Reference 2018-722

REF:           2018-722

Subject:       Autopsies

 

Request:

For each of the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 please may you provide

  1. The total number of adult (aged 17 and above) deaths within your Trust between 1st January and 31st December.
  2. The number of Hospital (consent) autopsies carried out on adult(aged 17 and above) deaths which occurred between 1st January and 31st December.
  3. The total number of paediatric (aged 16 and below) deaths within your Trust between 1st January and 31st December.
  4. The number of Hospital (consent) autopsies carried out on paediatric (aged 16 and below) deaths which occurred between 1st January and 31st December.

 

 

Response:

1. The total number of adult (aged 17 and above) deaths within your Trust between 1st January and 31st December. 2014 1297
2015 1245
2016 1207
2. The number of Hospital (consent) autopsies carried out on adult (aged 17 and above) deaths which occurred between 1st January and 31st December. 2014 0
2015 0
2016 0
3. The total number of paediatric (aged 16 and below) deaths within your Trust between 1st January and 31st December. 2014 25
2015 38
2016 42
4. The number of Hospital (consent) autopsies carried out on paediatric (aged 16 and below) deaths which occurred between 1st January and 31st December. Paediatric post mortem examinations are not performed at this Trust.
Please note the information, for questions one and three, is based on the patient having a discharge destination code of:

79 – Not applicable – patient died or still birth

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