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 Commissioning / IFR Policies 

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Please be aware the list of policies on this website cover those services that the three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Worcestershire (NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG, NHS South Worcestershire CCG and NHS Wyre Forest CCG) routinely fund, however, there are a range of services that are not routinely funded and so if you do not see the policy you are looking for (or you have a question about a policy that is listed) please contact the Commissioning Team on 01527 482930, to clarify whether or not the CCGs routinely fund the intervention you are interested in.

‘Some services/interventions are commissioned directly by NHS England. To view their policies and service specifications, and national NHS policies, please visit their website: www.england.nhs.uk


Acupuncture policy
Keywords: Pain; Electro

Aesthetic policy
Keywords: Cosmetic; Breast; Laser; Cryo; Skin; Abdominoplasty; Ear; Pinnaplasty

Assisted conception services policy
Keywords: Fertility; IVF; ICSI

Alternative Medicines and Treatments Policy


Bariatric surgery policy
Keywords: Gastric; Obesity; Tier 3; Tier 4

Bariatric surgery - Obesity & Co-Morbidities Scoring Tool
Keywords: Gastric; Obesity; Tier 3; Tier 4; Tool; Form

Biological Mesh (including synthetic equivalents) policy
Keywords: Hernia, Breast, Rectal, Cancer, Mastectomy, Reconstruction, Surgery


Exogen policy
Keywords: Orthopaedic; Fracture; Bone


Hernia policy
Keywords: Inguinal; Femoral; Umbilical; Incisional

Hysterectomy and Menorrhagia Policy
Keywords: Uterus; Menhorragia; ovaries

Referral for Consideration of Hysterectomy for Menorrhagia
Keywords: Uterus; Menhorragia; ovaries



New technology application form
Keywords: CCPC; Clinical Commissioning Policy Collaborative


Reversal of sterilisation (men and women)
Keywords: Vasectomy

   Robotic Assisted Surgery

Keywords: Prostatectomy; Prostate Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Lung Cancer; Throat Cancer; Voice box (larynx) Cancer


Self-monitoring coagulometers interim policy

Self Care Commissioning Policy 

Shockwave policy
Keywords: EWST, Shockwave Therapy, Achilles, Plantar Fasciitis, tendinopathy, radial pulse therapy, electroshockwave therapy, RPT, EST, pain management

Sperm DNA fragmentation testing commissioning statement

Snoring treatments