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 (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 17th Mar 2017

Exceptional Funding Required

Adenoidectomy (STP) – FROM 03 AUGUST 2017

  • Date
  • 3rd Jul 2017

Criteria Based Access

Aesthetic Surgery (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 17th Mar 2017

Exceptional Funding Required

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

Bevacizumab (STP) – FROM 04 MAY 2017

  • Date
  • 2nd May 2017

Criteria Based Access/Prior Approval

Blepharoplasty & Ptosis (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 17th Mar 2017

Prior Approval Required

Body Contouring (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date

Exceptional Funding Required

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids

  • Date
  • 31st Oct 2016

Criteria Based Access

Botox (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 17th Mar 2017

Criteria Based Access/Prior Approval/Exceptional Funding (please refer to specific indication)

Breast Surgery

  • Date
  • 23rd Jun 2015

Prior Approval

Brow Lift

  • Date
  • 25th Oct 2017

Exceptional Funding

Bunions (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 23rd Mar 2017

Prior Approval Required

Caesareans

  • Date
  • 25th Oct 2017

Criteria Based Access

Cardiac Resynchronisation

  • Date
  • 2nd Nov 2016

Criteria Based Access

Carpal Tunnel (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 20th Mar 2017

Prior Approval Required

Cataracts (STP) – FROM 12 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 11th Apr 2017

Criteria Based Access

Cholecystectomy Policy (STP) – FROM 01 APRIL 2017

  • Date
  • 20th Mar 2017

Criteria Based Access