Internal Reference Number: FOI_7120
Date Request Received: 11/04/2023 00:00:00
Date Request Replied To: 04/05/2023 00:00:00
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Request Summary: interstitial lung disease Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Request Category: Companies
|Question Number 1:
Does Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust have any local treatment guidelines, pathways or protocols for the treatment of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? Yes/No
If Yes, please provide a copy.
|Answer To Question 1:
The Trust does not have a standardised protocol or local guideline but follows the BTS?SIGN guidance from 2013 and also refer to any new advances such as the latest relaxation of referral criteria for antifibrotics. Our onward referral centres are Southampton and the Royal Brompton Hospital.
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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.