Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5419

Date Request Received: 29/11/2019 15:14:10

Date Request Replied To: 30/12/2019 08:52:14

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Request Summary: Clnics within the Trust and prescribers

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
Does your Trust have an Anticoagulant Service for in-patients and out-patients?
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Question Number 2:
How many inpatient beds does your Trust have (at each site if more than 1 site)?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Who doses VKA for your inpatient population?
a) Doctors
b) Advanced nurse practitioners
c) Biomedical Scientists
d) Clinical Nurse Specialists – if so are they nurse prescribers?
e) Pharmacists - If so are they prescribers?
f) Other
Answer To Question 3:
b) Advanced nurse practitioners

d) Clinical Nurse Specialists – if so are they nurse prescribers? X2 Prescribers
Question Number 4:
How many individuals who are not doctors perform this role in the groups specified above
Answer To Question 4:
5 Anticoagulation nurses (including x2 Non-Medical prescribers)
Question Number 5:
If you dose warfarin for out-patients, how many warfarin patients do you currently dose?
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Question Number 6:
Which dosing software do you use?
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Question Number 7:
Does your Trust run nurse led Anticoagulation clinics?
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Question Number 8:
Who completes your VTE Risk assessments?
Answer To Question 8:
Nurses within POAU for elective surgery or Dr’s during clerking process
Question Number 9:
What is your current VTE Risk assessment compliance rate?
Answer To Question 9:
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