A to Z of Individual Funding Requests (IFRs)

There are some treatments that are not routinely funded through the NHS but where we will consider making funding available to individual patients in exceptional circumstances. Search for the condition or treatment below to find the relevant policy criteria that informs whether or not the CCG will fund treatment.  For more information about our approach to IFRs please follow this link.

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Abdominoplasty-Apronectomy

  • Date
  • 8th Jul 2015

Prior Approval

Autologous Cartilage Transplantation

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Criteria Based Access

Back Pain (Surgery)

  • Date

Criteria Based Access

Benign Skin Lesions

  • Date

See Plastic and Dermatological Procedures

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Criteria Based Access

Botulinum Toxin (Botox)

  • Date
  • 8th Jul 2015

Breast Surgery

  • Date
  • 23rd Jun 2015

Prior Approval

Bunions

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Please see the Minor Foot Lesions policy

Caesarean (Planned)

  • Date
  • 2nd Nov 2016

Criteria Based Access

Cardiac Resynchronisation

  • Date

Criteria Based Access

Carpal Tunnel

  • Date
  • 11th Oct 2016

Prior Approval Policy and Application Form

Cataracts

  • Date
  • 22nd Sep 2016

Prior Approval Policy and Application Form

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)

  • Date
  • 25th Jan 2017

Prior Approval for all inpatient and residential treatment

Circumcision

  • Date
  • 28th Jul 2015

Criteria Based Access

Cochlear Implant Surgery

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Criteria Based Acccess

Complimentary Therapies

  • Date
  • 10th Aug 2015

Exceptional

Dilatation and Curettage

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Criteria Based Access

Dupuytrens

  • Date
  • 10th Aug 2015

Prior Approval Policy and Application Form

Ear Wax Removal

  • Date

Criteria Based Access for treatment in Primary Care Prior Approval required for referral to Secondary Care Prior Approval Application Form