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0033FOI1920

FOI Ref: 0033FOI1920

17th 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 

I am writing you today to request the following information regarding prescribing rebates at NHS Sheffield CCG.

Could you please provide me with the details of any prescribing rebate schemes and QIPP/efficiency saving prescribing schemes active within your CCG for the current financial year 2019-20?

1. Current Primary Care Prescribing Rebate Schemes (19/20)(Please distinguish which rebates are aligned to Prescqipp and which are independent) 

Drug(s) covered

Companies involved in the scheme

Aligned to Prescqipp

Independent of Prescqipp

Contour Next

Ascenscia

Yes

Eklira, Duaklir, Bricanyl, Pulmicort, Oxis

Astra Zeneca

Yes

AYMES complete

AYMES

Yes

Spiolto

Boehringer Ingelheim

Yes

 

Lixiana

Daiichi Sankyo

Yes

 

Firmagon

Ferring

Yes

 

Seretide

Glaxo Smith Kline

Yes

 

Nexus strips, lancets and needles

GlucoRX

Yes

 

Aquamax

IntraPharm

Yes

 

Saizen

Merck Serono

Yes

 

Glucophage SR

Merck Serono

Yes

 

Januvia

Merck, Sharpe & Dohme

Yes

 

AirFluSal

Sandoz

Yes

 

Mezolar

Sandoz

Yes

 

Reletrans

Sandoz

Yes

 

Aprida

Sanofi

Yes

 

Insuman

Sanofi

Yes

 

Lantus

Sanofi

 

Yes

Pipexus

Ethypharm

Yes

 

 

2. Current QIPP Prescribing Schemes 19/20

Name of Scheme

Drug(s) covered

Drug switches

See separate worksheet + any appropriate drug switches – 0033FOI1920 (pharmacy qipp 201920)

 

 

3. What is the current years (19/20)CCGQIPP/efficiency savings plan target for your organisation?

Target for 2019/20 is £15,240k.

4. What is the value of the prescribing element for the current year (19/20) CCG QIPP/efficiency savings plan target for your organisation?

Value of the prescribing element is £2,098k (primary care).

5. Does your CCG (or any of its constituent members) use the GP prescribing decision support software known as “DXS” (As can be found here: http://www.dxs-systems.co.uk/)?  Y/N

Information not held by CCG – you will need to contact providers for this.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

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722 Prince of Wales Road
Sheffield
S9 4EU

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