Spending NHS money wisely
The NHS is facing a challenging time. There is rising local demand for NHS services and the cost and availability of treatments continues to increase, which means it is all the more essential that we spend our limited resources in the most effective way.
BHR CCGs need to make £55 million of local savings in the 2017/18 financial year, and so they are looking at:
No longer funding:
Ear wax removal
Some injections for lower back pain - disc, facet joint and epidural
Restricting who is eligible for:
No longer prescribing some over the counter medicines, including:
You can tell the CCG your views by completing this questionnaire.
All responses must be received by 5pm, 15 November 2017.