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Agenda Item 16 Enclosure KPCT/10/130

NHS KIRKLEES Report To:

PCT Board

Title:

Fertility Commissioning Policy

FOI Exemption Category

Open

Lead Director:

Carol McKenna, Director of Commissioning and Strategic Development

Author:

Carol McKenna

Key Points to Note:

At its meeting on 28 May, the SCG approved the attached commissioning policy for fertility services. The policy aims to ensure that those most in need and able to benefit are given equitable access to tertiary fertility services across the Y&HSCG area.

Budget Implications:

None

Risk Assessment:

None identified.

Legal Implications:

None identified.

Health Benefits:

The SCG works collaboratively to ensure consistency of commissioning policy in identified areas and thus minimising avoidable differences in service provision across the region.

Staffing Implications:

None

Equality Impact:

The Equality Impact Assessment is attached to the policy.

Environmental Impact:

None identified

Sub Group/Committee:

Specialist Commissioning Group

Recommendation:

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The PCT Board is asked to endorse the attached policy which was approved by the Yorkshire and the Humber Specialist Commissioning Group in May 2010.

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