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This is a summary of the NEW Devon CCG commissioning policy for surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Significant functional impairment is defined as a loss or absence of an individual's capacity to meet personal, social or occupational demands.
Where the circumstances of treatment for an individual patient do not meet the criteria described above exceptional funding can be sought. Individual cases will be reviewed by the appropriate panel of the CCG upon receipt of a completed application from the patient's GP, consultant or clinician. Applications cannot be considered from patients personally.
Applications for consideration for funding approval should be sent to:
Alternatively, please send to: The Panel administrator at Bridge House, Collett Way, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4PH
Publication date: 1 October 2014