Reference 2017-215

REF:            2017-215

Subject:        Podiatry at your trust

    

 

Request:

  1. The services of how many podiatrists across all podiatry services were engaged by your trust in each of the following fiscal years 1) 2013-14; 2) 2014-15; 3) 2015-16; 4) Budgeted for 2016-17; all in (i) Working Time Equivalent and (ii) Headcount format
  2. How many referrals were made from NHS services at your trust to private podiatric services in each of the following fiscal years 1) 2013-14; 2) 2014-15; 3) 2015-16; 4) Budgeted for 2016-17, and how much did these referrals cost the trust in each such year?

 

Response:

The services of how many podiatrists across all podiatry services were engaged by your trust in each of the following fiscal years 1) 2013-14; 2) 2014-15; 3) 2015-16; 4) Budgeted for 2016-17; all in (i) Working Time Equivalent and (ii) Headcount format

 

 

For General Podiatry + Biomechanics this was:

 

2013/14: 30.4 WTE / 38 staff headcount

2014/15: 29.65 WTE / 37 staff headcount

2015/16: 29.86 WTE / 37 headcount

2016/17 : 29.86 WTE / 37 headcount

 

Diabetes podiatry

Year Funded WTE Headcount
13/14 3.26 3.26 6
14/15 3.26 3.26 6
15/16 3.26 3.02 5
16/17 4.02 4.02 6
How many referrals were made from NHS services at your trust to private podiatric services in each of the following fiscal years 1) 2013-14; 2) 2014-15; 3) 2015-16; 4) Budgeted for 2016-17, and how much did these referrals cost the trust in each such year? For General Podiatry, Biomechanics and Diabetes podiatry we have not referred any patients to private podiatric services in any of the years requested; therefore £0 cost.