Internal Reference Number: FOI_7172
Date Request Received: 12/05/2023 00:00:00
Date Request Replied To: 31/05/2023 00:00:00
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Request Summary: Skin MDTs
Request Category: Researcher
|Question Number 1:
Skin MDTs, how they run, their efficacy and costs across the UK.
|Answer To Question 1:
MDT’s are ran weekly on a Monday. They run every week apart from on a Bank Holiday.
|Question Number 2:
All staff present based on attendance records
|Answer To Question 2:
Core Members are expected to attend at least 66% of MDT’s – Core members attendance ranged between 66 and 88% attendance of the 17 core members of MDT
|Question Number 3:
Time spent by each team member in preparing for the SSMDT meeting
|Answer To Question 3:
MDT Co-ordinator spends approximately 7.5 hours a week preparing for MDT; Clinical Team spend approximately 90 Minutes a week to prepare for the skin MDT.
|Question Number 4:
Time spent by team coordinator preparing for and disseminating SSMDT outcome
|Answer To Question 4:
MDT Outcomes usually take the MDT-Co-ordinator approximately 1-2 hours this includes adding to Lorenzo Patient Care system and sending out relevant outcomes.
|Question Number 5:
Running time in minutes of the SSMDT
|Answer To Question 5:
|Question Number 6:
Overheads as a percentage of total operating costs from the most recent financial year
|Answer To Question 6:
We do not hold this information.
|Question Number 7:
Number of new cases discussed in the last 12m
|Answer To Question 7:
848 from 01/03/22 – 31/03/23
|Question Number 8:
Number of re-discussions discussed (re-discussion defined as any patient discussed at the same point in their pathway but following an additional test or any patient brought back to MDT for re-discussion of the same test results) in the last 12m
|Answer To Question 8:
351 patients. This is the number of skin patients discussed at more than one MDT on the same referral. It isn't possible to determine which point of the pathway they were on when the discussion took place.
|Question Number 9:
Were any videoconferencing facilities used across sites?
|Answer To Question 9:
There is video conferencing available for the MDT room.
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