Reference 2019-518

REF:            2019-518

Subject:        Private patient beds

          

 

Request:     

  1. How many private patient beds does your trust currently have in each of the following settings?

a) A dedicated private patient unit

b) Private patient wards

c) Other private beds eg. on or near NHS wards

  1. What is the total number of private beds currently designated for self-pay patients?
  2. Are NHS patients ever allocated private beds?

If so, what proportion of private bed days would be taken up in this way (2018/19)?

  1. Please state the total annual cost to your NHS Trust in providing self-pay treatment in 2018/19.
  2. Please state the total amount billed for provision of private treatment in 2018/19 to:

(a) self-pay patients

(b) private health insurer(s)

  1. Please state the amount received as a result of this billing in each case.

 

Response:

1. How many private patient beds does your trust currently have in each of the following settings?
a) A dedicated private patient unit 0
b) Private patient wards 0
c) Other private beds e.g. on or near NHS wards 0
2. What is the total number of private beds currently designated for self-pay patients? 0
3. Are NHS patients ever allocated private beds?

If so, what proportion of private bed days would be taken up in this way (2018/19)?

N/A
4. Please state the total annual cost to your NHS Trust in providing self-pay treatment in 2018/19. We do not collect this information
5. Please state the total amount billed for provision of private treatment in 2018/19 to: £37K
(a) self-pay patients We do not collect this information
(b) private health insurer(s)
6. Please state the amount received as a result of this billing in each case.