Reference 2017-371

REF:            2017-371

Subject:        Overuse of the drug Pregablin 

          

 

Request:

Under the Freedom of Information Act I wish to request the following information:

  • The total number of patients attending the hospital where the use/overuse of the drug Pregablin is given as reason/part of the reason for their condition/attendance. Please provide figures for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15. 2016/17 and 2017/18 to date.
  • Please provide the same figures for the number of patients admitted where the use/overuse of the drug Pregablin is given as reason/part of the reason for their condition/admittance. Please provide figures for 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15. 2016/17 and 2017/18 to date.
  • Please provide the total number of bed days taken by the above patients during the same time scale.
  • Please provide the estimated average cost to the hospital/trust of an attendance at A&E.
  • Please provide the estimated average cost to the hospital/trust of a day in a ward bed.

 

 

 

Response:

Unfortunately we are not able to provide data on this request due to the data not being recorded.