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The CCG Project!

In order to find out the situation around the country for Libre prescribing now that the national policy has been published, I have made the decision to contact many of them to find out their plans.  I have arbitrarily chosen to contact all English CCGs that in December 2018 prescribed Libre via Primary Care to less than 5% of their population (and one specific request from a group member).  I had hoped this would be a small list, but there are 135 CCGs on the list.  I may have bitten off more than I can chew, but I'm committed to doing this and feeding back.  It worked before and hopefully this level of scrutiny will bring similar results.

Below is a screenshot of the base document I am sending to each of the CCGs - it has some fields that are merge fields, so don't worry about the brackets and codes in the document (I found a typo, which has now been corrected too)
The major piece of work with respect to this is finding the right person to contact.  However, I have some methods of finding the right person that have served me well in the past.  Below is a list of the 135 CCGs.  As they reply, I will hyperlink to the replies.  I am removing names from the replies as I don't think it fair to name individuals on a public blog.  If there are other areas that people would like me to contact, please let me know.  I am hoping to send 5-10 a day for the next week or so - it takes a while to find contacts and I occasionally have a life.  Wish me luck!

CCGs - replies complete (with date of final reply)

CCGs - Awaiting further correspondence (with date of last correspondence)

CCGs - sent but no reply (with first contact date)

Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG and Calderdale CCG 13/3
Barnet CCG 13/3
Barnsley CCG 13/3
Bassetlaw CCG 14/3
Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG 14/3
Islington CCG 14/3
Medway CCG 14/3
West Suffolk CCG 14/3
Blackpool CCG 15/3
Bolton CCG 15/3
East Lancashire CCG 15/3
Merton CCG 15/3
Bradford City CCG 16/3
Bradford Districts CCG 16/3
Buckinghamshire CCG 18/3
Cannock Chase CCG 18/3
Castle Point and Rochford CCG 18/3
Walsall CCG 18/3
Central London (Westminster) CCG 19/3
Ealing CCG 19/3
Hammersmith and Fulham CCG 19/3
West London (K&C & QPP) CCG 19/3
Canterbury and Coastal CCG 19/3
City and Hackney CCG 19/3
Fylde & Wyre CCG 19/3
Morecambe Bay CCG 19/3
Crawley CCG 19/3
Croydon CCG 19/3
Durham Dales,Easington & Sedgefield CCG 19/3
North Cumbria CCG 19/3
North Durham CCG 19/3
West Lancashire CCG 19/3
Greenwich CCG 20/3
Kingston CCG 20/3
Lambeth CCG 20/3
Lewisham CCG 20/3
Newham CCG 20/3
Redbridge CCG 20/3
South Kent Coast CCG 20/3
Southwark CCG 20/3
Sutton CCG 20/3
Thanet CCG 20/3
Tower Hamlets CCG 20/3
Waltham Forest CCG 20/3
Wandsworth CCG 20/3
West Kent CCG 20/3
Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley CCG 20/3
Doncaster CCG 20/3
Dorset CCG 20/3
North East Lincolnshire CCG 21/3
North Kirklees CCG 21/3
North Lincolnshire CCG 21/3
North Norfolk CCG 21/3
North Staffordshire CCG 21/3
East and North Hertfordshire CCG 21/3
East Berkshire CCG 21/3
Hambleton, Richmondshire & Whitby CCG
Harrogate and Rural District CCG 21/3
Herefordshire CCG 21/3
Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG 21/3
Hull CCG 21/3
Great Yarmouth & Waveney CCG 22/3
Norwich CCG 22/3
Shropshire CCG 22/3
South Norfolk CCG 22/3
West Norfolk CCG 22/3
East Riding of Yorkshire CCG 22/3
East Staffordshire CCG 22/3
Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG 22/3
Greater Huddersfield CCG 22/3
Leeds CCG 22/3
Leicester City CCG 22/3
Luton CCG 22/3
Newcastle Gateshead CCG 22/3
North East Hampshire and Farnham CCG 22/3
Redditch & Bromsgrove CCG 22/3
Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG 22/3
Scarborough and Ryedale CCG 22/3
SE Staffs & Seisdon Peninsular CCG 22/3
Sheffield CCG 22/3
South Tees CCG 22/3
South Worcestershire CCG 22/3
Stafford and Surrounds CCG 22/3
Stoke on Trent CCG 22/3
Sunderland CCG 22/3
Surrey Heath CCG 22/3
Swindon CCG 22/3
Telford & Wrekin CCG 22/3
Vale of York CCG 22/3
Wakefield CCG 22/3
Warwickshire North CCG 22/3
West Essex CCG 22/3
West Leicestershire CCG 22/3
Wiltshire CCG 22/3
Wyre Forest CCG 22/3

CCG List outstanding (alphabetical)

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