Reference 2019-206

REF:            2019-206

Subject:        Commissioning of weight management services and inclusion of qualified Psychologists.

    

 

Request:

1- The number of qualified Psychologists (FTEs) included in the service specification used during the procurement of NHS weight management services.

2- The type of qualified Psychologist included (as above) and a brief explanation of their job responsibilities.

3- The number of qualified Psychologists (FTEs) employed in multidisciplinary teams delivering weight management services at a) tier 1 b) tier 2 and c) tier 3.

4- The type of qualified Psychologist employed in multidisciplinary teams at a) tier 1 b) tier 2 and c) tier 3 and a brief explanation of their job responsibilities.

 

 

Response:

1- The number of qualified Psychologists (FTEs) included in the service specification used during the procurement of NHS weight management services. We do not hold this information, you will need to contact Bolton CCG.

https://www.boltonccg.nhs.uk/

2- The type of qualified Psychologist included (as above) and a brief explanation of their job responsibilities.
3- The number of qualified Psychologists (FTEs) employed in multidisciplinary teams delivering weight management services at a) tier 1 b) tier 2 and c) tier 3. We provide the Tier 3 Specialist Weight Management service and we employ 0.5 WTE Psychologist.
4- The type of qualified Psychologist employed in multidisciplinary teams at a) tier 1 b) tier 2 and c) tier 3 and a brief explanation of their job responsibilities.

 

Our Psychologist is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. The Psychologist works alongside an MDT (Featuring a Consultant and Specialist Dietitian) to provide assessments and support for patients within the Specialist Weight Management service.