Internal Reference Number: FOI_5869
Date Request Received: 01/10/2020 13:06:37
Date Request Replied To: 09/10/2020 13:59:51
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Request Summary: coronavirus transmission in hospital
Request Category: Charities
|Question Number 1:|
the number of patients in your hospital(s) who tested positive for Covid-19, having tested negative at their time of admission
|Answer To Question 1:|
The number of patients who tested positive for Covid-19, having tested negative at time of admission (as of 8th October 2020) is 20.
|Question Number 2:|
the number of these patients who subsequently died from Covid-19.
|Answer To Question 2:|
The number of those 20 patients who subsequently died from Covid-19 (as of 8th October 2020) was 7.
*Please note we have interpreted Q2 as any patient from Q1 who has died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test.
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.