Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5603

Date Request Received: 10/03/2020 08:56:20

Date Request Replied To: 21/04/2020 13:25:25

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Request Summary: Migraine

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
Does the hospital/hospitals treat chronic migraine?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
Total number of unique patients treated in the last 12 months for migraine
Answer To Question 2:
There isn't a specific procedure code for treatment of migraine, however we can advise that 142 unique patients were admitted during the last 12 months and had a diagnosis code for migraine applied against their admission. This doesn't mean they were admitted because of, or for, migraine treatment. the code might have been in any position in the coding details for the spell.
Question Number 3:
Total number of unique chronic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months
Answer To Question 3:
There isn't specific diagnostic coding for chronic migraine, therefore we cannot answer this question. Please see the migraine figures from Q2.
Question Number 4:
Does the trust actively inject chronic migraine patients (as opposed to sending to another hospital for injections)?
Answer To Question 4:
No we send them to UHS
Question Number 5:
Total number of chronic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months with the following:
a. Botulinum Toxin (i.e. Botox, Dysport, Xeomin)
b. Ajovy (Fremanezumab)
c. Aimovig (Erenumab)
d. Emgality (Galcanezumab)
Answer To Question 5:
None for all.
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