Policies

Policies

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Conflicts of Interest Policy

Our Conflict of Interest Policy is designed to ensure that any conflicts of interests are identified and managed appropriately.It is the duty of every CCG employee, governing body member, committee or sub-committee member and GP practice member to speak up about genuine concerns in relation to the administration of the CCG's policy on conflicts of interest management and to report these concerns. The attached log contains a record of CCG breaches of the Conflicts of Interest Policy. Currently the CCG has no breaches to record and therefore is declaring a nil return. Download the log here.

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Cosmetic Procedures Policy 2014 - East Midlands

Please click here to view our East Midlands Cosmetic Procedures Policy 2014.

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Detailed Financial policies

Details of our financial policies. Please click here to view the full document.

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Gifts & Hospitality

The CCG’s Gifts & Hospitality Policy sets out the responsibilities of all CCG employees and members of the CCG Board when offered gifts, hospitality and forms of sponsorship, and advises them to consider fully the implications of their actions. In line with the Policy, the CCG maintains a Gifts & Hospitality Register

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In Vitro Fertilisation 

In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is commissioned as a tertiary service within an overall infertility pathway. This policy describes circumstances in which the East Midlands Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will fund treatment for IVF including Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). Click here to view the policy.

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Assisted conception services and overseas visitors

The overseas visitors regulations set out when certain persons who are not normally resident in the United Kingdom will be charged for relevant services provided under the National Health Service Act 2006.

On 21st August 2017, an amendment to these regulations came into force, whereby assisted conception services will no longer be available free of charge for patients who pay the immigration health surcharge.On 21st August 2017, the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 come into force (see above). The regulations set out when certain persons who are not normally resident in the United Kingdom will be charged for relevant services provided under the National Health Service Act 2006.

Under the amended regulations, assisted conception services will no longer be included in the scope of services available for free for those who pay the immigration health surcharge.

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Low Priority Treatment Policy

Please click here to download our policy on Low Priority Treatments.

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Planned Care Policies (Right Care 4th Wave) 2016

Please click here to read our Planned Care Policies (Right Care 4th Wave) 2016. The Right Care programme is in its third year of implementation and this is its fourth wave of referral guidelines for commmissioners and referrers. 

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Raising Concerns at Work (Whistleblowing) Policy

This document details the process and our policies for employees raising a concern at work.

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Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

As both a local leader in commissioning health care services for the population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and as an employer, NHS West Leicestershire CCG is required to provide a statement in respect of its commitment to, and efforts in, preventing slavery and human trafficking practices in the supply chain and employment practices for 2016/17. Please click here to download our statement.

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