Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5826

Date Request Received: 10/09/2020 12:34:13

Date Request Replied To: 13/01/2021 14:20:42

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Request Summary: biologic and biosimilar product prescribing in rheumatology

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
How many patients have been treated with biologics or biosimilar products in the last 12 months for the following conditions:
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Psoriatic Arthritis
• Ankylosing Spondylitis
• Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
Answer To Question 1:
Please see attached refusal notice explaining why the Trust is unable to answer this FOI.
Question Number 2:
Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated by the rheumatology department (for any condition) in the last 12 months with the following drugs.
• Abatacept [Orencia]
• Adalimumab [Amgevita]
• Adalimumab [Humira]
• Adalimumab [Hyrimoz]
• Adalimumab [Imraldi]
• Apremilast [Otezla]
• Baricitinib [Olumiant]
• Certolizumab [Cimzia]
• Etanercept [Benepali]
• Etanercept [Enbrel]
• Etanercept [Erelzi]
• Golimumab [Simponi]
• Infliximab [Flixabi]
• Infliximab [Inflectra]
• Infliximab [Remicade]
• Infliximab [Remsima]
• Ixekizumab [Taltz]
• Rituximab [MabThera]
• Rituximab [Rixathon]
• Rituximab [Truxima]
• Sarilumab [Kevzara]
• Secukinumab [Cosentyx]
• Tocilizumab [Ro Actemra]
• Tofacitinib [Xeljanz]
• Upadacitinib [Rinvoq]
• Ustekinumab [Stelara]
Answer To Question 2:
Please see answer to question 1.
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