Reference 2018-658

REF:           2018-658

Subject:       Pressure ulcers

 

Request:

Please take this a Freedom of Information Act Request for your NHS Trust. Please omit any figures obtained by patients being cared for in the community. If you have more than 1 hospital in the trust, please could this requested be completed per hospital

 

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

 

  1. The number of patients who acquired grade 2 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the percentage of them that were located on the heels (which heel is not important)
  2. The number of patients who acquired grade 3 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the percentage of them that were located on the heels (which heel is not important)
  3. The number of patients who acquired grade 4 pressure ulcers whilst a patient of your Trust and the percentage of them that were located on the heels (which heel is not important)

 

  • 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 the number of hospital acquired pressure sores by ward and grade

 

  • Please could you provide an actual (if known) or estimated (if unknown) cost to the Trust for each of the following pressure ulcers for 2015, 2016 and 2017

 

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

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-658 – FOI Request – Pressure ulcers [17 kb] MS Excel

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