Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4674

Date Request Received: 22/10/2018 11:51:52

Date Request Replied To: 13/11/2018 10:21:53

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Request Summary: Diabetes

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Does your Trust employ a diabetes inpatient specialist nurse? For clarity, a nurse specialising in diabetes care for inpatients in your hospitals.
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
Does your Trust record the number of days on average that patients with diabetes spend as inpatients in your hospital, and if so, what is this figure for 2018?
Answer To Question 2:
yes, 3.19
Question Number 3:
If you do record the above information (from question 2), how does this compare to the average number of days spent in hospital by patients without diabetes?
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
Does your Trust employ a multidisciplinary foot care team to manage diabetes related amputations and if so, what is the staff mix?
Answer To Question 4:
yes podiatrist, diabetologist, microbiologist, surgeon
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