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FOI 0881 2020/21 Neurosurgical, Spinal and Craniotomy Procedures and Products

Published: September 17, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0881 2020/21 I am making a FOI request about the number of neurosurgical, spinal and craniotomy procedures on patients in the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 and total volume of aligned products purchased during the same as details below. Please could you provide the following information: Please note an episode may include […]

FOI 0909 2020/21 Cardiac Stress Test Equipment

Published: August 25, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0909 2020/21 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 0810 2020/21 Sharps Disposal Containers

Published: August 11, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0810 2020/21 I have been doing some research and require more information and I was wondering if you could provide further information under the Freedom of Information Act: Please could you provide all recorded figures for the following questions: How many sharps containers were disposed of annually for your NHS Hospital […]

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 […]

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