Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4900

Date Request Received: 19/02/2019 09:25:30

Date Request Replied To: 05/03/2019 08:04:20

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Request Summary: MRSA / C. Diff

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
What point of care facilities does your trust have for the diagnosis of:

a. Group A streptococcal bacteria
b. Influenza virus
c. Clostridium difficile
d. Staphylococcus aureus
Answer To Question 1:
a. no
b. yes ED and AMU
c. no
d. no
Question Number 2:
Does your trust require diagnostic tests before prescribing:

a. Penicillins
b. Aminoglycosides
c. Tetracyclines
d. Macrolides
e. Co-amoxiclav
f. Cephalosporins
g. Carbapenems
h. Quinolones
Answer To Question 2:
a. no
b. no
c. no
d. no
e. no
f. no
g. no
h. no
Question Number 3:
What plans do your trust have to procure new diagnostic equipment using the additional funding for additional diagnostic equipment and staff capacity?
Answer To Question 3:
Not aware of additional funding for diagnostic equipment other than those already submitted in capital bids.
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