Case Number 4736
Request Date 20/04/2016
Completion Date 17/05/2016 

 

Details of the Request

Which commercial organisations are permitted to promote or distribute their products or the products of other organisations in the Trust’s maternity wards; what revenues accrue to the Trust from that activity; and what evidence is there that patients welcome such activity?

 

Details of the Response

1. Which commercial organisations are permitted to promote or distribute their products or the products of other organisations in the Trust’s maternity wards;

Bounty are the only organisation distributing products in maternity in our Trust.

 

2. What revenues accrue to the Trust from that activity;

The Trust accrues approx. £4,000 per annum

 

3. and what evidence is there that patients welcome such activity?

We gain regular feedback from women through the Friends and Family Test, maternity information evening, MSLC and walking the Patch initiative. The feedback is always positive in relation to Bounty and we have never had a complaint about the service.