Internal Reference Number: FOI_5987
Date Request Received: 11/01/2021 11:06:21
Date Request Replied To: 19/02/2021 13:12:43
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Request Summary: contriolled cooling for babies stats - confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy(HIE)
Request Category: Legal
|Question Number 1:|
Please may we request;
an anonymised list of babies born in the Trust who underwent controlled cooling as result of confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy(HIE), between 1 September 2010 and 1 September 2020;
|Answer To Question 1:|
The majority of patients are sent to Southampton Hospitals for this procedure (controlled cooling).
We do not code for suspected HIE however we can confirm that there were 60 cases of confirmed HIE at Salisbury Hospital coded during those two dates. We are unable to provide an anonymised list of babies.
|Question Number 2:|
An anonymised list of babies born in the Trust who died as a result of confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy(HIE), between 1 September 2010 and 1 September 2020;
|Answer To Question 2:|
There have been 0 babies who died at Salisbury Hospital as a result of confirmed HIE between those dates. We only code for confirmed HIE, not suspected.
|Question Number 3:|
In relation to 1 and 2 above please confirm:
a. the grade of HIE; and
b. the ethnic origin of mother and baby
|Answer To Question 3:|
We are unable to provide the grade of HIE as this not coded.
Please see information on ethnicity below:
Ethnicity Total Cases where HIE coded
African - Black/Black British <6
Asian - Other Background <6
Mixed White & Asian <6
White British 54
As per IG regulations, totals showing 5 or less patients have been anonymised.
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