Internal Reference Number: FOI_5453
Date Request Received: 30/12/2019 08:01:20
Date Request Replied To: 27/01/2020 09:03:20
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Request Summary: advice given to tonsillectomy patients
Request Category: Private Individuals
|Question Number 1:|
Does your trust / hospital(s) offer Tonsillectomy Surgery which is undertaken in the Trust?
If the answer no, the FOI request ends here. Please just notify me that your trust / hospital(s) does not undertake this surgery.
If yes, please answer the following questions:
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|Question Number 2:|
Do surgeons in your trust / hospital(s) perform tonsillectomy surgery on children (under 16 years of age)?
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If the answer to 2 is ‘yes’, do they provide patients / parents of patients in this age group with an information sheet relating to their operation?
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If the answer to 3 is ‘yes’ please, as well as completing these question, also send me a copy of the information sheet that is provided, even if it is only sometimes given to patients/parents.
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|Question Number 5:|
Do surgeons in your trust / hospital(s) perform tonsillectomy surgery on young adults and adults (16 years and over)?
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|Question Number 6:|
If the answer to 5 is ‘yes’ please, as well as completing these question, also send me a copy of the information sheet that is provided, even if it is only sometimes given to patients (unless the same sheet given to both children/parents and to adult patients in which case please make that clear in your answer and just provide that sheet)
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What advice is usually given to a) Children and b) Young Adults / Adult regarding diet immediately after tonsillectomy (ie for approximately the first week or so post surgery)
|Answer To Question 7:|
Please see advice in leaflets
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