Internal Reference Number: FOI_6003
Date Request Received: 18/01/2021 13:46:20
Date Request Replied To: 24/02/2021 08:18:41
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Request Summary: MESH tool questions
Request Category: Researcher
|Question Number 1:|
Please provide copies of any documents outlining the rationale not to adopt the MESH tool.
|Answer To Question 1:|
The information requested is not held by the Trust.
|Question Number 2:|
Please provide copies of any meeting minutes or email correspondence with the Department of Health and Social Care or NHS England pertaining to the adoption of the MESH tool. Please also provide any documents/guidance sent to your trust regarding this.
|Answer To Question 2:|
Please refer to the guidance issued by NHS Improvement circulated via email: https://improvement.nhs.uk/documents/5923/OVM_MESH_user_guide.pdf
The emails referred to within your request are deemed to be of a confidential personal nature and non disclosable under Section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
|Question Number 3:|
Does this Trust have an alternative system for identifying patients who may be eligible for charging?
If yes, please provide a copy of any documents/flowcharts detailing how this system identifies patients potentially eligible for charging. This should include the criteria used to assign patients a charging status.
|Answer To Question 3:|
Please find attached the document detailing the data flow process requested.Ordinary_residence_tool.pdf
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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.