Reference 2019-84

REF:           2019-84

Subject:       Pressure Sores

 

Request:

1. The total number of patients cared for during 12 months between 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018

Emergency

Day Case

Elective

Grand Total

 

2. Number of inpatients that developed bed sores, pressure sores or pressure ulcers for the twelve months between: 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018

 

3. Total number of pressure sore incidents by grade, not number of patients, as some patients may develop more than one pressure ulcers between: 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Necrotic

Purple Discoloration

 

4. The proportion of these pressure sores that were new, and had therefore occurred since admission to hospital.

 

5. The number of patients admitted from residential or nursing homes with pressure sores.

 

6. The number of death certificates in this period on which pressure sores were mentioned.

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-84 – FOI Request – Pressure Sores [121 kb] PDF

Visitor restrictions

To protect you and our staff during the current outbreak of Covid-19 we’ve put in place significant restrictions on hospital visitors.

Full details of these can be found on our website.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and helping us stop the spread of Covid-19.

Read More

Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.

Close