Internal Reference Number: FOI_4811
Date Request Received: 11/01/2019 09:30:05
Date Request Replied To: 17/01/2019 09:20:55
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Request Summary: Spider bites
Request Category: Companies
|Question Number 1:|
How many patients have you treated for suspected and/or diagnosed spider bites in the last five years?
|Answer To Question 1:|
|Question Number 2:|
Can I please have a yearly breakdown on those figures for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
|Answer To Question 2:|
Year Number of Patients treated*
2014 < 5
2015 < 5
2016 < 5
2018 < 5
* if number of patients treated per year is less than 5 then the true number cannot be revealed due to Information Governance restrictions
|Question Number 3:|
Can I please request a brief description of the treatment carried out, date of treatment, age and gender of the patient
|Answer To Question 3:|
Cannot answer as would identify patients. Most common treatment given was verbal/written advice.
|Question Number 4:|
Where possible, can you indicated what type of spider was suspected of causing the bite?
|Answer To Question 4:|
Cannot answer as this is not recorded and would potentially identify patients
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