How we spend your money

We value the important principles that the NHS was founded on: healthcare free at the point of use, funded from general taxation, and available to all based on need and not their ability to pay.

To provide transparency and to allow the people to hold public bodies such as the CCGs to account, we now publish information relating to all expenditure over £25,000 every month. ‘Expenditure’ includes all individual invoices, grant payments, expense payments, payments to GPs and other such transactions. Payments to staff are not included in this disclosure.

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How we decide what to spend your money on

As CCGs we work closely with healthcare providers to ensure they are providing safe, high quality services. We also work very closely with local authorities and the voluntary sector to ensure services are integrated and meet the needs of patients and their families.

Each year commissioners at the CCGs work with clinical leads and service providers to develop commissioning intentions and aspirations to be taken forward into the following financial year.

Commissioning intentions are defined as things we’ve already developed or can develop for implementation for the beginning of the new financial year. Commissioning aspirations are defined as things we’ve partially developed or will develop for implementation during the financial year. Both these intentions and aspirations are developed in line with national or local policy or where a need in service provision has been identified.

Once a commissioning intention/aspiration is identified it is scored based on a number of indicators and is then prioritised alongside all the other intentions and aspirations.

An independent evaluation panel, which includes patient participation group representation, reviews the scoring given to the commissioning intentions and aspirations in order to ensure transparency and avoid any bias with regard to the service development.

Where the commissioning intention or aspiration relates to an existing provider, these are taken forward as part of contract negotiations.

What we don’t pay for

To ensure that we can provide the best care for the maximum number of people, it is vital that we make every penny count.

Carrying out operations and medical procedures that are not of great health benefit uses up resources that could be spent on really making a difference elsewhere. This is why doctors and health professionals across Lancashire have put together a list of procedures that the NHS does not carry out, as well as others that are only carried out if patients meet special criteria or during exceptional circumstances. By way of example, we don’t generally carry out operations or procedures to treat hair loss or remove tattoos for cosmetic reasons.

You can obtain a copy of the full list from your doctor, or view it on the policies page.

It is important to remember though that, while the NHS does not generally fund operations that have little health benefit in general, there are times when there may be overwhelming health benefits for an individual patient.

If this is the case, your doctor, on your behalf, will explain the exceptional circumstances to a request panel consisting of doctors and other health experts here at the CCGs, and a decision will be reached on an individual, case-by-case basis.

Blackpool CCG Expenditure

25k Expenditure reports are updated by the last working day of each month.  For example, October 2019’s report will be published by the last working day in November 2019.

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Over 25k Report October 2019 47 KB11
Blackpool CCG September 2019 46 KB10
Over 25k Report August 2019 8.4 MB12
Over 25k Report July 2019 43 KB6
Over 25k Report June 2019 38 KB8
Over 25k Report May 2019 27 KB8
Over 25k Report April 2019 30 KB8
Over 25k Report March 2019 44 KB8
Over 25k Report February 2019 39 KB8
Over 25k Report January 2019 41 KB7
Over 25k Report December 2018 39 KB7
Over 25k Report November 2018 42 KB6
Over 25k Report October 2018 39 KB6
Over 25k Report September 2018 39 KB8
Over 25k Report August 2018 40 KB8
Over 25k Report July 2018 38 KB9
Over 25k Report June 2018 40 KB8
Over 25k Report May 2018 37 KB8
Over 25k Report April 2018 37 KB8
Over 25k Report January 2018 0.2 MB67
Over 25k Report December 2017 0.2 MB81
Over 25k Report November 2017 0.5 MB81
Over 25k Report October 2017 0.3 MB101
Over 25k Report September 2017 0.2 MB81
Over 25k Report August 2017 0.2 MB80
Over 25k Report July 2017 0.2 MB82
Over 25k Report June 2017 0.2 MB80
Over 25k Report May 2017 0.2 MB81
Over 25k Report April 2017 0.2 MB82
Over 25k Report March 2017 0.3 MB83
Over 25k Report February 2017 0.2 MB87
Over 25k Report January 2017 0.2 MB79
Over 25k Report December 2016 0.2 MB88
Over 25k Report November 2016 0.2 MB93
Over 25k Report October 2016 0.2 MB81
Over 25k Report September 2016 0.2 MB83
Over 25k Report August 2016 0.3 MB77
Over 25k Report July 2016 0.2 MB83
Over 25k Report June 2016 90 KB80
Over 25k Report May 2016 98 KB86
Over 25k Report April 2016 0.1 MB86
Over 25k Report December 2015 78 KB88
Over 25k Report November 2015 0.2 MB69
Over 25k Report October 2015 0.2 MB78
Over 25k Report September 2015 0.2 MB78
Over 25k Report August 2015 0.2 MB87
Over 25k Report July 2015 0.2 MB77
Over 25k Report June 2015 0.2 MB73
Over 25k Report May 2015 0.2 MB81
Over 25k Report April 2015 0.1 MB69
Over 25k Report March 2015 0.1 MB77
Over 25k Report February 2015 0.1 MB69
Over 25k Report January 2015 0.1 MB80
Over 25k Report December 2014 0.1 MB63
Over 25k Report November 2014 0.1 MB83
Over 25K Report October 2014 0.1 MB80
Over 25k Report September 2014 0.1 MB78
Over 25k Report August 2014 0.1 MB84
Over 25k Report July 2014 0.1 MB81
Over 25k Report June 2014 0.1 MB79
Over 25k Report May 2014 0.1 MB76
Over 25k Report April 2014 0.1 MB79

Fylde and Wyre CCG Expenditure

25k Expenditure reports are updated by the last working day of each month.  For example, October 2019’s report will be published by the last working day in November 2019.

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Over 25k Report September 2019 43 KB10
Over 25k Report August 2019 43 KB20
Over 25k Report July 2019 40 KB15
Over 25k Report June 2019 41 KB11
Over 25k Report May 2019 39 KB12
Over 25k Report April 2019 37 KB10
Over 25k Report March 2019 42 KB10
Over 25k Report February 2019 36 KB13
Over 25k Report January 2019 39 KB11
Over 25k Report December 2018 41 KB11
Over 25k Report November 2018 37 KB12
Over 25k Report October 2018 37 KB12
Over 25k Report September 2018 44 KB12
Over 25k Report August 2018 39 KB12
Over 25k Report July 2018 38 KB14
Over 25k Report June 2018 40 KB12
Over 25k Report May 2018 46 KB100
Over 25k Report April 2018 37 KB103
Over 25k Report March 2018 46 KB101
Over 25k Report February 2018 39 KB129
Over 25k Report January 2018 37 KB103
Over 25k Report December 2017 40 KB102
Over 25k Report November 2017 40 KB89
Over 25k Report October 2017 35 KB98
Over 25k Report September 2017 45 KB94
Over 25k Report August 2017 43 KB21
Over 25k Report July 2017 39 KB74
Over 25k Report June 2017 58 KB107
Over 25k Report May 2017 47 KB101
Over 25k Report April 2017 41 KB88
Over 25k Report March 2017 49 KB107
Over 25k Report February 2017 41 KB123
Over 25k Report January 2017 36 KB110
Over 25k Report December 2016 42 KB96
Over 25k Report November 2016 40 KB75
Over 25k Report October 2016 38 KB95
Over 25k Report September 2016 43 KB107
Over 25k Report August 2016 39 KB24
Over 25k Report July 2016 38 KB88
Over 25k Report June 2016 43 KB109
Over 25k Report May 2016 43 KB83
Over 25k Report April 2016 42 KB95
Over 25k Report March 2016 14 KB114
Over 25k Report February 2016 8 KB103
Over 25k Report January 2016 7 KB82
Over 25k Report December 2015 9 KB87
Over 25k Report November 2015 6 KB105
Over 25k Report October 2015 6 KB65
Over 25k Report September 2015 7 KB63
Over 25k Report August 2015 8 KB79
Over 25k Report July 2015 8 KB69
Over 25k Report June 2015 8 KB51
Over 25k Report May 2015 6 KB70
Over 25k Report April 2015 6 KB57
Over 25k Report March 2015 15 KB76
Over 25k Report February 2015 7 KB77
Over 25k Report January 2015 6 KB77
Over 25k Report December 2014 6 KB77
Over 25k Report November 2014 5 KB67
Over 25k Report October 2014 6 KB17
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Over 25k Report August 2014 5 KB19
Over 25k Report July 2014 5 KB79
Over 25k Report June 2014 6 KB72
Over 25k Report May 2014 6 KB79
Over 25k Report April 2014 7 KB63
Over 25k Report March 2014 16 KB67
Over 25k Report February 2014 6 KB80
Over 25k Report January 2014 7 KB62
Over 25k Report December 2013 5 KB72
Over 25k Report November 2013 6 KB64
Over 25k Report October 2013 6 KB67
Over 25k Report September 2013 5 KB83
Over 25k Report August 2013 5 KB20
Over 25k Report July 2013 7 KB55
Over 25k Report June 2013 5 KB83
Over 25k Report May 2013 8 KB95
Over 25k Report April 2013 4 KB76

Last updated on 6 November 2019 at 11:02 by Communications and Engagement Assistant