Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5768

Date Request Received: 03/08/2020 10:12:36

Date Request Replied To: 11/08/2020 10:52:33

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Request Summary: Cardiac

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
Do you have a cardiac CT service? Yes / No
If No proceed to Q7. If Yes, please provide responses to the following #2 to 6;
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
How many Cardiac CT scans did the Trust perform in 2019?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
What was the average waiting time from referral to scan?
Answer To Question 3:
The average waiting time in 2019 from referral to appointment was 8 weeks
Question Number 4:
Does the Trust currently outsource reporting of cardiac CT scans? If so, what percentage was outsourced in 2019?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
What is the estimated timespan for reporting following scan completion?
Answer To Question 5:
Usually 1 week (expectation is report within 2 wks)
Question Number 6:
In light of the recent Coronavirus pandemic, how many patients have been delayed and put on the Cardiac CT waiting list?
Answer To Question 6:
There are currently 51 patients on the waiting list.

Question Number 7:
Are you planning to set-up a cardiac CT in the next 12 months?
Answer To Question 7:
Already have a service

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