The former Yorkshire and The Humber Specialised Commissioning Group produced and implemented, on behalf of the 14 member PCTs, commissioning policy with respect to specialised services covered by the national definitions set. This role is now undertaken by the North of England SCG. Commissioning Current approved policies up to December 2011 are listed below. The full documents are available via the links on the right hand side of the page.


Treatment Policies
Approval Date
Dec 2007  Cranial Banding
Sept 2008 Age Related Macular Degeneration
                Ranibizumab - The Clinicians Guide to commencing, continuing
                and discontinuing treatment
May 2008  Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
Feb 2009  Bone Marrow Transplant - Adults & Children
Oct 2009   Gender Dysphoria
Feb 2010  PFO Closure
               Regional PFO Guidance
Feb 2010  Cochlear Implants
Mar 2010  Immunoglobulins for Intravenous and Subcutaneous Use
Sept 2010 Penile Prostheses for erectile dysfunction
Sept 2010 Sacral Nerve Stimulation for urinary urge/retention, faecal incontinence and constipation
Sept 2010 Spinal Cord Stimulation for chronic pain
Sept 2011 Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis 19/11
Sept 2011 Fertility Commissioning Policy 21/11

Jan 2012   Adult Morbid Obesity Surgery


This page was last updated on 15 June 2012.