Reference 2018-93

REF:           2018-93

Subject:       Viscosupplementation Injections

    

 

Request:

  1. Does your organisation use/perform Viscosupplementation injections?
  2. If so, how much did your organisation spend on Viscosupplementation between the period of 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017?
  3. If your organisation used Viscosupplementation between the period 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017, which brand(s) Viscosupplement did you use?

To make your research easier, I have listed all commonly used Viscosupplements that you can cross reference:

  • Arthrum H
  • Orthovisc
  • Crespine Gel
  • Durolane
  • Euflexxa
  • Fermathron
  • Ostenil
  • Ostenil Plus
  • RenehaVis
  • Suplasyn
  • Synocrom
  • Synocrom Mini
  • Synolis
  • Monovisc
  • Synopsis
  • Synvisc (Hylan GF-20)
  • Synvisc One (Hylan GF-20)

 

  1. How many units of each brand of Viscosupplement did you use?
  2. Please can you provide me with the name and email address for the Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Lead Musculoskeletal Pharmacist?

 

 

Response:

Does your organisation use/perform Viscosupplementation injections? Yes
If so, how much did your organisation spend on Viscosupplementation between the period of 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017? Unable to provide as commercially sensitive due to only 1 of the products being used.
If your organisation used Viscosupplementation between the period 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017, which brand(s) Viscosupplement did you use? Durolane
How many units of each brand of Viscosupplement did you use? 4 units
Please can you provide me with the name and email address for the Chief Pharmacist and Clinical Lead Musculoskeletal Pharmacist? Under Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

 

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

Please follow the link to our Publication Scheme, section 2b: http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/about-us/freedom-of-information/publication-scheme/

 

Pharmacy is under Elective Division.

 

Staff email addresses take the following format: firstname.surname@boltonft.nhs.uk

 

 

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