Reference 2019-646

REF:          2019-646 

Subject:      Peripheral IV Cannula & Midlines 

 

Request:

Information requested in respect of peripheral IV cannula

Please could you kindly advise which departments and healthcare professionals within your Trust use ultrasound to support the insertion of peripheral IV cannula?

 

Information requested in respect of Midlines

Please could you also advise if you purchase midlines and if so:

–           What brand(s) of midline do you purchase?

–           What volume do you purchase on an annual basis?

–           Who are the main clinicians responsible within your Trust for the insertion of Midlines?

Please could you also advise if you purchase a midline procedure pack and if so:

–           What is the content of the Midline insertion pack that you purchase?

–           What volume do you purchase on an annual basis?

 

 

Response:

Information requested in respect of peripheral IV cannula
Please could you kindly advise which departments and healthcare professionals within your Trust use ultrasound to support the insertion of peripheral IV cannula? None
Information requested in respect of Midlines
Please could you also advise if you purchase midlines and if so:
What brand(s) of midline do you purchase? Vygon
What volume do you purchase on an annual basis? 180 (18 boxes of 10)
Who are the main clinicians responsible within your Trust for the insertion of Midlines? Various anaesthetist consultants
Please could you also advise if you purchase a midline procedure pack and if so: No
What is the content of the Midline insertion pack that you purchase? N/A
What volume do you purchase on an annual basis? N/A