Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4953

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4953

Date Request Received: 14/03/2019 10:21:24

Date Request Replied To: 03/04/2019 09:40:33

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Request Summary: Patients admitted to palliative care in 2018 and the Liverpool Care Pathway

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
In the year of 2018, how many patients admitted to the hospitals within your trust over the age of 75 were placed on palliative care?
 
Answer To Question 1:
66 patients over the age of 75 were placed on Palliative Care in 2018.
 
Question Number 2:
In the year of 2018, how many patients admitted to the hospitals within your trust over the age of 75 that were placed on palliative care passed away?
 
Answer To Question 2:
40 patients over the age of 75 were placed on Palliative Care in 2018, who passed away.
 
Question Number 3:
In the year of 2018, patients admitted to the hospitals within your trust over the age of 75 that were placed on palliative care who passed away – what were the original admissions/diagnosis' of these patients?
 
Answer To Question 3:
The following list shows the admitting primary diagnosis for patients aged over 75 who were placed on Palliative Care, who passed away, in 2018:

C029 Malignant neoplasm: Tongue, unspecified
C159 Malignant neoplasm: Oesophagus, unspecified
C189 Malignant neoplasm: Colon, unspecified
C250 Malignant neoplasm: Head of pancreas
C349 Malignant neoplasm: Bronchus or lung, unspecified
C450 Mesothelioma of pleura
C56X Malignant neoplasm of ovary
C61X Malignant neoplasm of prostate
C679 Malignant neoplasm: Bladder, unspecified
C73X Malignant neoplasm of thyroid gland
C780 Secondary malignant neoplasm of lung
C787 Secondary malignant neoplasm of liver and intrahepatic bile duct
C795 Secondary malignant neoplasm of bone and bone marrow
C800 Malignant neoplasm, primary site unknown, so stated
C859 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, unspecified
G122 Motor neuron disease
 
Question Number 4:
When did your trust stop using the Liverpool Care Pathway guidelines?
 
Answer To Question 4:
Early 2014
 
Question Number 5:
In the year of 2018, how many patients admitted to the hospitals within your trust over the age of 75 were placed on an end of life care plan, that followed the guidelines of NICE?
 
Answer To Question 5:
The Trust does not hold this information.
 
Question Number 6:
Does your trust use palliative sedation on patients over the age of 75?
 
Answer To Question 6:
The Trust follows NICE guidelines for anticipatory prescribing. Palliative sedation is not used as routine.
 
Question Number 7:
Did your trust receive financial incentive for placing patients on the Liverpool Care Pathway from 1990 to 2013?
 
Answer To Question 7:
No
 
Question Number 8:
How much financial incentive did your trust receive for placing patients on the Liverpool Care Pathway from 1990 to 2013?
 
Answer To Question 8:
£Nil
 
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