Reference 2017-262

REF:            2017-262

Subject:        Hip fracture device

          

 

Request:

Who is the hip fracture lead (surgeon)

Which Proximal Femoral Nail Device the hospital currently uses, and if under contract with the supplier, when the contract will expire.

Roughly how many hip fractures per year are managed with Proximal Femoral nails?

 

 

Response:

Who is the hip fracture lead (surgeon) Under section 21 information is already available, section 1b in the Publication Scheme:

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/about-us/freedom-of-information/publication-scheme/

 

The clinical leads are:

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/about-us/trust-profile/clinical-lead-profiles/

Which Proximal Femoral Nail Device the hospital currently uses, and if under contract with the supplier, when the contract will expire. 2016/17 – 42

2015/16 – 37

 

As for any follow up the National Audit is accessible via the public domain and is available at the below website: http://www.nhfd.co.uk/

Roughly how many hip fractures per year are managed with Proximal Femoral nails?