Reference 2018-193

REF:            2018-193

Subject:        Nosocomial CAUTIs

    

 

Request:

  1. What is the average length of time per patient to assist with a CAUTI?
  2. How many nosocomial CAUTIs were there in your trust last year?
  3. What is your position on the safety thermometer for CAUTI?
  4. What 3 main actions have the trust deployed or is planning to deploy to reduce nosocomial CAUTIs?
  5. What is the impact on increased length of stay for an average patient in your trust with a CAUTI – how many days on average?
  6. What is the increased per patient cost of a nosocomial CAUTI? (E.g. extended hospital stay, nursing time, drug treatment, bed blocking etc.)

 

 

Response:

1. What is the average length of time per patient to assist with a CAUTI? We will need to do a manual review of the records and this will take more than 2.5 days to retrieve and collect the information.

 

2. How many nosocomial CAUTIs were there in your trust last year?
3. What is your position on the safety thermometer for CAUTI?
4. What 3 main actions have the trust deployed or is planning to deploy to reduce nosocomial CAUTIs?
5. What is the impact on increased length of stay for an average patient in your trust with a CAUTI – how many days on average?
6. What is the increased per patient cost of a nosocomial CAUTI? (E.g. extended hospital stay, nursing time, drug treatment, bed blocking etc.)