Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7383

Date Request Received: 17/08/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 12/09/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Renal Dialysis Capacity

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Renal Dialysis Capacity

How many patients are on dialysis at the trust and are these being seen two or three times per week?
Answer To Question 1:
46, 10 are dialysing twice, 36 are on three sessions a week.
Question Number 2:
What is your current capacity level and what is your maximum capacity level of renal dialysis?
Answer To Question 2:
12 stations
current Maximum capacity 48
Question Number 3:
What is your current number of dialysis stations/beds?
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
What is the average cost per patient for renal dialysis within an NHS trust environment?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
Do you run two or three sessions per day and how many days per week do you run your service for?
Answer To Question 5:
2 sessions a day Monday to Saturday. am/pm - 6 days a week
Question Number 6:
What is your contingency plan for when you run out of internal dialysis capacity?
Answer To Question 6:
Priority review and open more shifts
Question Number 7:
Where does the primary source of funding for the renal department stem from? Is it directly from the trust or the ICB?
Answer To Question 7:
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