Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5378

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5378

Date Request Received: 04/11/2019 11:05:36

Date Request Replied To: 29/11/2019 08:58:55

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Request Summary: Amputations

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
My request relates to problems that have occurred during amputation operations at hospitals under your jurisdiction.

I would like to request the following information:

1. A list of every amputation operation at your hospital over the past ten years.
 
Answer To Question 1:
The following number of admissions have occurred by year, during which the patient has been coded with an amputation OPCS procedure code:

2009 = 212
2010 = 250
2011 = 218
2012 = 216
2013 = 267
2014 = 239
2015 = 263
2016 = 244
2017 = 227
2018 = 223
 
Question Number 2:
The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in claims of medical negligence.
 
Answer To Question 2:
All clinical negligence claims made against the Trust are managed by NHS Resolution, to whom this request should be addressed.
 
Question Number 3:
The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in your informing your insurers of a possible claim for medical negligence.
 
Answer To Question 3:
All clinical negligence claims made against the Trust are managed by NHS Resolution to whom this request should be addressed.
 
Question Number 4:
The details of each incident.
 
Answer To Question 4:
All clinical negligence claims made against the Trust are managed by NHS Resolution to whom this request should be addressed.
 
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