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Our Commissioning and Corporate Policies

Here you can find out more about our commissioning and corporate policies.

Planned Care Policies

Planned care is the non-emergency treatment and operations that are carried out in hospital and in the community, with appointments arranged in advance. The policies that govern this treatment for patients in East Leicestershire and Rutland are managed by NHS Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group on our behalf.

The policies cover the following areas of medicine:

  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Fertility
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Imaging
  • Maxillofacial
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Pain
  • Plastics
  • Podiatry
  • Respiratory
  • Urology
  • Vascular

You can view all the planned care policies by clicking here

Corporate policies

East Leicestershire and Rutland CCGs policies are available upon request. If you require a policy that is not listed in this section please get in touch via our contact us page.

Conflicts of Interest Policy

You can read about how we identify and manage potential conflicts of interest in our Conflicts of Interest Policy.

LLR Conflicts of Interest Policy 2020 

Mental Health Capacity Policy

This policy outlines how Leicester City, West Leicestershire and East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups will discharge the statutory obligations of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) within their commissioning duties.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Policy 2017-2020Settings of Care PolicyThis policy determines how and when NHS East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group will support individual choice of care setting (e.g. care at home, in a care home or elsewhere) for people receiving Continuing Health Care (CHC)  funding. It also guides the level of funding for providing care in that setting and includes criteria which ensures individual circumstances are taken into account.

Settings of Care Policy

This Policy applies to East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group and describes the way in which ELR CCG will plan and commission services for people who have been assessed as eligible for an episode of fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) and patients who are eligible for CHC who wish to have a Personal Health Budget (PHB).

ELR CCG Settings of Care Policy

Overseas Visitors Policy

The overseas visitors regulations set out when certain persons who are not normally resident in the United Kingdom will be charged for relevant services provided under the National Health Service Act 2006.

Overseas Visitors

If you are a UK resident and you wish to travel abroad to obtain healthcare, the NHS England website has some information on the points you should consider.

Whistle-blowing policy

HR 001 – Freedom to speak up raising concerns_v5 Jan 19

Complaints Policy

ELR CCG Complaints Policy


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