Individual Funding Request

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If there are exceptional clinical circumstances for a treatment or drug to be provided that the NHS North East London does not usually fund, cases should be referred to the Individual Funding Request (IFR) Panel using the IFR Application Form. 

For NHS North East London, comprising the London boroughs of City and Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge
Forms should be submitted to:

Alternatively, IFR applications and additional information can be submitted directly using the secure online portal: 

This should be used in conjunction with the evidence based intervention (EBI) policy which details specific procedures that will require IFR and can also be found under downloads.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

Editable PDF / Word document Download Form

Referral methods: Email

For all NHS North East London: City and Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Barking, Havering and Redbridge