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Please click here to view the full Circumcision Commissioning Statement.  

Commissioning Position

NHS Vale of York CCG does NOT routinely commission male circumcision for cultural or religious reasons; the procedure will only be considered where medically necessary.

NHS Vale of York CCG routinely commission circumcision IF there is evidence of one of the following clinical indications: 

Otherwise, funding will ONLY be considered where criteria are met. In children ensure physiological phimosis has been excluded and consider a trial of topical steroids for up to 3 months.

The clinician needs to submit an application to the CCG’s Individual Funding Request Panel (IFR), using the referral form to provide evidence  of any of the following clinical indications :

Patient information leaflet Circumcision

To submit an application to the CCG's Individual Funding Request Panel, please click here for further information.

Policy date: November 2016 Next Review date: November 2018
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