Case Number 6492
Request Date 21/01/2019
Completion Date 04/02/2019

 

Details of the Request

Please could you provide the following information for the time period between April 2017 to April 2018. Please could this information be broken down into annual figures for each individual hospital in the trust.

  1. The number of in patients and emergency department patients admitted to the hospital (Looking for the number of patients you have stayed at least 1 night in the hospital).
  2. The Number of patients admitted to your Critical Care Unit (How many patients were transferred to the Critical care unit)
  3. The number of slide sheets the Hospital bought for the period above (Total number of slide sheets bought to move a patient)
  4. The Product code of the most bought slide sheet and size
  5. ONLY COMPLETE IF USING WASHABLE SLIDE SHEETS - If washable slide sheets how many were sent to laundry in the calendar year to be washed
  6. The Hospitals Average number of days a patient stays in the hospital
  7. The number of reported MSK injuries to staff (MSK = Musculoskeletal injuries reported due to being injured in the work place)
  8. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 2 Pressure Ulcer
  9. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 3 Pressure Ulcer
  10. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 4 Pressure Ulcer
  11. The number of patients with a reported Grade 2 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel
  12. The number of patients with a reported Grade 3 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel
  13. The Number of patients with a reported Grade 4 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel
  14. The hospitals main supplier of Slide Sheets
  15. The hospitals main supplier of Slings
  16. Number of Universal high back slings bought (total to include small, medium, large and extra large universal high back slings)

 

Details of the Response

1. The number of in patients and emergency department patients admitted to the hospital (Looking for the number of patients you have stayed at least 1 night in the hospital)

Inpatient admissions with a length of stay greater than zero – 2017/18

Patient Type St Peter's Ashford
Elective 3097 1156
Emergency 21780 17
Births 3364  
Maternity 4284  
Total 32525 1173

 

2. The Number of patients admitted to your Critical Care Unit (How many patients were transferred to the Critical care unit)

Patients admitted into ITU – 2017/18

ITU Admissions Admitted Transferred IN TOTAL
Total admissions 281 804 1085
Unique patients 220 633 853

 

3. The number of slide sheets the Hospital bought for the period above (Total number of slide sheets bought to move a patient)

Last 12 months Jan 18 to Dec 18:

  • Ashford Hospital = 239;
  • St Peter’s Hospital = 516

 

4. The Product code of the most bought slide sheet and size

Product Code: NWF110190H

Size of slide sheet 110cm x 190cm

 

5. ONLY COMPLETE IF USING WASHABLE SLIDE SHEETS - If washable slide sheets how many were sent to laundry in the calendar year to be washed

N/A

 

6. The Hospitals Average number of days a patient stays in the hospital

Average length of stay for all inpatients (days) - 2017/18

Patient Type St Peter's Ashford
Emergency 4.9 28.9
Elective 0.4 0.2
Births 2.9  
Maternity 2.2  
Total 2.7 0.6  

 

Average length of stay for patients with a LOS greater than zero (days) - 2017/18

Patient Type St Peter's Ashford
Emergency 6.1 29.4
Elective 3.6 3.2
Births 3.4  
Maternity 2.5  
Total 5.1 7.3

 

7. The number of reported MSK injuries to staff (MSK = Musculoskeletal injuries reported due to being injured in the work place)

44 staff injuries were reported in that time period.

 

8. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 2 Pressure Ulcer

There were 185 hospital acquired category 2 pressure ulcers affecting 156 patients at St. Peter’s Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

There were 2 hospital acquired category 2 pressure ulcers affecting two patients at Ashford Hospital between April 2017- March 2018.

 

9. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 3 Pressure Ulcer

There were 12 hospital acquired category 3 pressure ulcers affecting 12 patients at St. Peter’s Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

There were 2 hospital acquired category 3 pressure ulcers affecting one patient at Ashford Hospital between April 2017- March 2018.

 

10. The number of patients with a Hospital acquired Grade 4 Pressure Ulcer

Zero patients had an hospital acquired category 4 pressure ulcer at St. Peter’s Hospital or at Ashford Hospital

 

11. The number of patients with a reported Grade 2 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel

There were 48 hospital acquired category 2 pressure ulcers on the heel affecting 42 patients at St. Peter’s Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

There were two hospital acquired category 2 pressure ulcers on the heel affecting two patients at Ashford Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

 

12. The number of patients with a reported Grade 3 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel

There were 5 hospital acquired category 3 pressure ulcers on the heel affecting 5 patients at Ashford Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

There was one hospital acquired category 3 pressure ulcer on the heel affecting one patient at Ashford Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

 

13. The Number of patients with a reported Grade 4 Pressure Ulcer on the Heel

Zero patients had a hospital acquired category 4 pressure ulcer on the heel at St. Peter’s Hospital or at Ashford Hospital between April 2017 – March 2018.

 

14. The hospitals main supplier of Slide Sheets

GBUK – Banana division

 

15. The hospitals main supplier of Slings

The sling provider is Silverlea.

 

16. Number of Universal high back slings bought (total to include small, medium, large and extra large universal high back slings)

Asked for clarification, none received, therefore we cannot answer this question.