Reference 2018-90

REF:        2018-90   

Subject:    Operating theatres fire incidents   

    

 

Request:

1)      What is the number of operating theatre fire incidents reported in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.

2)      Can you please include a breakdown of the type of operating theatre fire incidents for the period 2010-2018, broken down by each year and characterised as follows:

  1. chemical ignition
  2. chemical related
  3. diathermy related
  4. equipment related
  5. other

reported in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust? Please provide a breakdown for each year.

3)      What is the number of operating theatre fire incidents related to alcoholic skin preparation agents specifically reported in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust’s for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.

4)      Can you please include additional details on the number of operating theatre fire incidents that resulted in an injury for the patient, i.e. burn reported in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.

5)      Can you please describe what prevention protocols are in place to avoid operating theatre fire accidents in Bolton NHS Foundation Trust? Please attach a copy of any protocols.

6)      Does Bolton NHS Foundation Trust provide any prevention training courses for operating theatre healthcare professionals on operating theatre fire incidents? If so please provide details.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-90 – FOI request – Operating theatres fire incidents [107 kb] PDF