Reference 2019-15

REF:           2019-15

Subject:       Ophthalmology Service

 

Request:

  1. Is the Trusts ophthalmology service currently funded through payment by results for through a fixed (block) contract or aligned incentive contract?  If it is currently payment by results are there plans to move to an aligned incentive contract in 2019?
  2. The number of cataract operations carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.  Please include C71, C72, C73, C74 and C75.
  3. The number of glaucoma filtering surgeries (to include trabeculectomy [C60.1], deep sclerectomy [C52.1 & C52.2] and viscocanulostomy [C60.6]) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.
  4. The number of minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries [C60.5] (to include iStent, Xen, and Cypass) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.
  5. The number of selective laser trabeculoplasty [C61.1] procedures carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.

 

 

Response:

1. Is the Trusts ophthalmology service currently funded through payment by results for through a fixed (block) contract or aligned incentive contract?  If it is currently payment by results are there plans to move to an aligned incentive contract in 2019? The service is contracted on a mixture of aligned incentive contract and payment by results dependant on the commissioner.
2. The number of cataract operations carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.  Please include C71, C72, C73, C74 and C75. Please find information attached.

2019-15 – FOI Request – Ophthalmology service [19 kb] MS Excel

3. The number of glaucoma filtering surgeries (to include trabeculectomy [C60.1], deep sclerectomy [C52.1 & C52.2] and viscocanulostomy [C60.6]) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.
4. The number of minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries [C60.5] (to include iStent, Xen, and Cypass) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.
5. The number of selective laser trabeculoplasty [C61.1] procedures carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.