Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5423

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5423

Date Request Received: 05/12/2019 11:37:24

Date Request Replied To: 03/01/2020 08:08:47

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Request Summary: Indwelling urinary catheters and Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
For each of the financial years 2015/16 to 2019/20:

How many of your patients had an indwelling urinary catheter (also called a Foley catheter)H placed or were admitted with a urinary catheter in situ?
 
Answer To Question 1:
Data not held.
 
Question Number 2:
For each of the financial years 2015/16 to 2019/20:

How many patients with an indwelling urinary catheter got a Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)?
 
Answer To Question 2:
Unknown
 
Question Number 3:
For each of the financial years 2015/16 to 2019/20:

How many cases were there of a primary CAUTI developing into a gram-negative bloodstream infection?
 
Answer To Question 3:
Unknown
 
Question Number 4:
Do you track where CAUTIs originate i.e. the hospital Trust or in the community?
 
Answer To Question 4:
Data not held.
 
Question Number 5:
Does your Trust follow guidance or protocols for:

The recognition, diagnosis and treatment of a CAUTI? If so, please indicate what these are.
 
Answer To Question 5:
No
 
Question Number 6:
Does your Trust follow guidance or protocols for:

Urinary Catheter selection, insertion and ongoing care? If so, please indicate what these are.
 
Answer To Question 6:
the use of BARD trays, only a certain catheters available 1 for female 1 for male with a variety of bags to choose from.
 
Question Number 7:
Does your Trust follow guidance or protocols for:

What processes does the Trust have in place to ensure practical adherence to the guidelines in a) and b)? How does the Trust monitor these processes?
 
Answer To Question 7:
catheterisation policy, insertion and ongoing bundles compliance for ensuring the policy is adhered to
 
Question Number 8:
How many prescriptions of antimicrobials/antibiotics were dispensed in each of the financial years from 2015/16 to 2019/20 in relation to a CAUTI?

a. How many different antimicrobials/antibiotics were used?

b. Are these antimicrobials/antibiotics used to treat other infections?
 
Answer To Question 8:
The Trust does not hold this information.
 
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