Reference 2018-503

REF:          2018-503 

Subject:      Continence and catheterisation 

 

 Request:

  1. How many specialist urology/continence nurses were there within your Trust in each of the last five financial years?
  2. How many hours of staff training were allocated in the last financial year, under the remit of continence care, to catheterisation?
  3. Do you have a named continence lead within your Trust? If so, what is their name?
  4. Are catheter passports used within your Trust?
  5. If no, can you provide a reason as to why?
  6. If yes, has the number of passports given to patients increased over the last 5 years?
  7. If a catheter passport is used within your Trust does it contain a urine colour chart?
  8. Do you have a urine colour chart on every toilet door within each hospital?
  9. Do you test patients presenting with urinary bladder complications with a bladder ultrasound scanner?

 

 

Response:

1. How many specialist urology/continence nurses were there within your Trust in each of the last five financial years? Bolton Foundation Trust is an integrated organisation we currently have 2 urology specialist nurses (1.6 WTE at band 7).
2. How many hours of staff training were allocated in the last financial year, under the remit of continence care, to catheterisation? 51 hours of catheter care, unable to advise of how many hours, training relating to continence care.
3. Do you have a named continence lead within your Trust? If so, what is their name? No
4. Are catheter passports used within your Trust? Roll out process commenced August 2018
a. If no, can you provide a reason as to why? N/A
b. If yes, has the number of passports given to patients increased over the last 5 years? Roll out as of August 2018 – unable to address this question at present.
5. If a catheter passport is used within your Trust does it contain a urine colour chart? No
6. Do you have a urine colour chart on every toilet door within each hospital? No
7. Do you test patients presenting with urinary bladder complications with a bladder ultrasound scanner? Yes