Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5401

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5401

Date Request Received: 18/11/2019 09:18:43

Date Request Replied To: 05/12/2019 12:07:59

This response was sent via: By Email

Request Summary: Breast Screening & Breast Clinics

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Breast Screening – (Asymptomatic)

Does the trust have a dedicated breast screening service/unit (Asymptomatic mammograms) – This could be separate from the main x-ray department?
If so, what is the name of the service?
 
Answer To Question 1:
N/A - No screening service at SFT
 
Question Number 2:
Is this run in a static unit or on breast screening vans (Or Both)? How many vans does the service run? How many static sites does the service run?
 
Answer To Question 2:
N/A - No screening service at SFT
 
Question Number 3:
How many ladies are scanned/screened on average, per day on each van/static unit?
 
Answer To Question 3:
N/A - No screening service at SFT
 
Question Number 4:
Does the service scan on a 5 day or 7 day week?
 
Answer To Question 4:
N/A - No screening service at SFT
 
Question Number 5:
Who has the overall responsibility for the breast screening service?
Please provide an organisational chart for the team/department with overall responsibility for the breast screening service
 
Answer To Question 5:
N/A - No screening service at SFT
 
Question Number 6:
Symptomatic Mammography & Breast Clinics

Which department has the responsibility for symptomatic mammograms / Symptomatic Breast Lists/Clinics? Does this come under the breast screening unit or the main radiography department of the trust?
 
Answer To Question 6:
This comes under the Breast Unit managed by surgeons and radiologists. We do not have a screening service in Salisbury.
 
Question Number 7:
How many ladies are assessed on average per day in the symptomatic breast clinic?
 
Answer To Question 7:
We see 56 symptomatic patients per week.
 
Question Number 8:
Does the service scan on a 5 day or 7 day week?
 
Answer To Question 8:
We scan 5 days a week but only hold symptomatic clinics 3 days per week.
 
Question Number 9:
Who has the overall responsibility for the symptomatic breast clinics?
Please provide an organisational chart for the team/department with overall responsibility for the symptomatic breast clinics
 
Answer To Question 9:
Consultant surgeons and Radiologists as part of the MDT.
 
To return to the list of all the FOI requests please click here

Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8BJ
T: 01722 336262 E: sft.pals@nhs.net
© 2021 Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Values