Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5095

Date Request Received: 10/06/2019 13:10:59

Date Request Replied To: 04/07/2019 14:09:32

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Request Summary: Food complaints and Listeria 2017 - 2019

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
The trust's daily cost on food per patient for the financial years:

Answer To Question 1:
Cost of feeding 1 patient per day as per ERIC definitions are
16/17 - £7.98
17/18 - £3.05
18/19 - Not yet available

This information is publicly available
Question Number 2:
The total number of food quality complaints reported by patients and/or their families during or after their treatment at your NHS trust regarding the quality of food provided by the trust in the financial years:

Answer To Question 2:
please see attached spread sheet. FOI 5095 quality of food.xlsx
Question Number 3:
Please detail the specific food which has received the most complaints for this financial year only.
Answer To Question 3:
PALS received no complaints, concerns or comments about food in the last financial year.
Question Number 4:
Please provide the total number of Listeriosis cases documented which developed because of food provided to them during their treatment at your NHS trust for the financial years:

Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
Please tell me the number of deaths caused by malnutrition as the underlying cause or contributing factor for the financial years:

Answer To Question 5:
The following number of patients died in hospital in the given time period, where the patient had diagnosis code of Malnutrition against their admission:

2016-17 = 5
2017-18 = 15
2018-19 = 7
Please see attachments:
FOI 5095 quality of food.xlsx
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