Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7371

Date Request Received: 11/08/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 30/08/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Drug overdose admissions

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, could you please provide me with the following information relating to the drug overdose admissions in your hospital.

The name of your Trust?
Answer To Question 1:
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Question Number 2:
How many admissions related to drug overdose for year 2022 and from January to July 2023?
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
What are the most common drug overdose cases admitted in your hospital?
Answer To Question 3:
Aminophenol derivatives
Question Number 4:
How many patients admitted for drug overdose received medical treatment at a ward level?
Answer To Question 4:
61 patients received medical treatment on a ward
Question Number 5:
How many patients admitted for drug overdose required admission to the intensive care unit for advanced medical intervention such as mechanical ventilation and continuous renal replacement therapy?
Answer To Question 5:
19 patients required admission to the intensive care unit
Question Number 6:
What is the average length of stay for those patients admitted for drug overdose in your ITU?
Answer To Question 6:
The average length of stay on ITU was 9 days
Question Number 7:
What is the total number of deaths related to drug overdose in your hospital?
Answer To Question 7:
10 deaths
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