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.

Individual Funding Request (IFR) Policy

Acne

Actinic Keratoses

Acupuncture and Homeopathy

Allergy

Anal Skin Tags

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

Autologous Cartilage Transplantation

Blepharitis

Blepharoplasty

Breast Surgery

Cephalocondylic Intramedullary Nails Versus Extramedullary Implants for Extracapsular Hip Fractures in Adults

Cholecystectomy

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Circumcision

Corrective Surgery, Lens Implants and Laser Treatment

Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery

Cryosurgery and High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound

Diabetic Retinopathy

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Ectropian, Epithoria and Entropian

Eczema

Epididymal Cyst

Facet Joint Injections

Female Sterilisation

Fertillity Policy

Glaucoma

Hirsutism

Hydrocele Correction

Labiaplasty / Vaginaplasty

Llizarov frames

Treatment including Surgery outside National Guidelines for Acute Low Back Pain

Macroplastique

Minor Surgery

Molluscum Contagiosum

Orthopaedic Surgery / Rheumatology

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

Pain Management using Cognitive Behavioural Approach

Paraurethral Silicone Injections for incontinence

Photodynamic Therapy

Pinnaplasty / Otoplasty

Pingueculum / Cyst of Moll / Cyst of Zeis / Eyelid Papillomas and Skin Tags

Psoriasis

PTNS for Faecal Incontinence

Radiotherapy for Dysthyroid eye disease

Rhinoplasty / Septorhinoplasty / Septoplasty

Sleep Apnoea

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Intractable Chronic Pain

Surgical Procedures for religious reasons

Tendon Reconstruction

Therapeutic Ultrasound in Physiotherapy

Urticaria

Viral Warts

Zadeks Procedure


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

Cataracts

Dilatation and Curettage

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis

Functional Electrical Stimulation for Dropped Foot

Ganglion

Haemorrhoidectomy and Haemorrhoidopexy

Hip Arthroscopy

Hysterectomy

Knee Arthroscopy

Liposuction

Myringotomy, Grommets, Otitis Media with Effusion

Refractive Error

Reversal sterilisation for male and female

Tattoo Removal

Tonsillectomy

Varicose Veins

Vasectomy Under GA