Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7167

Date Request Received: 04/05/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 17/05/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Bariatric equipment

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
How much has your Trust spent on specialist bariatric equipment for obese/bariatric patients (patients over 160kg) during the last five financial years? Please give a figure for each year: 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23.
Answer To Question 1:
Year Amount
18/19 £2,154.30
19/20 £15,788.60
20/21 £62,305.15
21/22 £2,246.74
22/23 £6,699.05

Total £89,193.84
Question Number 2:
How many patients needed special adaptations due to their weight in the past 12 months?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Please give a breakdown of the amounts spent by the Trust by the type of specialist bariatric equipment.

3.1 If equipment is used on a rental contract basis, please provide a list of contracts, including the values and suppliers.
Answer To Question 3:
Type Amount
Bed £49,016.49
Mattress £24,201.50
Chair £7,545.20
Spare Part £1,834.80
Wheelchair £1,380.00
Turning Aid £1,041.50
Walking Aid £1,022.40
Commode £893.00
Standing Aid £760.00
Maintenance £455.00
Delivery £375.30
Hoist £315.00
Bed Pan £129.90
Sling £129.50
Rope Ladder £83.45
Walking frame £10.80


Contract Benmor Medical Uk Ltd - Rental Contract Approx annual value £2966.
Question Number 4:
How many bariatric beds does the Trust own?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
How many bariatric fridges does the Trust own?
Answer To Question 5:
1 Fridge
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