Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Clinical policies

Clinical policies and criteria based access protocols in respect of treatments which are not routinely commissioned are currently being reviewed.

Where reviews have been completed, the updated policy or protocol has been incorporated on this site.

If you are unable to locate a policy which relates to a specific treatment or you would like to discuss the clinical criteria for access in respect of a particular treatment then please contact:

Individual Patient Treatment Team
First Floor West
Vespasian House
Barrack Road

Telephone no: 01305 368936



Botulinum Toxin Type A

Botulinum Toxin Type A for over active bladder

Breast Surgery 

Bunions, surgical management of

Cataract Surgery 

Complementary Therapy and Medicines  

Cosmetic Treatments and Benign Skin Lesions

Do not attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation DNACPR

Ear Wax Removal

European Cross Border Healthcare

Excision of Chalazion



Functional Electronic Stimulation (FES)

GP Checklist for Infertility Referrals 

Ganglion, treatment of

Hand Conditions - carpal tunnel, trigger finger, Dupuytren's contracture

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme Final 

Hip arthroscopy

Hysterectomy for Menorrhagia

Individual patient treatment

Knee Arthroscopy

Kyphoplasy  (Coming Soon)



Making Sense of Local Criteria Based Access Protocols

Male Circumcision

Open-Upright MRI Scan

Non Emergency Patient Transport Service Eligibility Policy

Penile Prosthesis

Personal Health Budgets

Reversal of Vasectomy and Sterilisation

Simple Snoring

Spinal pain


Weight Management

Weight management Referral Form

Varicose Veins