Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4812

Date Request Received: 11/01/2019 09:33:21

Date Request Replied To: 05/02/2019 15:40:46

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Request Summary: Pressure sores

Request Category: Researcher

Question Number 1:
The total number of patients cared for during 12 months between 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018


Day Case


Grand Total
Answer To Question 1:
The follow number of admissions occurred during the given time period:

Emergency = 31,909
Day Case (including Regular Day Attenders) = 31,760
Elective = 5,443
Total = 69,112
Question Number 2:
Number of inpatients that developed bed sores, pressure sores or pressure ulcers for the twelve months between: 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018
Answer To Question 2:
Please see attached documentCopy of Request FOI_4812 Feb 2019.xlsx
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: 01/11/2017 and 01/11/2018

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4


Purple Discoloration
Answer To Question 3:
Please see document attached to question 2
Question Number 4:
The proportion of these pressure sores that were new, and had therefore occurred sinceadmission to hospital.
Answer To Question 4:
Please see document attached to question 2
Question Number 5:
The number of patients admitted from residential or nursing homes with pressure sores
Answer To Question 5:
Please see document attached to question 2
Question Number 6:
The number of death certificates in this period on which pressure sores were mentioned.
Answer To Question 6:
Information not held
Please see attachments:
Copy of Request FOI_4812 Feb 2019.xlsx
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