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0042FOI1920

FOI Ref: 0042FOI1920

25th June 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 to you to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. If you need any further clarification on this, please let me know.

1. How many applications for NHS Continuing Healthcare did you receive in each of the financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19?

Year

Type

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

2015/16

Sheffield CCG did not collate information in a reportable way during these financial years due to system capability

2016/17

2017/18

New referrals

319*

232

172

180

Fastrack referrals

150*

170

186

197

2018/19

New referrals

149

199

180

207

Fastrack referrals

219

235

219

208

Note: *data completed manually therefore may not be 100% accurate.  System changes from July 2017.

2. How many applications for NHS Continuing Healthcare were not decided on until after the applicant’s death in each of the financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19?

NHS Sheffield CCG does not record this data.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

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Sheffield
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