WMCSU Work Programme

 

Evidence Reviews...

Topic: VNS for Epilepsy

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: WMSCT 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Neurostimulators for chronic neuropathic pain 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: WMSCT 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Dronedarone for AF 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Roflumilast for COPD 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Ticragelor (anti-platelet) for secondary prevention of CVD (post MI / unstable angina) 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Indications for Dobutamine stress echocardiography 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Wolverhampton PCT 

Status: On hold pending further information from client

 

Topic: Exenatide for Type 2 Diabetes 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies 

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Rituximab in Severe Refractory Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Telford & Wrekin PCT 

Status: EDD - January 2013

 

Topic: Buprenorphine / Fentanyl transdermal patch for pain 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies 

Status: Download Buprenorphine pdf
Download Fentanyl pdf

 

Topic: Fampridine for MS

Provider: UoK

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: MS Drugs

Provider: UoK

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdfs -

 

Topic: Sativex for severe spasticity in MS

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Mercia Cluster

Status: Download pdf 

 

Topic: Rituximab for auto-immune diseases

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Mercia Cluster

Status: EDD March 2013

 

Topic: Biological drugs for non NICE indications

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Mercia Cluster

Status: EDD April 2013

Download Scoping document for Biological drugs for non NICE indications

 

Topic: Botulinum toxin for hyperhydrosis

Provider: WMCSU

Requested by: West Mercia Cluster

Status: Download pdf

Download Version Control document

 

Topic: Aclidinium bromide for maintenance treatment of COPD

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Glycopyrronium bromide for maintenance treatment of COPD

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Fluticasone/formoterol inhaler for treatment of asthma

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Rivaroxaban for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Provider: UoK

Requested by: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download pdf

 

Commissioning Policies...

Topic: Pegvisomant

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: WMSCT

Status: EDD - February 2013
 

Topic: Hyperbaric Oxygen

Provider: UoK and WMCSU

Requested By: WMSCT

Status: download Guidance to Commissioners and Technical Report

 

Topic: Eating Disorders

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: Arden Cluster

Status: On hold pending further information from client

 

Topic: Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: Arden Cluster

Status: March 2013

 

Topic: Dabigatran

Provider: UoK

Requested By: West Midlands Commissioning Bodies

Status: Download Dabigatran pdf

Rivaroxaban report

 

Topic: Anti-VEGFs for eye disorders

Provider: WMCSU / SPH

Requested By: West Mercia Cluster

Status: Download Evidence review summary

Download Evidence review technical reports

Download Set of legal opinions

 

Topic: Commissioning Policy on Patients seeking treatment in the EU

Provider: WMCSU

Requested by: West Mercia Cluster

Status: EDD – December 2012

Full Policy (.doc)
Equality Impact Assessment (.doc)
Version Control (.pdf)


Topic:
Update Generic Commissioning Policies with Equality Impact Assessments and Version Control

Provider: WMCSU

Requested by: WMCSU

Status: December 2012

 

Health Intelligence Products...

Topic: Alcohol data linkage for Sandwell PCT

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: Sandwell PCT

Status: Download pdf

 

Topic: Health Service Mapping across WM region

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: WMCSU

Status: Maps available on request

 

Topic: HNA: Brain Tumours

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By:  Birmingham Health Commissioning (United Birmingham Consortium (CCG) 

Status:
EDD - February 2013

 

Topic: Key Health Data 2010-2011

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: WM PCTs

Status:  Edd - February 2013

View KHD Document

Visit website

 

Topic: Key Health Data 2011-2012

Provider: WMCSU

Requested By: WM PCTs

Status: EDD March 2013

 

Care Pathways...

Topic: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia EB Care Pathway & Shared Care Protocol 

Provider: UoK 

Requested By: WMSCT 

Status: Download PDF of the Care Plan

Download PDF of the Business Case

Download Supplementary Notes 

 

Topic: Chronic Pain Management Care Pathway

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Black Country Cluster: Dudley GP Commissioning Consortium (CCG) 

Status:  EDD - February 2013
 

Topic: - HNA: Chronic Pain 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Black Country Cluster: Dudley GP Commissioning Consortium (CCG) 

Status: EDD - February 2013 
 

Topic: - HNA: Functional Neurosurgery 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Black Country Cluster: Dudley GP Commissioning Consortium (CCG) 

Status: EDD - February 2013 
 

Topic: - Analysis of Low Back Pain Care Pathway: current vs EB model (activity, quality, costs, outcomes) 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Black Country Cluster: Wolverhampton DPH 

Status: EDD - February 2013 
 

Topic: Management of Multiple Sclerosis (drug therapies) 

Provider: WMCSU 

Requested By: Mercia Cluster 

Status: EDD - March 2013

 

Key To Abbreviations:

WMCSU - West Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
EDD - Expected delivery date
PCT - Primary Care Trust
WMSCT - West Midlands Specialised Commissioning Team (now part of Midlands & East Specialised Commissioning Group)
UoK - University of Keele
HNA - Health Needs Assessment
EB - Evidence Based
DPH - Director of Public Health
CCG - Clinical Commissioning Groups

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