Reference 2018-458

REF:           2018-458

Subject:       Alcohol Care Teams

 

Request:

I write under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information on alcohol care teams.

  1. How many alcohol care teams has your Trust had in operation during each financial year from 2012/13 to 2017/18 inclusive? For each year please detail how many Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff members were in each team and what was the composition of each team?
  2. How many of your hospitals currently operate a 24/7 alcohol care team service with three or more FTE staff members per team? How many of your hospitals currently operate a 24/7 alcohol care team service with less than three FTE staff members per team?
  3. How many FTE alcohol liaison nurses has your Trust hired during each financial year from 2010/11 to 2017/18 inclusive? For each year, if possible, please detail whether those FTE alcohol liaison nurses were based in an alcohol care team.

 

 

Response:

How many alcohol care teams has your Trust had in operation during each financial year from 2012/13 to 2017/18 inclusive? For each year please detail how many Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff members were in each team and what was the composition of each team? 2012-13: We do not hold this information

2013-14: 3 WTE (1 team)

2014-15: 3 WTE (1 team)

2015-16: 3.8 WTE (1 team)

2016-17: 3.8 WTE (1 team)

2017–18: 3.8 WTE (1 team)

How many of your hospitals currently operate a 24/7 alcohol care team service with three or more FTE staff members per team? How many of your hospitals currently operate a 24/7 alcohol care team service with less than three FTE staff members per team? None – 7 day cover is provided not 24/7.

 

Any patient requiring the input of the alcohol team outside of operating hours is referred to the team and seen at the earliest opportunity.

How many FTE alcohol liaison nurses has your Trust hired during each financial year from 2010/11 to 2017/18 inclusive? For each year, if possible, please detail whether those FTE alcohol liaison nurses were based in an alcohol care team. None