Clinical Policies

This page contains the Clinical Commissioning Group CCG clinical policies and details of the decisions about the treatments and medicines provided locally by the NHS.

Please note that some policies are due for review in January 2019.

Clinical policies

Individual Funding Request (IFR) Policy

Anal Skin Tags

Arthroscopic Lavage and Debridement
(for Osteoarthritis and the term Gelling).


Breast Surgery

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Cryosurgery and High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Ectropian, Epithoria and Entropian

Epididymal Cyst

Facet Joint Injections

Fertillity Policy


Hydrocele Correction

Labiaplasty / Vaginaplasty

Minor Surgery

Photodynamic Therapy

Pinnaplasty / Otoplasty

PTNS for Faecal Incontinence

Rhinoplasty / Septorhinoplasty / Septoplasty

Sleep Apnoea

Viral Warts

Humber Coast and Vale Clinical Policies

The Clinical Commissioning Groups in the Humber, Coast and Vale area have worked together to review their CCG clinical commissioning policies with the aim of reducing the variation in the content and implementation of adopted policies.

The following clinical policies are jointly held by the organisations inside the Humber Coast and Vale area and are now in use for decisions about treatment and medicines provided to patients.

Abdominoplasty Apronectomy

Anal Fissure

Bunions and Hallux Valgus

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


Dilatation and Curettage

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis

Functional Electrical Stimulation for Dropped Foot


Haemorrhoidectomy and Haemorrhoidopexy

Hip Arthroscopy


Knee Arthroscopy


Myringotomy, Grommets, Otitis Media with Effusion

Refractive Error

Reversal sterilisation for male and female

Tattoo Removal


Varicose Veins

Vasectomy Under GA