Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5341

Date Request Received: 09/10/2019 10:28:55

Date Request Replied To: 04/11/2019 09:07:42

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Request Summary: nutritional management of people with colorectal cancer

Request Category: Researcher

Question Number 1:
The hospital would be described as a (please delete as appropriate):
District general (defined as a major provider of secondary care in the local area)
Teaching hospital (defined as a centre of secondary or tertiary care in a major city that is affiliated with a medical school and/or has a large academic department)
Answer To Question 1:
District general
Question Number 2:
Total number of inpatient beds at this hospital:
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Does the hospital provide colorectal cancer services (please delete as appropriate): Y / N
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
Is the hospital a specialist colorectal cancer care centre (please delete as appropriate): Y / N
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
How many dietitians are employed in the hospital (please answer in FTE units):
Answer To Question 5:
Salisbury Foundation Trust: Macmillan Dietitian 0.8 + Nutrition support Dietitian 0.53
Wiltshire Health and Care: Spinal 0.28 + ITU/Burns 0.4 + Cancer Care Dieitian 0.6 + Band 5 Acute 1.0
Total: 3.61 FTE
Question Number 6:
How many dietitians are commissioned to provide dietetic services in each cancer type (please answer in FTE units. Where no time is commissioned, please enter 0):

Please answer in attached document
Answer To Question 6:
Time is not split by cancer type. Oncology/Haematology patients are all covered as outpatients/inpatients by Macmillan dietitian/Cancer care dietitian.
Question Number 7:
a. Is there any band 5, general dietetic cover for colorectal cancer care (please delete as appropriate): Y/N
b. If yes, how many dietitians are commissioned (please answer in FTE units):
Answer To Question 7:
Question Number 8:
If there is dietetic time commissioned for colorectal cancer care at the hospital, does this include outpatient or community follow up after discharge? (please delete as appropriate)
N/A- no dietetic time commissioned for colorectal cancer care
Yes, by the colorectal cancer specialist dietitian Yes, by a general cancer specialist dietitian
Yes, follow up by the community dietetic team Yes, by a non-specialist dietitian (band 5)
No outpatient or community follow up available Other – please specify:……………………………
Answer To Question 8:
Yes can be seen by Macmillan cancer care dietitian when attending for outpatient appointments
Question Number 9:
If dietetic time is commissioned for colorectal cancer care, where does the funding come from?
Answer To Question 9:
Wiltshire Health and Care
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