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FOI 5053 FOI Requests

Published: February 21, 2017

1.            How many requests you have received under the FOI Act in the calendar years 2014, 2015, 2016?   2014: 609 2015: 621 2016: 727   2.            How many staff members, their full time equivalent, and their AfC bandings are allocated to the management of the requests?   There is only one dedicated role that […]

FOI 4974 Ophthalmology

Published: January 24, 2017

1. Within your trust how many intra-vitreal vials/implants have been used in the latest 4 months, if possible between September and December 2016 3050 2. Please state the number of vials dispensed from your pharmacy in this period, if the number for wet AMD is not known, then regardless of reason for use. AFLIBERCEPT 40 […]

FOI 4970 Translation and Interpreting

Published: January 24, 2017

The following questions refer to any translation from another language into English, or from English into another language.  For the last four financial years, please provide the following details: 1. How much your trust has spent on translation/interpreter services? Amount spent on external interpreting service:      2012/2013 – £ 79,784 2013/2014 – £ 296,208 2014/2015 […]

FOI 4941 Bronchial Challenge Testing

Published: December 29, 2016

Can you please advise if the trust performs Bronchial challenge testing?  Yes If the trust does perform these tests could you also advise 1)   The number of tests performed in the last 12 months? 650 2)   Which products are used to perform the test? a.  Methacholine b.  Mannitol (Osmohale)          

FOI 4923 Biologics

Published: December 21, 2016

What is the Trust’s annual spend on anti-TNF drugs (most recent year available)? £8,932,671  How many patients has the Trust treated with anti-TNF drugs in the last 12 months? 1,147 patients What is the % split of anti-TNF patients by the following channels: Type Percentage Homecare 57.57% Inpatient 16.61% Outpatient 25.82% How many patients has […]

FOI 4937 Children’s Services

Published: December 21, 2016

How many registered children’s nurses (Whole Time Equivalent) are employed at your organisation? Please list by clinical area. Please see Attachment 1 How many support workers (Whole Time Equivalent, bands 1-4) are working in your children’s service? Please list by clinical area. Please see attachment 1 How many nurses (Whole Time Equivalent) deliver your community children’s […]

FOI 4907 Patient Meals

Published: December 20, 2016

For the two past financial years (2015/16 and 2016/17 to date.), please provide the following data, breaking it down month by month: a. The number of inpatient main meals requested in the Trust Please see  Attachment 1 b. The total cost of providing inpatient main meals Please see attachment 1  c. The cost of feeding one inpatient […]

FOI 4916 Appointment Reminders

Published: December 9, 2016

Information regarding appointment reminders is provided in the attached document FOI 4916

FOI 4884 Services for disadvantaged women

Published: December 2, 2016

1) What services are you currently commissioned to deliver specifically for women affected by: substance use problems The Trust  has in place a specialised service for pregnant women who substance misuse with a dedicated antenatal clinic on two maternity sites Birmingham Heartlands Hospital  & Good Hope Hospital The Trust  has in place guidelines for Pregnant […]

FOI 4901 Biologics and Biosimilar

Published: December 2, 2016

Could you please provide me with the following numbers of patients treated in the last six months with the following drugs.   Abatacept (Orencia) 25 Adalimumab (Humira) 554 Apremilast (Otezla) 3 Certolizumab Pegol (Cimzia) 33 Etanercept (Enbrel) 248 Etanercept biosimilar (Benepali)   Golimumab (Simponi) 80 Infliximab (Remicade) 81 Infliximab biosimilar (Inflectra) 101 Infliximab biosimilar (Remsima) […]

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