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FOI 0670 Hip Fractures 2019/20

Freedom of Information Request: 0670 2019/20

We are reviewing the provision of aspects of care for patients sustaining fractured hips within the UK.

We understand that your Trust treats such patients at one or more of your hospital locations.

We would be grateful if you could provide the following information for each location/hospital you treat hip fractures at (please send a separate reply for each location/hospital).

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Trust name: University Hospitals Birmingham

Hospital name: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Number of individual orthogeriatricians that provided care for hip fracture patients at this hospital in 2017: 4 (2 Full-Time Equivalent)

Total number of Direct clinical care (DCC) sessions dedicated for hip fracture patients per week at this hospital in 2017: For Orthogeriatrics – 10

Name of Coroner’s area / court this hospital is within: Birmingham

Type of hemiarthroplasty most commonly used at this hospital currently (e.g. Thompson’s): Unitrax

Manufacturer of this hemiarthroplasty (e.g. DePuy): Stryker

Material this hemiarthroplasty is made from (e.g. Cobalt chrome / stainless steel / titanium / other): Co Chrome

 

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Trust name: University Hospitals Birmingham

Hospital name: Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Number of individual orthogeriatricians that provided care for hip fracture patients at this hospital in 2017: 2 full-time consultants

Total number of Direct clinical care (DCC) sessions dedicated for hip fracture patients per week at this hospital in 2017: For Orthogeriatrics is 10

Name of Coroner’s area / court this hospital is within: Birmingham

Type of hemiarthroplasty most commonly used at this hospital currently (e.g. Thompson’s): Unitrax

Manufacturer of this hemiarthroplasty (e.g. DePuy): Stryker

Material this hemiarthroplasty is made from (e.g. Cobalt chrome / stainless steel / titanium / other): Co Chrome

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Trust name: University Hospitals Birmingham

Hospital name: Good Hope Hospital

Number of individual orthogeriatricians that provided care for hip fracture patients at this hospital in 2017: 1 full-time consultant

Total number of Direct clinical care (DCC) sessions dedicated for hip fracture patients per week at this hospital in 2017: For Orthogeriatrics is 5

Name of Coroner’s area / court this hospital is within: Birmingham

Type of hemiarthroplasty most commonly used at this hospital currently (e.g. Thompson’s): Unitrax

Manufacturer of this hemiarthroplasty (e.g. DePuy): Stryker

Material this hemiarthroplasty is made from (e.g. Cobalt chrome / stainless steel / titanium / other): Co Chrome

 

Please note we do not carry out hip fracture surgery at Solihull Hospital

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