SHIP8 Priorities Committee

Background information:
The Priorities Committee operates as an advisory body to the eight Clinical Commissioning Groups(CCGs) across Southampton, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth (SHIP). Its role is to provide them with evidence based, carefully considered recommendations to inform the commissioning policies of the constitute Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Clinical policies recommended by the SHIP Priorities Committee between 2008 and 2012 can be referenced here SHIP & HIOW Policy Recommendations – April 2008 to March 2012 but should be treated as an archive only. Many of these policies will relate to specialised services and would have been superseded by NHS England’s national policies, others by NICE Technology Appraisal Guidance.

The participating CCGs are:

NHS Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group

SHIP8 Priorities Committee documents

Terms of Reference Priorities Committee – June 2014
Ethical Framework – June 2014

SHIP8 Clinical Commissioning Groups' Priorities Committee Policy Statements
Issue
001 Interventional procedures for varicose veinsDate of Issue - August 2014
Reviewed - August 2018
002 Assisted Conception Services
Date of Issue - September 2014
003 The Use of Partial Knee Arthroplasty in patients with Osteoarthritis of KneeDate of Issue - April 2015
004 Treatments for patients with lymphoedema
Date of Issue - June 2015
005 Functional electrical stimulation in the management of drop foot of central neurological origin (specifically post stroke and multiple sclerosis)Date of Issue - July 2015
006 Arthroscopic femoro-acetabular surgery for hip impingement

Date of Issue - November 2015
007 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for adults with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Date of Issue - February 2016
008 Adenoidectomy for children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections


Date of Issue - February 2016
Amendment - April 2018
009 Treatments for people who snoreDate of Issue - February 2016
010 The place of arthroscopy in knee pain without true locking in adults over 40 years old

Date of Issue - April 2016
Dates fo Revision - February 2017 and July 2018
011 Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Suspected Colorectal Cancer
Date of Issue - April 2016
012 Cholecystectomy for patients with asymptomatic gallstonesDate of Issue - April 2016
013 Bariatric Surgery procedures in severely obese adults who have failed to respond to lifestyle and tier 3 interventionsDate of Issue - June 2016
014 Subacromial decompression of the shoulder
Date of Issue - June 2016
015 Patellar resurfacing as part of primary total knee joint replacement
Date of Issue - August 2016
016 Laser Therapy for recurrent Pilonidal Sinus Date of Issue - February 2017
017 Faecal Microbiota Transplants Date of Issue - February 2017
018 Balloon Catheter Sinus Dilation for Chronic Rhinosinusitis Date of Issue - Presented February 2013 but not endorsed
Reviewed and Reissued - February 2017
019 Functional endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps Date of Issue - Presented February 2013 but not endorsed
Reviewed - February 2017
020 Overall Pathway of Back Pain ManagementDate of Issue - April 2017
021 Smoking and Non-Urgent Surgery Date of Issue - May 2017
022 Carpal Tunnel
Date of Issue - August 2017
023 Functional Nasal Airways Surgery

Date of Issue - August 2017
024 Use of Autologous Blood Injections for Musculoskeletal Conditions Date of Issue - December 2017
025 Treatment of Chronic Anal Fissure (CAF) in Adults Date of Issue - December 2017
026 Treatment of Hydrocele Date of Issue - December 2017
027 Liothyronine in the treatment of Primary Hypothyroidism Date of Issue - January 2018
028 'Flash' Glucose monitoring in Diabetes Date of Issue - January 2018
029 Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse Date of Issue - June 2018
030 Cryopreservation options for patients about to start NHS treatment which might impair their future fertility Date of Issue - April 2018
031 Bariatric Surgery Revision Date of Issue - April 2018
032 Cataract RemovalDate of Issue - April 2018
033 Microsuction for the removal of ear wax in adults of 16 years and over
Date of Issue - June 2018
034 Pulse Oximetry for the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Date of Issue - June 2018
035 Sequential use and Dose Escalation of Biologic therapy in the Management of Psoriasis Date of Issue - June 2018
036 Tonsillectomy - adults and children - Date of Issue - July 2018
037 Grommet insertion - adults and children Date of Issue - July 2018
038 Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseDate of Issue - July 2018
039 Hysterectomy for heavy and/or painful menstrual bleeding Date of Issue - September 2018
040 Management of Haemorrhoids Date of Issue - September 2018
041 Management of rotator cuff tears and rotator cuff syndrome Date of Issue - September 2018
42 Knee Revision Surgery - Interim Statement finalDate of Issue - September 2018
043 CircumcisionDate of Issue - November 2018
044 Revision of Knee ReplacementDate of Issue - November 2018