Reference 2018-739

REF:           2018-739

Subject:       DNR Requests

 

Request:

How many DNR orders were overturned between the years 2007-2012 that led to the attempted resuscitation of a patient (whether that was successful or not)?

 

How many DNR orders were overturned between the years 2012-2017 that led to the attempted resuscitation of a patient (whether that was successful or not)?

 

How does your Trust receive DNR Orders from patients?

 

 

Response:

How many DNR orders were overturned between the years 2007-2012 that led to the attempted resuscitation of a patient (whether that was successful or not)? Section 12 – Exemption where cost of compliance exceeds appropriate limit

 

We estimate that it will take us in excess of 2.5 working days to determine appropriate material and locate, retrieve and extract the information in reference to your request. Therefore your request will not be processed further, this is because it would requre a manual review of the records.

How many DNR orders were overturned between the years 2012-2017 that led to the attempted resuscitation of a patient (whether that was successful or not)?
How does your Trust receive DNR Orders from patients? Patients who have had a valid DNACPR applied pre-hospital i.e. by their GP, should be accompanied with that document when they present at the hospital for treatment.