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Communications: Medical Equipment

FOI 0718 2019/20 Surgical Volumes for Colonoscopy

Published: May 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0718 2019/20 I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, separated by the hospitals within your trust. If that division of the numbers by all the hospitals within your trust exceeds the cost of compliance […]

FOI 0602 2019/20 Swab Management and Disposal in Theatre

Published: May 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0602 2019/20 Please see attached document regarding Swab Management and Disposal in Theatre FOI 0602    

FOI 0670 Hip Fractures 2019/20

Published: March 31, 2020

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 […]

FOI 0662 MRI Scanners 2019/20

Published: March 30, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0662 2019/20 How many MRI Scanners does your trust have in total? Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham – 6 Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – 2 Fixed Good Hope Hospital – 2 (1 Fixed & 1 Mobile) Solihull Hospital – 1 Fixed

FOI 0656 Photodynamic Therapy 2019/20

Published: March 30, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0656 2019/20 The Trust does hold the information you have requested but we are withholding some of it for the following reasons: Commercial Sensitivity: Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) provides, “(2) Information is exempt information if its disclosure under this Act would, or would be likely […]

FOI 0648 CyberKnife Procedures 2019/20

Published: March 26, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0648 2019/20 Please note that SABR (Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy – the technique that the CyberKnife delivers) is not commissioned by NHS England for Prostate Cancer. Therefore we are unable to use the CyberKnife to treat Prostate Cancer, unless in the context of a clinical trial or for private patients. I am […]

FOI 0625 Intra Ocular Lenses 2019/20

Published: March 25, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0625 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 provided by hospital […]

FOI 0581 Surplus Medical Devices 2019/20

Published: March 24, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0581 2019/20 Who does the Trust sell surplus medical devices through? Example answers: Avensys UK Ltd; BMA; Hilditch BMA majority and some equipment via Hilditch   If you have a contract for selling surplus medical devices who is it with and when is it due to end?   No we don’t […]

FOI 0579 2019/20 Mould Rooms and Thermoplastic Masks

Published: February 4, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0579 2019/20 Please can you provide me the following information in relation to your use of radiotherapy masks?  Lead radiotherapy staff member in Mould room?   The Trust does hold the information you have requested, however we are withholding it as we consider it to be information that is protected under current […]

FOI 0511 2019/20 Coronary Angioplasty Devices

Published: February 4, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0511 2019/20 Please could you kindly advise on the following information in relation to coronary angioplasty devices that you purchase for use in the cardiac catheterization lab within the date frame of 1st January 2019 to YTD 2019. Drug coated/eluting balloons Supplier(s) Brands(s) Volume Drug eluting stents Supplier(s) Brands(s) Volume Scoring/Cutting […]

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