Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5032

Date Request Received: 30/04/2019 14:31:35

Date Request Replied To: 20/05/2019 08:19:05

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Request Summary: Number of deaths and autopsies carried out 2017 - 2018 at the Trust

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
For each of the years 2017 and 2018 please may you provide me with;

The total number of adult (aged 17 and above) deaths within your Trust (on Trust sites) between 1st January and 31st December of each year.
Answer To Question 1:
The following number of deaths in hospital occurred in the given time period for patients aged 17 and above:

2017 = 854
2018 = 797
Question Number 2:
The number of Hospital (consent) autopsies carried out on adult (aged 17 and above) deaths which occurred between 1st January and 31st December of each year.
Answer To Question 2:
For 2017 there were 3 cases
For 2018 there were 1 case
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