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FOI Ref: 0008FOI1920

1st May 2019 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

We are pleased to respond to your request for information and our response is set out below:

Request/ Response

Tendered Musculoskeletal Services

1. Please provide details of which healthcare provider operates musculoskeletal services (including physiotherapy, rheumatology, orthopaedics, pain management and podiatry services) in your CCG, or each of the CCGs you operate FOI requests for. Please include the type of contract this provider is operating under (e.g. AQP/Block contract etc.).

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STH) on a block contract.

2. Please detail when did each of these contracts start, and how long is each contract for, and whether it is subject to a rolling extension (or is tendering re-opened?).

Start date 1st April 2015 – Contract end – 31st March 2020, with option to extend for a further 2 years.

3. What is the expenditure on each of these contracts per year, or the total value of the contract?


4. What is the overall expenditure on MSK services in your region per year?

Please see Q3.

5. Does your CCG partner with any other CCGs in deciding which contracts to award. If so, which CCGs?

No. The MSK contract is between SCCG and STH only, it has no other associate commissioners and no other CCGs were involved in awarding the contract.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

722 Prince of Wales Road
S9 4EU

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