Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4800

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4800

Date Request Received: 09/01/2019 10:50:33

Date Request Replied To: 15/01/2019 10:22:51

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Request Summary: Common eye procedures carried out by the trust 2016 - 2018

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Is the trusts ophthalmology service currently funded through payment by results for through a fixed (block) contract, or aligned incentive contract? If it is currently payment by results are there plans to move to an aligned incentive contract in 2019?
 
Answer To Question 1:
The Trust contracts currently with our commissioners in accordance with the national tariff payment system guidance (PbR) which is mostly on a cost and volume basis. Discussions for 2019 contracts which run from 1st April are ongoing but are likely to continue to be based on national guidance.
 
Question Number 2:
The number of cataract operations carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital. Please include C71, C72, C73, C74 and C75.

2016 (Jan-Dec)
2017 (Jan-Dec)
2018 (Jan-Dec)
 
Answer To Question 2:
The following number of cataract operations have been carried out in the given time period:

2016 = 1,784
2017 = 1,546
2018 = 1,343
 
Question Number 3:
The number of glaucoma filtering surgeries (to include trabeculectomy [C60.1], deep sclerectomy [C52.1 & C52.2] and viscocanulostomy [C60.6]) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.

2016 (Jan-Dec)
2017 (Jan-Dec)
2018 (Jan-Dec)
 
Answer To Question 3:
The following number of glaucoma filtering surgeries, deep sclerectomy and viscocanulostomy have been carried out in the given time period:

2016 = 13
2017 = 9
2018 = 16
 
Question Number 4:
The number of minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries [C60.5] (to include iStent, Xen, and Cypass) carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.

2016 (Jan-Dec)
2017 (Jan-Dec)
2018 (Jan-Dec)
 
Answer To Question 4:
The following number of minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries have been carried out in the given time period:

2016 = 0
2017 = 0
2018 = 14
 
Question Number 5:
The number of selective laser trabeculoplasty [C61.1] procedures carried out by the trust annually for the last three years, which hospitals the operations were carried out at, and the number at each hospital.

2016 (Jan-Dec)
2017 (Jan-Dec)
2018 (Jan-Dec)
 
Answer To Question 5:
The following number of selective laser trabeculoplasty procedures have been carried out in the given time period:

2016 = 0
2017 = 46
2018 = 47
 
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