Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4833

Date Request Received: 22/01/2019 09:47:26

Date Request Replied To: 19/02/2019 09:49:06

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Request Summary: OSA and CPAP use

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
How many patients do you currently have who have been diagnosed with sleep apnoea
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
How many of those use CPAP
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
How many patients were diagnosed five years ago (i.e., on your books)
Answer To Question 3:
We do not have this information.
Question Number 4:
How many patients 10 years ago.(if appropriate )
Answer To Question 4:
We do not have this information.
Question Number 5:
How much is the cost per patient to the Trust?

If this cannot be broken down then total cost per year
Answer To Question 5:
For a standard pathway the patient would receive 3 appointments in the first year and then the cost of the equipment added to that.
After that they would have an appointment once every two years and the cost of additional equipment.
The CPAP bundle costs £367.35 for initial set up.

We are not able to give an exact cost per patient.

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