Reference 2018-76

REF:            2018-76

Subject:        Plain films

 

 

Request:

Could you please confirm the below in regards to radiography reporting.

  1. What was the total spend on outsourcing plain film reporting services in 2015?
  2. What was the total spend on outsourcing plain film reporting services in 2016?
  3. What was the total spend on outsourcing plain film reporting services in 2017?
  4. What was the total number of plain film reports completed, from all referral sources (e.g. GP, Accident and Emergency, In Patients, Out Patients), by the Trust in 2015?
  5. What was the total number of plain film reports completed, from all referral sources (e.g. GP, Accident and Emergency, In Patients, Out Patients), by the Trust in 2016?
  6. What was the total number of plain film reports completed, from all referral sources (e.g. GP, Accident and Emergency, In Patients, Out Patients), by the Trust in 2017?
  7. What was the total number of plain film examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2015?
  8. What was the total number of plain film examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2016?
  9. What was the total number of plain film examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2017?
  10. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI reports completed by the Trust in 2015?
  11. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI reports completed by the Trust in 2016?
  12. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI reports completed by the Trust in 2017?
  13. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2015?
  14. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2016?
  15. What was the total number of CT and/or MRI examinations that were outsourced (therefore reported by an external company) in 2017?
  16. What was the total spend on outsourcing CT and/or MRI reporting services in 2015?
  17. What was the total spend on outsourcing CT and/or MRI reporting services in 2016?
  18. What was the total spend on outsourcing CT and/or MRI reporting services in 2017?
  19. What was the average settlement paid to a patient in regards to a malpractice or clinical negligence claim for a misdiagnosed plain film report in 2017?
  20. What was the average settlement paid to a patient in regards to a malpractice or clinical negligence claim for a misdiagnosed CT and/or MRI report in 2017?

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-76 – FOI Request – Plain films [154 kb] PDF

 

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