The services we offer

Clinical services commissioned

 

Since April 2008 patients referred by GPs for planned treatment can choose to be seen in any hospital or clinic that can provide NHS standard care, at NHS prices. The NHS website has detailed information about every hospital in the UK. This will help you to make a more informed decision about your healthcare. 

 

Information about primary care services in your area (dentists, GPs, pharmacies and opticians) as well as local hospitals and clinics can be found on the NHS website.

 

NHS Wakefield CCG commissions (buys) healthcare services - it does not directly provide them.  It does not commission or provide Primary Care services (GP practices, dental practices, pharmacies, opticians) - these services are commissioned by NHS England

 

Non-clinical services

 

NHS Wakefield CCG also manage a range of in-house non clinical services these include:

 

 

  • Continuing Health Care
  • Individual Funding Requests
  • Complaints
  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Commissioning
  • Contract Management

 

Patient information leaflets, other booklets and newsletters

 

Hard copies of patient information leaflets are available on request from WestYorksPALSnhsnet. Copies of leaflets in different languages, large print, braille or audio are also available. Please note that we cannot provide all patient information leaflets upon request, because some are for specific conditions and would only be given to individual patients after discussion with a healthcare professional.

 

For more information please visit our Local Services page or contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

 

Corporate communications and media releases

 

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