FOI Requests: Infection Control


FOI0041 2019/20 Keyboard Bacteria

Published: June 6, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0041 2019/20 I was wondering if you could let me know the following please? The cleanliness of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital education centre’s IT room keyboards – i.e. How much bacteria was found on the keyboards, How many different types of bacteria were found, And those levels […]


FOI0021 2019/20 Drug-Resistant Infections

Published: May 24, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request:0021 2019/20 University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust this response has been […]


FOI 0793 Diagnosis and Testing

Published: March 27, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0793 University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust some responses have been […]


FOI 0354 – Diagnostic Tests For Infectious Diseases

Published: August 23, 2018

🔊 Listen to this University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.   UHB includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across […]


FOI 0312 – Blue Utility Gloves

Published: August 21, 2018

🔊 Listen to this University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.   UHB includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across […]


FOI 5757 Transplant Guidelines and Tacrolimus

Published: February 28, 2018

🔊 Listen to this 1. Please can you send me a link to your transplant guidelines? I would like to know what tacrolimus is used and why? Please see attached. SOP 008 V9 I1 Management of GvHD in allo recipients AK This document is intended to develop a standard operating procedure for the management of graft […]


FOI 5354 Decontamination

Published: July 24, 2017

🔊 Listen to this For each of your hospitals separately, please could you provide me with: 1.How many bed days were lost in financial year 2016/17 whilst undertaking effective decontamination (Hydrogen Peroxide vaporising/fogging/UV): – a) following discharge/transfer of patient/s with known/suspected infections e.g. Cdiff/ Multi drug infections (i.e. proactive) We do not hold this information […]


FOI 5303 Infection control staffing

Published: July 3, 2017

🔊 Listen to this How many whole time equivalent positions did your trust have for infection prevention and control in 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 For each post please specify which grade it was.     2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2016 – 17 Consultant Microbiologist 0.6 0.6 0.6 Band 8B nurse 1.0 1.0 1.0 Band 8A […]


FOI 4857 ESBL and CPE infections

Published: June 14, 2017

🔊 Listen to this Can you please tell me how many people in your hospital trust: Were admitted to hospital with an ESBL infection Acquired an ESBL infection while in hospital We do not hold this information as we do not monitor the numbers of ESBL infections and do not have the information available for […]


FOI 5074 Discharge and infection control

Published: March 9, 2017

🔊 Listen to this Please provide the data to the following questions on a monthly basis in the period 1st January 2012 – 31st December 2016:   In each month in the period defined above, how many elective operations were cancelled? In each month in the period defined above, how many of those patients were […]

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