Commissioning Statements

Commissioning Policy/IFR

Please Note: The CCG has adopted the recommended NHS England criteria (Evidence-Based Interventions: Response to the Public Consultation and Next Steps. Published by NHS England) in relation to the following interventions listed below. Please refer to the appropriate CCG policy and the EBI document to support clinical decision-making.

Individual Funding Request Required:

1 Adult Snoring Surgery

2 Dilatation and curettage (D&C) for heavy menstrual bleeding in women

3 Knee arthroscopy for patients with osteoarthritis

4 Injections for nonspecific low back pain without sciatica

Prior Approval Required:

5 Breast Reduction

6 Removal of benign skin lesions

7 Grommets for Glue Ear in Children

8 Tonsillectomy for Recurrent Tonsillitis

9 Haemorrhoid surgery

10 Hysterectomy for heavy menstrual bleeding

11 Chalazia removal

12 Arthroscopic shoulder decompression for subacromial shoulder pain

13 Carpal tunnel syndrome release

14 Dupuytren's contracture release in adults

15 Ganglion excision

16 Trigger finger release in adults

17 Varicose vein interventions

Policy Links

EBI Guidance Document
Wakefield CCG

North Kirklees CCG




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