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NHS Wirral Governing Body Meeting 4/10/16

NHS Wirral CCG – Governing Body Meeting 4/10/16

The Governing Body of NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group met on 4/10/16 and considered four proposals that have been subject to public consultation.  The following summary details the outcome of the discussions at the meeting:

Products of Limited Clinical Value – Prescribing Policy
Ref No GB16-17 0013 Item 2.1

Outcome – Approval to develop a policy that will cease the prescribing of items deemed to be of limited clinical value.

Self-Care Prescribing Policy – Over the Counter Products
Ref No GB16-17 0013 Item 2.2

Outcome – Approval to develop a self-care policy for minor ailments which will cease the prescribing of over the counter products to patients.

Gluten Free Prescribing Policy
Ref No GB16-17 0013 Item 2.3

Outcome – Approval to change the current Gluten Free Prescribing Policy to place further restrictions on the prescribing of certain gluten free products.

Homeopathy and Iscador Service Review
Ref No GB16-17 0013 Item 2.4

Outcome – Approval to cease the funding of the Homeopathy and Iscador Service.

To access a full version of the Governing Body agenda and papers please click here. This information is also available on NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Groups website.