Salisbury Foundation Trust


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
2017 10
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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