Case Number 4690
Request Date 28/03/2016
Completion Date 04/04/2016

 

Details of the Request

1. Name of your NHS trust

 

2. Approximately how many doctors is your department responsible for?

 

3. Does your trust do routine screen of all doctors for colour vision deficiency?

  • Yes
  • No

 

4. How many of the doctors currently employed by your trust have a declared a colour vision deficiency?

  • Number
  • Data not collected/available
  • Data collected/available, but unable to give out number (reason)

 

5. Does your trust offer formal guidance for doctors with color vision deficiency?

  • Yes, specific guidance for colour vision deficiency
  • Yes, but only encompassed in a broader policy
  • No

 

6. If a doctor declared a colour vision deficiency, what (if any) action would be taken?

 

7. What form does this guidance take (select all that apply)

  • Written advice
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Phone interview
  • Referral to other service (specify)
  • Other

 

8. What would this interview/referral/other guidance consist of?

 

9. Please describe how colour vision deficiency is encompassed in a broader policy, and what advice (if any) is given

 

Details of the Response

1. Name of your NHS trust

Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

2. Approximately how many doctors is your department responsible for?

545

 

3. Does your trust do routine screen of all doctors for colour vision deficiency?

No

 

4. How many of the doctors currently employed by your trust have a declared a colour vision deficiency?

Data not collected

 

5. Does your trust offer formal guidance for doctors with color vision deficiency?

No

 

6. If a doctor declared a colour vision deficiency, what (if any) action would be taken?

No specific OH criteria to undertake a health assessment