Reference 2018-89

REF:            2018-89

Subject:        Foley catheter




  1. How many female patients in your Trust had a Foley catheter during the last 12 months?
  2. How many Foley catheters were used in your Trust during the last 12 months?
  3. How many of those Foley catheters were used for a female patient?
  4. Of your total Foley catheter usage, what percentage was used on females?
  5. How many Foley catheters are used per patient during their total hospital stay?
  6. Of your patients who have a Foley catheter, how long do they stay in hospital on average?
  7. Of your patients who have a Foley catheter, what percentage would be longer term patients? I.e. stay over the above stated average in hospital
  8. Of the total number of female patients using a Foley catheter, what percentage has any of the following:
  9. a) Faecal incontinence
  10. b) Obstruction / atonic bladder
  11. c) Surgery in perineal area




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2018-89 – FOI request – Foley catheter [104 kb] PDF


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