Reference 2019-307

REF:            2019-307

Subject:        Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder




In light of the above information I would like to ask you to provide:

  1. Data for admissions and outpatients episodes with the following diagnosis codes for a five year period (2013-2018):
    1. 1.O35.4, maternal care for [suspected] damage to foetusfrom alcohol.
    2. 2. P04.3, foetusand newborn affected by maternal use of alcohol.
    3. 3.Q86.0, FAS [dysmorphic].
  1. Information on the number of cases of FASD they have diagnosed in the previous 12 months (period April 1st 2018 to April 1st 2019 made by community paediatricians, specialist developmental assessment  teams e.g. Neurodevelopmental service and CAHMS teams operating under your trust.
  1. Information on the number of Doctors in your Trust who currently provide diagnostic and/or post-diagnostic services for FASD? Please provide their names and posts. Whether your Trust employs specifically trained professionals, including but not limited to nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists, to provide specialised services for patients on the FASD spectrum? If so, in what specialties, and how many? Please provide their names and posts.
  1. Information you hold on whether your Trust sends patients for specialist FASD diagnosis to expert services such as the National NHS FASD Clinic in Surrey ( Did you refer any patients to the National FASD Clinic or any other such clinic in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, and in 2018, and if so, how many in each year?




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2019-307 – FOI Request – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder [108 kb] PDF

2019-307 – FOI Request – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder [11 kb] Ms Excel