Clinical commissioning policies

Clinical commissioning policies

All policies are being reviewed and will be updated here in due course.

Individual Funding Requests

The NHS South, West, and Central Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) manages the Individual Funding Requests service on behalf of the Hampshire CCGs. Related policies forms and advice are available via their dedicated IFR resource webpage.

Criteria for Access to IVF policy

This pdf policy (194 KB)  outlines the criteria for access to IVF across the NHS South Central area

NHS Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care Joint Operational Policy

This pdf policy (462 KB) details the process for referring, assessing and agreeing eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) in Hampshire and for providing that care. The policy ensures that the model and processes are consistent, robust and are timely in their response.

Hampshire Commissioning Policy for Adult Continuing Healthcare

This policy describes the way in which the Hampshire Continuing Healthcare Team (CHC) will provide care for people who have been assessed as eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare:  pdf Commissioning Policy for Adult Continuing Healthcare (618 KB) .

Personal Health Budget Policy

The Personal Health Budget Policy outlines the principles supporting implementation of Personal Health Budgets (PHB) by balancing choice, risk, rights and responsibilities. It recognises that, in the right circumstances, risk can be managed to promote a culture of choice and independence, which encourages responsible, supported decision making.

Contracting with the CCG for Adult NHS Continuing Healthcare in Hampshire

By its powers under the National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) Regulations 2012, NHS England mandates that the NHS Standard Contract must be used by CCGs and by NHS England where they wish to contract for NHS-funded healthcare services, including Continuing Healthcare.

The NHS Standard Contract exists in order that commissioners and providers operate to one clear and consistent set of rules which everyone understands, giving a level playing field for all types of provider and allowing economies in the drafting and production of contracts.

The CCG has prepared Contracts for the care it commissions from Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Providers.

When commissioning a placement or package of care, Providers are required to confirm their agreement to these terms and conditions: