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Contribute to the decision making of the Individual Funding Request (IFR) panel

20/08/2018

Do you have spare time each month to contribute to the decision making of the Individual Funding Request (IFR) panel ?

As medical technology advances, a large number of new treatments become available every year – including drugs, medical devices and new surgical techniques.

An individual funding request can be made by the clinician treating you if they believe that because your clinical circumstances are exceptional, you may receive benefit from a treatment or service that isn't routinely offered by the NHS. 

You can be part of this process - please see attached role specification and find out how

 

Lambeth and Southwark Individual Funding Request (IFR) panel usually meets between 2-5pm on the second Thursday of each month at 1 Lower Marsh, Waterloo SE1 7NT. 

The next panel meeting is scheduled for 13 September 2018.

Other meetings in 2018 are:

  • 11 October 2018
  • 8 November 2018
  • 13 December 2018

Meeting papers are circulated a week in advance of each meeting, which runs for approximately three hours depending on the number of cases to be considered.

Panel members are informed and the meeting is cancelled if there are no cases to be considered in any given month. In the last 12 months, the panel has met eight times.

If you're interested in this role or wish to find out more, kindly send an email to souccg.southwark-ccg@nhs.net or call 020 7525 7888.

 

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Email: info@healthwatchsouthwark.co.uk

Telephone: 0207 358 7005

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