Reference 2017-77

REF:            2017-77

Subject:        Self-paying private patients

    

 

Request:

  1. What was the number of Finished Consultant Episodes of (a) self-paying private patients and (b) insured private patients in your trust during each month from December 2010 to December 2016?
  2. What was the trust’s total income from payments for (a) self-paying private patients, and (b) insured private patients during each month from December 2010 to December 2016?

 

 

Response:

1.      What was the number of Finished Consultant Episodes of (a) self-paying private patients and (b) insured private patients in your trust during each month from December 2010 to December 2016? Neither the annual accounts or our ledger/recording systems enable us to distinguish between self-pay and insurance company pay.

We are unable to provide this split due to both data availability and will take more than 2.5 days to try to retrieve and collect the information.

2.      What was the trust’s total income from payments for (a) self-paying private patients, and (b) insured private patients during each month from December 2010 to December 2016? Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

 

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

Please follow the link to our public website, annual report section:

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/about-us/trust-publications-and-declarations/annual-report/