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Functional Electrical Stimulation

NHS Vale of York CCG routinely commission Functional Electrical Stimulation for drop foot, with the non-implantable device, in line with NICE IPG2781, provided normal arrangements are in place for clinical governance, consent and audit.

The CCG does not routinely commission the wireless or implantable device. Funding will only be considered where there are exceptional clinical circumstances. The clinician needs to submit an application to the CCG’s Individual Funding Request Panel (IFR).

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

Please click here to view the full functional electrical stimulation Commissioning Statement

Policy date: September 2016 Next Review date: September 2018
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