A-Z of clinical commissioning policies

This page contains details of the decisions about the treatments and medicines provided locally by the NHS.

Breast Reduction Surgery

Breast Surgery (Augmentation, Asymmetry etc)

Cholecystectomy for Gallstones

Cleft Ear Lobe Surgery

Commissioner Safeguarding Policy

Cystoscopy (diagnostic) for Haematuria

Elective Caesarean Section

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

Face, Neck, Brow Lift

Fertility Treatment

Hair Loss Treatment

Hair Removal

Hip and Knee Replacement

Ilizarov frames (elective)

Intravitreal Therapies for Eye Disease

Irrigation of Auditory Canal

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men (NICE care pathway)

Minor Surgery (Secondary Care)

Penile Implants

PTNS and SNS (Incontinence)

Resperate Device for Hypertension

Rhinoplasty & Septoplasty

Scar Revision and Skin Resurfacing

Sleep Studies and Polysomnography

Surgery for Refractive Error

Surgical Fillers

Tendinopathies (Secondary Care)

Humber STP Policies

These policies are jointly held by organisations inside the Humber Coast and Vale STP area.

Abdominoplasty Apronectomy

Anal Fissure

Bunions and Hallux Valgus

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Dilatation & Curettage (D&C)

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis

Functional Electrical Stimulation for Dropped Foot

Haemorrhoidectomy and Haemorrhoidopexy

Hip Arthroscopy

Hysterectomy for menorrhagia

Knee Arthroscopy

Myringotomy, Grommets, Otitis Media with Effusion

Refractive Error

Reversal of Sterilisation for Men and Women

Vasectomy under GA

Drug Policies

All drugs routinely commissioned by NHS Hull CCG can be found in the Hull and East Riding Joint Formulary here.

Armour Thyroid for Hypothyroidism

Botulinum toxin type A for Anal Fissure

Botulinum toxin type A for Chronic Migraine

Botulinum toxin type A for Contractures

Botulinum toxin type A for Hyperhidrosis

Botulinum toxin type A for Overactive Bladder

Botulinum toxin type A for Spasmodic Dysphonia


Hyaluronic Acid Injections for Musculoskeletal Joint Pain (Synvisc)

Infusion Therapy for Chronic (non-cancer) Pain Relief


Sativex for Multiple Sclerosis

Siklos for Sickle Cell Disease


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