FOR ITSELF AND AS AGENT FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATES AND HEART OF ENGLAND NHS FOUNDATION TRUST(2) AS PROVIDER
LOCAL VARIATION DEED NO: 15
Procedures of Limited Clinical Value in relation to the NHS STANDARD ACUTE SERVICES CONTRACT
Dated 1st April 2010
THIS STANDARD VARIATION DEED is dated 4th November 2010 and made between:
Birmingham East and North Primary Care Trustwhose principal office is at 4th Floor, Waterlinks, Richard St, Birmingham B7 4AA (the "Co-ordinatingCommissioner"), for itself and as agent for and on behalf of the Associates;
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trustwhose principal or registered office address is at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham. B9 5SS (the "Provider").
The Co-ordinating Commissioner and the Provider entered into the NHS Standard Acute Services Contract dated 1st April 2010 (the “Contract”).
Both the Co-ordinating Commissioner and the Provider desire to amend the Contract to reflect an updated Policy for Procedures of Limited Clinical Value
The Parties have therefore agreed to vary the Contract on the terms set out in this Standard Variation Deed.
IT IS AGREED:
Definitions and Interpretation
In this Standard Variation Deed unless the context otherwise requires or an expression is defined as a capitalised term the expression shall have the meaning given to it in the Contract.
This Standard Variation Deed shall be interpreted according to the provisions set out in Schedule 1 (Definitions and Interpretation) of the Contract as if this Standard Variation Deed were an integral part of the Contract, unless the context requires a different meaning.
Unless expressly defined as relating to this Standard Variation Deed, all references in this Standard Variation Deed to numbered clauses or schedules shall relate to the clauses or schedules of the Contract.
This Standard Variation Deed shall take effect from 4th December 2010.
Schedule 3 part 1: Annex 1b – Commissioning Ambitions based on Activity Plan
The entire content of this schedule will be replaced with:
The following tables list all prohibited procedures, restricted procedures and those subject to prior approval. These tables will be read and interpreted in conjunction with the Policy for Treatments and Procedures of Limited Clinical Value in Schedule 14 of this agreement.
(Including low priority follow up appointments )
Neutralisation provocation tests or neutralisation vaccines
Transmyocardial revascularisation (TMR) for intractable angina