Surgery

Surgery - commissioning policies

Please click on the links below to access the commissioning policies. The associated Equality Impact Assessments, if currently available, are accessible here.

The CCGs’ position on the implementation of policies affecting patient referral can be found here.
Abdominal wall hernia in adults - specialist management
To access the accompanying Clinical policy patient support information for the hernia policy please click here.
Bariatric surgery for adults Breast implants - Removal and Replacement Carpal tunnel syndrome Cataract surgery
To access the accompanying Clinical policy patient support information for the cataract surgery policy please click here.
Circumcision Surgery for ganglion cyst Surgery for hallux valgus (bunion) Referral for Varicose Veins

Please note:  Some commissioning policies approved by the previous commissioning organisations are yet to be reviewed and updated. There is an on-going programme of work in place to review and update these policies. They will then be published under the appropriate category. 

In the meantime they are still applicable to Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG. Former NHS Devon policies can be accessed here

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