Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5462

Date Request Received: 06/01/2020 12:34:00

Date Request Replied To: 03/02/2020 11:44:05

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Request Summary: Foreign objects swallowed by under 10s

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
I would like to know the amount of cases in A&E over the last year Jan 01 2019 - Dec 31st 2019, that have involved a person below the age of 10-years-old arriving in A&E at this trust due to having swallowed a foreign object. I would also like this information for the same request and timeframe for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

I would also like this data in a spreadsheet with cases broken down by date, location, age and gender, if possible. Also, if possible, what the object was that had been swallowed in each case.
Answer To Question 1:
Please see the breakdown of figures for the given time period. We cannot break the data down any further as it will not comply with IG guidelines. 8475 - FOI 5462 - Foreign Objects Swallowed.pdf
Please see attachments:
8475 - FOI 5462 - Foreign Objects Swallowed.pdf
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