Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4785

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4785

Date Request Received: 27/12/2018 15:07:41

Date Request Replied To: 25/01/2019 09:33:09

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Request Summary: DTOC and Missed Targets Fines

Request Category: Media

 
Question Number 1:
What is the name of:
a) your trust
b) the hospitals run by your trust
 
Answer To Question 1:
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
 
Question Number 2:
What is the longest time (in days) one patient has remained in a bed at your trust due to delays in transfer of care (DTOC) from October 2016 to October 2018?
 
Answer To Question 2:
115 days
 
Question Number 3:
What was the age of the patient (from question 2) and the reason for delay?
 
Answer To Question 3:
This level of information is too detailed a level
 
Question Number 4:
How much money has your trust been fined or had withdrawn/withheld for not meeting the percentage target for A&E waiting time (4 hours) in the following
financial years: (If possible please breakdown by quarters, if not just give the whole sum for that period)
a) 2017/2018
b) so far 2018
 
Answer To Question 4:
a) 2017-18 - The Trust did not agree a control total for the year and so was not entitled to any Provider Sustainability Funding in 2017-18 (formerly Sustainability and Transformation funding (STF)). It is not possible to determine how much STF A & E funding was lost as a result. No fines were incurred in the year.
b) 2018-19 - The Trust did agree a control total for the year entitling it to Provider Sustainability Funding (PSF) in 2018-19. The Trust is not expecting to achieve the required A & E target for the first 3 quarters of 2018-19. As a result it will not receive £740k PSF funding in this period. No fines have been incurred to date.
 
Question Number 5:
How much money has your trust been fined or had withdrawn/withheld for not meeting the percentage target for referral to treatment time of 18 weeks for patients in the following financial years: (If possible please breakdown by quarters, if not just give the whole sum for that period)
a) 2017/2018
b) so far 2018
 
Answer To Question 5:
a) 2017-18 - The Trust did not agree a control total for the year and so was not entitled to any Provider Sustainability Funding in 2017-18 (formerly Sustainability and Transformation funding (STF)). It is not possible to determine how much STF 18 week referral to treatment funding was lost as a result. No fines were incurred in the year.
b) None to date
 
Question Number 6:
How much money has your trust been fined or had withdrawn/withheld for not meeting the 15 minute target of handing over a patient from an ambulance to your hospital in the following financial years: (If possible please breakdown by quarters, if not just give the whole sum for that period)
a) 2017/2018
b) so far 2018
 
Answer To Question 6:
a. The Trust would have been fined £49k but a national decision was taken not to fine Trusts in 2017-18.
b. The Trust has made a provision of £64k, but no fines have been raised in 2018-19 to date.
 
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