Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4726

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4726

Date Request Received: 19/11/2018 15:42:53

Date Request Replied To: 05/12/2018 08:59:54

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Request Summary: Patients with pressure sores

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
The total number of patients cared for during 12 months between 01/11/2016 and 01/11/2017

Emergency
Day Case
Elective
Grand Total
 
Answer To Question 1:
The following number of patients were admitted during the given time period:

Emergency = 30,085 (includes 21,540 Emergency and 8,545 Non-Elective admissions)
Daycase = 31,352
Elective = 5,220

Total = 66,657
 
Question Number 2:
Number of inpatients that developed bed sores, pressure sores or pressure ulcers for the twelve months between: 01/11/2016 and 01/11/2017
 
Answer To Question 2:

Nov-16 - 16
Dec-16 - 12
Jan-17 - 7
Feb-17 - 11
Mar-17 - 9
Apr-17 - 13
May-17 - 15
Jun-17 - 12
Jul-17 - 11
Aug-17 - 8
Sep-17 - 14
Oct-17 - 14
 
Question Number 3:
Total number of pressure sore incidents by grade, not number of patients, as some patients may develop more than one pressure ulcers between: 01/11/2016 and 01/11/2017

Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Necrotic
Purple Discoloration
 
Answer To Question 3:
Hospital acquired

Grade 2 - 152
Grade 3 - 1
Grade 4 - 0
Unstageable - 10

Present on admission

Grade 2 - 322
Grade 3 - 76
Grade 4 - 44
Unstageable - 31

Necrotic and Purple discolouration within timescale requested categorised as unstageable for a combined figure.

Grade 1 - No National requirement to incident report Grade 1 Pressure damage - records not kept

 
Question Number 4:
The proportion of these pressure sores that were new, and had therefore occurred since admission to hospital.
 
Answer To Question 4:
Grade 1
Grade 2 - 32%
Grade 3 - 1.3%
Grade 4 - 0%
Unstageable - 24.4%
 
Question Number 5:
The number of patients admitted from residential or nursing homes with pressure sores.
 
Answer To Question 5:
33
 
Question Number 6:
The number of death certificates in this period on which pressure sores were mentioned.
 
Answer To Question 6:
The stubs have been reviewed by the Bereavement Office and there are zero death certificates on which pressure sores were mentioned between 01/11/2016 and 01/11/2017.
 
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