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Date 

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  

I write to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: 

  • The current provider of your Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) Service;
  • The terms of the IUC Service contract, including start date and duration of the contract (including extension clauses);
  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the existing IUC Service contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?;
  • The value of the IUC Service contract currently in effect;
  • How the specification in the commissioning for this IUC Service differs from the standard specification;
  • The last twelve months’ KPI performance data for your current IUC Service provider, inclusive of NQRs and DX Codes or equivalent;
  • The last twelve months’ shift fill data shown in hours; filled vs unfilled or as a percentage; filled vs unfilled for the current IUC Service provider;
  • The population size for which the IUC Service is responsible for serving;
  • Any financial penalties imposed on the current IUC Service provider and if so, what are the reasons for this? 

The coordinating commissioner for Integrated Urgent Care is Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group (GHCCG) on behalf of CCG’s across Yorkshire and the Humber. Please directly address the above points to Greater Huddersfield CCG, foi.ghccg@greaterhuddersfieldccg.nhs.uk.  

Where you do not have an IUC Service, please provide the following information: 

The current provider of your GP Out of Hours (OOH) Service; 

  • The current provider of your GP Out Of Hours (OOH) Service;

Sheffield CCG has a contract with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust (STHFT) for provision of a GP Collaborative out of hours service.

  •  The terms of the OOH Service contract, including start date and duration of the contract (including extension clauses);

The contract the CCG holds with STHFT is an NHS Standard Contract Document, cost and volume, 1st April 2019 – 31st March 2020, no options to extend. 

  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the existing OOH Service contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?;

No a decision has not been made, the current contract runs until the end of March 2020.

  • The value of the OOH Service contract currently in effect;

We have interpreted OOH Services to be the GP Collaborative service, the contract value is £5.1million. 

  • How the specification in the commissioning for this OOH Service differs from the standard specification;

This service differs from the national service specification, in that this is locally commissioned and not a core element of the wider Yorkshire and Humber Integrated Urgent Care contract Yorkshire & Humber contract. If helpful, further information can be provided.

  • The last twelve months’ KPI performance data for your current OOH Service provider, inclusive of NQRs and DX Codes or equivalent;

Please see table overleaf. 

GP Collaborative

Target

18/19 performance

Calls for identified immediate life threatening conditions passed to the ambulance service within 3 minutes.

95%

100%

Start definitive clinical assessment for urgent calls within 20 minutes of the call being answered by a person.

95%

93%

Start definitive clinical assessment for all other calls within 60 minutes of the call being answered by a person.

95%

98%

Primary Care Centre - Emergency: Within 1 hour

95%

N/A

Primary Care Centre - Urgent: Within 2 hours

95%

95%

Primary Care Centre - Less urgent: Within 6 hours

95%

99%

Home Visit - Emergency: Within 1 hour

95%

100%

Home Visit - Urgent : Within 2 hours

95%

92%

Home Visit - Less urgent: Within 6 hours

95%

95%

Calls answered within 60 seconds of the end of the introductory message

95%

93%

  •  The last twelve months’ shift fill data shown in hours; filled vs unfilled or as a percentage; filled vs unfilled for the current OOH Service provider;

The CCG does not hold this information. Please contact STHFT for this information, foi@sth.nhs.uk.

  •  The population size for which the OOH Service is responsible for serving;

The population size which the Out of Hours Service serves is 608,376 (as of 01.04.2019). 

  • Any financial penalties imposed on the current OOH Service provider and if so, what are the reasons for this?

No. 

The current provider of your NHS 111 Service; 

  • The current provider of your NHS 111 Service;
  • The terms of the NHS 111 Service contract, including start date and duration of the contract (including extension clauses);
  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the existing NHS 111 Service contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?;
  • The value of the NHS 111 Service contract currently in effect;
  • How the specification in the commissioning for this NHS 111 Service differs from the standard specification;
  • The last twelve months’ KPI performance data for your current NHS 111 Service provider, inclusive of NQRs and DX Codes or equivalent;
  • The last twelve months’ shift fill data shown in hours; filled vs unfilled or as a percentage; filled vs unfilled for the current NHS 111 Service provider;
  • The population size for which the NHS 111 Service is responsible for serving;
  • Any financial penalties imposed on the current NHS 111 Service provider and if so, what are the reasons for this? 

Please contact Greater Huddersfield CCG who are the coordinating commissioner for the 111 service on behalf of the Yorkshire & Humber region for the information required to answer the above points. Email - foi.ghccg@greaterhuddersfieldccg.nhs.uk.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

Headquarters
722 Prince of Wales Road
Sheffield
S9 4EU

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