Incontinence: Children:Written question - 212195

Q
Asked by Paul Burstow
(Sutton and Cheam)
Asked on: 28 October 2014
Department of Health
Incontinence: Children
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with the Health and Social Care Information Centre on the inclusion of a specific treatment function code for paediatric continence.
A
Answered by: Dr Daniel Poulter
Answered on: 04 November 2014

Paediatric continence has not been submitted for consideration as a new treatment function.

The guidelines for proposal and acceptance of new Treatment Functions can be found at:

http://www.isb.nhs.uk/documents/isb-0028/amd-17-2012/index_html

Of particular relevance is the document that relates to acceptance criteria for a new Treatment Function.

Proposals for new Treatment Functions can be logged by contacting the Health and Social Care Information Centre Enquiries on enquiries@hscic.gov.uk

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