Commissioning Policies

On this page you will find a list of our commissioning policies.  Each policy contains a link enabling the user to download the specific policy.

Please Note: All Warwickshire North CCG Policies are currently being reviewed and aligned with those of Coventry and Rugby CCG. In the interim, policies have been checked for references to the Data Protection Act 1998. For these policies, the statement below applies:

DATA PROTECTION

In applying this policy, the Organisation will have due regard for the Data Protection Act 2018 and the requirement to process personal data fairly and lawfully and in accordance with the data protection principles. Data Subject Rights and freedoms will be respected and measures will be in place to enable employees to exercise those rights. Appropriate technical and organisational measures will be designed and implemented to ensure an appropriate level of security is applied to the processing of personal information. Employees will have access to a Data Protection Officer for advice in relation to the processing of their personal information and data protection issues.

Current policies

A-Z:  ABC | D | E | F | G | H | I | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | T | V | W

A

Adult Snoring Surgery

Aesthetic Policy - Treatments, Procedures and Services Designed to Improve Appearance   

Arthroscopy of Knee Joint Policy

Arthroscopic shoulder decompression subacromial pain

Assisted Conception Treatments Policy

B

Biologic Therapies for the treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in adults Policy

C

Care (Education) and Treatment Review Policy – Arden and Solihull TCP

Carotid Artery Surgery Policy   

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery Policy  

Cataract Removal in Adults Policy 

Chalazia Removal

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

Circumcision Policy   

Clinical Eligibility Thresholds Policy for Low Priority Procedures, Treatments and Services   

Complementary and Alternative Therapies Policy

Complex and Specialised Obesity Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) Policy:

Consultant to Consultant (C2C) referrals

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) for Adults Policy 

D

Defining the boundaries between NHS and Private Healthcare

Dilation and Curettage for Menorrhagia (D&C) Policy   

Dupuytren’s Disease Surgery   

E 

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Policy  

Experimental and Unproven Treatments Policy

F

FreeStyle Libre® Flash Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Policy

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Policy

Female Genital Prolapse Policy

G 

Gallstones Surgery Policy

Genital Prolapse Surgery Policy (Archived - See Female Genital Prolapse Policy)

Ganglion Treatment (Hand or Wrist) Policy 

Gluten Free Policy

Grommets and Myringotomy for Children Policy   

Grommets and Myringotomy for Adults Policy

H 

Haemorrhoidectomy Policy   

Hallux Valgus (bunions) Policy

Hernia Repair Policy

Hip Replacement Surgery Policy

Hip Resurfacing Policy

Homeopathy Policy

Hyperhydrosis (excess sweating) Treatment of Palms or Axillae Policy

Hysterectomy for Menorrhagia Policy

I 

Implementation and funding of guidance produced by NICE

Individual Funding Request patient leaflet

Individual Funding Request Policy for Low Priority Procedures, Treatments and Services (IFR)

Infliximab dose escalation in Crohn's disease Policy  

Injections for non-specific back pain without Sciatica

In-Year Service Developments

K 

Knee Replacement Surgery Policy

L 

Labiaplasty Policy  

M

Managing patients through low intervention pathways

Non-Emergency Patient Transport - Clinical Eligibility Policy

Not Routinely Funded Policy for Low Priority Procedures, Treatments and Services

O 

Ongoing access to treatment following CCG funded trial

Ongoing access to treatment following industry trial

Ongoing access to treatment following non-comm funded trial

Ongoing access to treatment following trial not sanctioned

Over the Counter Policy (Conditions for which over the counter items (OTC) should not routinely be prescribed in primary care)

Ozurdex in the Management of Uveitis Policy

P

Patient Choice and Resource Allocation Policy

Patients Changing Responsible Commissioner

Prior Approval,Clinical Eligibility Threshold and Not Routinely Funded Process Guidance  

R 

Rhinoplasty and Septorhinoplasty Policy

Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis

T

Tocilisumab Subcutaneous Injection (monotherapy) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Policy

Tonsillectomy and Adenontonsillectomy Policy   

Trigger Finger Release Surgery Policy  

V 

Varicose Veins Intervention Policy

W 

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Other Neovascularising Eye Conditions treatment Policy

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