Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4836

Date Request Received: 23/01/2019 15:10:35

Date Request Replied To: 21/02/2019 09:47:46

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Request Summary: Orthotics - insoles

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Does your organisation have its own podiatry orthotic insole manufacturing department or team?

o If yes, do they manufacture semi bespoke insoles utilising prefabricated shells as the base?
o If a prefabricated device is used in semi bespoke work what is the device of choice?
o If there is a manufacturing team what is the size of that team?
o If you have a manufacturing department what equipment does the team have to aid in the manufacturing of Podiatry orthotic devices?
Answer To Question 1:
The Trust does not manufacture podiatry orthotic insoles on site
Question Number 2:
If your organisation does not manufacture orthotic insoles does the podiatry department have a tender or contract in place with an outside company for the provision of podiatry orthotic devices?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
If the manufacturing of your devices is outsourced, what company currently supplies your devices?
Answer To Question 3:
P&P Orthotics and Innovation Rehab
Question Number 4:
If there is a tender or contract in place, when does this tender come to an end?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
How many pairs of insoles are your patients entitled to on the NHS?
Answer To Question 5:
We provide 2 sets of insoles on the NHS to adults and 1 set to Children
Question Number 6:
Can you provide any information you have on quantities of bespoke, semi bespoke, simple/flatbed and off the shelf devices that have been prescribed in the financial years 16/17, 17/18 and 18/19 (so far)?
Answer To Question 6:
An exemption has been applied to this question as the time to collate the information will exceed 18 hours.
Question Number 7:
What has been the total spend on podiatry orthotic devices for the financial years 16/17, 17/18, 18/19 (so far)?
Answer To Question 7:
16/17 - £90,000
17/18 - £85,000
18/19 - £96,000
Question Number 8:
What are the lead/turnaround times from your podiatry orthotic supplier, whether it is in house manufacturing or outsourced?
Answer To Question 8:
4-8 week turnaround time
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