Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5737

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5737

Date Request Received: 22/07/2020 09:57:36

Date Request Replied To: 03/09/2020 09:00:26

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Request Summary: Dermatology Information Request

Request Category: Companies

 
Question Number 1:
Question 1
a. Please confirm how many (i) dermatology consultants and (ii) dermatology specialist nurses are currently in post in your NHS Trust
b. Please confirm how many (i) dermatology consultant and (ii) dermatology specialist nurse posts are currently vacant in your NHS Trust
 
Answer To Question 1:
a) 2 consultants, 0 nurse specialists
b) i) 2.65 wte consultant posts ii) 0
 
Question Number 2:
Question 2
a. Please confirm whether your NHS Trust has a dedicated service/clinic for the prescribing and administration of biologic therapies for atopic dermatitis (Yes/No)
b. If ‘No’ answered to question 2a, please confirm how the initiation of biologic therapies are managed locally in patients with atopic dermatitis
c. If ‘Yes’ answered to question 2a, and an alternative provider delivers this service, please confirm (i) the name of the provider and (ii) how many dermatology consultants and dermatology specialist nurses are involved in this service
 
Answer To Question 2:
a) No
b) By consultants/GPSIs
c) n/a
 
Question Number 3:
Question 3
Please confirm how many (i) dermatology consultants and (ii) dermatology specialist nurses are responsible for delivering biologic treatment for atopic dermatitis within your trust
 
Answer To Question 3:
i) 0
ii) 0
 
Question Number 4:
Question 4
a. Please confirm whether your NHS Trust has a documented protocol/pathway for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (Yes/No)
b. If ‘Yes’ answered to 4a, Please confirm whether that protocol/pathway includes provision for the use of biologic therapies as a treatment option for moderate/severe atopic dermatitis (Yes/No)
c. If ‘Yes’ answered to 4a, please provide a copy of the treatment protocol/pathway
 
Answer To Question 4:
a) no
b) n/a
c) n/a
 
Question Number 5:
Question 5
a. Please confirm whether your NHS Trust has a multi-disciplinary team in place to treat patients diagnosed with atopic dermatitis (Yes/No)
b. If ‘Yes’ answered to 5a, please outline what interventions and services the multi-disciplinary team can offer patients (eg psychodermatology service)
 
Answer To Question 5:
a) No
b) N/A
 
Question Number 6:
Question 6
a. Please confirm whether you have taken up any Free of Charge (FOC) Medicine Schemes from 2018 - 2020 (Yes/No)
b. Please provide a copy of your organisations policy on free-of-charge schemes
 
Answer To Question 6:
a) No FOC schemes for Dermatology for the period 2018 to 2020

b) No specific policy for free of charge schemes so information not held, but any contractual arrangement for a free of charge scheme would be in adherence to the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions.
 
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