischaemia? If so, please provide details of this.
The CCG does not refer or treat patients. We suggest that this question be directed to the provider which is Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) at email@example.com.
4. Does the CCG have a named contact person for vascular disease in
- a hospital setting and/or
- a community setting, 24 hours a day who is a member of the multidisciplinary team in case of emergencies?
NHS Calderdale CCG does not have a “named contact person” as described.
5. Does the CCG carry out workforce planning to support your vascular services? If so, please provide details.
Workforce planning is the responsibility of the secondary care provider of vascular services. We would advise the FOI be directed to Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) at firstname.lastname@example.org