Reference 2018-379

REF:         2018-379  

Subject:     Pressure ulcers  

    

 

Request:

Please could you provide the following information for the time period between 2015 and the current day? Please could this information be broke down into annual figures.

  • The number of patients admitted with Grade 2 pressure ulcers
  • The number of patients admitted with Grade 3 pressure ulcers
  • The number of patients admitted with Grade 4 pressure ulcers
  • The number of patients who acquired a grade 2 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found
  • The number of patients who acquired a grade 3 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found
  • The number of patients who acquired a grade 4 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found

Please could you identify the 5 wards or departments with an overall highest rate of hospital acquired pressure ulcers within your Trust between 2015 and the current day with an annual breakdown of reported cased per ward/department

Please could you provide an actual (if known) or estimated (if unknown) cost to the trust for each of the following pressure ulcers

  • Grade 2 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward
  • Grade 3 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward
  • Grade 4 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward

 

 

Response:

Please could you provide the following information for the time period between 2015 and the current day? Please could this information be broke down into annual figures.

 

·         The number of patients admitted with Grade 2 pressure ulcers

·         The number of patients admitted with Grade 3 pressure ulcers

·         The number of patients admitted with Grade 4 pressure ulcers

·         The number of patients who acquired a grade 2 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found

·         The number of patients who acquired a grade 3 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found

·         The number of patients who acquired a grade 4 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the location on the patient’s body where the ulcer was found

 

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2018-379 – FOI Request – Pressure ulcers [24 kb] MS Excel

Please could you identify the 5 wards or departments with an overall highest rate of hospital acquired pressure ulcers within your Trust between 2015 and the current day with an annual breakdown of reported cased per ward/department
Please could you provide an actual (if known) or estimated (if unknown) cost to the trust for each of the following pressure ulcers

 

·         Grade 2 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward

·         Grade 3 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward

·         Grade 4 pressure ulcer acquired whilst an inpatient on a Trust ward

 

We do not record this information.