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Information Disclosure Log

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI)

To obtain a copy of any of the responses to the FOI requests listed below, please send an email or write to the Trust’s FOI Office as follows:

Email: foi.request@westerntrust.hscni.net
Or write to: FOI Office, Lime Villa, Gransha Park, Clooney Road, Londonderry BT47 6WJ
Please provide: your full name; your contact details; the request reference number for the request / response you are interested in

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Request Reference NumberRequest CategorySummary of Information Request               
FOI/21/001Covid 19 deathsHow many people died in your hospitals due to Covid-19 alone? As in they died only due to Covid-19.
FOI/21/002Perinatal mental healthIn relation to NICE CG192, what steps have the Trust taken to implement the guidance. ? What input has the Trust made into the business case for specialist community perinatal mental health?
What input the Trust has had into the business case for the regional mother and baby unit, especially the proposed location of the site?

FOI/21/003Medical and nursing staffSince January 2017 broken down by month, how many nursing and medical staff by band, age and specialty have left the organisation that was not for retirement, redundancy or as a result of disciplinary.
FOI/21/004Detoxification and Rehabilitation Service and the Multidisciplinary Crisis Response and Home Treatment teamInformation about Detoxification and Rehabilitation Service and the Multidisciplinary Crisis Response and Home Treatment team.
FOI/21/005Deaths while on waiting list1. How many people died while on a health service?waiting list in your trust area in the 2020 calendar year. If possible, provide comparison figures for 2019 and 2018? 2. If possible to state, how many of the above deaths were patients on a waiting list for (1) 1 year and over (2) 3 years and over (3) five years and over
FOI/21/006Patients treated in A & EMonthly breakdown figures of patients treated in A&E from January 2019 to December 2020 in the SWAH hospitals i.e. January 2019, February 2019, March 2019 etc.
FOI/21/007Cauda Equina Syndrome surgeriesTotal number of Cauda Equina Syndrome surgeries for the following years; 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 , 2018/2019 and 2019/2020.
FOI/21/008Staff absences, employed and legal costsInformation about staff absences categorised in the years between 2015 - 2020. (Did not proceed - applicant did not provide clarification)
FOI/21/009Learning Management SystemsDetails about LMS (Learning Management System) used within the Trust. Contract details and services received from LMS suppliers.

FOI/21/010Waiting time for USS at Altnagelvin Hospital Confirm the waiting times for an ultrasound scan at Altnagelvin Area Hospital following routine GP referral in April 2015.
FOI/21/011Community dentalsAverage CDS workforce in Trust for years 2018, 2019 & 2020.
FOI/21/012Contact detailsContact details for most senior equivalent roles (list provided), primary software systems used, computing devises used, infrastructure services.
FOI/21/013Nursing and midwifery staff off workFigures for the number of nursing and midwifery staff who have been off work each month for the last 5 years (from January 2016 – December 2020) because of mental health issues?
FOI/21/014SAI'sSAI numbers up to the end of 2020. Include details about incidents relating to Covid if possible.
FOI/21/015Direct paymentsDetails about direct payments and numbers receiving of 24/7 care packages in the last five years.
FOI/21/016Agency staffAgency staff details Number and list of different employment agencies that operate within the hospitals. Whether F/T P/T, hourly rates,number non-fully qualified staff & agency staff etc.
FOI/21/017Daily critical/general/A&E totalsDetails for each Trust hospital: the total number of occupied ICU (or critical care) hospital beds, available beds, A & attendances.
FOI/21/018Interview questionsSample interview questions that your Trust would use for the role of a Communications Officer or Communications Manager (Band 5 level and above).
FOI/21/019Networks & telecommsContract details for; 1. Current Lines/Voice Services (Analogue, ISDN VOIP, SIP etc), 2. Minutes/Landline Provider- Supplier’s name (NOT Mobiles) 3. Fixed Broadband Provider- Supplier’s name if there is not information available please can you provide further insight into why? - please provide me with the main supplier(s) if there is no information available please can you provide further insight into why?
FOI/21/020Organisation structure - SWAH EDThe organisational structure of the Emergency Department of the South West Acute Hospital. Please provide this for the medical staff only (nurses, doctors etc) from AfC band 6 (charge nurse/deputy ward sister) and above. Please include their name, role & AfC band.
FOI/21/021Fertility preservation policy for patients with cancer Fertility preservation policy for patients with cancer.
FOI/21/022Eating disordersFor Adult and Children's services, between 2018 and 2021 what percent of those referred to your eating disorder service are refused access? (adult and children). Level of severity, admission policy, waiting list, numbers who made appointments, relapse rate etc.
FOI/21/023ICU nurse vacanciesAs of the 1st January 2021 how many ICU nurse vacancies does the trust have ?
FOI/21/024Admissions to Altnagelvin HospitalNumber of monthly admissions to Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry, during the period Jan 1st 2017 - Dec. 31st 2020.
FOI/21/025DNR policy documentsPolicy documents relating to Do Not Resuscitate orders (DNRs)
FOI/21/026Altnagelvin Hospital admissionsNumber of hospital admissions for Altnagelvin Hospital from January 2016 to the current date.
FOI/21/027Learning disabilitiesInformation on adults with learning disabilities. Would it be possible to get statistics about how many adults and children are living with a learning disability in Co. Derry? We are particularly focusing on the rural areas of Co.Derry so if a geographical breakdown can be given.
FOI/21/028Altnagelvin admissions and ICU bedsNumber of monthly hospital admissions to Altnagelvin Hospital in the last four years. ICU bed occupancy for months October to January in the last four years.
FOI/21/029Care Partner & Funding for Care HomesNames, Care Home Names, Health Care Group if applicable, addresses and dates when the Care Home applied for funding for Care Partner and the award date to the Care Homes who have been awarded funding for the CARE PARTNER role as defined in the recent Department of Health?COVID-19: Regional Principles for Visiting in Care Settings in Northern Ireland 23rd?September 2020.
FOI/21/030Payment of arrears of pay / salaryPlease confirm (a) the amounts paid back to the 170 workers concerned, (b) the fines imposed and paid by the Trust in respect of the ?6,171 arrears of pay and (c) the date(s) of receipt and payment of fine demands? In addition please provide a copy of all communications received from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) indicating the Trust was to be included on a forthcoming Naming and Shaming List.
FOI/21/031Doctors & nursing isolatingNumber of doctors and nurses who have been sent to isolate every month since March 2020. And the total number of doctors and nurses employed by the Western Trust.
FOI/21/032CAMHS servicesThe average and longest waiting time for a child or young person to see a CAMHS professional in each month of the last three years. The number of children and young people who are/have been on the CAMHS initial assessment waiting list for each month of the last three years.
FOI/21/033Optometry services for children & young peopleThe average and longest waiting time for a child or young person to see an optometry professional in each month of the last three years. The number of children and young people who are/have been on the Optometry initial assessment waiting list for each month of the last three years.
FOI/21/034Dental services for children & young peopleThe average and longest waiting time for a child or young person to see a Dentist in each month of the last three years. The number of children and young people who are/have been on the dentistry initial assessment waiting list for each month of the last three years. (Did not proceed - applicant did not provide clarification)
FOI/21/035Hospital admissions / capacity15 questions about a monthly breakdown of the number of people admitted to general wards & ICU during 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020.


FOI/21/036Risk Assessments for lockdowns1. Impact/risk assessment that was completed by the Department of Health and/or the Trust prior to the first period of lockdown in Northern Ireland (March 2020 to May 2020); 2. Impact/risk assessment that was completed by the Department of Health and/or the Trust prior to the second period of lockdown in Northern Ireland (September 2020 to November 2020);
3. Impact/risk assessment that was completed by the Department of Health and/or the Trust prior to the third period of lockdown in Northern Ireland (December 2020 to February 2021).
FOI/21/037Copies of FOI responsesCopies of FOI Trust responses.
FOI/21/038Medicinal cannabisA copy of all internal guidance/policies etc held by the WHSCT relating to the provision and funding of medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland. Details about all minutes; emails and memos in which the WHSCT have discussed the provision and funding of medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland, licence applications, 'Shared Care Arrangements', prescriptions.

FOI/21/039Rota Supplier software17 questions relating to the use any third-party software to support the creation of staff rotas; - staff groups used for, start / end dates of contracts, annual costs, exit costs, rostering systems, functionality of system.
FOI/21/040Payroll software 15 questions about payroll software: contracts, functions, staff groups using it, costs etc.
FOI/21/041Biologics drugs1. Provide the numbers of patients treated by the rheumatology department (for any condition) in the last 3 months with the following drugs: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. Provide the numbers of patients treated for Ankylosing Spondylitis in the last 3 months with the following drugs. (Please only include patients where there is radiographic damage on X-ray of sacroiliac joints) [LIST PROVIDED]
3. Provide the total number of patients treated with any biologic drug in the past 3 months who are diagnosed with the following: {LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/042ASD servicesPart A: Details about Trust provision of adult services for  Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part B: Details about carer’s register information regarding ASD
FOI/21/043PCR testsData on the cycle thresholds being used on the PCR tests in the Western Trust i.e., what cycle rates are currently used and what is the maximum cycle threshold allowed.?
FOI/21/044Activities relating to domestic violenceDo you provide access to an Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor (IDAA)? Details about access to IDAA, specialist nurse, annual safeguarding reports / internal audits, referrrals made to the Trust, stalking and harassment risk assessments etc.
FOI/21/045WHSCT redaction PolicyCopy of Trust redaction policy. Issued by service directly
FOI/21/046Covid vaccine appointment data How many patients have failed to attend a scheduled Covid-19 vaccination appointment with a Western HSC Trust provider after booking one since December 2, 2020? How many patients invited to book a Covid-19 vaccination appointment by a Western HSC Trust provider have refused the opportunity to do so since December 2, 2020?
How many patients had scheduled Covid-19 vaccination appointments with a Western HSC Trust provider cancelled by a provider after booking appointments since December 2, 2020? How many of these cancelled appointments were rescheduled? Please provide a breakdown of the figures by reason(s) for cancellation.
FOI/21/047Pfizer vaccines discarded, lost or stolen1. How many Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 unopened vaccine vials were reported to have been discarded by Western HSC Trust from December 2 to present? Please provide the?reasons for vaccines being thrown away, categorising the numbers by reason. 2. How many Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 unopened vaccine vials were reported to have been lost by Western HSC Trust from December 2 to present? Please categorise the number of losses by quantity. 3. How many Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 unopened vaccine vials were reported to have been stolen from Western HSC from December 2 to present? Please provide the date, location, and quantity stolen for each reported theft.
FOI/21/048Female specific, free to use substance misuse treatment within Western A free to use substance misuse service is a service that provides free treatment, support and/or advice to people affected by substance misuse. • A female specific, free to use substance misuse service only provides treatment, support and/or advice to people who are female.
• A female specific space/programme within a broader free to use substance misuse service is an intervention/pathway that only people who are female can access. For example - a women only support group.
FOI/21/049Trust Expenditure or Payment to Suppliers from Oct 2020 to Dec 2020All transactions over ?500 from 1st Oct 2020 to 31st Dec 2020. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it & any additional descriptors.
FOI/21/050CAMHS servicesBreakdown of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) within your trust catchment area between 2018 and 2020.??
FOI/21/051Treatment of neurology patients within secondary care1. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs (for any disease) in the past 6 months [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months for the following conditions [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/052Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) doctors1) The number of doctors working in Emergency Departments (ED) (on the date you receive this request) who identify as Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), including bank and locum doctors. 2) Of the total number of BAME doctors working in EDs, please provide the breakdown in percentages/numbers by:
A) Grade (eg. consultants, registrar etc)
B) Country where primary medical qualification was obtained.

FOI/21/053Agency spendHow much the Trust spends on agency Nursing? • What percentage of that spend is OFF Framework supply
• Who are your framework suppliers
• Who are your off framework suppliers
• What volume of nursing shifts have been requested by the trust to be filled by agency in the past 6 months/ 1year and 2 years
• What percentage of that demand is filled by off framework agency
FOI/21/054Biologic drugs1. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Dermatology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs [LIST PROVIDED] 2. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Gastroenterology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs [LIST PROVIDED]
3. If possible, could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Dermatology department for Hidradenitis Suppurativa ONLY with the following biologic drugs [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/055GP closures1. GP practices that have closed and had their patient lists dispersed in 2020: 2. Practice branches that have closed as a result of practices merging in 2020:
3. Practice branches that have closed NOT as a result of practices merging in 2020:
FOI/21/056Altnagelvin Hospital admissions & PCR tests(1) How many people were admitted to Altnagelvin Hospital with non-covid related conditions, but subsequently tested positive for covid and became covid patients. Month by month from April 2020 if possible. (2) How often are admitted patients PCR tested for covid? Daily, weekly, fortnightly?
FOI/21/057Grangewood HospitalIn relation to Grangewood Hospital (since it opened); broken down by month;a) % of bed occupancy, b) number of male and female patients, c) longest and average length of stay, d) break down of age of patients and e) patients suffering from alcohol/substance abuse or dependency.

FOI/21/058Details about deceased with no NOKInformation you may hold relating?to persons who are/were known to the Council via any?of the following teams and who?have died with: no know next of kin, unable to engage with next of kin.
FOI/21/059Language/terminology?used when?screening/diagnostic?results?for?Down Syndrome?are given to?expectant parentsLanguage/terminology?used when?screening/diagnostic?results?for?Down Syndrome?are given to?expectant parents. When results can be provided verbally and/or written, please provide content of each: - Those given in a written format eg. letter/email, - Those given verbally - kindly provide any guidelines, templates or scripts used or referenced. Details about tests and reporting etc.
FOI/21/060Incidence and treatment of breast cancerProvide the number of patients that you have treated in the past three months with the following [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/061Upper and Lower GI care I would like to know what Upper and Lower GI care there is at the hospital. Are they any consultants who can operate for an upper GI case and is there an after care team available?
FOI/21/062Nursing agenciesDetails about nursing agencies used in the Trust: list of agencies, total number of hours worked, hours requested, breakdown of each agency specific charges, total sum charged to the Trust for each individual agency.
FOI/21/063Attendances at A & E due to alcohol or substance misuseIn the last five years in relation to Altnagelvin Accident and Emergency Department: Broken down by month and gender, how many people have (I) presented, and; (II) been admitted due to alcohol or substance misuse, On the same basis, how many people have attended the Department more than once arising from alcohol or substance misuse.
FOI/21/064Adult safeguarding investigationsBreakdown of the number of adult safeguarding investigations that have taken place within your trust catchment area between January 2016 and December 2020.? Please provide a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet breakdown for each adult safeguarding investigation with each of the following column headings for each incident. [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/065Dialysis machinesDetails about number of dialysis machines, type, bloodlines used, needles used, bicarbonate system used, number of Haemodialysis sessions are carried out each month / year in the Trust, number of satellite units, purchasing framework used, when contract up for renewal etc.

FOI/21/066Covid vaccines1. What brand of Covid 19 vaccines are being used in the Western Trust, i.e. Moderna, Pfizer, mixture of both? 2. Do medical practitioners administering the mRNA Covid 19 vaccine to patients explain to patients that they are taking part in a Phase 3 clinical trial? or receiving experimental medicine?
3. Do medical practitioners administering the mRNA Covid 19 vaccine to patients explain to patients that there is no long-term safety or efficacy data for the vaccine?
4. Do medical practitioners administering the mRNA Covid 19 vaccine to patients offer alternative treatments such as Hydroxychloroquine? and if no why?
5. Has anyone from the Western Trust challenged the NI Health Minister or Chief Medical Officer on the use of these experimental vaccines on the public or raised concerns about the safety and efficacy of these vaccines?
FOI/21/067Covid deaths The number of COVID19 deaths, where COVID19 was the only cause of death, within the Western Health & Social Care Trust between February 2020 and February 2021.
FOI/21/068Urothelial cancer patients & non-small cell lung cancer 1. In the past 3 months, how many Urothelial cancer patients were treated with the following [LIST PROVIDED] 2. Could you please provide the total number of patients with any treatment in the last three months for [LIST PROVIDED] 3. In the past 3 months, how many non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients were treated with [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/069Hospital capacity1. Monthly breakdown of the maximum number of beds available on general wards during 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, i.e. how many in January, February, March, etc; 2. Monthly breakdown of the maximum number of beds available on intensive care (ICU/ITU) wards during 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 i.e. how many in January, February, March, etc The maximum number of beds available on general wards during January 2021;
The maximum number of beds available on intensive care (ICU/ITU) wards during January 2021;
FOI/21/070Emergency admissions for over 65'sMonthly from January 2015 to December 2020, how many emergency admissions were recorded for a) people over 65 and b) people over 65 with dementia overall and separately with; a fall, a Urinary Tract Infection, Delirium, Dehydration, Gastroenteritis, Influenza, Chest Infections/ Pneumonia or Ear, nose or throat infections
as their primary reason for emergency admission, and for each category how many were care home residents?
FOI/21/071Placements in domiciliary care, supported living, residential carePrediction of the number of required placements over next 12 months, for adults with LD, MH and ASD in the following service types: Domiciliary Care, Supported Living, Residential Care
FOI/21/072Copy of Trust FOI responsesCopy of Trust FOI responses.
FOI/21/073Vaccine dataStaff numbers at Altnagelvin Hospital and SWAH. Number who have taken Covid vaccine, provide breakdown for community / domicilairy care staff who took vaccine.

FOI/21/074Usage of anti-VEFG treatments for eye conditions1. For the 4-month period from September to December 2020, how many patients has your trust treated with the following anti-VEGF treatments [LIST PROVIDED] 2. Within your trust how many intra-vitreal injections/implants of each of the following treatments have been used in the four-month period from September to December 2020 [LIST PROVIDED]
3. If your trust is able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used in the four-month period from September to December 2020 for each of the following conditions [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/075Pregnant women and Covid-19 Number of pregnant women your trust has treated for Covid-19 between 1st March 2020 and 31st January 2021??Details about the number of pregnant women your trust has treated in ICU for Covid-19 between 1st March 2020 and 31st January 2021, number who had recently given birth that required treatment for Covid-19 by your trust between 1st March 2020 and 31st January 2021, the number of women that had recently given birth and required treatment for Covid-19 in ICU at your trust between 1st March 2020 and 31st January 2021, maternal deaths, pregnant employees in patient facing roles.

FOI/21/076Covid testing for staffHow often staff get tested for Covid and how often and how do student nurses receive tests?
FOI/21/077CC1 - Contract Compliance Notices1. Care Home Names,
2. Health Care Group (if applicable),
3. Addresses and
4. Dates of when the Trust issued CC1 forms to Care Homes for NON-CONTRACT COMPLIANCES and the reason/details of these non-compliances for each during the years 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 (to present day).
FOI/21/078?6.5M Funding - Care Home Package Funding to care homes on 27 April 2020 (?6.5M).
FOI/21/079?11.7M financial support package - June 2020Funding on 05 June 2020, Health Minister announced a £11.7M financial support package in additional funding for Northern Ireland’s Care Homes
FOI/21/080£27M financial package to support Northern Ireland’s Care Homes - October 2020

Funding 21 October 2020, the Health Minister announced an additional £27M financial package to support Northern Ireland’s Care Homes.



FOI/21/081Usage of the drug Bevacizumab1. How many patients have been treated by your trust (for any medical condition) in the past 6 months with Bevacizumab?
2. Please provide the number of patients treated in the past 6 months with Bevacizumab for the following conditions: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/082Regional Contracts (Trust & Care Home Providers)Has each of the?Care Home Providers that fall under your Trust area signed?the Trusts Regional Residential & Nursing Provider Specification and Contract document for the following periods? a. 01 April 2019 - 31 March 2020 and
b. 01 April 2020 - 31 March 2021
FOI/21/083Performance Notices to Care Homes1.Care Home Names, 2. Health Care Group (if applicable),
3. Addresses and
4. Dates of when the Trust issued Performance Notices to Care Homes for UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE and the reason/details of these Performance Notices and/or non-compliances for each during the years - 2018, 2019,
2020 & 2021 (to present year ending March 2021).
FOI/21/084ICU unitsIn the last 6 years how many attacks/untoward incidents have there been on ICU/HDU nurses/staff? Details about sick days for staff as a result of assault, personal protection training, training in relation to delusional patients, cost for security, security staff, no. of times PSNI were called to ICU.
FOI/21/085Total number of red flag cancer operations that have been cancelled to date As of the nineteenth of February 2021 the total number of red flag cancer operations that have been cancelled to date and list of the operations ie breast/ prostate etc ? ?
FOI/21/086PCR test cyclesConfirm the amplification cycles currently being used in the trust facilities.
FOI/21/087Colorectal cancer treatmentWithin your health trust, how many patients have been treated in the past 3 months with the following agents for colorectal cancer [CRC]? [LIST PROVIDED[
FOI/21/088Patients treated with certain drugsIn the last 6 months, how many patients have been prescribed each of these products? [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/089Adults with allergies1. Which of the NHS hospitals under the Trust offer adult allergy services? 2. In hospitals where this service is offered, who is the named lead clinician for the service?
FOI/21/090Needle stick injuries & subcutaneous infusions Details about needle stick injuries & subcutaneous infusions.
FOI/21/091Fleet list for all vehicles and plant outright purchased by and/or leased to the TrustFleet list for all vehicles and plant outright purchased by and/or leased to the Trust.
FOI/21/092Community Health Services 1. Other than an inflationary uplift, has the Community Health Services contract or budget allocation increased, decreased, or remained the same during the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years? 2. Do the Trust’s contact or agreement for Community Health Service specifically include the provision of care, or services, for ambulatory sensitive conditions which are designed to prevent emergency admission to hospital?
3. Is the prevention of admission to hospital with one or more ambulatory sensitive condition a specific component or target for the Trust’s district nursing services?
4. Has the Trust developed services, in the last two years (2019/20 and 2020/21 years), which are designed to prevent admission to hospital for patients with ambulatory sensitive conditions?
5. If the answer to question 4 was yes – were these services to develop:
FOI/21/093Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)1. In the past 6 months [latest 6 months available] how many patients have received the following treatments [for any disease]: ?2. In the past 6 months [latest 6 months available] how many patients have received the following immunoglobulin treatments [for any disease]:
3. In the past 6 months, how many patients attended A&E for Hereditary Angioedema (ICD10 code: D84.1) or Angioedema (ICD10 code: T78.3)? Of these patients, how many were treated with the following products: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/094Talking therapy hubsInformation in relation to the Primary Care Talking Therapy Hubs ( the Hubs) for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2020;
FOI/21/095Covid deaths Total number of deaths specifically from COVID 19 with no other conditions. Just from the virus on its own, not with any other ailment like heart problems etc.
FOI/21/096IT infrastructure22 questions about ICT infrastructures including spend, networks, desktop, security etc.
FOI/21/097Agency spend and also non contract agency spend (non tender agreement)Breakdown of your agency spend and also non contract agency spend (non tender agreement) from April 2020 to March 2021 for the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/098Hospital admissions / capacityMonthly breakdown of the number of people admitted to general wards during November and December 2020; admitted to ICU, admissions with respiratory illnesses.
FOI/21/099Minutes and papers for Critical Care Hub meetingsAll the (i) minutes and (ii) associated papers since June 2020, of the Critical Care Hub meetings that looked at modelling critical care need.
FOI/21/100Guideline/Treatment PathwayTrust's Guideline/Treatment Pathways for the pharmacological management of Heart Failure, Type 2 Diabetes - pertaining to use of SGLT2, DPP-4 and GLP-1, COPD, Asthma, Atrial Fibrillation, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
FOI/21/101Off framework agency spendDetailed request about the use of off-framework agency in the last 6 months? Outline spend for Occupational Therapy,Pharmacy, Radiography and Physiotherapy.

FOI/21/102Off framework agency spend & contact detailsHave you used an off-framework agency in the last 6 months? Provide contact details for person responsible for financial approval and agency approval for Pathology/Laboratory agency usage?

FOI/21/103Oxygen supply meetings All the (i) minutes and (ii) associated papers since June 2020, of the Oxygen supply meetings that looked at modelling oxygen supply in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FOI/21/104Nursing agency costsBreakdown of hourly rate charged to the Trust by nursing agencies such as Scottish Nursing Guild, Pulse Nursing Agency and Direct Medics. To include but not limited to dayshift, nightshift, Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday.
FOI/21/105Joiners and leaversCould you please provide or point me towards joiners and leavers data for Dec 2014-Dec 2015, Dec 2015-Dec 2016, Dec 2016-Dec 2017, Dec 2017-Dec 2018, Dec 2018-Dec 2019, Dec 2019-Dec 2020 split by staff group eg doctors/nurses/other staff and by nationality group please? - Could you also please provide or point me towards staff in post data tables split by staff group eg doctors/nurses/other staff and by nationality group as at December 2015, December 2016 and December 2017, December 2018, December 2019 and December 2020?
FOI/21/106Hospital ward closures1. How many hospital wards have been shut since March 2020? Is there a detailed list with the names and purposes of these wards? 2. How has the shutting down of hospital wards affected overall hospital capacity?
3. Are beds in hospitals socially distanced? If so, how many beds in hospitals have been made unavailable as a result of social distancing measures?
FOI/21/107Respiratory Hub meetings?All the (i) minutes and (ii) associated papers since June 2020, of the?Respiratory Hub meetings?that looked at modelling respiratory needs for COVID-19
FOI/21/108Adults Residential Older Adult and Adults with LD Placement costs for residential services provided to older adults and adults with Learning Disabilities within the trust.
FOI/21/109UTI, Post-procedural Respiratory Disorders, Hospital Acquired Pneumonia & laparotomy/laparoscopic approach to the abdominal cavity 1. How many patients have been treated in the last 6 months for Urinary Tract Infections (ICD10 code N39.0) with the following: 2. How many patients have been treated in the last 6 months for Post-procedural Respiratory Disorders (ICD10 code J95.8) with the following:
3. How many patients have been treated in the last 6 months for Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (ICD10 codes J15 and Y95 in the same inpatient spell) with the following:
4. How many patients who underwent a laparotomy/laparoscopic approach to the abdominal cavity (any one of OPCS codes Y502, Y751, Y752 or Y755) in the last 6 months, were treated with the following:
FOI/21/110Staff leaving the TrustDetails on the number of staff that have left the Trust in the last 4 years by area of work and reason for leaving.
FOI/21/111Staff absencesMonthly breakdown of the number and percentage of trust employees who were ill, on holiday, or otherwise absent during 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, i.e. how many in January, February, March, etc for each year.
FOI/21/112Ralphs CloseAll records held by the trust in relation to the serious concerns meeting held by the RQIA on the 7th December 2020 - questions re. staff disciplined, referred to NISCC, PSNI involvement, date residents informed, number of other safeguarding investigations ongoing etc.
FOI/21/113RIDDOR incidentsIn the financial years 2018-19, 2019-20 and for the portion of 2020-21 for which figures are available, could you please tell me the following: number of RIDDOR incidents were reported, numbber of RIDDOR incidents directly attributable to NHS estates and facilities were reported, number of patients were injured or killed, staff injured or killed, nature of injuries.

FOI/21/114ICT - data storageDetails about file data, storage, IT budget etc.
FOI/21/115Telecare alarms1. How many social alarms (also possibly referred to as telecare or personal pendant alarms) were installed within the Western Health and Social Care Trust per year for the last 3 years? 2. Payments made for social alarms (also possibly referred to as telecare or personal pendant alarms) by the Western Health and Social Care Trust per year for the last 3 years?
3. When the current service provision was last tendered and when does the current tender expire?
FOI/21/116Detox servicesDetails regarding the Home Alcohol Detox Service, Damian House and the Opiate Substitution Therapy service.


FOI/21/117Medical centre relocationRiverfront Medical Centre: questions re. relocation to Campsie Medical Hub
FOI/21/118Personal information about sonPersonal information about himself and son (EXEMPT FROM RELEASE UNDER SECTIONS 40 & 41)
FOI/21/119Tele-radiologyDetails about whether the Trust outsources radiology examinations for reporting to external teleradiology companies (or did it pre Covid)? Contract details and volume outsourced

FOI/21/120Admissions to Trust Hospitals - August 20201.? Kindly provide a daily breakdown of the number of people admitted to general wards within the Trust's hospitals during August 2020; 2. Kindly provide a daily breakdown of the number of people admitted to ICU/ITU wards within the Trust's hospitals during August 2020;
3. Kindly provide a daily breakdown of the number of people with respiratory illnesses/distress admitted to the Trust's hospitals during August 2020.

FOI/21/121MRI ImagingDetails for calendar year of 2019 relating to MRI examinations, number of patietns scanned, waiting list and monye paid for out-sourcing.
FOI/21/122BirthsInformation about births for each of the last 5 years (please provide data for each calendar year data 2015-2020).
FOI/21/123Associate psychologists How many associate psychologists are employed across your trust? How many of these positions are permanent?
Are there plans to employ more associate psychologists?
FOI/21/124OphthalmologyRequest for Ophthalmology data broken down by month, for the calendar years 2019, 2020, and 2021 on: the Number of ophthalmology outpatient attendances, cancellations and did not attends, referrals for specialist appointments, waiting times, cancelled appointments and the number of virtual appointments.
FOI/21/125WhisleblowingDetails about whistleblowing in 2019 and in 2020 - training for reporting, costs of training, methods of reporting etc.
FOI/21/126Covid deaths 1. How many patients who have been recorded as covid deaths tested positive for covid?
2. How many patients who have been recorded as covid deaths didn't test positive for covid or didn't take a test?
3. How many patients who have been recorded as covid deaths tested negative for covid?
FOI/21/127Admissions and infections SARS-CoV-2 1.?Kindly provide a monthly breakdown of the number of patients admitted to Trust hospitals who, between February 2020 and March 2021, initially tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 but who subsequently tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 whilst resident within the Trust's hospitals; 2. Kindly provide a monthly breakdown of the number of patients admitted to Trust hospitals who, between February 2020 and March 2021, contracted a nosocomial infection of SARS-CoV-2 whilst resident within the Trust's hospitals.
FOI/21/128Medical agency cascadeIn relation to your supply of medical (doctor) temporary workers, please could you provide the answers to the following questions? 1) Which locum/staffing agencies have you engaged to be part of your medical (doctors) agency cascade? Please provide the names of the agencies split into the relevant tiers. If you do not use a tier system, please explain how vacancies are cascaded with agencies. 2) Please provide a breakdown of the proportion of medical (doctor) locum hours booked through each of these tiers for the last three years. If this is not available, please provide a breakdown of the proportion of medical (doctor) locum spend incurred through each of these tiers for the last three years. If only recent years are available, please provide what you have.
3) What is the protocol for releasing medical (doctor) vacancies to each of your tiers?
4) When are the current arrangements relating to your agency cascade in place until?
FOI/21/129Elective cancellations1.Between 18th March 2020 and 31st January 2021 there were 17, 084 total elective cancellations for inpatient, day case and regular attender appointments in Northern Ireland. 11,105 of these total elective cancellations were either red flag or marked as “urgent”. In your own health trust, how many of these appointments were rescheduled and then seen to?
2.How long was the delay for these appointments to be rescheduled and then seen to?
3.How many have yet to be seen, rescheduled or referred to the independent sector?
4.How many of the patients affected by these cancellations have now died?
5.How many of the patients affected by these cancellations are now in a terminal condition?
6.How many of these patients prior to these cancellations were not in a terminal condition?
FOI/21/130Homecare servicesTotal number (whole-time-equivalent) of in-house Domiciliary Care Employees employed within your Trust at 1 January 2020 and 1 December 2020. Details about payroll, sickness, no.of clients, overtime etc.
FOI/21/131Covid-19 on death certificates1.?How many patients had only COVID 19 placed on their death certificates despite not receiving any treatment for a viral interference? 2. How many doctors have been caught putting only COVID 19 on death certificates despite not treating the patient for a viral interference?
FOI/21/132Covid-19 on death certificates complaints1.??Out of all the COVID deaths in your health trust, how many have been subject to complaints regarding COVID being recorded as a cause of death on the death certificate? This would concern instances where family members or next of kin disputed the cause of death being COVID. 2. How many legal cases have been brought forward against your trust, hospitals, health services and/or individuals within your trust regarding these disputes, and how many COVID deaths does this concern?
FOI/21/133ICT posts1) How many posts have been recruited within the ICT department since 1st April, 2018 until now, 26th March, 2021? 2) What were these posts, by title?
3) Of these posts how many were advertised on a trust wide basis? If none, why?
4) Of these posts how many were advertised to include external applicants? If none, why?
5) Of these posts how many were filled with agency staff?
6) Of these posts how many were filled with staff already within the ICT department?
FOI/21/134Covid deaths 1. How many people have died in you hospitals from Covid 19 alone??
2. The percentage and number of patients with underlying health conditions that were counted as Covid deaths.
3. The percentage and number of patients without underlying health conditions that were counted as Covid deaths.
4. The total number of influenza deaths in year 2020.
5. Please tell me the make and where they are used in the trust, of any of the swabs used in covid 19 tests that contain ethylene oxide.

FOI/21/135Waiting time for Gynaecology appointments1.??The waiting time for an appointment at Altnagelvin Area Hospital Gynaecology Department, if referred on a routine basis in April 2017; 2. The waiting time for an appointment at Altnagelvin Area Hospital Gynaecology Department, if referred on an urgent basis in April 2017.
FOI/21/136Overdoses - youthDetails on youth drug and alcohol overdoses.
FOI/21/137Overtime claimed and sick days· The total hours of overtime claimed by all health and social care staff within Western Health & Social Care Trust in: • The total number of sick days claimed by all health and social care staff across Western Health & Social Care Trust in: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 January, February & March 1st – 28th
FOI/21/138Dermatology1. How many patients were treated in last 4 months by the Dermatology department with each of the following: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients were treated in the last 4 months with phototherapy (UVB or PUVA) for: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/139Tier 4 CAMHS inpatients referralsInformation about Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient referrals - numbers referred, number of children on waiting list etc.


FOI/21/140Interview questions (maintenance craftsperson joiner )Interview questions for estates servies Omagh WHSCT for a maintenance craftsperson joiner. (exempt from relase)
FOI/21/141Hospital Average Length of StayDuring the Years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 (to date) provide :- 1. a monthly breakdown of the average length of stay for those people admitted to general wards
2. a monthly breakdown of the average length of stay for those people admitted to intensive care (ICU/ITU) wards;
3. a monthly breakdown of the average length of stay for those people admitted to general/intensive care wards with respiratory illnesses during
FOI/21/142Admissions during December 20201. a daily breakdown of the number of people admitted to general wards within the Trust's hospitals during December 2020;
2. a daily breakdown of the number of people admitted to ICU/ITU wards within the Trust's hospitals during December 2020;
3. a daily breakdown of the number of people with respiratory illnesses/distress admitted to the Trust's hospitals during December 2020.
FOI/21/143Quality ImprovementDetails about "national Evidence 4 Quality Improvement 'Q Exchange' project"; request for information relating to quality improvement capability across the NHS - including any formal improvement methodology or approach (eg Kaizen, Lean, Model for Improvement, Virginia Mason etc) used for quality improvement, continuous improvement, service improvement or internal consultancy projects.
FOI/21/144ICT documentsA copy of up-to-date ICT Documents: 1. ICT/IM&T/IS Strategy
2. ICT Org Chart
3. ICT Annual or Business Plan
4. ICT Capital Programme/budget
If some of these documents are not valid, please state when the 2020 onwards ICT documents are planned to be published.
FOI/21/145ECTA breakdown of how many patients received Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in your trust catchment area between January 2016 and December 2020
Can you also provide me with the number of times ECT was administered to patients broken down by annual year between 2016 and 2020
FOI/21/146Telecoms and IT infrastructureDetails about current mobile provider - no. of mobile connections, what MDM/UEM solution is used, is this part of your mobile contract or separate, contract end dates for both, when will you start to look at reviewing the contract, current expenditure on these contracts, key decision makers.
FOI/21/147Procurement and inadequate customer servicePlease provide me with details of how many scheduled hip replacement surgeries were carried out in the Western Trust since the initial lockdown began? What is the current criteria in place for meeting hip replacement surgery?
Funding was secured to send NI patients to Dublin for outstanding surgeries ,how much money was budgeted for this and why was this procurement not secured and then withdrawn at the last minute?
Please provide a contact name of the person responsible for organizing the above and Band they currently occupy within the NHS?
FOI/21/148Butterfly wing needles purchased by the Trust in the last 3 yearsNumber of butterfly wing needles purchased 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018, 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 and 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.
FOI/21/149ASD assessment for children under 5The average waiting time between a child under 5 being referred for an ASD assessment to when the first ASD assessment for diagnosis takes place please.
FOI/21/150ProceedingsDetails about named doctor and proceedings from April 2011-April 2021
FOI/21/151Stroke incidence1. Do you have information for stroke incidence within your relevant trust since December 2020? 2. Has there been an increase in stroke incidence within your relevant trust since December 2020? Could you provide more information that could compare this to the previous months or years?
3. Have hospitals within your trust adapted to a surge in strokes since December 2020? And if so, how?
FOI/21/152Homelessness1. Could you outline how many individuals experiencing homelessness have sought treatment through the addiction service provided by the Western Trust in each of the last five calendar years. 2. Could you outline what data, if any, the Western Trust collects on the number of individuals experiencing homelessness who are seeking medical treatment in the Western Trust.
FOI/21/153Uptake of Covid 19 vaccineCould you please tell me the uptake of those in the Western Trust who have received the Covid 19 Vaccine,by age and gender? That is the number of people who have had the Vaccine to date within certain age groups
e.g. over 80's, over 70's, 69-65, 64-60 etc or whatever age categories the trust itself uses.
FOI/21/154Elderly care home local authority fee rateInformation for 2021/22 financial year rates:
1. Personal care / residential, elderly frail
2. Personal care / residential, elderly dementia
3. Nursing, elderly frail
4. Nursing, elderly dementia
(Please could you also state if your quoted nursing fees are inclusive or exclusive of the current NHS-funded nursing care (FNC) contribution.)
FOI/21/155Usage of biologic and biosimilar products 1. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated by the rheumatology department (for any condition) in the last 3 months with the following drugs [LIST PROVIDED] 2. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated for Psoriatic Arthritis ONLY in the last 3 months with the following drugs. [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/156Multiple Myeloma patients1. Since 1st April 2020 how many newly diagnosed, transplant eligible Multiple Myeloma patients were given 3 drug therapies as their first line treatment? 2. Since 1st April 2020 how many newly diagnosed, transplant eligible Multiple Myeloma patients were given 2 drug therapies as their first line treatment?
FOI/21/157Deaths due to covid vaccineRequire the agent to get me a list of names and number of deaths that have died or been harmed or wronged 28 days after taking any of the commonly known covid vaccines.
FOI/21/158NHS spend at your Trust in Occupational Health and Wellbeing between 2015 and 2019Details of NHS spend at your Trust in Occupational Health and Wellbeing between 2015 and 2019 and then 2020.
FOI/21/159Insourcing, Outsourcing and the Hospitals own Waiting List initiativesHow much has been spent and the number of patients seen via Insourcing, Outsourcing and the Hospitals own Waiting List initiatives in the last 3 years. In the most recent FY in the 12 months ending March 2021?
FOI/21/160Insourcing provider in the last 3 yearsHow much has been spent on which insourcing provider in the last 3 years. In the most recent FY in the 12 months ending March 2021 split by month. • Which specialty this has been spent on and which framework this has been via (named) or if this has been as a NHS subcontract / otherwise.
FOI/21/161Patients escaping from secure wardsIn the last 10 years, up to and including 1st April 2021, how many in-patients have escaped from secure wards and villas located within the grounds of the Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital.? Following any of these incidents and subsequent investigations into the circumstances surrounding patients escaping, what procedural changes and systems have been put in place to prevent vulnerable patients under the care of the hospital from escaping (including dates any of these changes were made).
FOI/21/162Eating disorder on general/paediatric ward1) Please state the name of your Hospital Trust. 2) How many patients on the paediatric ward were detained under the Mental Health Act with an eating disorder diagnosis in the following financial years; a) 2017/2018, b) 2018/2019, c) 2019/2020, d) 2020/2021
3) How many adult patients were detained on a general ward under the Mental Health Act with an eating disorder diagnosis in the same years as above.
FOI/21/163Primary Care Talking Therapy Hubs ( the Hubs) Please provide the following information in relation to the Primary Care Talking Therapy Hubs ( the Hubs) for the period 1 Jan 2021 to 31 March 2021. 10 questions about the Hubs.
FOI/21/164Waiting time for GP Urgent referral for US scanAn ultrasound scan at Altnagelvin Area Hospital following urgent GP referral in April 2015?
FOI/21/165Oncology treatment1. How many patients were treated (for any condition) in the past 6 months with:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. Please provide the total number of patients treated in the last 6 months for [LIST PROVIDED]
3. How many myelofibrosis (ICD10 code D47.4) patients has your trust diagnosed in the past 3 years?
4. How many metastatic prostate cancer patients were treated in the past 6 months with: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/166Assaults on staff at T & F HospitalHow many assaults on staff occurred at the Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital from 2010 to date?
FOI/21/167Copy of Trust FOI responseCopy of FOI response.
FOI/21/168Agency nurses1)?Between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021, how many times (number of shifts) did the Trust pay more than ?70 per hour (all-inclusive charge rate) for a band 5 agency nurse? 2) In the same time period, which agency / agencies have supplied band 5 nurses at ?70 of above?
3) In each whole week since Monday 5th March 2021, how many agency nurse shifts were supplied off-framework and of these, how many were charged at ?70 per hour or more?

FOI/21/169Translation and interpreting spendingTrust spend on translation services (written) and interpreting services in the financial years 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020? Total budget, what languages are covered.
FOI/21/170Admissions (Altnagelvin Hospital)How many Altnagelvin patients in the last year (29th/April/2020-2021) have A) been requested to stay overnight at the hospital and B) been told there are no beds available C) told there are seats in the waiting room available only for the overnight stay.
FOI/21/171Treatment of neurology patients 1. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs (for any disease) in the past 6 months 2. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs in the past 4 months:
3. How many patients have been treated in the past 4 months for the following conditions:
FOI/21/172Use of data analytics, predictive analytics or algorithmic automated systems for decision-making in Children's ServicesDetails about the use of data analytics, predictive analytics or algorithmic automated systems for decision-making in Children's Services.
FOI/21/173Unregulated servicesA breakdown of the number of reports of physical or sexual assaults you have received from young people?under 18 years in care of your trust while in unregulated accommodation in your trust catchment area between 2014 and 2020, or the longest time period possible to comply with cost and time exemptions. As well as the number of reports please provide a breakdown of the number investigated and substantiated as well as a breakdown of type of assault e.g. physical/sexual.
FOI/21/174Fleet list Registration Mark of each motor vehicle; 2. Fleet number allocated (if any); 3. Chassis Make and Model; 4. Type of Body fitted; 5. Date new or date of acquisition.
FOI/21/175Innovation Practices and Innovation Stakeholders13 questions about Digital Innovation Programmes & Innovation Stakeholders and Team/Departments
FOI/21/176Theatre Staffing1. Breakdown of shifts (Numbers only) filled by individual Nursing Agencies (by name of agency) in Trust operated theatre wards for  ‘Surgical First Assistants’, Operating Department Practitioners’ and ‘SCRUB Nurses’ for March 1st 2021- April 30th   2021 2. Individual Charge rates for Nursing agencies for theatre staff March 1st 2021- April 30th 2021
3. Number of shifts filled by individual 'Off Framework Agencies' March 1st 2021-April 30th 2021
4. Total Cost for each Nursing Agency used by theatre departments financial year April 2020- April 2021
FOI/21/177Maternity servicesDetailed survey about maternity services and training of staff.
FOI/21/178Dermatology & Gastroenterology1. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Dermatology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. For the patients treated by the Dermatology department in the last three months with any of the above drugs, can you please provide the total number of paediatric (up to age 16) versus adult patients?
3. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Gastroenterology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs:[LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/179Deceased patients with no known NoK (Next of Kin)Details about no??known next of kin (defined as blood relatives) OR where you have been unable to engage with or locate any KNOWN next of kin.
FOI/21/180Covid deaths Provide to me the total deaths of people in altnagelvin hospital that has died from covid 19 and covid 19 ONLY (from March 2020 until March 2021).
FOI/21/181Covid in hospitalsCan the Trust provide a breakdown of the number of individuals who contracted Covid-19 while in a hospital setting in the Western Trust area? Can this be broken down to show the specific number in each hospital?
If possible can it detail the number of these patients who ended up in Intensive Care or who passed away?
FOI/21/182Clinical service incidents Details on clinical service incidents that happened in the trust between 2018 and the current day, broken by (i) type of incident, (ii) date incident occurred, and (iii) length of time services were disrupted where relevant?
FOI/21/183Tooth extraction under GA - General Anaesthetic1) The number of children admitted for tooth extraction under GA broken down by age each year since 2018. 2) The number of children referred for tooth extraction under GA broken down by age each year since 2018
3) The number of children currently waiting for tooth extraction under GA broken down by age.
FOI/21/184Systems1.?The name of the supplier of your eobservation system ?
2. The name of the supplier of your onsite hospital pager system ( to help manage patient flow ) ?
3. Does your Trust currently use remote monitoring?
4. The name of the supplier of your Remote monitoring system?
FOI/21/185Autism Diagnosis Waiting Times - Children and AdolescentsChildren and Adolescents: Autism diagnosis
FOI/21/186Organisational structure Occupational TherapyOrganisational structure Occupational Therapy - inform me if the Northern and Southern sector of the WHSCT employ a Head Community OT for each sector (i.e 2 posts) or does the one professional cover both sectors?
Could I please have a contact name or email for those currently holding the post of Head Community OT in the WHSCT?
FOI/21/187Venesection1. For the most recent 12 month period available, the number of venesection procedures carried out by your organisation as a therapy or treatment for genetic haemochromatosis? 2. For the most recent 12 month period available, the average total cost of a venesection appointment (to include clinical consumables, nursing or phlebotomy staff time, administrative overheads etc)
FOI/21/188Percentage of Covid-19 vaccine trial participants on placeboPercentage of those taking part in the Phase III Pfizer and Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccine trials, due to end in 2023, who have received a placebo vaccine and are therefore in the control group.
FOI/21/189Usage of anti-VEFG treatments for eye conditions?1. For the 4-month period from January to April 2021, how many patients has your trust treated with the following anti-VEGF treatments: 2. For the patients above, how many were new to anti-VEGF therapy? Please provide the patient numbers by the treatments listed below, excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy.
3. Within your trust, how many intra-vitreal injections/implants of each the following treatments have been used (for any eye condition) in the four-month period from January to April 2021:
4. If your trust is able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used in the four-month period from January to April 2021 for each of the following conditions: [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/190Disabled children’s occupational therapy (OT) services Information in relation to disabled children’s occupational therapy (OT) services
FOI/21/191InsourcingTotal spend on the use of clinical insourcing (not agency/locum or outsourcing) in the current 2020/21 financial year. Please breakdown this FY only into each month. Total spend on the use of clinical insourcing (not agency/locum or outsourcing) in the 2019/20 financial year, 2018/19 financial year and 2017/18 financial year.
FOI/21/192Blood collection tubes for liquid biopsies 1.??How do you obtain blood collection tubes for liquid biopsies on cancer patients? 2. From what suppliers do you obtain these products?
3. Were these products purchased through a tender or framework? If so, which one? Please provide details including the name, reference and where this was published.
4. Are you under contract with your current supplier(s) for the above? If so, what is the start and end date of the contract?
5. Can you provide the name and contact details for the person(s) responsible for procuring these products?
6. Can you provide contact details for the department responsible for managing this service?
FOI/21/193Car Leasing, Grey Fleet and Salary Sacrifice SchemesDetails about Car Leasing, Grey Fleet and Salary Sacrifice Schemes
FOI/21/194Death certificates with Covid as Cause of DeathThe exact number of death certificates which state Covid 19 as the exclusive cause of death between the period 1st March 2020 and 30th March 2021
FOI/21/195Electronic storageDetails about document storage, contacts in Trust etc.
FOI/21/196Trust Correspondence Can correspondence between the Western Trust press office and the Department of Health be provided for the past 18 months (since the pandemic began)? Specifically in relation to Covid-19.
To include communication between the Western Trust Board, press office and Department of Health in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FOI/21/197Hypochlorous AcidDoes WHSCT have any current contracts, tenders or Single Tender Actions to supply Hypochlorous Acid to any part of the organisation. If Yes, can you please provide details of the successful tender. Has WHSCT considered any previous tenders to provide Hypochlorous Acid to HSC bodies. If yes, please provide details of the tender and its outcome.
Has WHSCT name considered the use of Hypochlorous Acid at any stage as a viable option for mass sterilisation and disinfection within both clinical and non clinical settings within the HSC remit.
Please provide the risk assessment for the continued use of bio fogging if used on trust property
FOI/21/198Fracture Liaison Service provisionQuestions relating to the fracture liaison service in the Trust.
FOI/21/199Hosting contract(s) with 3rd?party providers.1.?Dedicated hosting- Managed environment 2. Co-Location- hosting allows a business to still own their own server equipment; however, instead of storing it in their own data centre, they instead are able to store it in rented space in a colocation hosting centre.
3. Cloud Hosting- Cloud hosting services provide hosting for websites on virtual servers, which pull their computing resource from extensive underlying networks of physical web servers.
FOI/21/200Medical consultant posts and vacancies 1.??What is the number of medical consultant posts (including?HSC and honorary) in your health?trust, by a) headcount and b) WTE as at 21 May for each year 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 for the?following categories (please note that all posts should be counted under ONE category only):? 2. As of 21 May 2021, how many of the posts listed under (iii) to (viii) above have not been occupied by a permanent substantive post holder since 21 May 2020?
3. What definition does your health trust use to define a consultant vacancy?
FOI/21/201Agency usageRegarding agency usage during the last 12-month period, can you kindly confirm the following broken down by month: In terms of hours or shifts needed, how much agency usage has been required, broken down by skills/grade i.e. Band 5 Nurse, Band 2 HCA etc each month?
How many hours/shift requests per month have not been filled, and at what grade/skills?
FOI/21/202Agency spendCould you please send me a breakdown of your agency spend and also non contract agency spend (non tender agreement) from April 2020 to April 2021 for the following: Band 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Social Care support workers
FOI/21/203Bed numbersCould you let me know how many beds there are in the trust?
FOI/21/204CAMHS appointmentsThe average and longest waiting time for a new appointment for a child or young person to see a CAMHS professional in each month in the last three years in relation to general CAMHS appointments and not including waiting for a general anaesthetic. The number of children and young people who are/have been on the CAMHS initial assessment waiting list for each month of the last three years in relation to general CAMHS appointments and not including waiting for a general anaesthetic.
FOI/21/205Clinical staff that also work in private practice1) The total number of Doctors, Consultants,?SAS Doctors, Surgeons, Anaesthetist,?Radiologists employed full-time & part-time by the trust.? 2) The usual hours per week the above are contracted to work.
3) The number of Doctors, Consultants, SAS Doctors, Surgeons, Anaesthetist, Radiologists employed full-time & part-time by the trust who also work in private practice and the number of hours/days per week they work in private practice outside of the NHS.
4) Please also provide information on the number of locum Doctors, Consultants, SAS Doctors, Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Radiologists currently working within the trust and the cost of this to the trust.
FOI/21/206Caesarian sections carried out in the TrustDetails about maternal request caesareans carried out in the Trust between April 2019 and April 2020 - with no other significant medical, obstetric or psychological indication, if Trust complies with NICE guideline [NG192], policy not to offer Maternal Request Caesarean Sections (MRCS), do you require a compulsory mental health appointment in order for a Caesarean Section to be offered, do you have a policy which states the number of weeks into pregnancy the decision for a Caesarean Section would be made? If yes please state number of weeks, are there any other conditions which must be met in order to be offered a Maternal Request Caesarean Section in your Trust? If yes, please provide a copy of the conditions?
FOI/21/207Name and registered company name of Nursing & Residential Care Homes which has signed the Regional Residential and Nursing Provider Specification and Contract with the Trust?The name and registered company name of each and every Nursing and Residential Care Home that has signed the Regional Residential & Nursing Provider Specification and Contract with your Trust in the following financial years 2018/19; 2019/20; 2020/21 and 2021/22.
FOI/21/208All Letters issued by the Trust to Families who have Residents in both Nursing and Residential Care Homes?1.?The?dates?of when the Trust?first started to issue letters to all families of residents?within?both Nursing and Residential Care Homes?in NI informing them of the Care Partner Role and Concept? 2. Who took this decision to issue these Care Partner letters to families?
3. When was this decision made to issue these Letters informing Families of the Care Partner Role and Concept ?
4. Copy of the Letter that was sent by the Trust to all families of residents within both Nursing and Residential Care Homes
FOI/21/209Incidence and treatment of breast cancer1. How many patients have you treated (using surgery, radiotherapy or any systemic anti-cancer therapy) in the last three months for: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients have been treated for breast cancer (any stage) in the past 3 months with the following systemic anti-cancer therapies: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/210All Nursing & Residential Care Homes that was allocated and received funding from the Trust and their registered company namesThe name and registered company name of each and every Nursing and Residential Care Home in Northern Ireland that have been allocated and received funding from the Trust in the financial years 2018/19; 2019/20; 2020/21; 2021/22 to date.
FOI/21/211Presentations at Accident and a emergency, Altnagelvin by gender and age group, how many people presented to the dept each month by gender and age group, how many were admitted as inpatients each month
how many people broken down by gender, age group and month presented with the top ten presentation codes for that month
how many people by gender and age group were referred from their GP to the department, and to their GP from the department by month
FOI/21/212Domiciliary care Details about names of all the Independent domiciliary care providers in Western Trust for 2020/2021, amount Trust paid per month to the independent sector for domiciliary care in the year 2020/2021, contracts awarded, budget for Trust inhouse homecare services, number of hours worked broken down by month.
FOI/21/213Inspection report for Pennyburn Community Playgroup, Racecourse Rd, DerryInspection report for Pennyburn Community Playgroup, Racecourse Rd, Derry.
FOI/21/214GP practicesBroken down by GP practice and week, how many GP's were undertaking shifts in relation to the pandemic and if a set shift length of shift was agreed, how many hours each shift consisted of. If GP practices were compensated for these shifts or if locum costs were covered for each, and a breakdown of these.
FOI/21/215Number of people who have died whilst on a waiting list1. Broken down by each month since January 2016, please outline the number of patients who were removed from an inpatient or outpatient waiting list because they?had?died. 2. For each of the figures listed in (1), please break this down identifying how many of these patients have been waiting:

FOI/21/216Maple Group, LisnaskeaHow much money was paid to the Maple Group Lisnaskea from the Western Trust from the dates 1/3/2019 to 29/2/2020 & 1/3/2020 to 29/2/2021 and can I have a breakdown of what each payment was for??
FOI/21/217Cancer treatments & clinical trials1. In the past 3 months, how many Urothelial cancer patients were treated with the following: [ LIST PROVIDED] 2. Does your trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of urothelial cancer? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
3. In the past 3 months, how many non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients were treated with:[LIST PROVIDED]
4. Does your trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
FOI/21/218Stonewall payments1. What payments, if any, you made to Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) in the financial year 2019/20. 2. What payments, if any, you made to Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) in the financial year 2020/21.
3. What payments, if any, you expect to make to Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) in the current financial year.
FOI/21/219Usage of new biologic medications for the treatment of dermatological and rheumatological conditions1. How many patients were treated in May 2021 (or latest available month) by the dermatology department with the following drugs:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients were treated in May 2021 (or latest available month) by the rheumatology department with the following drugs: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/220Personal information and correspondencePersonal information about SW meetings regarding own children and allegations made.(Exempt from release under FOI - personal information)
FOI/21/221MRI, CT and US scanners1. Please can you provide the following information for each piece of MRI scanners within the Trust or associated sites? (Please complete the attached spreadsheet) 2. Please can you provide the following information for each CT scanners within the Trust or associated sites? (Please complete the attached spreadsheet) 3. Please can you provide the following information for each Ultrasound scanner within the Trust or associated sites? (Please complete the attached spreadsheet)
FOI/21/222Patients escaping from secure wards1. How did these 6 patients manage to leave the Villa? Please provide circumstances for each individual. 2. How many of these abscondments have resulted in fatality?
3. How many of these abscondments have resulted in injury which has required hospital treatment?
4. Following any of these abscondments, have there been Serious Adverse Incident investigations, or other investigations to prevent future failures on the part of the Trust?
5. If there have been any investigations, can these be forwarded to myself as part of this FOI request.
6. What changes have been made to Oak A following any of these abscondments to prevent future vulnerable patients escaping from the Villa.
FOI/21/223PCR tests & SARS CoV2I would like to know the number of cycles you have been using on the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test as standard and if that number has ever been changed at anytime for whatever reason. I would also like to know how many children under the age of 16 have been logged as a death from SARSCoV2 without any underlying health issues.
Can you also tell me if you have any records of SARSCoV2 going through Postulates?
FOI/21/224PCR tests & SARS CoV2I would like to know the number of cycles you have been using on the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test as standard and if that number has ever been changed at anytime for whatever reason. I would also like to know how many children under the age of 16 have been logged as a death from SARS CoV2 without any underlying health issues.
Can you also tell me if you have any records of SARS CoV2 going through Kotch's Postulates.

FOI/21/225Foyle Taxi CompanyDetails about payment to Foyle Taxi Co. over last quarter.
FOI/21/226Agency spend on non-clinical staffInformation on the agency spend on your Non Clinical Staffing by Framework by Category and by NHS Board /Trust /Authority for 2019 – 2020 and 2020 - 2021, Clerical staff, Cleaners, Porters, Janitors, Laundry Staff, Warehouse and Logistics staff, Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework, Other Frameworks
FOI/21/227Rates paid to Homecare providersDetails about rates paid to any individual Homecare Provider: lowest rate, highest rate, average, total hours purchased, total spend, contracts held with independent and voluntary sector Homecare providers.
FOI/21/228Colorectal cancer treatmentCould you please tell us how many patients were treated in the last three months (for colorectal cancer) with the following agents: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/229Pregnant women and Covid-19 How many non labour & delivery hospital admissions has there been for pregnant covid19 women between 1st March 2020 and 31st May 2021? 2. How many non labour & delivery hospital admissions has there been for non covid 19 pregnant women between 1st March 2020 and 31st May 2021? Plus further 8 questions about pregnant women and covid.
FOI/21/230Incidence of thrombosisIncidence of thrombosis within your trust since December 2019 to as close to the present day as possible. So this would include data of thrombosis incidence for every month since December 2019 to as close to the present day as possible.
FOI/21/231Staff listA list of managers for adult and children social care, along with contact numbers and email addresses if possible.
FOI/21/232Covid 19, suicide and PCR tests1. How many people have died in Northern Ireland from Covid 19 that had no underlying health conditions from March 2020 to current.?Also the average age of those numbers. 2. How many people have died due to suicide from March 2020 to current.
3. How many people that have died from March 2020 to current had Covid-19 on death certificate as secondary cause.
4. The number of cycles you run PCR tests on normally and also the number of cycles you run PCR test on individuals who are vaccinated with 1 of the available covid jabs. If there is a difference in the cycles of those vaccinated, please explain why
5. How many people have died due to adverse reaction of covid vaccination.
FOI/21/233ED attendancesPlease can you give me the total number of patients attending all Emergency departments in the Western trust since Monday 25th January 2021 to Sat 23rd or Sunday 24th May 2021.
FOI/21/234E-rostering and associated projectsWhat job title / department within the trust is responsible for E-rostering and associated projects??Further questions about software used.
FOI/21/235Central Hypoventilation Syndrome – diagnosis and managementThis request refers to diagnosis and management relating to the condition ‘Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CHS)’ within WHSCT. 11 questions about patients within the Trust are currently diagnosed with CHS.
FOI/21/236Care assistants and care workersInformation relating to the number of band 3 care assistants and 5 day care workers positions and location which have been filled or are waiting to be filled from 1st January 2021 till the present.
FOI/21/237Eligibility criteria for domiciliary care in use in WH&SCT Can the WH&SCT confirm that the eligibility criteria defined in Para13 are fully applied during the assessment process by Trust employees at present? This should mean that all risks identified as critical or substantial across all risk areas where help cannot be sourced from elsewhere should be classified as an ‘eligible need’? If the answer to Request#1 is ‘No’ – can the WH&SCT confirm what eligibility criteria are in fact applied and what risk areas they are applied to? Can the Trust also provide documentation to support this?
Can the WH&SCT confirm that they do in fact maintain a register of ‘unmet needs’ as referred to in Para 14? Can the Trust also provide a summary of unmet needs that are listed in this register – summarised by risk category (Critical/Substantial/Moderate/Low)?
FOI/21/238Covid deaths Could you please provide me with the number of people that have sadly died of covid-19 being the primary cause, with no other comorbidities from March 23rd 2020 to the present date.
FOI/21/239Names & email addressesWould it be possible to supply the names & email addresses for the following positions from the Health and Social Care trust: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/240Deprivation of Liberty (DOL)?The?number of unlawful?Deprivation of Liberty (DOL)?put in place for?Residents?within?both Nursing and Residential Care Homes?within the?Western?Trust?during years?2019, 2020 and 2021.
FOI/21/241Correspondence re. safeguardingCorrespondence sent and received (including all attachments) between the Western Trust?and both the chief executive and board of Extern (including Extern Ireland, Northern Ireland and Extern Group), on the topic of safeguarding and child protection issues,?between 1st September and 30th December 2020.?
FOI/21/242Digital Dictation / Voice Recognition System QueryDigital Dictation / Voice Recognition System - System type can also be 'No System Installed' if your trust does not use the system, details about suppliers, contracts etc.
FOI/21/243ICT expenditureExpenditure on ICT hardware - desktop, lap tops, servers, scanners, printers, tablets, storage devices
FOI/21/244Eating disorder waiting timesComplete data on waiting times for referrals for eating disorders across all age groups, genders and ethnicities for the following years:2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21
FOI/21/245Covid, PCR testing, maternity serviceDetails about all covid19 hospital policies relating to maternity, Labour and delivery for expectant mothers and partners for hospital delivery, and homebirth, current guidelines on expectant mothers and partners declining consent to PCR testing on admission to hospital to give birth, or to have a homebirth, policy showing risk assessment carried out, PCR testing, contract of consent, PCR cycles, cross border maternity patients, code of ethics policy re.informed consent.
FOI/21/246Spend on agency staff and WLI and Overtime payments1. How much did the organisation spend on agency (non-contract) staff and internal bank staff for the financial year 20/21 (April 2020 - March 2021)? Please fill in the spend in the table below for each staffing group and total, giving a breakdown of spend associated to Covid-19 and not related to Covid-19. 2. How much did the organisation spend on Waiting List Initiative (WLI) and Overtime payments to staff (WLI payments refers to any sessional payments made for additional time worked under a system called the Waiting List Initiative, used by trusts to reduce waiting lists and meet government targets. Overtime payments are defined as any payment for additional time beyond the standard FTE for the grade). Please fill in the spend and number of sessions/hours in the below table for each staffing group and total.
FOI/21/247Trust Expenditure or Payment to Suppliers from Jan to Mar 2021 All transactions over ?500 from 1st Jan to 31st Mar 2021. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it & any additional descriptors.
FOI/21/248Looked after Children and Care Leavers & EUSSHow many?children are in the care of the health and social care trust (I.e. under Art.25 Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995): How many children are accommodated by your health and social care trust (i.e. subject to a care order or supervision order under Art.50 Children (Northern Ireland): How many young people are entitled to leaving care support (i.e. under Art.35(2) Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995) (up to and including 25 years old):
FOI/21/249Telecoms infrastructureDetails about current mobile provider - no. of mobile connections, what MDM/UEM solution do you use, is this part of your mobile contract or separate, contract end dates - for both if separate and key decision maker?
FOI/21/250MigraineTemplate submitted with request about the care the Trust offers people experiencing migraine in order to inform our campaigning and understanding of this issue.
FOI/21/251Costs of diagnosing Adult Growth Hormone DeficiencyAn outline of what it costs the trust to conduct the three stimulation tests for Growth Hormone deficiency. I am only interested in the costs for testing Adults with this condition Please put the cost for each test separately;
Insulin Stress Test, Glucagon Stress Test, GHRH Arginine Stress Test.
FOI/21/252Foster Carer Fees & Social WorkersDetails about the number of fostering households and fees and average number of child social workers assigned to an individual children.
FOI/21/253Runwood Homes1) The amount of money the trust has paid to Runwood Homes for services broken down by home each year since 1st January 2018. 2) The number of people currently placed at Runwood Home facilities broken down by home. 3) The amount of money accrued by the trust to support Runwood Homes, broken down by home, each year since 1st January 2018.
FOI/21/254Learning Management System (remote training)Does the Trust currently have a Learning Management System, or other forms of digital training delivery tools? If so, what is the name of the product and vendor? If not, do you currently provide remote learning/training?
If you currently have a digital learning platform in place, when does the contract end? (if applicable)
FOI/21/255Diabetes Would you be able to provide me with as up-to-date data as possible on the number of patients re-admitted to hospital with newly-occuring diabetes – their first diagnosis of diabetes – for the year 2020/21 and since the start of the pandemic in January 2020?
FOI/21/256Covid deaths and PCR test cycles1. How many cycles Altnagelvin hospital are running as stardard in their PCR tests. 2. How many deaths were due to Covid-19 alone and no other comorbidities which are listed on the Death Certificate 3. What is the average age of death from Covid-19 from March 2020 to date?
FOI/21/257Number of babies born with Down syndrome The number of babies born with Down syndrome within your Trust area for: April 2018 to April 2019, April 2019 to April 2020, April 2020 to April 2021.
FOI/21/258Hospital admissions related to drug poisoning or overdosing Could you provide me with data for hospital admissions related to drug poisoning or overdosing for the following years: 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20 , 2020/21. If you could give me the data broken down by gender age and ethnicity.
FOI/21/259Name and contact email address or number for the ICT Manager
Can you provide me with the name and contact email address or number for the ICT Manager?
FOI/21/260Communications between the Western Trust Board and Department of Health Details of communications between the Western Trust Board and Department of Health for the period from March 2020 to June 2020 specific to Covid-19 and their plans for hospitals/care homes in the Western Trust area?
FOI/21/261AdmissionsThe number of patients admitted to each hospital in the Trust for the following years: 2018, 2019, 2020?
FOI/21/262Bed capacityThe number of inpatient beds available for admission use -that is fully staffed ward beds in each hospital in the trust: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020?
FOI/21/263Respiratory Services Current detail within WHSCT for all staffing in Respiratory Services within the Western Trust as referenced on your webpage: Can this information be broken down by Hospital and/or Community Area please? It should indicate breakdown of staffing (as indicated on your website)?
FOI/21/264Pain servicesDetailed breakdown of pain services offered across this trust. What is the structure of the Pain Services within the trust? Give an indication of the number of people within each team and what their roles are? Please detail this for each team, for each hospital in the trust, and for each venue within the trust.
FOI/21/265VaccinationsPlease provide any and all documents relating to HSC staff’s vaccination levels. I am particularly interested in concerns around unvaccinated care workers and nurses, unvaccinated health and social care staff, particularly anything around the number of unvaccinated staff in contact with vulnerable people, e.g. in care homes.
FOI/21/266X-ray equipment.Details about x-ray equipment TYPE OF SYSTEM, MANUFACTURER, MODEL, DIGITAL/ANALOGUE, Fixed X-Ray/Dental/Cone Beam" "SCREENING / SYMPTOMATIC, LOCATION,
(HOSPITAL NAME / SITE NAME)" DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT IS PRIMARILY USED IN "METHOD OF FINANCE AT PROCUREMENT, INITIAL COST OF EQUIPMENT ANNUAL MAINTENANCE COST ACQUISITION DATE PLANNED REPLACEMENT DATE COMMENTS
FOI/21/267Pharmaceutical Rebate InformationThe product names (brand and generic where applicable) with start and finish dates of all your rebates and please distinguish which rebates are aligned to PrescQIPP and which are Independent. I would also like to request the process of how you review and evaluate the rebates presented to you.
FOI/21/268Medical cannabisSpecific number of people who have been prescribed medical cannabis in the western regions of Northern Ireland since its introduction late 2018.If possible I’d like this information as a spreadsheet broken down by year and disease to help treat.
FOI/21/269BedsAs of 1st of July 2021 (or most recent available data) & In the first week of July 2019: 1. How many active beds were in service? If possible, please break this down Programme of Care (Acute Services, Maternity & Child Health, Elderly Care, Learning Disability and Mental Health - please note, if you are a mental health trust, no additional breakdown is needed) 2. How many beds were not in service? If possible, please break this down by sector as delineated above. 3. Please clarify why these beds were not in service.
FOI/21/270Oesophageal and gastric cancerDoes your trust treat the following conditions? • Advanced oesophageal cancer • Advanced gastric cancer • In case you do not treat either of the above conditions, which other trust do you refer these patients to? Further details about number of patients treated,does Trust participate in clinical trials for each.
FOI/21/271Charity funding issued by the Western Trust A list / table of all the funding (Funding amount) provided to charities (by Charity name) by the Western Trust for the years 2020 & 2021?
FOI/21/272List of all Health and Social Care department managers List of all Health and Social Care department managers with email and contact numbers, this should be for all: Nursing Services (this should include, General Wards, Surgical, Medical, A&E, Paediatrics, Outpatients) Imaging Services (this should include, Cath Lab, All Radiology), Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy (General, Outpatients, Mental Health, Community), Therapies (Physio and Occupational Health), Social Care (Social workers)
FOI/21/273Chronic Kidney Disease1. How many patients have been treated in the last 6 months (for any disease) with the following products:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. In the past 6 months could you please state the number of patients treated for the following conditions: [LIST PROVIDED] 3. Please indicate the number of patients treated in the last 6 months for chronic kidney disease ONLY with each of the following products: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/274IHCP funding issued by the Western Trust 2020 & 2021The funding (Funding amount) provided to Independent Health Care Providers IHCP?by the Western Trust for the years 2020 & 2021?
FOI/21/275COVID19 only deaths & Polymerase Chain Reaction Tests Can you please indicate how many COVID19 only deaths have been recorded by the Western Trust without any comorbidities or underlying conditions since March 2020 to July 2021? I.e. Covid19 as the death in Part 1a but without comorbidities under 1b, 1c or Part 2.Can you please confirm how many cycles of the Polymerase chain reaction test are currently being made by hospitals testing for COVID19 in the Western Trust? Can you please Confirm the average age of death from Covid19 from March 2020 to July 2021? Can I please have access to items:FOI/20/292,FOI/20/358,FOI/20/359
FOI/21/276Correspondence Correspondence sent and received (including all attachments) between the Western Trust and either the chief executive, board of Extern (including Extern Ireland, Northern Ireland and Extern Group) on the topic of safeguarding and child protection issues, between 1st August 2019 and 1st September 2020.
FOI/21/277PCR tests and Covid-19 as the sole cause of deathHow many cycles the Trust is running as standard on the PCR tests? When did your trust start using the lateral flow test and at what point did the trust start using it more than the PCR test? Is it true that a positive PCR test does not mean that you have Covid-19 and that it cannot determine if someone or infectious or not? Can you also please advise how many deaths were due to Covid-19 is the sole cause of death and no other co-morbidities were listed on the death certificate?
FOI/21/278Protocol in care homes in Northern Ireland if a resident tested positive for coronavirusIn April 2020, what was the protocol in care homes in Northern Ireland if a resident tested positive for coronavirus?
Were their medications stopped if they tested positive? Were they given 'nil by mouth' if they tested positive?
Were DNRs automatically placed on residents who tested positive? Was it standard practice to give residents Midazolam or other benzodiazepines if they tested positive?
FOI/21/279FSCH (Four Seasons Care Home) funding provided by the Western Trust in 2021The funding provided by WHSCT / Western Trust (i.e. funding amounts and dates) provided to?Four Seasons Health Care (FSCH)?individual Care Homes during the year 2021?
FOI/21/280Unregulated accommodation1) How many young people, under the age of 18 who are in care of your Trust, have been held in unregulated accommodation in the last year (1st April 2020 – 31st March 2021)? 2) Age of young people involved.
3) Type of unregulated accommodation used eg hotel / hostel / B&B / caravan / other.
FOI/21/281Copies of FOI responsesCopies of Trust FOI responses.
FOI/21/282Procurement and off-framework agency payments1.(a) Who is the head of procurement at Western Health and Social Care Trust responsible for approving Nursing agency usage?  (b) Secondly, who is the temporary / flexible staffing lead responsible for the management of this service at Western Health and Social Care Trust? 2. Please can you provide the contact number and email address in relation to both question 1 (a) and (b) 3. Have you used Off-framework nursing agency staff in the last 7 months at Western Health and Social Care Trust? 4. How much was your Off-Framework agency spend for each of the following staff groups between August 2020 – March 2021 (a) RGN’s (b) RCN’s (c) RN’s and (d) RMN (e) Specialist RN (ITU) (f) Specialist RN (A&E) 5. Following the same breakdown of staff groups in Question 3, how many Off-framework shifts have been unfilled between January 2021 – July 2021?
FOI/21/283Treatment of spasticity1. How many patients have been treated (for any condition) in the last 3 months with the following products [LIST PROVIDED] 2. For patients treated for Multiple Sclerosis in the last 3 months, how many patients have been treated with the following products: [LIST PROVIDED] 3. For patients admitted for Stroke in the last 3 months, how many patients have been treated with the following products: [LIST PROVIDED] 4. For patients admitted for Spinal or Brain Trauma in the last 3 months, how many patients have been treated with the following products: [LIST PROVIDED] 5. Within your trust, how many patients have been treated (with any medication or procedure) in the past 12 months.
FOI/21/284Care Home Funding 2021 provided by Western Trust1 The total amount of funding given to care homes within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22? 2 The total amount of funding given to each individual care home within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22? 3 The individual funding amounts for a to f (below) for each care home within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22?
FOI/21/285Disinfection Systems and HAIsDoes your organisation currently purchase any of the following or similar disinfection systems? A further 14 questions regarding Disinfection Systems and HAIs.
FOI/21/286Admissions, Vaccination programme and deaths1.)  How many unvaccinated people have been admitted to Western Health and Social Care Trust Hospitals / Intensive care since the vaccination programme first commenced? 2.) How many vaccinated (1 or 2 doses cumulative) people have been admitted to Western Health and Social Care Trust Hospitals / Intensive care since the vaccination programme first commenced? 3.) What percentage of people have fully recovered from Covid-19 (Coronavirus, Covid, Sars-cov-2) after being admitted to Western Health and Social Care Trust Hospitals / Intensive care – March 2020-July 2021? 4.) What percentage of reported covid cases in your area have been mild or had no symptoms at all (asymptomatic). Not including being hospitalised – March 2020-July 2021?
5.) What is the overall total number of people who have died in the Western Health and Social Care Trust by covid-19 ONLY with no co-morbidities / any other health issues? 6.) Lastly, what is the average age of all deaths of people who have died in Western Health and Social Care Trust from covid-19 ONLY with no co-morbidities / any other health issues?
FOI/21/287Covid 19 and Hospital AdmissionsWhat is the breakdown of people admitted to hospital with covid 19 in 2021. Please breakdown into unvaccinated, single vaccinated, fully vaccinated. How many covid related deaths have occurred in 2021? Please breakdown into unvaccinated, single vaccinated, fully vaccinated.
How many deaths have occurred in 2021 with covid as the only cause ie no underlying health conditions?
How many deaths have there been in 2021 which are believed to be vaccine related? Please provide a breakdown by age group. How many adverse reactions to covid 19 vaccines have been reported using the yellow card system? Please provide a breakdown of reactions and by age group.
How many inpatients contracted covid 19 post hospital admission in 2021? Please provide a breakdown by age and also vaccinated status - unvaccinated, single vaccinated and double vaccinated.
How many women experienced miscarriage or stillbirth in 2021? Please provide a breakdown by vaccine status - unvaccinated, single vaccinated and double vaccinated. Also please provide a comparison to 2019 and 2020 total figures. What is the breakdown by age of hospital admissions in July 2021?What is the breakdown by age of ICU admissions in July 2021?
FOI/21/288Paediatric Continence 7 questions re. assessing the current situation for children’s continence (bladder and bowel services).
FOI/21/289Document Management System System type - Document Management Supplier name - System name - Date installed -
Contract expiration
FOI/21/290Treatment for effects of vaccinePlease can you send me the figures for?how many people have been treated for the affects of the vaccine alone through our A/E department in SWAH & Altnagelvin Hospitals??
FOI/21/291Details and documents relating to the WHSCT Housing Adaptations framework and policies etc1. Details and documents relating to the WHSCT Housing Adaptations framework and policies etc. 2. A copy of the composition of the Housing Adaptations Panel, together with a copy of their applicable rules/guidance when considering applications 3. A copy of any regional criteria relevant to housing adaptation requests 4. Details of how many applications were made to the WHSCT Housing Adaptations section relating to persons with Autism in 2019; 2020 and 2021 5. Details of how many of those applications were granted
6. Details of any and all unmet needs identified by the WHSCT relating to children/adults with both physical and/or learning disabilities.
FOI/21/292HCAI'sFollow up to FOI/21/181 - request for separate figures to be collated to show which wards the HCAIs occurred for the entire period / to the most recent date possible.
FOI/21/293Birth statisticsThe number of babies born in Altnagelvin’s maternity unit.
FOI/21/294OphthalmologyData on new referrals, follow up appointments and treatments or surgeries for all ophthalmology outpatient appointments between from 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2021 by month and type; with further breakdowns requested for AMD, glaucoma, cataract ophthalmology (specifically cataract lens extraction or other intraocular lens insertion), diabetic retinopathy ophthalmology (specifically laser treatment and/or eye surgery), and ‘other’ ophthalmology outpatient appointments and surgeriesHow many claims or number of patients for anti-VEGF injections did the Trust receive and deliver for the same period, by month for each condition (AMD, diabetic retinopathy/diabetic macular oedema, central retinal vein occlusion)?
FOI/21/295Hospital Admissions1) The number of Covid positive inpatients who were admitted to hospitals for a non-Covid reason each month since January 2021. 2) The total number of people admitted to hospitals each month since January 2021.
FOI/21/296Pain ServicesConsultant led pain procedures - which consultant specialties deliver this and which procedures are available?
-Consultant led pain clinics? -Chronic Pain clinics? -Palliative Care?-Pain psychology clinics?
-Pain Management Courses run by WHSCT clinical staff- and the speciality of staff involved in delivery (what type of clinical lead) -Pain management courses provided in the region by other agencies or third parties.Can I ask also for the numbers of patients who have been seen by these clinics over the years in the request.
FOI/21/297Iatrogenic HarmCan you please tell me how “iatrogenic harm” is managed within your trust? What medical specialists are involved?
How are these services accessed?
FOI/21/298Autistic Spectum Disorders (including Asperger’s Syndrome)May I please have the questions below answered year by year:
• 2018 2019 2020And so far in 2021 for Children with Autistic Spectum Disorders (including Asperger’s Syndrome).
for Adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (including Asperger’s Syndrome).
1. Budget received and budget spent on ASD services.
2. A breakdown of the expenditure.
3. Clinical staff involved in making ASD diagnosis – broken into details of specialism. And weekly hours spent.
4. Number of Service users newly diagnosed.
5. Number of Service users now collated on ASD database.
6. Provision made for ASD support – pathways and clinical input by ASD employed trust personnel. Please include the medical specialisms, involved in delivery and the clinical hours available weekly.
7. Provision for mental health support for ASD patients and service users.
8. Support for ASD provided by external agencies – and what services are provided by these agencies
9. The number of ASD patients in cared for placement in the trust
10. The number of ASD patients in the community.
FOI/21/299Spending on Translation ServicesFor these financial years, i.e. 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, and 2019/2020, can you please ask the finance department to provide the total spend? I understand if in this case you cannot provide a split between various services (i.e. translation and interpreting), so a total figure is fine. I believe the accounting system should have this recorded. I would need the total for written translation + oral interpreting + services for the deaf and blind, i.e. British Sign Language (BSL) and Braille.
FOI/21/300Chief RegistrarsPlease could you provide the names, job titles and specialities of all Chief Registrars at your organisation that have been appointed to the 2021/22 programme?
FOI/21/301Out of Hours' communications provision1) Can you confirm if the Trust operates an “Out Of Hours” Communications/Media response service? 2) If yes, when was this service first initiated? 3) Can you provide me with a definitive list of the activities for which payments are administered under the scope of “Out of Hours” Communications provision within the Trust? 4) Can you provide me with an itemised list of rates of pay for these activities and/or established hourly rates, including evenings, weekends and holidays? 5) From the date the Trust first became operational, or April 1st 2007, whichever is the earlier, can you provide (broken down per financial year) the total expenditure paid by the Trust in relation to “Out Of Hours” Communications services? 6) From the date the Trust first became operational, or April 1st 2007, whichever is the earlier, can you provide (broken down per financial year) how many Trust Employees were in receipt of payments in relation to “Out of Hours” Communications provision?
FOI/21/302Respite for carers of the learning disabled1. When does western trust plan to reimplement respite for those who have been allocated the amount of weeks they had before covid 19?
2. Have some carers started to be in receipt of respite and other not (if so, why)?
3. Are carers being offered their respite again in a uniform and egalitarian way, ensuring equality for all of them?
4. What guidance are western trust following in making their decisions?
5. In terms of the respite that was NOT USED during the tax year 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, and respite also for the rest of this year (2021), will this respite be carried forward and those weeks added together for future use? (bearing in mind some elderly carers have been caring non stop for up to 600 days)
6. If respite premsies are unable to offer double what they used to for a carer, meaning respite cannot be carried forward, how will the western trust resolve this? 7. If carers cannot carry respite forward, and the money reserved for their respite was NOT paid as planned by the Trust, before covid19, (in paying the respite service provider) does western trust intend to pay the familes directly that exact figure without delay? (or does it intend to withhold money for the Learning Disabled , AGAIN, as it did in the Missing Millions scandal?)
8. If the respite money will not be paid back to familes in a timely manner, what reason does western trust have for this?
FOI/21/303Correspondence between WHSCT and Education Authority - 2019 to date A copy of all details; documents; minutes; records; reports and emails etc between the Western Health and Social Care Trust and the Education Authority relating to the provision of speech and language therapy to children. This is to include any complaints; concerns or issues raised by the Education Authority with reference to failings in providing speech and language therapy in schools.
FOI/21/304LAC (Looked After Children) 1. How many children have become LAC in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years.
2. How many LAC children are diagnosed with mental health issues in any catergory in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years. 3. How many LAC children have tried or succeeded in committing suicide in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years. 4. How many parents of LAC, meaning the parents they lived with before becoming LAC have been since diagnosed with mental health issues in any category in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years. 5. How many parents of LAC, using the above definition have committed suicide each calendar year for the past 10 years. 6. How many complaints have been filed against child social services in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years.
7. How many LAC have run away or disappeared in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years.
8. How many LAC have died from any cause in your area each calendar year for the past 10 years.
FOI/21/305Medic Rostering1. Does the organisation use an external supplier to supply software for the rostering of medics/clinicians
2. If so, which supplier does the organisation use
3. What was the annual cost to the third party in 19/20 ?
4. Please can you provide the contract start and end date ?
FOI/21/306Medical appraisals for revalidation as well as 360 degree multi source feedback (MSF)1. Does the organisation use an external supplier to supply software for the management of medics annual appraisals, revalidation and 360 degree multi source feedback
2. If so, which supplier does the organisation use for [LIST Provided]
FOI/21/307Palliative careWhat does Palliative Care mean in your trust?
What does “life-limiting” mean in relation to delivery of Palliative care?
What medical conditions receive Palliative care?
What specialisms are involved in providing Palliative care.
How many patients receive Palliative Treatment in any trust inpatient arrangements?
How many patients receive Palliative Treatment in any trust out-patient clinal?
How many service users receive Palliative Treatment in the community? Please detail:
What are the referral pathways for Palliative treatment?
How many palliative Care fulltime staff are there in which areas in the trust?
How many patients received palliative care in: 2018, 2019,2020
FOI/21/308Autism Services WHSCTWhat services are available to ASD children with regard to diagnosis and the timeframe of same
What services are available to support children diagnosed with ASD in all child age groups
What communication tools/platforms are used to inform parents of children with ASD about the services available to them. What funding is allocated to ASD Services in the WHSCT and specifically to the Limavady Area What funding is allocated to support parents/families with ASD children in regard to respite
FOI/21/309COVID-19, hospital admissions & vaccinationsCould you please tell me the number of people in the Western Trust over the last month who have been admitted due to Covid 19 health issues and the numbers who were/are currently in intensive care, broken down by age/vaccinated/unvaccinated/pregnant/ethnicity?
Could you please tell me the number of people in the Western Trust who were admitted for other illnesses rather than Covid 19 but whilst in hospital tested positive for the virus and of those how many subsequently ended up in Intensive care? Again broken down by age/vaccinated/unvaccinated/ethnicity & those who are pregnant.
Could you please tell me how many people have died due to Covid 19, broken down by the above variables?
Could you please tell me how many people died not due to Covid 19 but tested positive for the virus when they died and were subsequently added to the number of Covid related deaths broken down by the above variables?
FOI/21/310Looked After Children (2018-2020)1. The total number of Looked After Children under your local authority care, where family members outside the United Kingdom were explored* for each calendar year between January 2018 and December 2020 inclusive.
2. The number of Looked After Children under your local authority care that were placed outside the United Kingdom for each calendar year between January 2018 and December 2020 inclusive.
3. The number and type of placement orders used for placing Looked After Children from your local authority care with family members outside the United Kingdom for each calendar year between January 2018 and December 2020 inclusive.
FOI/21/311Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)Within the Western Trust, what posts have been unfulfilled in SRH in the past five years?
Please send me the recruitment advertisements for SRH positions in the Western Trust since October 2019.
What is the salary band for post and shift rates in SRH in the Western Trust?
What incentives have been created for difficult to recruit posts within SRH?
How many IUD / LARC insertions have there been in the last six months in the Western Trust?
FOI/21/312Nursing agency staffing/costs1.(a) Who is the head of procurement at Western Health and Social Care Trust responsible for approving Nursing agency usage?
(b) Secondly, who is the temporary / flexible staffing lead responsible for the management of this service at Western Health and Social Care Trust?
2. Please can you provide the contact number and email address in relation to both question 1 (a) and (b)
3. Have you used Off-framework nursing agency staff in the last 7 months at Western Health and Social Care Trust?
4. How much was your Off-Framework agency spend for each of the following staff groups between August 2020 – March 2021 (a) RGN’s (b) RCN’s (c) RN’s and (d) RMN (e) Specialist RN (ITU) (f) Specialist RN (A&E) 5. Following the same breakdown of staff groups in Question 3, how many Off-framework shifts have been unfilled between January 2021 – July 2021?
FOI/21/313Essure1. From 2002 to date how many did the trust implant patients with essure? 2. How many leaflets where handed out to patients with essure? 3. Did the trust receive a copy of the letter stating that bayer never renewed the ce mark after 1st September 2017 and to discontinue using and stopping fitting patients with the essure device.
4. Did the trust issue a patient information sheet to any patient telling them that the ce market was no longer in use letter dated 6/8/2017 5. How many patients did the trust refer to Private sector for essure sterilisation? 6. How many patients had hysterectomies due to essure sterilisation from 2002? 7. Did any patients receive a card after getting essure sterilisation done
8. If patients were issued with a card after essure how many did the trust give out
9. Did the trust use this a sterilisation as any form if conception other than sterilisation
10. Why did the trust never recall patients with essure sterilisation after so many adverse side effects
FOI/21/314Adult safeguarding annual reports in the last 5 yearsAll adult safeguarding annual reports in the last 5 years.
FOI/21/315ECT services1. Which Clinical Commissioning Group(s) (CCG) COMMISSION your ECT service?
2. Is your ECT service accredited by ECTAS?
a. If your ECT service is not accredited by ECTAS, please explain why?
b. If your ECT service is accredited by ECTAS, please provide copies of your two most recent ECTAS accreditation reports. 3. How do you inform patients about your ECT clinic’s ECTAS accreditation status?
FOI/21/316Documents held showing SARS-Cov2 has been isolated and causes Covid19Has the trust any records to show that SARS-Cov2/Covid 19 has ever been isolated as a virus?
And if so could you provide them?
FOI/21/317Respiratory ConsultantCan you advice me whether:1.[NAMED DOCTOR] (SWAH) is a locum consultant in respiratory medicine? 2. [NAMED DOCTOR] (SWAH) is a consultant in respiratory medicine?
FOI/21/318Deaths in Western Health and Social Care Trust HospitalsAll Western Health and Social Trust hospital deaths between January 2021 - July 2021 (7 Months)
FOI/21/319Asthma Hospitalisation DataFor each hospital operated by the Trust, the total number of admissions and bed days (length of stay) for patients with a main diagnosis of asthma, broken down by: hospital, financial year since 2012, gender and age band.
FOI/21/320EPR System QueryWe are currently updating data on your trust’s EPR system. Can you please complete the fields below with what you currently hold? [LIST PROVIDED] Please enter 'No System Installed' under supplier name if your trust does not use the system: Can you please complete the fields below with what you currently hold?
FOI/21/321Haemodialysis patientsI would like to know the number of haemodialysis patients that have died over the past five years
In addition I would like to know the location of death and the time between haemodialysis stopping and death occurring.
FOI/21/322Judicial Review Disclosure of the costs (to date and future estimates) incurred by Western Health and Social Care Trust in instructing legal representatives (to include solicitors and barristers) in this matter.
FOI/21/323Pregnant women and Covid-19 1. Month by month since March 2020, how many pregnant women have ended up in ICU because of covid. Not tested positive after admission, but were admitted to ICU because of covid.
2. How many pregnant women are currently in ICU in Northern Ireland because of covid.
3. How many pregnant women have been treated as regular inpatients in Northern Ireland, because of covid. Month by month if possible.
FOI/21/324Performance and compliance with (FOI) & (DP/SAR) Request HandlingHow many requests you received in total every month for both FOI & DP/SAR (If the information is not easily attainable a rough estimate will do)? What your compliance rate has been in recent months (at least the last 6 if possible) for responding to FOI and DP/SAR requests?
FOI/21/325Aspergillus within ICURequest information around the aspergillois outbreak within ICU. I would like to know of dates when this was suspected or confirmed to be an issue inclusive of the year 2020-2021.
FOI/21/326Trust policy electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)Please provide a copy of the Trust policy relating to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
FOI/21/327Blood clots, vaccine related deaths & COVID-19 admissions1. How many patients of the Western Trust were treated for blood clots since December 2020 to present.
2. Of those treated for blood clots, how many received their first OR second covid vaccine?
3. How many vaccine related deaths have been recorded by the trust from the vaccine roll out in December 2020?
4. How many patients were admitted to hospital with COVID-19 from April 2021 to present.
5. Of those patients, how many had received both vaccines?
FOI/21/328Growth Hormone & SpasticityHow many patients has your trust treated in the last 12 months with the following drugs? LIST PROVIDED
FOI/21/329Children with a disability who are being cared for in their own homesIn relation to children with a disability who are being cared for in their own homes –
1. How many staff are employed in community nursing?
2. How many vacant posts are there?
3. Which posts are vacant?
4. Have these posts been advertised – if so where were these advertisements placed and when.
5. How many care staff are employed to provide social care in family homes of children with disabilities?
6. How many vacant posts are there?
7. Which posts are vacant?
8. Have these posts been advertised – if so where were these advertisements placed and when.
FOI/21/330Information on named doctorI am looking for information on [NAMED DOCTOR] employed in Altnagelvin Hospital Full name and medical registration number please.
FOI/21/331Multiple Sclerosis1 – Are your patients coded for the different sub types of MS (multiple sclerosis), Relapse remitting, primary progressive and secondary?
2 – For secondary progressive MS are your patients coded?
3 – What proportion of your MS patients have a diagnosis of secondary progressive MS (within all MS diagnosed patients?
4 – For MS patients requiring an MRI, what is the average waiting time?
5 – For MS patients requiring an OCT, what is the average waiting time?
6 – For MS patients what is the average waiting time for IV MS treatment?
7 – When a patient has been diagnosed with MS, what is the average time from diagnosis of MS to initiate treatment?
8 – How many unscheduled admissions have there been for patients with a diagnosis of MS in any position between April – June 2021?
9 – How many MS patients are being treated in neurology rehab?
10 – Of the patients in Question 8, how many are being treated with an MS disease modifying drug?
11 – How many MS patients are in the following EDSS (Expanded Disability Status Scale) groups?
12 – How many of your physicians can initiate MS disease modifying drug treatment? If possible please supply the physicians name
FOI/21/332Legal casesCan all NI health Trusts confirm the number of legal cases/investigations that have been initiated in your area as a result of patients/care home residents who caught Covid while in a hospital/care home setting? And all legal cases/investigations which are related to Covid in any way?
Can you detail who each case is being brought against and where the patient/resident was based when they contracted Covid? Can this run from the start of the pandemic in 2020 to the most recent date possible?
And detail the outcome of the case and whether any compensation or otherwise has been awarded?
FOI/21/333Dermatology1. How many patients were treated in last 4 months by the Dermatology department with each of the following: [ LIST PROVIDED] 2. For all the patients treated by the Dermatology department in the last 4 months with the products listed in the previous question, can you please tell us how many of these patients were paediatric (age 17 and under) versus adult?
FOI/21/334PCR tests, covid deaths and average age of covid deathHow many cycles Altnagelvin Hospital are running as standard in their PCR tests? Also how many deaths were due to Covid-19 alone and no other comorbidities which are listed on the death certificate? What is the average age of death from Covid-19 from March 2020 to date?
FOI/21/335Gamma cameras and SPECT-CT systems1. Make and model of all gamma cameras and SPECT-CT systems that are installed in your Nuclear Medicine, Radiology or Medical Physics Department within all your Trust's locations. 2. Date of purchase of above systems and expected replacement dates
3. Price paid for all above systems that have been purchased within the within the last 2 years
4. Names of Consultants, Physicists and Technologists responsible for above systems.
FOI/21/336LD & autism deathsHow many people with a learning disability and/or autism have died with COVID 19 within your Trust between March 2020 and July 2021? Where have these people been living prior to death? LIST PROVIDED
FOI/21/337Funding to charities and third sector bodies Please provide the following information for 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21: The value of grants made to each of the organisations listed below. Please provide the information for each of the three financial years separately, and list all grants separately. The value of loans made to each of the organisations listed below. Please provide the information for each of the three financial years separately, and list all loans separately. The payments made to charities and third sector organisations relate to the following only: LIST PROVIDED
FOI/21/338Early years PlaygroupsI would like to know which Playgroups in the Limavady, Derry and Strabane areas have a paid manager role (not playgroup leader) in a Playgroup setting.? If above applies can you please advise where the funding is available for these paid manager roles and Is this funding available to all Playgroup settings?
Is a paid manager role recommended in a playgroup setting by Early Years?
Does this role be reviewed during inspection, if role applies?
FOI/21/339Covid admissions & vaccination statusThe number of covid 19 admissions, to any of your Acute Hospitals from Dec 2020 to date - broken down by: month
Covid 19 vaccination status (of any and all covid vaccine manufacturers) and whether nil, one vaccine received or fully vaccinated / two vaccines received, age group
FOI/21/340Central Hypoventilation Syndrome[a] Can you provide me with information on the diagnostic coding that you currently use - information such as the listing of the codes, how you deal with conditions that do not fit into existing codes, are the codes speciality-specific or can they cross different specialities, etc? [b] Can you confirm across specialities other than neurology if they have patients with a diagnosis of - or a queried diagnosis of - Central Hypoventilation Syndrome?
FOI/21/341Bed capacity by SpecialtyCan I ask how for how many beds were used in each of the wards/specialist areas in hospitals in each area in the trust? Can I ask if any wards were or are now not in use can be classified by specialism:2018, 2019, 2020 and so far in 2021?
FOI/21/342Blood disorders1. How many patients has your trust treated (for any disease) in the last 6 months with the following treatments 2. In the last 6 months, how many patients has your trust treated for: [LIST PROVIDED]
3. Of the patients treated for immune thrombocytopenia (ICD10 code D69.3) in the last 6 months, how many were treated with:[LIST PROVIDED] 4. How many myelofibrosis (ICD10 code D47.4) patients has your trust diagnosed in the past 3 years?
5. Does you trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
6. Does you trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for myelofibrosis? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
FOI/21/343Consultant namesName of the respiratory consultants and the locum consultants across the trust.
FOI/21/344Vaccination %Numbers of covid vaccinated in Western Health and Social Care Trust hospitals between January 2021-August 19th, 2021. I am requesting numbers of covid unvaccinated patients in Western Health and Social Care Trust hospitals between January 2021-August 19th, 2021.
FOI/21/345Fertility clinicsHow much was spent in the 2020-2021 on materials used to facilitate masturbation in your fertility clinics, this specifically includes pornographic magazines?
FOI/21/346Pregnant women and ICU1. Month by month from January 2018 until August 2021, how many pregnant women have been admitted to ICU in Northern Ireland? 2. Month by month for 2018 and 2019, how many pregnant women were admitted to ICU in Northern Ireland because of the flu?
FOI/21/347Young people and Covid 191. Month by month since March 2020, how many under 30s have been admitted to ICU directly BECAUSE of covid. Not admitted for something else and then testing positive, but were admitted to ICU solely because of covid complications. 2. On admission to hospital, is a patients 'vaccination status' being recorded anywhere on their notes?
FOI/21/348Covid vaccinationsThe number of people since March 2020 to current who have been hospitalised as a result of possible covid vaccine reaction.The number of people currently in hospital with covid who are vaccinated and the number who arn't.
Current number of pregnant women hospitalised who are vaccinated and the number who arn't.
FOI/21/349Covid deaths & vaccinations - AltnagelvinNumber of admissions to the Altnagelvin Hospital for the last 5 years - details about: covid deaths, vaccinations, comorbidities, pregnant women, still births etc.
FOI/21/350Covid deaths & vaccinations - SWAHNumber of admissions to the Southwest Acute Hospital, for the last 5 years - details about: covid deaths, vaccinations, comorbidities, pregnant women, still births etc.
FOI/21/351Treatment of schizophrenia1. In the past 6 months, how many patients has your trust treated [for any condition] with the following drugs: - LIST PROVIDED 2. Within your organisation how many patients are currently [within the past 6 months] being treated for Schizophrenia (ICD code: F20) 3. Of the Schizophrenia patients ONLY, how many are currently [within the past 6 months] being treated with the following drugs: - list provided
FOI/21/352Covid1. How many people over the last 30 days have been admitted to hospital due to covid symptoms, and I would like only the people "who already had covid" when coming to the hospital included. 2. How many of these individuals were; A. Unvacinated. B. Have had 1 dose of vaccine. C. Are Double Jabbed.
3. 1 final thing I would like to know is how many people have gone into hospital with an unrelated illness, and have then tested positive after living the virus up inside the hospital.
FOI/21/353Pregnant women and Covid-19 1st January 2021 to the date of your reply - pregnat women and admission to hospital for covid, regarded as seriously ill, have been admitted to ICU for treatment of Covid-19, needed a ventilator, ratio of vaccinated vs unvaccinated?
FOI/21/354Learning Disability nursing workforce within your Trust.Do you have a breakdown of your learning disability nurses within the following categories: [LIST PROVIDED]
Where do you see gaps in your present learning disability service where LD nurses are needed?
FOI/21/355Guideline/Treatment Pathway for the pharmacological management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)Your Guideline/Treatment Pathway for the pharmacological management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
FOI/21/356Staff contact detailsThe? officer responsible for Assistive Technology, The head of finance/finance director, The head of occupational therapy - Their contact email address, Contact telephone number.

FOI/21/357Risk and confidentialityPlease provide me with details of your means, methods and procedures regarding matters of “risk” and “confidentiality” and the specific reasons and definitions related to breaching the duty of confidentiality. The information sought related to all internal guidance, manuals and training material. Also required is specific details of all legislation governing the obtaining, storage, use and dissemination of personal information.
FOI/21/358SoftwareEnterprise Resource Planning Software Solution (ERP): Primary Customer Relationship Management Solution (CRM): Primary Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solution:
The organisation’s primary corporate Finance Software Solution: (request for contract details and spend) -
FOI/21/359Trust Expenditure/ Payment to Suppliers from Apr to Jun 2021Trust Expenditure/ Payment to Suppliers from Apr to Jun 2021
FOI/21/360Biologic medications in gastroenterology1. How many patients were treated in July 2021 (or latest available month) by the gastroenterology department with the following drugs:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients were treated in July 2021 (or latest available month) for Crohn’s Disease ONLY with the following drugs: [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/361Drummary HousePlease outline how much WHSCT pay Drummary House, Derrygonnely,? for one week of respite provision?
FOI/21/362Vaccinations status in Altnagelvin1. Is it the case that patients admitted to hospital are counted as being unvaccinated if they have only received a single injection, as opposed to two doses? 2. How many people have died in total in Altnagelvin in 2021 within 28 days of the first dose of injection?
3. How many people have died in total in Altnagelvin in 2021 within 28 days of the second dose of injection?
4. How many people have attended Altnagelvin in 2021 with strokes within 28 days of either dose of covid injection.
5. How many people have attended Altnagelvin in 2021 with heart attacks within 28 days of either dose of covid injection.
6. How many people have attended Altnagelvin in 2021 with visual problems within 28 days of either dose of covid injection.
7. How many people have attended Altnagelvin in 2021 with neurological problems within 28 days of either dose of covid injection.
FOI/21/363Vaccinations status of patients1. Is it the case that patients admitted to hospitals in the Western Trust are counted as being unvaccinated if they have only received a single injection, as opposed to two doses? 2. How many people have died in total in Western Trust hospitals in 2021 within 28 days of the first dose of injection?
3. How many people have died in total in Western Trust hospitals in 2021 within 28 days of the second dose of injection?
4. How many people have attended Western Trust hospitals including those not admitted, in 2021 with strokes within 28 days of either dose of covid injection.
5. How many people have attended Western Trust hospitals, including those not admitted in 2021 with heart attacks within 28 days of either dose of covid injection?
6. How many people have attended Western Trust hospitals, including those not admitted in 2021 with visual problems within 28 days of either dose of covid injection?
7. How many people have attended, including those not admitted Western Trust hospitals in 2021 with neurological problems within 28 days of either dose of covid injection?
FOI/21/364Ransomware incidents1. Details about ransomware incidents. 2. Does your organisation use a cloud based office suite system such as Google Workspace (Formerly G Suite) or Microsoft’s Office 365? 3. Is an offsite data back-up a system in place for the following? (Offsite backup is the replication of the data to a server which is separated geographically from the system’s normal operating location site.) 4. Are the services in question 3 backed up by a single system or are multiple systems used? 5. Do you have a cloud migration strategy? If so is there specific budget allocated to this?
6. How many Software as a Services (SaaS) applications are in place within your organisation?
a. How many have been adopted since January 2020?
FOI/21/365Care1.  For each of the financial years 2018/19, 2019/2020, 2020/21, please provide the following information for long term care and support of the over 65s (Older People’s Care): 2. For each of the financial years 2018/19, 2019/2020, 2020/21, please provide the following information for the under 65s, excluding those with learning disabilities
3. For each of the financial years 2018/19, 2019/2020, 2020/21, please provide the following information for under 65s with learning disabilities
FOI/21/366Payments to external suppliersInformation on all payments to external suppliers for purchases of goods and services between 2019-01-01 and 2020-12-31. What is requested is a list of these payments, ideally in Microsoft Excel format, which contains as much of the following information for each payment as possible. LIST PROVIDED.
FOI/21/367Covid and vaccinationsData regarding the covid vaccination status of patients admitted to Altnagelvin Area Hospital for ICU treatment, regardless of duration, from 1st August 2021 to 31st August 2021 (inclusively): 1. How many patients who tested positive for Covid 19 had received at least one dose of any of the Covid 19 vaccines? 2. How many patients who tested positive for Covid 19 had not received any doses of any of the Covid 19 vaccines?
3. How many patients who tested positive for Covid 19 and subsequently died had received at least one dose of any of the Covid 19 vaccines?
4. How many patients who tested positive for Covid 19 and subsequently died had not received any doses of any of the Covid 19 vaccines?
FOI/21/368Biologic and biosimilar products within Rheumatology1. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated by the rheumatology department (for any condition) in the last 3 months with the following drugs: 2. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated for Axial Spondyloarthritis ONLY in the last 3 months with the following drugs: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/369Medical Appraisal & Revalidation Software Supply Details about the organisation use an external supplier to supply software for the management of annual appraisals, revalidation and 360 degree multi-source feedback.
FOI/21/370RCM midwifery leadershipOrganisational chart or structure as it applies to the maternity services that you provide. In particular we are interested in the lines of management and accountability that exist between heads & directors of midwifery/chief midwives and the highest levels of management within your health board (including at board level) and posts to which heads & directors of midwifery/chief midwives report. Please also include all roles that sit within the maternity services you provide including specialist midwife roles (e.g. smoking cessation specialist midwives) and any other posts not within maternity that report to heads & directors of midwifery/chief midwives.
FOI/21/371Triple negative breast cancer1 – In the past three months, how many patients were treated for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer with the following: 2 – How many of these Triple-Negative Breast Cancer patients treated in the last three months received treatment that was: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/372Biologic drugsA. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Gastroenterology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs: B. How many patients were treated in the last 3 months for Crohn’s Disease ONLY with the following biologic drugs: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/373Falls, patients absconding and compensation1. I would like to request any data you hold on falls from the last 5 years?   (Question 2 and 3 are and expansion of this question) 2. I am looking for the total number of falls sorted by hospital from the last 5 years?
3. I am looking for the total number of falls sorted by ward from the last 3 years?
4. I would also like to request all NHS email addresses for ward managers and falls leads/groups within the trust? Or the person responsible for reducing the number of falls within the trust?
5. From the last 5 years on average how much does the trust pay out in compensation claims in relation to falls?
6. Can you also provide the number of patients that absconded from the wards and which wards were affected for the last 3 years? (absconded – an inpatient that has left a ward without informing a staff member, making them a missing person) 7. In the last 5 years on average how much the trust pay out in compensation claims in relation to absconds from a ward cost the trust?
FOI/21/374Covid deaths (staff)Can your Trust/HSC/PHA (whoever holds this information) provide me with the number of staff (whether directly employed by the Trust or agency staff) who contracted Covid in the workplace - HCAIs - since the Covid-19 pandemic arrived in the Northern Ireland until the most recent day possible??That is to include hospital staff, care home staff, domiciliary care staff, anyone working within the Trust area. Further details and breakdowns requested.
FOI/21/375Business Intelligence and Benchmarking ToolsInformation about Business Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools.
FOI/21/376Inpatient managementWhat guidelines or protocols do you refer to regarding the management of patients with: Please detail the number of patients that were admitted as an inpatient or day case in the last 12 months for the following primary diagnosis:
Do you refer patients within the ICD10 code M321 to another Trust?
Is there a specific clinic for LN patients at your Trust?
If you answered ‘Yes’, which of the following medicines can be prescribed within the shared care agreement?
Has a shared care agreement/arrangement been established between your institution and a tertiary centre for the treatment of lupus nephritis? If so, please specify what medicines can be prescribed in secondary care within these shared care agreements.
For the LN patient pathway, is care commissioned by:
What is the name of your local integrated care system?
FOI/21/377Patient treatments1 – In the past 6 months (latest 6 months available) how many patients have received the following treatments (for any disease): 2 – In the past 6 months (latest 6 months available) how many patients have received the following immunoglobulin treatments (for any disease): - LISTS PROVIDED
FOI/21/378Community transmission of Covid 19Since the first community transmission of Covid-19 was recorded; 1. The number of patients in urgent and time critical cases who have been seen by either three independent hospitals broken down by month, hospital and procedure. 2. The cost, by month of the above 3. How many patients were resident outside NI and their place of residence
FOI/21/379Treatment of neurology patients1. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs (for any disease) in the past 6 months: 2. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs in the past 4 months:
3. Does the trust either commission or fund Botulinum Toxin treatment and/or anti-CGRP monoclonal antibody treatments (Ajovy, Aimovig, Emgality) for migraine (Y/N)?
4. How many patients have been treated in the past 4 months for the following conditions: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/380Looked after children1.??As of 3rd September 2021, how many looked after children are in the care of your local authority?? 2a) As of 3rd September 2021, how many sibling groups are in the care of your local authority?
b) What is the total number of children in the sibling groups identified in response to Q2a? 3. How many sibling groups are all placed together?
4 How many children in your care, who are part of a sibling group, are not living with at least one of their siblings?
5. a) As of 3rd September 2021, how many approved foster carers (understanding this as households, including all approved) do you have?
b) As of 3rd September 2021, how many of those approved foster carers (understanding this as households) do you have currently looking after children?
FOI/21/381Artwork owned by the Trust1. How many artworks have been purchased by the trust in 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21? 2. How many artworks are in the possession of the trust?
3. What is the estimated value of the artworks?
4. How many of the artworks are on public display?
FOI/21/382Contract data for services around facilities management1.Food – Service contract that is focused around catering services. 2.Laundry services where clothes and linen can be washed and ironed.
FOI/21/383DermatologyCould you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Dermatology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs - [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/384Prostate cancer1.Does your trust/ HB have access to PET-CT for the investigation of suspected biochemical recurrence in prostate cancer patients? 2.If you answered “No” to question 1. Would you use PET-CT for the investigation of suspected biochemical recurrence in prostate cancer patients if it were available?
3.In 2020-21, how many patients do you estimate were investigated for suspected biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer at your trust/ HB? 4.What percentage of patients with suspected biochemical recurrence do you estimate are referred for PET-CT at your trust/ HB? 5.Of patients with suspected biochemical recurrence referred for PET-CT, what % of scans do you estimate use a PSMA tracer (either Ga-PSMA or F-PSMA)?
6.Are there any exclusion criteria for referral for PET-CT for suspected biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? If so, what are they? E.g. Upper and lower PSA limits, age, life expectancy, ECOG score.
7.What do you estimate is the average waiting time for the PET-CT scans for investigation of suspected biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer? 8.What do you estimate is the average time it takes to report PET-CT scans for investigation of suspected biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer?
FOI/21/385Pregnant women admitted to ICUMonth by month from January 2018 until September 2021, how many pregnant women were admitted to ICU in the Western Trust?
FOI/21/386Programme in thermometryHow much has the western trust saved using the invest to save programme in thermometry over the past 3 years ?
FOI/21/387Care home assessmentsHow many assessments have taken place year on year since 2010 on elderly people entering care homes to establish if they required medical care or social care?
FOI/21/388Covid-19 vaccination uptake rates among staff Could you please provide information on the Covid-19 vaccination uptake rates among staff in your health trust? How many staff have been vaccinated and what percentage is that of the total workforce. If possible, could you provide a breakdown by profession, eg medical, nursing, etc in relation to uptake rates.
FOI/21/389Primary Care Rebate SchemeCould you please supply the following information with regards to primary rebate schemes: What product names (brand and generic if possible)?
What were the start and finish dates (or ongoing if applicable)?
Which rebates are aligned to PrescQIPP, and which ones are independent?
FOI/21/390BME Community in NI healthcare systemCan you detail how many Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) nurses/ doctors work in the NI health system? How many of those workers have left in the last 5 years from each trust? (Or if that period is too long, please refine it so it falls within the cost limit).
How many complaints of racial harassment in each NI health Trust in the past five years? Broken down into each year and further to show racial abuse directed at patients and separately staff.
And how many BME workers are in the different work bands?
Can it be broken down to show the number in each band including:8a, 8b, 8cAnd 9
FOI/21/391Transgender identity treatment Can the organisation which holds this information (if none of those included, can you refer me on), provide information showing how many people have come forward to have transgender identity treatment in Northern Ireland?
FOI/21/392Technology platformsDoes your organisation current have deployed or plan to deploy in the next 6 months the Kubernetes container technology? Or any of the following; Docker or Docker SWARM technology platform, Rancher technology platform, IBM Open Shift technology platform, VMware Tanzu technology platform.
FOI/21/393Copies of Trust FOI responsesCopies of the following FOI responses; Covid -19 Deaths - FOI/20/369, Admissions of Covid-19 - FOI/20/293, Covid-19 patients - FOI/20/316, Covid-19 Influencer - FOI/20/325
FOI/21/394Eye conditions1. For the 4-month period from May to August 2021, how many patients has your trust treated with the following anti-VEGF treatements: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. For the patients above, how many were new to anti-VEGF therapy? Please provide the patient numbers by the treatments listed below, excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy.
3. Within your trust, how many intra-vitreal injections/implants of each following treatments have been used (for any eye condition) in the four-month period from May to August 2021: [LIST PROVIDED] 4. If your trust is able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used in the four-month period from May to August 2021 for Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD) ONLY
FOI/21/395Owen Mor Care CentrePayments to / from Own Mor Care centre, allegations of abuse, performance notices, correspondence etc.
FOI/21/396Children in careLooked After Children (LAC) and placements - i)2018 – 2019, ii)2019 – 2020 & ii) 2020 – 2021

FOI/21/397Savings with the invest to save programme with thermometers I wish to know the savings the Western Trust has made using the invest to save programme with thermometers over the last three years. Specifically i would like to know the savings compared between all types of tympanic thermometers against the savings with the TRITEMP non contact thermometer.
FOI/21/398Mobile phone contractsMobile phone contracts - annual average spend, number of connection, duration, contract dates and internal contact details.

FOI/21/399Contract for IT disposalDoes the Western Trust currently have a contract for IT disposal? Further questions relating to this.
FOI/21/400Private and Overseas Healthcare InformationInformation regarding Private and Overseas Healthcare Information.
FOI/21/401Workforce funding1. Does your organisation have access to funding or grants aimed at supporting one or more of the following workforce areas e.g. from a national body for purchase of technology or services. 2. If yes, please indicate the amount of funding available and the name of the organisation that awarded the funding
3. Please provide further detail on the purpose of the funding
4. Has any of the funding been spent/planned to be spent so far? If yes, please provide further detail
5. What date does the funding need to be used by?
6. What does your organisation use e.g. tools, third-party suppliers to capture ROI (Return on Investment) for any initiatives associated with the workforce areas listed in question 1?
FOI/21/402Spending and contracts for older person’s social services (aged 65 and over)1. Does the Health and Social Care Trust operate a usual cost of care for older person’s social services? By usual cost of care, we mean set weekly fee rates that the Health and Social Care Trust pays to care providers for older people’s residential, residential EMI, nursing, and nursing EMI care. 2. If the answer to question 1 is ‘yes’, does the Health and Social Care Trust have a banding system for fee rates? By ‘banding system’ we mean different levels of fees according to the Trust’s own criteria i.e. quality grades. 3. If the answer to question 2 is ‘no’, please provide the Health and Social Care Trust’s own set weekly fee rates for 2021/22 for: LIST PROVIDED 4. If the answer to question 2 is ‘yes’, please provide the Health and Social Care Trust’s own weekly set fees associated with each band/grade for 2021/22 for: LIST PROVIDED
5. Please provide the highest, lowest, average (mean) and median actual weekly fees paid to older person’s care providers in 2021/22. 6. Please provide the number of people aged 65 and over funded by the Trust under a Continuing Healthcare (CHC) package in an older person’s care home for 2019/20, through to 2021/22
FOI/21/403Community Dental Services continue to Question 2.
No, we did not provide a community dental service. Please provide the name of the organisation that provides this service in your geographical area. You do not need to respond to the remainder of the questions in this FOIA request.
2. For each band please enter the relevant number corresponding to the column and row labels.
*By WTE we mean ‘whole time equivalent’. This is the total hours worked by all dentists divided by average hours worked by a full-time dentist. Please write ‘0’ if there are no staff at a specific band. 1. For each grade please enter the relevant number corresponding to the column and row labels.
*By WTE we mean ‘whole time equivalent’. This is the total hours worked by all dentists divided by average hours worked by a full-time dentist. Please write ‘0’ if there are no staff at a specific grade.
FOI/21/404Cancelled operations Last minute elective operations cancelled for each month of 2020 and 2021 to date.
FOI/21/405Social Care Payments and Arrears1. In the area covered by the Trust, on the latest date for which figures are available, can you provide the total number of people you have assessed as having to pay for any aspect of their social care, including but not limited to: 2. How many people are currently in arrears of payment of their social care charges (by this I mean having missed at least one payment)?
3. How many people currently have debt management procedures commenced against them for non-payment of social care charges (by this I mean any escalation in debt recovery, e.g. automated reminders, letter before action and referral to debt collection agency)?
4. How many people had court proceedings commenced against them relating to non payment of social care changes in 2019/20 and 2020/21?
5. What is the total value of accumulated debt as at 31 March 2021 in respect of non payment/late payment of social care charges?
FOI/21/406Looked after children Please release the following information relating to looked after children in the care of your authority for the periods: • 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
• 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019
• 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
FOI/21/408Nurse agency spendProvide a breakdown of Nurse Agency spend by Clinical Area (e.g. A&E, Theatres, Outpatients, Maternity/O&G, etc.) for the period of April 2020 – March 2021?
FOI/21/409Doctors working hoursHow many hours per week on average have your doctors worked on public sector compared to private sector from January 2011 - October 2021?
FOI/21/410Gender Recognition Certificatea. How many members of your medical staff have a Gender Recognition Certificate? b. How many members of your medical staff both identify as transgender and do not hold a Gender Recognition Certificate?
c. Does your trust restrict doctors or nurses with a Gender Recognition Certificate and who are legally recognised as female in conducting intimate exams on females (eg. smear tests, pelvic exams, breast exams)?
d. Does your trust restrict any of the duties of medical staff who identity as transgender and who do not hold a Gender Recognition Certificate in relation to their work with patients of the opposite sex?

FOI/21/411Treatment of cancer1. In the past 3 months, how many non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients were treated with: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. In the past 3 months, how many patients were treated for Squamous non-small cell lung cancer (Sq NSCLC) ONLY with the following drugs: [LIST PROVIDED] 3. Does your trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
FOI/21/412Staff overpaymentsRequest (5 questions) about staff overpayments over the following period, 1st Apr 17 to end mar 18, same for 18-19, 19-20 and from 20-21; can you please tell me how many episodes you had for staff overpayment? totals for the four requested periods is suffice.
FOI/21/413Covid deathsCan you please provide to me the total deaths that has died in altnagalvin with covid since the roll out of the vaccine from March 2021 till now?
FOI/21/414Agency staffWould it be possible to obtain the breakdown of expenditure on Employment Agency staff and also the spending which was made to employment agencies "off tender" within the Western HSC Trust during the past 12 months or past financial year for the following:?
FOI/21/415Medical devices1) Who ultimately authorises the use of medical devices like Essure within a Specific Trust?? 2) Who is ultimately responsible for procurement of the medical devices used within the Trust?
3) Is it the Department of Health or each individual Trust who should be satisfied with the adequacy of a medical device before use on patients?
4) Is it the Department of Health or each individual Trust who should be satisfied with the safety of a medical device before use on patients?
FOI/21/416Post-mortem patient injuriesFrom January 2010 to December 2020 - please provide me with a breakdown of how many times your health trust has recorded injuries/damage to a patient’s body after death (e.g. fractures/broken bones/lacerations) while within the vicinity/grounds of one of your hospitals. Please consider this request as asking for unusual or unplanned injury to a body e.g. those that are not related to the normal processes of a post-mortem examination or autopsy. Please provide the following information for the last ten calendar years (January 2011 to December 2021). If you cannot provide this time period because of cost and time exemptions, please provide this information for the most recent five calendar years or the longest time period possible to comply with cost and time exemptions.
FOI/21/417Dermatological and rheumatological conditions1. How many patients were treated in September 2021 (or latest available month) by the dermatology department with the following drugs: 2. How many patients were treated in September 2021 (or latest available month) by the rheumatology department with the following drugs: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/418Protests and demonstrations The following in relation to protests and demonstrations outside a Health Clinic in the last three years: • How many reports of harassment have been received, • How many verbal warnings have been formally issued to protestors, • How many reports to PSNI have been made, • How many complaints have been lodged as a result of the protests.
FOI/21/419Cardiovascular diseaseCan you please provide the number of patients admitted/cared for who were suffering from any of the Cardiovascular Diseases outlined here by the NHS. Please can you provide this data, split by month, for between January 2016 and September 2021 (or up to whatever month for which data is held).In addition to the above, can I also obtain a copy of the following FOIs already disclosed by the Trust: FOI/20/008 & FOI/20/369
FOI/21/420Adults and children assessed by social workers in 2021 Total number of adults and children assessed by social workers in 2021 in Northern Ireland.
FOI/21/421Trust Expenditure/ Payment to Suppliers from Jul to Sep 2021All transactions over ?500 from Jul to Sep 2021. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it & any additional descriptors.
FOI/21/422Covid deathsCovid deaths, testing etc
FOI/21/423PoliciesWhat policies, guidance and procedures are currently in use in regards to Self Directed Support, Direct Payments, Managed Budgets, Arranged Support, Personalised Approaches or any other definition used for Self Directed Support.
FOI/21/424Colorectal cancerWithin your health trust, how many patients have been treated in the past 3 months with the following agents for colorectal cancer [CRC]??
FOI/21/425Underspend in Learning Disability (LD)9 questions about underspend in LD.
FOI/21/426Early years servicesCould you please direct me to a list of the Early Years services currently registered with you, or please provide a list? I require the name of the business and the result of their last inspection.
FOI/21/427Breast cancer treatment1. How many patients have been treated for breast cancer (any stage) in the past 3 months with the systemic anti-cancer therapies listed below? - LIST PROVIDED 2. In the past 3 months, how many early/locally advanced (Stages I to IIIc) breast cancer patients were treated with an Aromatase Inhibitor (anastrozole, exemestane, Letrozole) as a single agent?
FOI/21/428Secure sites1. Can you confirm a list of secure estate sites that Western Trust hold healthcare commissioning responsibility for? 2. Can you list the current healthcare providers at each site including prime and sub-contracted healthcare?
3. Can you detail when each secure site healthcare contract ends?
4. When shall procurement commence for each new healthcare contract?
FOI/21/429Allocation of Funding for Counselling, Suicide Prevention and Bereavement ServicesDetails about spend and contracts re. suicide prevention, counselling and bereavement.
FOI/21/430Suicide attemptsStatistics/figures on how many people presented to the A&E department at Altnagelvin Hospital listed as suicide attempts in 2019 and 2020 for a documentary.
FOI/21/431Pro Signs of Safety and impactThe percentage of cases that Gateway transferred to FSIT at a family support level and the number of children placed on CP register by GW in the two separate years before SOS was implemented, then in the year after SOS was implemented and the year after that, then the most recent data available. I would like to see if the percentage decreases after implementation of the model and stays that way. I would assume that there has been a decrease in transfers.
FOI/21/432Independent hospitals1. The number of NHS patients who have been seen by independent hospitals broken down by month, hospital and procedure? 2. The cost, by month of the above?
FOI/21/433PACSSystem type can also be 'No System Installed' if your trust does not use the system: System type - PACS
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
FOI/21/434Pest infectionsDetails of?pest?infestations at trust properties since January 2018, broken down by location/facility and?pest.? The cost of dealing with pest infestations at trust properties since January 2018, broken down by location/facility and pest.
FOI/21/435Child social services1. Is there any connection between childhood experiences and future parenting abilities.?Can you supply evidence to back up your response. 2. Do professionals like Cafcass, Guardian ad litem, Psychologists etc have access to child social services paperwork prior to doing their assessments? If so what type of information is shared and is this only in child social services vs parents or also in custody disputes?
3. Do child social services share paperwork, even historical with other child social services areas for example from Coventry to South Yorkshire and if so under what circumstances?
4. How often is misinformation passed between different child social services areas and what can the person that misinformation pertains to do about it?
FOI/21/436Victim blaming1. What is the council's position on Victim blaming and does the council believe that it is down to the victim to stop their abusive partner from abusing them? 2. How often does child social services get involved with families where at least one parent was known to child social services during their childhood? Can you explain why this happens. Do the percentages change if the parent was once a looked after child?
3. How often is previous family court paperwork used again at a future point against either the original parents in the case or the children in the case?
4. How many times does a parent need to pass a parenting assessment before they are no longer required to take part in a parenting assessment? Is this subjective to new allegations?

FOI/21/437Domestic abuse1. How often does child social services victim blame a domestic abuse victim / survivor? 2. How long do you need to be separated or divorced from a domestic abuse perpetrator before child social services accept that you have nothing to do with your abuser? Accept you are a separate entity.
3. How often do child social services help a domestic abuse victim, how long does it take for them to help and how long does that help continue for?
4. Does the council or child social services believe there is a connection between domestic abuse/ violence and the victim suffering from Stockholm syndrome? Has the council or social services done any studies to prove or disprove this theory?

FOI/21/438Staff organisation chart in WHSCTStaff organisation chart of staff. 2018,
2019,2020 & this far in 2021.
Please detail the staff in each directorate, and in each hospital. (for this request. Please give me the organisation in each of the years requested please give the staff details based on 1st April.
FOI/21/439Funding to public and private hospitals Public funding to private hospitals for the last 10 years ? Public funding to public hospitals for the last 10 years
FOI/21/440PAS - Patient Administration SystemSystem type – Patient Administration System (PAS) Supplier name - System name - Date installed - Contract expiration - Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender Is this annually renewed? - Yes/No Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No

FOI/21/441Learning Disability (LD) deathsHow many learning disability deaths have been recorded for those with a learning disability who lived at home from the start of the pandemic to date and after the vaccines have been rolled out how many deaths were recorded?
FOI/21/442Owen Mor Care CentreHow many adult safeguarding referrals from Owen Mor Care Centre to Western Trust in 2018, 2019 , 2020 and 2021? How many times has the locality manager and the safeguarding team visited Owen Mor as a result of a safegaurding complaint about Owen Mor ( from 2018)?
How many times has the PSNI been called to Owen Mor since 2018?
How many covert audio recording devices have been found at Owen Mor since 2018?
How many complaints have been recieved by the Western Trust from residents or relatives about care at Owen Mor since 2018? How many times has an employee used foul language toward a resident or in front of a resident at Owen Mor Care Centre since 2018?
FOI/21/443Care Home Funding 2021-20221 The total amount of funding given to care homes within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22? 2 The total amount of funding given to each individual care home within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22?
3 The individual funding amounts for a to f (below) for each care home within the WHSCT area to date for this financial year 2021-22?
a) The funding provided by WHSCT for care home staff wages (sick pay) for staff sickness due to Covid?
b) The funding provided by WHSCT for care home staff for Taxis fares for staff to and from work?
c) The funding provided by WHSCT for under occupancy within care homes?
d) The funding provided by WHSCT for Care Partner arrangements within care homes?
e) The funding provided by WHSCT for Additional care home cleaning within the care home?
f) The funding provided by WHSCT for the new visiting pathway for Care Homes (Visiting with Care - A Pathway) publication date 30 April 2021 with an implementation date of 07 May 2021?
4 Please advise which Payments were made under the funding arrangements for 2021-22 which you advised were being assessed and were due to be paid by the end of September 2021?
5 Please advise specific funding that the Trust provided to Independent Care Homes during 2021-22 ?
6 Please advise specific funding amounts that the Trust provided to each of the Independent Care Homes during 2021-22 ? 7 Please advise what the specific funding amounts that the Trust provided to each of the Independent Care Homes during 2021-22 were for ?
FOI/21/444Child abuse12 questions about child abuse, complaints etc
FOI/21/445Domestic abuse10 questions about domestic abuse
FOI/21/446Domestic abuse10 questions about domestic abuse
FOI/21/447Prescription Medication Detox (Latrogenic Harm)1. Can you please tell me when prescribed medication is mismanaged either by error or by medical choice, to the extent that it causes patients to suffer severe DETOX in a WHSCT hospital, is this considered as Iatrogenic Harm?
2. What is the protocol used to ensure the patient is appropriately cared for?
3. What guidelines are followed in in clinical practice after the incident?
4. What information is recorded and where is it recorded from that event?
5. What ICD:10 World Health Organisation Coding describes the incident?
FOI/21/448Covid-19 Vaccinations related queries 18 Covid-19 Vaccinations related queries
FOI/21/449Transparency Data for payments to suppliers on invoices over ?500I am looking to find out where Western Health and Social Care Trust publish their Transparency Data for payments to suppliers on invoices over ?500. (Did not proceed - applicant did not provide clarification)
FOI/21/450Copies of Trust FOI responsesPlease can you supply a copy of the Trusts responses to the following FOI requests. FOI/21/053, FOI/21/062 and FOI/21/097.
FOI/21/451Business Case for the new build Health and Care centre in? LisnaskeaA copy of the Business Case for the new build Health and Care centre in? Lisnaskea, preceeding the most recent amendment?and post amendment?made by The Western Health and Social Care Trust.
FOI/21/452ED attendancesPlease can you give me the total number of patients attending all Emergency Departments from Monday 25th January 2021 to 31st October 2021. Please can you give me the total number of calls made to phone first during the same period and the number of those who phoned first that received a scheduled ED appointment as a result
FOI/21/453Copies of Trust FOI responsesI wish to receive the following references as I am interested in trust agency spend.? - FOI/21/016, FOI/21/053, FOI/21/062, FOI/21/097, FOI/21/104, FOI/21/168, FOI/21/201, FOI/21/202
FOI/21/454Workforce ethnicityFor each of the last 5 years (broken by year, please provide a breakdown of the different ethnicities of the workforce of the trust, broken down by their different roles such as:[LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/455South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) wardsCan you define the "mixed specialities" using the acute beds?" Can I have the ward usage please 2018. 2019. 2020. and 2021 to date 2. Ward9. Elective surgery. Is this ward for elective surgery in 2018/2019/2021/2021 this far. Is this for local planned surgery cases? Are emergency surgical admissions being covered in this ward? - if so what number of beds are for planned surgeries and how many for acute surgeries? Is "step down Covid ward" a surgical ward use or a medical one?
Can you please clarify.
"Ward 3 is currently SWAH elective surgical ward also receiving emergency surgical admissions.
Ward 9 "flipped to" emergency surgical admissions with "flex capacity "as "secondary/step down Covid ward" -
FOI/21/456Specialisms in SWAH - South West Acute HospitalThe use by specialism of each ward in SWAH for each year beginning on 1st April each year.Wards 1-9 - for 2012 until 2021.
FOI/21/457SAIsA breakdown of the number of SAIs that have been recorded?since the the first Covid-19 case arrived in Northern Ireland? Can the SAIs be broken into three month bands for when the SAIs were recorded - ie From March 1 to May 31, 2020, June 1 to August...and so on. That includes showing the SAIs specifically related to Covid.
FOI/21/458Staff vaccinationsData available on the number of staff members who have received two doses of the Covid vaccine to date? Can it be broken down to show specifically those vaccinated in hospitals and the different groups ie nurses, doctors, consultants, care home workers, admin etc?
If possible, can you provide an overall tally of your workforce: the numbers working in each hospital and in the community? And show the percentage vaccinated and unvaccinated?
FOI/21/459People who died in ED waiting to be admittedThe number of people where a decision has been made to admit them to hospital who have died while in an emergency department in the trust each month since January 2019.?
FOI/21/460Vacant postsCurrent vacancies they have in different roles ie nursing, doctors, consultants, adminstration. If possible with specific mention of vacancies for specialist doctors and naming what those positions are.?Can any figures be provided to show how that compares to vacancies in previous years? In addition to the above. Can you detail the number of workers who left (broken into retired, quit, sacked, promotion) the Trust in each category over the past five years - nurses, doctors, admin etc?
And show the numbers that were recruited over the same period?
Can each Trust also detail how much has been spent on locum doctors in 2020 and 2021 to date?
And money spent on agency staff since over the same period broken into different areas of work?
FOI/21/461Miscarriage statisticsPlease supply the following information for each quarter of each calendar year since 2016 up to and including the current year: 1. Miscarriages, 2. Ectopic pregnancies, 3. Still births, 4. Babies born with fatal or life-limiting health problems, 5. Premature births, 6. Infant mortality up to 1 year 6. Maternal mortality 7. Maternal morbidity
FOI/21/462Discharges from hospital1) The number of inpatients, deemed?medically?fit?to be discharged, who were waiting for a community care package to be put in place so they could be discharged broken down by (i) hospital and (ii) age in the trust on 1st?November 2021. 2) The number of inpatients deemed medically fit to be discharged who were waiting longer than (i) one week; (ii) two weeks; (iii) one month; (iv) three months; (v) six months broken down by hospital and age in the trust on 1st November 2021. 3) The number of inpatients deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but who were unable to do so as there was no community care package in place in the last financial year.
4) The number of people deemed medically fit for discharge but who were unable to do so as there was no community care package who died in hospital, each year since January 2019, broken down by age.
FOI/21/463Eating disordersAny and all recorded incidents in which a person requested to be referred to an eating disorder specialist via their GP and was not referred to a specialist, between the calendar years 2016 and 2021. • Any and all reported incidents in which a person was referred to an eating disorder specialist and did not receive treatment due to the person's BMI being too high for treatment, between the calendar years 2016 and 2021.
• Please note I am not looking for data on NHS waiting lists for eating disorder treatment, I am specifically looking for incidents in which a patient asked for an eating disorder referral and was either not referred, or was rejected from treatment or further referral.
• Please note I am referring to all eating disorders, including but not limited to, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, eating disorder not otherwise specified, and binge eating disorder.
FOI/21/464Vacant nursing postsThe current number of vacant nursing positions across the Trust?
FOI/21/465Copy of incident review of safeguarding incidentA copy of a serious incident review of a safeguarding incident in Extern's services in August 2019, carried out by the Western Trust.
FOI/21/466Care leaversRequest about local offer for care leavers.
FOI/21/467Social care provisionHow many people currently use Self Directed Support in your Trust area? Could you provide figures for those receiving: Direct Payments, Managed Budgets, Trust Arranged support and a combination of these options. How many people use Direct Payments, Managed Budgets and Trust Arranged Support in each Programme of Care across the Trust?
Is it possible to receive a breakdown how many people using: Direct Payments receive fewer than 5 hours of care per week, between 5-15 hours, between 15-30 hours and over 30 hours per week? Managed Budgets receive fewer than 5 hours of care per week, between 5-15 hours, between 15-30 hours and over 30 hours per week?
Trust Arranged support receive fewer than 5 hours of care per week, between 5-15 hours, between 15-30 hours and over 30 hours per week?
A combination of these options receive fewer than 5 hours of care per week, between 5-15 hours, between 15-30 hours and over 30 hours per week?
FOI/21/468Off framework agency and agency usageOff-framework agency and agency usage for various services in Trust.
FOI/21/469Covid deathsCan Health Trusts provide me with the number of patients/staff/visitors who died of Covid-19 in your hospitals after getting a probable or definite Covid-19 HCAI from February 2020 to the most recent date possible? If possible can you break the infections into months and include overall totals?
Can you then detail how many of these patients with Covid HCAIs were admitted to ICU?
And of these Covid HCAI patients, how many died (that is whether they were admitted to ICU or not)?
FOI/21/470Return Home Interviews and Post-missing support services Request about provision of Return Home Interviews and post-missing support services for children who have been reported missing.
FOI/21/471VaccinationsAs of the fifteenth of November 2021 how many patients in ICU are vaccinated and how many are unvaccinated? What method does the trust use to find out if patients who are admitted to the hospital are vaccinated?
FOI/21/472Public health funeralsDetails about funerals has the Council arranged since 15th September 2021?
FOI/21/473Discharges from hospital1) The number of people deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but there was no community care package in place, so they were discharged to a care home in the last financial year.? 2) The number of people in care homes on 1st November 2021 after they had been deemed medically fit for discharge but there was no community care package in place.
3) The longest time anyone has spent in a care home as of 1st November 2021 after they were deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital but a community care package was not in place, so they were discharged to a care home.
4) The total number of people deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital who were discharged home with an incomplete community care package in place in the last financial year.
5) The total number of people at home without a complete community care package as of 1st November 2021 after they were deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital.
6) The total number of people at home without a complete community care package as of 1st November 2021.
7) The longest time a person has been living at home with an incomplete community care package as of 1st November 2021.
FOI/21/474ON/OFF Framework1. Could you kindly send a list of Nursing Agencies for the Western Health & Social Care Trust ON framework and OFF framework in order of contact for years 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to Present.
2. Could you kindly Show the Western Health & Social Care Trust agency spend for each agency ON and OFF framework for the year 2020 and year 2021. Could this be separated into each month Jan, Feb, Mar etc. with a total at the end of each year.
3.Could you kindly send a breakdown of each hourly rate charged to the Western Health & Social Care Trust by nursing agencies ON and OFF framework. Such as but not limited to Band 7, Band 5 and Band 5 specialist for Scottish Nursing Guild, Pulse Nursing Agency, Direct Medics, Bond, Just Nurses Angels Recruitment, Anns Nursing care and Nextstep Nursing. To include but not limited to dayshift, nightshift, Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday.
4. Could you kindly send a table showing but not limited to all agency shifts filled and unfilled per month at Western Health & Social Care Trust for years 2020 and 2021 for Band 7, Band 5.
5. Could you kindly show a breakdown of any additional charges to the Western Health & Social Care Trust by Nextstep Nursing and all other agencies for but not limited to providing Nurses requiring travel and accommodation from within and out with NI including any international nurses and their additional costs paid for by the trust.
FOI/21/475Agency & bank spendPlease provide agency spend for the staff group between 1st November 2020 and 31st October 2021, indicating what percentage is on and off-framework (for example, “£4,650,000 – c80% framework / 20% off-framework”). Please provide bank spend for the staff group1st November 2020 and 31st October 2021
FOI/21/476Fungal infections1. In the last 12 months, how many patients have been treated (for any condition) with the following drugs? 2. In the last 12 months how many hospital inpatients were diagnosed with the following conditions? [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/477Elective inpatient / day-case surgeries and cancellations 1:The number of elective inpatient/day case operative surgeries scheduled to take place each week since the beginning of May.? 2: The number of elective inpatient/day case operative surgeries that were carried out each week since the beginning of May.
3: The number of elective inpatient/day case operative surgeries that were cancelled each week since the beginning of May.
FOI/21/478OT assessmentWaiting time for a? O/T? assessment at your home.
FOI/21/479Agency nurses payBetween 1st November 2020 and 31st October 2021, what were the top three / most expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e., pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT, and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency Nurses working at each of the following Bands? Further details about shifts and rates.
FOI/21/480Agency doctors payBetween 1st November 2020 and 31st October 2021, what were the top three / most expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e. pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency doctors working at each of the following grades? Further details about hourly rates.
FOI/21/481Covid vaccineFor the month of October 2021 - No. of patients in Altnagelvin admitted for complications with Covid 19 who were:
1. Had no previous covid 19 vaccine at all
2. Had received 1 covid 19 vaccine
3. Had received 2 covid 19 vaccines Can you also provide the same numbers who were admitted into ICU due to complications due to Covid 19 during October 2021 for the same 3 criteria as outlined before.
FOI/21/482Children in careCan Trusts provide the number of children in care who have died over the past five years (if too far back, adjust to fall within cost limit starting with 20121 and going back).? Broken down into each year.
If possible can it provide reasons.
If possible, can Trusts provide the number of young people in care who have been before the courts or ended up in prison/young offenders units over the same period? In addition to this, can each Trust provide a figure for how many children in care are known to suffer with mental health issues?
And how many of those are receiving treatment and waiting for treatment?
FOI/21/483Patients treated with certain drugs1) Could you please provide the number of patients treated with teriparatide in the last 12 months of data you have (November 2020 - October 2021). 2) Could you provide the proportion that were treated with teriparatide within Rheumatology, Orthopedics or other.
3) Could you provide the number of patients treated with oral bisphosphonates in the last 12 months of data you have (November 2020 - October 2021).
4) Could you provide the proportion that were treated with oral bisphosphonates within Rheumatology, Orthopedics or other.
5) Could you provide the number of patients treated with Vitamin D in the last 12 months of data you have (November 2020 - October 2021).
6) Could you provide the proportion that were treated with Vitamin D within Rheumatology, Orthopedics or other.
FOI/21/484Vaccination programme & ventilatorsSince the beginning of the public vaccination programme for Covid-19, in each hospital in your Trust; a) how many vaccinated patients with I) one and ii) two doses of an approved vaccine have been admitted to hospital with Covid-19
b) how many of those patients have died from covid-19 by month
How many ventilators have been available to your hospitals since the beginning of the pandemic by month and of your hospital has made any requests for further ventilators and if those requests have been approved or denied
FOI/21/485Approved suppliers for both works and services, and ad hoc tenders issues A) how many successful bidders were located within the Foyle constituency B) the total value of those contracts awarded to companies located within the Foyle constituency for each year against the total of all tenders issued for your assets in the constituency
C) the percentage of successful tenders from businesses located in foyle as part of all tenders offered for your assets in the constituency
FOI/21/486General waste services contracts – The organisation’s primary general waste service contractContract profile questionnaire for each type of contract: 1. Supplier/Provider of the services 2. Total Annual Spend – The spend should only relate to each of the service contracts listed above.
3. A description of the services provided under this contract please includes information if other services are included under the same contract.
4. The number of sites the contract covers
5. The start date of the contract
6. The end date of the contract
7. The duration of the contract, please include information on any extensions period.
8. Who within the organisation is responsible for each of these contracts? name, Job Title, contact number and email address.
FOI/21/487PCR tests1. How many people from the Strabane/Sion/ area who were due to attend Altnagelvin hospital since the pandemic began have refused to get a PCR test prior to attending? 2. Can you give me a breakdown of where each person was supposed to attend i.e. how many were due in for surgery, how many were due in for endoscopies, etc
FOI/21/488Covid deaths and vaccinations1. Could you provide me with the total number of deaths for the ten weeks from 6th sep 2021 to 14th Nov 2021 which had covid 19 recorded on any part off death certificate? 2. Of the deaths in Q1. How many was covid 19 the sole cause off death?
3. Of deaths in Q1 how many off these where off people who had 1 or more covid vaccination?
4. The total number off any cause deaths for the 10 weeks 6th sep 2021 to 14th nov 2021.
5. Of these deaths in Q4 how many had 1 or more covid vaccination?
FOI/21/489Overtime1. The total number of hours' overtime worked by staff in your trust in each of the last three years, including 2020/21 2. Please state, in each year, the three highest overtime claims (hours) by an individual staff member. Please indicate the general speciality of the three workers (e.g. nurse, admin, consultant)
3. The total cost of overtime worked by staff in your trust in each of the last three years, including 2020/21.
4. Please state, in each year, the three highest overtime claims (cost) by an individual staff member. Please indicate the general speciality of the three workers (e.g. nurse, admin, consultant)
FOI/21/490Mental health crisis service • The numbers of people in the Western Trust currently receiving crisis, emergency or acute mental health care as inpatients
• The numbers of people in the Western Trust currently receiving crisis, emergency or acute mental health care in the community from the Home Treatment Service or any other specialist mental health team.
• The total number of people who were assessed for crisis, emergency, or acute mental health care in the Western Trust in the last 12 months.
• The total number of people who received crisis, emergency, or acute mental health care in the Western Trust in the last 12 months.
• The total number of people who were assessed for crisis, emergency, or acute mental health care in the Western Trust in the last 12 months, but were not eligible for intervention at the time.
• A breakdown of waiting times for crisis, emergency, or acute mental health care from assessment to the start of care/ treatment over the last 12 months (for inpatients and also for people receiving treatment in the community).
FOI/21/491PCR testingWhat percentage of care home staff from within the Western trust: CHOOSE not to get tested as part of the homes weekly testing programme? What percentage of care home staff do get tested weekly as part of the homes weekly testing programme? Why are agency staff deployed to care homes, not required to under go weekly PCR testing? Why is weekly PCR testing of all care home staff (inlcuding agency staff deployed to work in care homes) not compulsory?
FOI/21/492Mental Health Rehabilitation 1. Of your patients currently placed within inpatient mental health rehabilitation wards, how many have been on their current ward for longer than 12 months? 2. Of those in answer 1, how many of the patients are:
i) On wards run by the independent sector
ii) On wards run by the NHS
iii) On out-of-area placements 3. Of those in answer 1, what is the longest length of time, in days, a patient has remained on their current ward?
4. Is the patient in answer 3 on a ward run by the NHS or independent sector?
FOI/21/493Gemma HowarthDetails about PAS, EPR and community systems.
FOI/21/494Gemma HowarthWhat is the main Radiology (RIS/CRIS) PACS and LIM system that your Trust/Health Board runs? What is the main Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) system that your Trust/Health Board runs?
What is the main Pathology (LIMS) system that your Trust/Health Board runs?
FOI/21/495Gemma HowarthFor the Year 2020 - 2021 & 2021-2022 what is your total revenue spend on IT: clinical systems, non-clinical systems, people, IT infrastructure, digitail health
FOI/21/496Admissions dataInformation about data of OPCS and ICD-10 code cases at hospital level for the fiscal year 2020/2021. Whether your data information will also have data about number of admissions or spell (spell, is defined as a continuous period of time spent as a patient within a trust, and may include more than one episode) at the code and hospital for the years 2013/2014 to 2020/2021.
FOI/21/497Syringe Data 2019-2021 How much clinical waste was generated by syringes (description outlined above) in years 2019-2021  • How many syringes were bought in 2019-2021
• How much medical waste generated in total years 2019-2021
• Any data broken down into COVID vaccine delivery with syringes related to waste similar to asked above also would be of great use.
• Confirmation if one syringe and one needle is used per vaccination
FOI/21/498Theatre systemPlease enter 'No System Installed' under supplier name if your trust does not use the system: System type - Theatres, Supplier name, System name, Date installed, Contract expiration,
FOI/21/499Biosimilar medicationsCould you please provide the number of patients treated (for any condition) in the last 3 months with the following drugs [LIST PROVIDED]
FOI/21/500PolicyCan you provide me with a copy of your Children With Disability Social Work Service criteria?
FOI/21/501Maintenance of vehiclesCan you please provide me with the value of (vehicle body repair) that has been completed under the tender MAINTENANCE OF VEHICLES FOR THE WESTERN HSC TRUST?
FOI/21/502Communications and servicesDetails about: Telephony and UC/ Collaboration, Contact Centre, How many contact centre agents do you have?, Connectivity and Network Services, Organisation
FOI/21/503MiscarriagesStatistics of a miscarriage within the Western Trust since 2017 to date.
FOI/21/504Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Has the virus Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS Cov-2) been isolated and demonstrated conclusively to exist when taken directly from a man or a woman? Since Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 is being diagnosed daily in all the Health and Social Care Trusts in N Ireland, has SARS-Cov-2 been proven to exist as a virus taken from men and women in December 2021?.
FOI/21/505Pregnancy and CovidRegarding the period from 01/01/202 until 31/12/2020; -How many pregnant women were admitted to Western Trust facilities for the treatment of Covid -19? -How many were regarded as being seriously ill?
-How many were admitted for treatment to ICU?
-How many required mechanical ventilation?
Regarding the period 01/01/201 until the present, or to the latest time when clinical codes are available;
-How many pregnant women were admitted to Western Trust facilities for the treatment of Covid -19?
-How many were regarded as being seriously ill?
-How many were admitted for treatment to ICU?
-How many required mechanical ventilation?
FOI/21/506Robotic Process Automation (RPA) within the NHS1) Has the Trust procured at any point a technology platform called Robotic Process Automation, also known as RPA? This is a new technology and therefore I am only asking the Trust to check its procurement and/or IT records as far back as 01/01/2016.
2) If the Trust has procured RPA, have they calculated how many Full-Time Equivalent hours have been saved as a result of the automation doing administrative tasks, which were otherwise carried out by human members of staff working for the Trust?
FOI/21/507Covid Relief for Hospitals1. How much do the hospital/s receive for each PCR test performed in the hospital setting?
2. How much of a bonus is received for a covid diagnosis?
3. How much of a bonus is received if patient is admitted?
4. How much of bonus is received for the entire stay of the patient?
5. Does bonus increase or decrease (precentage ) if the protocol is used issuing Remdesivir? If so can you forward both use of Remdesivir bonus in monetary terms and none use, for the entire stay?
6. How much of a bonus is received if the patient is needing a ventilator?
7. How much of a bonus is received if patient dies of covid?
8. How much of a bonus does the Coroner receive if Covid is seen to be the cause of death?
9. What is the value base supplied to the trust in monetary terms for health care employees vaccinated working within the trust /hospital setting?
I do appreciate that I am asking for information from several departments within the Western Trust?
I really do appreciate both your time and the information needed for my research study.
FOI/21/508Third Party Top Up1) What law does the Western Trust use when they ask a person to be a third party and pay a "top up" payment to a nursing home or residential home?
2) Does the third party pay the money directly to the registered provider of care (care home) or the Western Trust,?
3) Is the third party contract / agreement with the registered provider of care or the Western Trust?
4) Provide a copy of the Third Party agreement / contract
5) Provide total amount of "top up" payments made by the Western Trust in 2018 2019 and 2020
I am aware if there is not a third party available to pay the "top up" then the Western Trust will pay it.
6) What extra care does a nursing home provide when asking for a "top up" payment over a nursing home that doesn't ask for a "top up" payment?
7) Provide the full breakdown of what is provided to the Western Trust when you pay for a clients care in a nursing home?
It is a weekly regional agreed amount.
What does the Western Trust get for its money? How is the payment broken down?
8) In a nurisng home of 40 residents. How many staff should be on duty at all times?
FOI/21/509Lift service and maintenance/General waste services contracts1. Lift service and maintenance – Service contract for lift service and maintenance.
2. General waste services contracts – The organisation’s primary general waste service contract.
Contract profile questionnaire for each type of contract:
1. Supplier/Provider of the services
2. Total Annual Spend – The spend should only relate to each of the service contracts listed above.
3. A description of the services provided under this contract please includes information if other services are included under the same contract.
4. The number of sites the contract covers
5. The start date of the contract
6. The end date of the contract
7. The duration of the contract, please include information on any extensions period.
8. Who within the organisation is responsible for each of these contracts? name, Job Title, contact number and email address.
FOI/21/510Costs incurred for Covid testing1. Please break down of all costs associated with PCR testing within the Trust including, but not limited to procurement of PCR test kits, staffing costs and equipment associated with PCR testing, running/hire costs associated with PCR testing centres of all types, laboratory costs associated with PCR testing, advertising/PR, marketing, administration and reporting costs of PCR testing, etc, etc. by month for the years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
2. Please break down of all costs associated with SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing within the Trust including, but not limited to procurement of SARS-CoV-2 PCR test kits, staffing costs and equipment associated with SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing, running/hire costs associated with SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing centres of all types, laboratory costs associated with SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing, advertising/PR, marketing, administration and reporting costs of SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing, etc, etc. by month for the years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.
3. Of all the expenditure outlined above in #2, please break down the overall expenditure associated with SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing within the Trust between the money awarded to and/or sub-contracted to private companies/corporations/entities including but not limited to private laboratories compared to expenditures/monies that went to the publicly controlled Trust and health service resources including, but not limited to publicly funded and controlled laboratories.
FOI/21/511Patient Safety and Security at Oak VillaCan you please forward me any Risk Assessments which were carried out from 1st January 2019 to current date regarding Patient Safety and Security for Oak Villa at Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital.
If none were carried out in this time period, please forward the previous 2 which were carried out.
FOI/21/512Covid deathsHow many people have died in the Western Health and Social Care Trust hospitals and facilities from COVID 19 alone? I am aware of the number of people that have died within 28 days of a positive covid test, so they could have died from other causes. I would like to know the exact death figure, broken down by age categories, from 1st February 2020 until the 31st October 2021 of people that have died due to Covid-19 alone and not anything else.

FOI/21/513Deaths of children known to social services How many children, who were known to your social services department, died between 1st January 2017 – 30th November 2021? (Including those dates) 1i. Please specify how many of those occurred in each year - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.1ii. Please provide the ages of the children, and the cause of death.

FOI/21/514Treatment of dermatological conditions 1. How many patients were treated in the last 4 months by the Dermatology department with each of the following: [ LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients were treated in the last 4 months with phototherapy (UVB or PUVA) for: Atopic Dermatitis
& Psoriasis
FOI/21/515Urothelial Cancer In the past 3 months, how many Urothelial Cancer patients were treated with the below:[LIST PROVIDED] Does your Trust participate in any ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of Urothelial cancer? If so, can you please provide the name of each trial along with the number of patients taking part?
FOI/21/516 Asbestos Management Plan Details about Trust's Asbestos Management Plan
FOI/21/517Treatment of Ovarian cancer 1. How many patients have been treated for advanced (FIGO Stages III and IV) high-grade ovarian (epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal) cancer over the last 3 months? If none, do you refer ovarian cancer patients to another trust, if so which one? 2. How many ovarian cancer patients (any stage) have been treated in the last 3 months with: 3. Of the ovarian cancer patients (any stage) treated over the last 3 months, how many patients:
4. If data for HRD testing is available, please provide how many HRD positive patients were treated in the last 3 months with:
5. If data for HRD and BRCA testing is available, please provide how many HRD positive-BRCA positive patients were treated in the last 3 months with: [LISTS PROVIDED]
FOI/21/518Rota and Rostering Supplier Information 23 questions about rota software(s) and provider(s) does the trust use for medical staff (junior doctors and consultants)? (a rota is a pattern of shift work with no individuals attached to it. A rota is used to form a blueprint of compliance or rules based on working patterns for a department, team or unit e.g. to create junior doctor rotas compliant to the 2016 Junior Doctor contract. Rotas are not to be confused with rosters (when shifts are allocated to workers)
FOI/21/519Referrals to food bank1.)   How many times between 1 January 2020 – 1 January 2021 and 1 January 2021 – present a primary care provider at the Western Trust provided a patient with referral to a foodbank 2.) If it doesn’t incur any extra expenses, I would also like to see the data broken down into age, gender and ethnic background of patients being referred, and the equivalent data for the period 1 January 2019-1 January 2020.
FOI/21/520Tier 3 Weight Management Service1. How many FTE members of staff does your tier 3 weight management service employ, what position and by what grade are these
2. How often does this service operate
3. How many patients have been referred from your PCO (CCG or Health Board) to a tier 3 weight management service in the past 12 months
4. If you commission this service, what was the total number that were referred from other PCO's (Other CCG's or Health Boards).
5. If your PCO has a tier 3 weight management service, what type of contract is in place (EG, block contract, blended contract)
6. As per the Endocrinology GIRFT report, what plans does your PCO have to undertake the specific actions outlined in the report? What timelines have been applied?
7. Have you adopted the local enhanced service for referrals to weight management
For the purpose of service improvement, please be aware that this information will be shared with NHS England.
FOI/21/521Tier 4 Weight Management ServiceWhat is the Current number of patients on a waiting list for Tier 4 weight management services in your PCO (CCG or Health Board)?
What was the number of patients on the waiting list 24 months ago?
FOI/21/522SaxendaWhat steps has your CCG/Trust taken to ensure compliance with the mandatory NICE tag 664 for Saxenda. If none, what plans are in place to address this?
Have patients that are eligible to utilise the NICE approved product Saxenda been able to access this product? If so please provide the volume, or if not, please provide any current plans to address this.

FOI/21/523WHSCT Employees -LGBTQ & Mental Health1. How many lgbtq employees the western and south western trust trust has ? 2. How many employees the western and south western trust have with disgnosed mental health conditions?
FOI/21/524AHP agency usage1. (a) Who is the head of procurement responsible for approving AHP agency usage?
(b) Secondly, who is the temporary / flexible staffing lead responsible for the management of this service?
2. Please can you provide the contact number and email address in relation to both question 1 (a) & (b)
3. Have you used Off-framework Allied Health agency staff between January 2021- December 2021?
4. How much was your Off-Framework agency spend for each of the following staff groups between January 2021 – December 2021: (a) Physiotherapy (b) Occupational Therapy (c) Pharmacy (d) Radiography
5. Following the same breakdown of staff groups in Question 4, how many Off-framework posts have been unfilled between January 2021 – December 2021?
FOI/21/525Respite care services for children1. Which units within the Western Health and Social Care Trust (Western Trust) provide respite care services for children.
2. Please provide statements of purpose for each of these units. Have there been any amendments to these since January 2020?
3. Have any units that have provided respite care services for children been closed or repurposed since January 2020.
4. What are the staffing complements for each unit within the Western trust that provides respite care services for children. Are all the available posts filled? Does each unit use bank/agency staff?
5. Does the Western Trust have a budget for respite care services for children and if so can you please provide this. What is the budget for each unit?
6. How long are the waiting lists currently for each unit that provides respite care services for children.
7. Does the Western Trust provide any alternatives to respite care services for children? If yes please provide details of each of these alternative services.
8. Have any business cases been filed to increase respite service provision within the Belfast trust since January 2020?* Correction to question 8. Have any business cases been filed to increase respite service provision within the Western trust since January 2020? 9. How many complaints have been made about lack of access to respite care services for children since January 2020?
FOI/21/526Outstanding Job Evaluation Requests Please provide a breakdown of the number of job evaluation requests that have not been completed (including those going through the appeal process), broken down by time frame:
- less than one year
- between one year and 3 years
- between 3 years and 5 years
- between 5 years and 10 years
- over 10 years
At 30 September 2021, what is the longest that a member of staff has been waiting for their job evaluation request to be completed? What type of job is this?
What is the timeframe that the Trust should adhere to regarding the completion of job evaluation and review/appeal process?
What is the timeframe to have job evaluation processes (including appeals) completed for staff who have been waiting over 10 years?
FOI/21/527Hospital car parksThe total income from charges for the use of hospital car parks in your trust for each of the last ten years.
FOI/21/528Expenditure on hospital car parks The total expenditure on hospital car parks in your trust for each of the last ten years, with the expenditure broken down by resource (salaries, etc) and capital expenditure (eg. Resurfacing a car park or upgrading equipment).
FOI/21/529Nursing leaving the Trust dataFrom Jan 1st 2021 how many members of the nursing staff at your Trust/Board have resigned/quit their employment? • Of that number how many have left the NHS or nursing altogether?
• Can I have list of the reasons given why a member of staff decided to leave?
• What was the most common answer given, and by how many people?
FOI/21/530SoftwareInformation about the software that you currently have in use please within your hospital. Gastroenterology, Urology, Respiratory, Multifunctional software, Orthopaedics, Pharmacy, Cardiology, General Surgery, Pain Management, OB/GYN, ENT, Pathology
FOI/21/531Police protection orderNumber of times Trust made referral to PSNI and requested assistance for police protection order for removal of children for years 2019, 2020 & 2021
FOI/21/532Social worker home visit figuresNumber of social worker visits made by Trust staff before and during the pandemic.
FOI/21/533Nursing/Care Auxilliary Agencies (Band 2) 1. Could you kindly send a list of all Nursing/Care Auxilliary Agencies (Band 2) for the Western Health & Social Care Trust ON framework and OFF framework in order of contact for years 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to Present.
2. Could you kindly Show the Western Health & Social Care Trust agency spend for each of the above agency ON and OFF framework for the year 2020 and year 2021. Could this be separated into each month Jan, Feb, Mar etc. with a total at the end of each year.
3. Could you kindly send a breakdown of each hourly rate charged to the Western Health & Social Care Trust by each Nursing/Care Auxiliary agencies (Band 2) ON and OFF framework.
4. Could you kindly send a table showing but not limited to all agency shifts filled and unfilled per month at Western Health & Social Care Trust for years 2020 and 2021 for band 2.
FOI/21/534New biologic medications in gastroenterology1. How many patients were treated in November 2021 (or latest available month) by the gastroenterology department with the following drugs:
• Adalimumab (any brand or biosimilar)
• Infliximab (any brand or biosimilar)
• Ustekinumab (Stelara)
• Vedolizumab (Entyvio)
• Tofacitinib (Xeljanz)
• Filgotinib (Jyseleca)
2. How many patients were treated in November 2021 (or latest available month) for Crohn’s Disease ONLY with the following drugs:
• Adalimumab (any brand or biosimilar)
• Infliximab (any brand or biosimilar)
• Ustekinumab (Stelara)
• Vedolizumab (Entyvio)
FOI/21/535Nurses in EDHow many dual trained or paediatric only nurses are employed within emergency departments in each trust if possible?
FOI/21/536Multiple SclerosisOut of all the patients treated by your Organisation in the last 6 months, how many patients had a diagnosis (Primary or Secondary) of: 1 – Relapsing remitting Multiple Sclerosis (SNOMED Code: 426373005)
2 – Primary progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SNOMED Code: 428700003)
3 – Secondary progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SNOMED Code: 425500002)
FOI/21/537Porters AltnagelvinHow many full time hospital porters are funded for within support Services in Altnagelvin Hospital?
FOI/21/538Person responsible for public healthPerson responsible for public health.
FOI/21/539Prehabilitation researchDetails about the prehabilitation programme offered to patients by the Trust.
FOI/21/540Lakeview HospitalAll material held by the trust since 1 August in relation to the following matters: 1) The RQIA inspection of Lakeview Hospital; 2) The handling of media queries about Lakeview Hospital.
FOI/21/541Emails re. Lakeview HospitalPlease search the email accounts (including deleted items) of named individuals for the keyword “Lakeview” and provide me with a copy of anything found under that search for the year 2021.
FOI/21/542Covid patients and vaccinations status1. On 21st December, how many of your current patients were admitted because of covid? 2. How many were vaccinated / unvaccinated?
3. What age categories are these patients in (by vaccinated / unvaccinated status)?
FOI/21/543CCTVDetails about the the supplier of the contract for CCTV maintenance and support.
FOI/21/544Sustainability and Decarbonisation1. Does your Trust measure its total carbon footprint?  If yes, what is the carbon footprint of your Trust? (Please provide in tCO2e and specify the date of measurement)
2. What steps has your Trust taken towards meeting the Greener NHS target of Net Zero by 2045?
3. What percentage of your Trust energy consumption comes from fossil fuels?
4. What steps is your Trust taking to reduce its fossil fuel consumption?
5. How many vehicles are in your Trust’s fleet?
6. How many of your Trust’s fleet uses:
A. Petrol/Diesel
B. Hybrid
C. Electric
7. Does your Trust have a policy on reducing the use of single-use plastics (including for clinical and/or non-clinical items)?  If yes, please provide details of this policy and the reduction achieved to date.
8. Has your Trust received funding to spend specifically on sustainability and decarbonisation? If yes, please provide details on how much and over what time period.
9. How much has your Trust spent in 2021 (including specific funding received and any other expenditure) on activities related to sustainability and decarbonisation?
FOI/21/545Written and digital recordsCan i please have a copy of all records ,written and digital held by the agenda for change team for myself from 2004. I would also like a copy of the interview notes from my last two interviews. - NOT RELEASED UNDER FOI
FOI/21/546ICU beds Provide all copies of all correspondence relating to the closure of some ICU beds in the Western HSC Trust?
Also please provide a breakdown of how many ICU beds have been available each day since 1st January 2020 to present also detailing how many beds where occupied and how many beds where not occupied by day.



  • FOI Disclosure Log 2020

    FOI Disclosure Log 2020

    Request Reference NumberRequest CategorySummary of Information Request   
    FOI/20/001Brain tumour specialistsThe number of clinical nurse specialists helping brain and CNS tumour patients, who have been employed in the Western HSC Trust for each year since 2008.
    FOI/20/002PFI contract Total Trust cost of managing the PFI contract in Enniskillen, including pro-rated staff hours who aren't doing it as there full time job and staff whose job it is full time too. Please breakdown the posts, hours per month and costs to make it clear.
    FOI/20/003Water contamination If the Trust have had any water samples from water systems in any of their sites that have contamination like legionella or any other germs or bacteria. Please break down how many samples were positive for each site for the last 3 years and how many samples were taken (by month)
    FOI/20/004Car Parking Charges1. In the last 5 financial years, how much income has been raised from hospital car parking?
    2. How much of this income comes from health care staff parking?
    3. The hospitals which charge for parking, and number of parking spaces available in these hospitals.
    4. From the figure in (3), the number of free spaces and the number of charged parking spaces.
    FOI/20/005Essure Device1 What date did the trust start using the essure device 2002 or 2009?
    2 How many were implanted from that date within your trust?
    3 How many essure related hysterectomies were carried out from it was first used?
    4 When was the device last used?
    5 Where any patients aware of the serious and non serious side effects of essure device before it was implanted?
    6 How many women have ended up in A&E due to the effects of the essure device?
    7 Is the gynea department aware of all the effects of the essure device?
    8 Is the trust still offering the device to patients as form of sterilisation?
    9 Is the device still being used within your trust?
    10 If a patient has the essure device fitted and concerned or has issues will they be treated with priority.
    11 Does these figure also include patients that were fitted privately
    FOI/20/006Medical Notes and RecordsRequest for all my medical notes to date from Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry (PERSONAL INFORMATION - EXEMPT FROM RELEASE UNDER FOI ACT)
    FOI/20/007Facilities Management ContractsRequest for contract information for the following services: 1. Office and building cleaning services.
    2. Lift service and maintenance – Service contract for lift service and maintenance.
    3. Food – Service contract that is focused around catering services.
    4. General waste services contracts – The organisation’s primary general waste service contract.
    5. Laundry services where clothes and linen can be washed and ironed.
    FOI/20/008Venous thromboembolism protocolDoes a specific venous thromboembolism protocol exist for your Trust? If so:
    - What date was this protocol put into place?
    - When is it due for review?
    - Is there a preferred Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) or are all utilised within the trust for VTE?
    - How many patients have been treated for VTE with a DOAC in the last 12 months?
    - What volume of each DOAC was used to Treat in this same time period?
    FOI/20/009Looked After Children 1. How many children looked after by the Trust (i.e. under Art.25 Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995): 2. How many children are subject to a care order or supervision order( i.e. under Art.50 Children (Northern Ireland Order 1995): and 3. How many young people entitled to leaving care support (i.e. under Art.35(2) Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995):
    - Are EU, EEA or Swiss national citizens,
    - have made applications to the EU Settled Status Scheme,
    - have made applications for British Citizenship,
    - have received settled status,
    - have received pre-settled status.
    FOI/20/010Clinical System contractContract for Trust clinical system for diagnostic reporting (Sectra NIPACS). If still in use or name of new supplier. New contract expiration date and is it annually renewed?


    FOI/20/011Dental Emergency Department attendancesFor the years 2014-15 to 2019-20 to Jan 1st 2020: how many patients presented at your Emergency Care Departments (to include emergency departments, minor injuries units and walk-in centres) with dental health problems?
    Of these:
    a) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, how many received treatment at the hospital during that visit?
    b) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, can the numbers please be broken down by type of problem e.g. toothache, loss of teeth, bleeding from the mouth.
    c) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, can the numbers please be broken down by age of the patient e.g. 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90+
    d) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, how many were not registered with an NHS dentist?
    FOI/20/012Diagnostic and procedure data Data for year 2018/19 on the diagnostic and procedure data for episodes at hospital level for Western H&SC Trust.
    FOI/20/013Eating disordersDetails of the number of people who have been treated for eating disorders by the Trust since 2014.
    FOI/20/014Women's Health (Internal Uterine System/Device)• List of all practices that are contracted to fit/offer an Internal Uterine System/Device (coil) fitting service
    • How many IUS/Ds (coils) have each practice fitted/ removed/ reviewed/ claimed for in 2018/19
    • How much are contracted practices paid per IUS/IUD (coil) procedure (fit, remove, review or other) they currently contracted to pay per fit
    • If fitting service is available how many insertions and removals have been undertaken in the last 12 months for each practice
    • Does the practice have a bespoke clinic for IUS/D (coil) fitting or are appointments part of the routine appointment schedule or both
    • Is there a waiting time for IUS/IUD (coil) fits at the practice and if so how long (<6 weeks, between 6 weeks – 6 months, or > 6 months)
    • If a practice does not have its own fitting service, which practice/clinic/hospital do they refer to
    • Do they have someone within the practice who provides specialist contraceptive counselling
    FOI/20/015Specialised Care RateRe.increase in "specialised care rate" received by care provider. Request for information on: 1. the persons involved in the decision to award the % increase 2. minutes of meeting when this was discussed 3. calculations and method used 4. why the decision taken not to increase the specialised care in line with the standard dom. care rate? 5. an explanation to the disparity in the award 6. what rate was awarded from the DoH for H&SC in the identified time period of this rate award? 7. why previous correspondence on this matter have not been actioned?
    FOI/20/016PPCI procedureFor the periods:
    1st January 2017 - 31st Dec 2017
    1st January 2018 - 31st Dec 2018
    1st January 2019 - 31st Dec 2019

    1. The number of patients accepted via A&E for emergency PPCI
    2. The number of patients accepted via NIAS for emergency PPCI
    3. The number accepted via other methods for emergency PPCI
    4. The number of patients discharged from hospital after successful PPCI
    5. The number of patients that died during the PPCI Procedure.
    FOI/20/017Delayed Discharges1. Number of lost bed days in the Trust due to delayed discharge during the 2018-19, by the reason for the delay.
    2. Number of people who, after being deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital, died before their discharge took place, during the 2018-19.
    3. Number of people who, after being deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital, died before their discharge took place, during the 2018-19 financial year, broken down by their primary diagnosis.

    FOI/20/018Agenda for Change (AFC) systemDoes the trust use a computer aided system to perform Agenda for Change/Job Evaluation?
    What is the cost per annum?
    Is the system centrally funded?
    If a system is in place when is the renewal date?
    FOI/20/019Job PlanningJob Planning in the Trust by staff group, including?information relating?to your use of job planning (all methods of job planning, whether that be e-forms, third party solutions, or paper based/excel) and use of third?party suppliers. Request for contract information for any third party suppliers.
    FOI/20/020Young People in unregulated care1. How many young people, under the age of 18 who are in care of your Trust, have been held in unregulated accommodation in the last 5 years (to 31st March 2019)?
    2. Age of young people involved.
    3. Type of unregulated accommodation used eg hotel / hostel / B&B / caravan / other.
    FOI/20/021AdoptionThe policy and procedure for adoption reunions, effective from September 2001 (list of questions submitted). Details of support, counselling etc offered to families; and statistics on the number of adoption reunions carried out (successful and unsuccessful - from 2001 to date).
    FOI/20/022AwardsHow much you spent each year financial year for the past five on applications for awards? The number and names of the awards applied for / won each year? Total cost of attending the awards ceremony?
    FOI/20/023GP Vacancies1. What GP vacancies are currently being proactively recruited for in Fermanagh and Tyrone?
    2. How are the vacancies being advertised.
    3. Of the vacancies currently being recruited for, how long have they been vacant?
    FOI/20/024Looked After Children (LAC)For the last three financial years: 1) How many registered children’s homes are operating in the local authority, including private, voluntary and local authority-run homes.
    2) How many children’s homes places are available for looked-after children (LAC); how many go unused
    3) How many LAC were placed into temporary accommodation (by type and duration) 4) How many LAC were placed in registered children’s homes (K2 accommodation) within and outside the Trust area 5) How many LAC were placed into unregulated homes accommodation and/or semi-independent children’s homes not subject to children’s homes regulation (H5 accommodation) - by age
    FOI/20/025Sickness absenceFor 2019 - % sickness levels by staff groupings eg. nursing, social work, medical etc.
    FOI/20/026Dental Service25 questions relating to Trust's dental service.
    FOI/20/027Colorectal cancer How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months with the following agent for colorectal cancer [CRC]; - list of treatments provided by applicant.
    FOI/20/028Appointment Booking Copy of the written guidelines used by staff in the Patient Booking line Altnagelvin Hospital relation to the cancellation of appointment by patients; specifically in regard to the automatic discharge of the patient after 2 cancellations. Information on what options are available to Booking Line staff in recording a cancellations; is there menu of different reason options available on the system and if so, what are they; and can notes be made stating the patient's reason for the cancellation?
    FOI/20/029Smoking and mental health inpatient servicesRE: hospitals/facilities providing mental health inpatient services:

    - Is the hospital smokefree; if yes, what date did this happen?
    - How many patients/service users have absconded/gone AWOL while on leave for each calendar year since 2000?
    - Of these, how many patients/service users have absconded/gone AWOL while on leave to have a cigarette or where the report mentions cigarettes for each calendar year since 2000?
    - When looking at all incident reports (not just those in which a patient absconded), how many incident reports mentioned "smoking", "smoke", "cigarette" or "lighter" a) in 2017, b) in 2018 and c) in 2019?
    FOI/20/030Prescribing in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative ColitisPlease confirm for the last three months (October to December 2019 inclusive if possible) the total biologic caseload for Crohn's Disease, for each of the following treatments [LIST PROVIDED].
    Please confirm for the last three months (October to December 2019 inclusive if possible) the total biologic caseload for Ulcerative Colitis, for each of the following treatments [LIST PROVIDED].

    FOI/20/031Trust VehiclesGuidance on how to apply for the tendering process in relation to the supply and fitment of tyres on Trust Vehicles.
    FOI/20/032Waiting times performanceProvide a report on the performance of the Trust against the 2 week wait target for symptomatic breast referrals. Please provide the following breakdown, month on month for 2019 (January - December).
    • Total Patients Referred
    • Number seen within 14 days
    • Number seen 15-16 days
    • Number seen 17-21 days
    • Number seen 22-28 days
    • Number seen over 28 days
    FOI/20/033Medical Negligence claimsHow much has the Trust paid out in medical negligence claims over the last five years? Can this figure also be broken down by year and number of cases?
    FOI/20/034Older Peoples ServicesName and email address of the person with direct responsibility for the following areas within the Trust:

    Older People - Care at Home
    Reablement Services
    Commissioning of Care at Home Services
    FOI/20/035Organisational Structure chartsUp to date Organisational Structure chart showing Team Managers and Service Managers and their email addresses for General Nursing, Primary Care, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Psychological Therapies across the Trust.
    FOI/20/036Prescribing in dermatologyBiologics and biosimilar prescribing in dermatology, numbers of patients treated in the last 12 months with certain drugs (list provided by applicant).
    FOI/20/037GP practice closures1. GP practices that have closed and had their patient lists dispersed in 2019 2. Practice branches that have closed as a result of practices merging
    3. Practice branches that have closed NOT as a result of practices merging (GP information not held by the Trust - advised to contact HSCB).
    FOI/20/038ECT machinesFor the last five years, details about the calibration/service maintenance records for the ECT machine(s) at: - Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex ECT Service, Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital
    - Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry.
    Additionally, the make and model of the ECT device used, date of manufacture.
    FOI/20/039National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) What system(s) for recording advance decisions for use in a medical emergency are used in each acute hospitals that has participated in the National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) since 1st January 2015
    FOI/20/040Childhood Cancer and Teenage and Young Adult treatmentTrust’s referrals for childhood cancer treatment. In each of the last 5 financial years for both childhood (aged 0-14) and teenage/young adult (TYA) aged 15-24) cancer patients:- How many have been referred by the Trust for cancer treatment; how many have been referred outside the Trust area; how much has been spent on childhood / TYA cancer treatments; and what was the average wait time for a diagnosis?
    FOI/20/041Personal care1.The number of patients who requested personal care from a care assistant or nurse of the same gender. 2. List all Trust settings where patients can refuse personal care from a staff member of the opposite sex.
    3. Is a male staff member allowed to provide personal care to a female patient in a learning disability setting?
    4. Is a female staff member allowed to provide personal care to a male patient in a learning disability setting?
    5. All policies in relation to questions 1-4
    FOI/20/042Under 18s out of hours mental health provision How many children/adolescents under the age of 18 attended the GP out of Hours Service at weekends over the past 12 months either alone or accompanied by a parent or guardian where the reason for the visit was suicidal feelings the child/adolescent was experiencing? For children/adolescents under the age of 18 or their parent/guardian reporting suicidal feelings of the child/adolescent, what immediate mental health care is available to the child/adolescent under the age of 18 at weekends? Is the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) available at weekends?
    How many children/adolescents under the age of 18 were admitted to hospitals within the Western Trust area at weekends having attempted suicide over the past 12 months?
    To what ward will a child/adolescent under the age of 18 be admitted at weekends having attempted suicide?
    How soon after a child/adolescent under the age of 18 admitted at weekends having attempted suicide will the child/adolescent under the age of 18 see a member of the CAMHS team?
    FOI/20/043Personal care1.The number of patients who requested personal care from a care assistant or nurse of the same gender. 2. List all Trust settings where patients can refuse personal care from a staff member of the opposite sex.
    3. Is a male staff member allowed to provide personal care to a female patient in a learning disability setting?
    4. Is a female staff member allowed to provide personal care to a male patient in a learning disability setting?
    5. All policies in relation to questions 1-4
    FOI/20/044Hospital Discharges PoliciesPolicies relating to the discharge of patients from hospital?
    FOI/20/045Radiology servicesProvision of radiology services.
    FOI/20/046Contact details (Telecare)Details for the TEC programme / Telecare programme, and the number of telecare lifeline/community alarms deployed. Also details for the office responsible for independent living services.
    FOI/20/047SepsisBreakdown of all cases of Sepsis (also known as blood poisoning or septicaemia) recorded in hospitals within your trust catchment area between 2014 and 2019 or the longest time period possible to comply with cost and time exemptions.
    FOI/20/048Iron infusions1. How many patients have received an iron infusion in the last 12 months? 2. How many patients have been treated with Monofer and how many with Ferinject?
    3. What was the average weight of these patients?
    4. How many patients required more than 1 gram of iron?
    5. How many nurses and for what days and hours are your Iron infusion clinics available?
    FOI/20/049AFC Job EvaluationAFC Job Evaluation process. A request for information on Trust staff who have been upgraded since the AFC process commenced; and information on Job Bands from 2004 to 2020. (ISSUED BY ANOTHER PROCESS / LEGISLATION - NOT FOI)
    FOI/20/050Patient homicidesThe number of mental health patients that have committed, or who are suspected of committing, a homicide by date, for 2019 calendar year?
    FOI/20/051Thornbury nursing servicesDetails of agency nursing shifts where the Trust has used Thornbury nursing services between 1st December 2019 and January 2020, including the amount of shifts per ward or department. Also the amount of shifts filled by other off contract nursing providers (ie non-framework) by ward or department) for teyh same time period.
    FOI/20/052Biologics and biosimilar prescribing in rheumatologyBiologics and biosimilar prescribing in Rheumatology [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] for calendar year 2019.
    FOI/20/053MS / Neuroscience drugsNumbers of patients in relation to the questions mentioned below, for a period of last 12 months: [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 1.How many patients have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), regardless of whether they are on treatment? 2. Of these MS patients, how many have been diagnosed with relapsing (RRMS), primary progressive (PPMS) or secondary progressive (SPMS) MS; 3. How many patients with Multiple Sclerosis have been treated with disease modifying drugs in the past 6 months.
    4. Of the patients who are receiving Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) , how many are primary progressive (PPMS)?
    5. How many patients have been treated with these drugs in the past 6 months, regardless of diagnosis.
    FOI/20/054Organisational Structure chart (Physio and OT) Organisational Structure chart showing all Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapist Team Managers and Service Managers along with their email addresses
    FOI/20/055Locum Nursing Agencies A list of all the agencies currently supplying locum nursing staff to your Trust.
    FOI/20/056Wellbeing hubsInformation in relation to the Primary Care Talking Therapies and WellBeing Hubs (the Hub) for the period August to December 2019; 1. The number of patients offered counselling via ‘the Hub’, disaggregated by locality hubs.
    2. The number of patients who took up the offer of counselling, disaggregated by locality hubs.
    3. The average waiting time for patients who were referred to counselling through the Hub.
    4. The average number of sessions provided.
    FOI/20/057Intra-vitreal injections/ implants1. How many trained and active staff do you have that can administer the anti-VEGF injection [Ranibizumab, Bevacizumab or Aflibercept]? 2. How many intra-vitreal injections/implants have been used in the latest 4 months, if possible between September to December 2019
    If your trust is able to identify injections/implants by eye conditions please split by the drug used [ranibizumab, bevacizumab, aflibercept, Fluocinolone and Dexamethasone],
    If you are unable to split by condition then please just indicate the number of times a drug has been used (regardless of condition) [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/058Dementia & Mild Cognitive Impairment diagnoses Within the Trust, the Recorded Dementia diagnoses & the Recorded Mild Cognitive Impairment diagnoses broken down by; • Subtype
    • Year since 2010 (or years available since then if not possible)
    • Gender
    • Age band (ideally under 45, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+)
    FOI/20/059CAMHS servicesDetails about CAMHS; referrals, waiting times, diagnoses etc. (11 questions)
    FOI/20/060Children on child protection register and abused or neglectedCould you split out the two datasets, listed below in order of importance, for under 11s and 11-18-year-olds? I’d like time series data for 2009/10–2018/19 if possible. But if data isn’t available as far back as 2009/10, can you provide it for as many years back as you can? • Dataset 1: Children on a child protection register by category of abuse broken down by age
    • Dataset 2: Children in need because of abuse or neglect broken down by age.
    FOI/20/061Agency shifts for 'First Choice Agency' at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH), Enniskillen1) Various care agencies have contracts with WHSCT for shifts in SWAH (Enniskillen) but there is an order where the highest on the list gets first refusal. In the years 2018, 2019, 2020 please outline the top 5 care agencies who were/ are contacted by WHSCT with shifts for SWAH, and in the order from first on the list to fifth. 2. For the months of Oct 2018, Nov 2018, Dec 2018, Jan 2019, Feb 2019, March 2019, April 2019, please outline the following; How many shifts were completed and paid for regarding FIRST CHOICE CARE AGENCY STAFF in SWAH, Enniskillen?
    3) How much was FIRST CHOICE paid for the months above for work provided in SWAH Enniskillen?
    FOI/20/062Seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Lakeview Hospital Year on year figures, data and reports for all incidents of patient seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Lakeview Hospital. • Annual reports of patient seclusion/isolation, year on year from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive), for Lakeview Hospital.
    • Any guidance or policy relating to the use of seclusion/isolation of hospital patients in Lakeview Hospital.
    FOI/20/063Seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside HospitalsYear on year figures, data and reports for all incidents of patient seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals • Annual reports of patient seclusion/isolation, year on year from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive), for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals.
    • Any guidance or policy relating to the use of seclusion/isolation of hospital patients in Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals.
    FOI/20/064Dementia patients in care homes The names, addresses, and capacity for Dementia patients of the care homes within the Trust. • the number of care packages and amount spent on care packages for patients with a recorded Dementia diagnoses broken down by year since 2010, by gender, by age band and by Dementia Subtype (if available)
    • the number of care home bed days and amount spent with care homes for patients with a recorded Dementia diagnoses broken down by year since 2010, by gender, by age band and by Dementia Subtype (if available)
    FOI/20/065Transactions over ?500All transactions over ?500 from OCT 2019 to DEC 2019 (3 months). As a minimum, please be sure to include the date, value, recipient and the procurement category of each transaction.
    FOI/20/066Biologics and biosimilars used in Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology Number of patients prescribed with the following products in the last 12 months within the Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology departments. Use of certain drugs [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/067FTE staff and salariesNumber of (FTE) staff at each Agenda for Change pay band in 2016 and the average (mean) salary paid at each band in 2016? Number of (FTE) HCHS staff broken down by grade in 2016 and the mean salary at each grade (also 2016). The grades should (approximate) the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/068Remote workers / devicesA. How many of your employees work with children or vulnerable people (e.g. social workers, or those who work in fostering, education or child and adult care)? B. How many of those employees are ‘remote workers’ or ‘flexible workers’
    C. Do you provide these employees with devices so that they can perform their jobs outside of the office
    D. Deatils of tasks they are able to perform these devices
    E. How many of these employees have complained to the organisation that they could not perform work they need to on their device (e.g. because of issues with the device, difficulty accessing information, or a lack of training) in the past 12 months?
    F. Do you prevent these employees from using their own personal devices for work-related tasks due to concerns over data privacy?
    G. Are you aware of any of these employees sharing their personal mobile phone number for work purposes when instructed not to?
    FOI/20/069Ulcerative colitis and crohns diseaseIn the last twelve months how many patients have been treated for Ulcerative colitis? Of these patients how many were treated with Entyvio (vedolizumab)?
    In the last twelve months how many patients have been treated for Crohn’s disease?
    Of the patients how many were treated with Entyvio (vedolizumab)?
    FOI/20/070Sexual exploitation of children / young people1. How many children/young people has the Western Trust assessed as being at risk of sexual exploitation in each of the past three years? 2. How many children/young people has your Trust confirmed as being sexually exploited in each of the past three years?
    FOI/20/071Most used agenciesOver the years April 2018-2019 and April 2019-2020 (so far); Which two care agencies were the most used, overall, by the Western Trust, for providing agency health care assistants, for shifts in the South west acute hospital, Enniskillen.
    FOI/20/072Adult multiple myeloma [MM] and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients 1. Does your Trust treat adult multiple myeloma [MM] ? - if you refer your multiple myeloma patients to another centre, please state which. 2. If yes, then how many multiple myeloma patients, have been treated in the past 6 months with the following; [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 3. Over the past 6 months [latest possible], how many chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients have you treated?
    If possible how many CLL patients treated were new to therapy in the past 3 months?
    4. How many chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients, have been treated in the past 6 months with the following; [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/073Clinical insourcing? Total spend on the use of clinical insourcing (not agency/locum or outsourcing) in the current 2019/20 financial year to date. Please state number of periods (i.e. 9 months) and for financial years 2015/16 to 2018/19
    FOI/20/074XStrahl 150 unit, a machine used to treat skin cancerCan I find out when the?XStrahl 150 unit, a machine used to treat skin cancer, was purchased?by the Western Trust (or whoever bought the machine)? How much did this machine cost?
    Who is permitted to operate such a machine (listing all health professionals)?
    How long does it take to train someone to use the machine?
    Have the appropriate people been appointed to use the machine at this stage? When did training start for people to use the machine? When did training finish?
    Who is now trained to use it?
    When will the first patient be treated?

    FOI/20/075Car parking noticesHow many parking notices have been issued by car park services ltd, how many have been paid and what the trust has done with the profits?
    FOI/20/076Use of Anti Infectives 1. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for complicated Intra Abdominal Infections with the following:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for Complicated Urinary Tract Infections with the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
    3. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for hospital acquired Pneumonia and / or Ventilator acquired Pneumonia (HAP/VAP) with the following [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/077GamblingDoes?Western Health and Social Care Trust?have a referral pathway for a patient who presents as a problem gambler? If it does, what is the pathway?
    FOI/20/078Non-stunned meat products1. Do any of the meat products provided by your authority come from animals which were not stunned prior to slaughter? 2. If so, which hospitals, clinics, medical facilities or other areas of your service provide these non-stunned meat products?
    3. If so, which products contain non-stunned meat?
    4. If so, are all such meat products clearly labelled as ‘non-stunned’ meat?

    FOI/20/079Usage of foley catheters How many Foley catheters were purchased in secondary care from January 2018 to end of December 2019? Number of urethral catheter injuries that have been reported and recorded in Northern Ireland over the last 2-3 years.
    FOI/20/080Hip fractures Number of individual orthogeriatricians that provided care for hip fracture patients at this hospital in 2017: Total number of Direct clinical care (DCC) sessions dedicated for hip fracture patients per week at this hospital in 2017:
    Name of Coroner’s area / court this hospital is within:
    Type of hemiarthroplasty most commonly used at this hospital currently (e.g. Thompson’s):
    Manufacturer of this hemiarthroplasty (e.g. DePuy):
    Material this hemiarthroplasty is made from (e.g. Cobalt chrome / stainless steel / titanium / other):

    FOI/20/081Drumclay House Care Home1. Trading figures on a monthly basis since the home was taken over by the Western Trust, giving a full breakdown of costs split between payroll and non-payroll. 2. The % of any overhead management/admin service charge.
    3. What tariffs do the home charge the Trust for each category of care.
    4. The staffing ratios used, split between nurses and carers against occupancy levels.
    5. Numbers of FTE staff across grades.
    6. Pay scales for each category of payroll.
    7. Is there a mix of nursing and residential categories of care in the home – the number of beds in each category
    8. Agency cover on a monthly basis split between nurses, carers and ancillary staff showing the hours per month and the average rate paid to agency.
    9. Sick absence rates and backfill arrangements.
    FOI/20/082Bank staff Questions in relation to your organisations staff bank utilisation for each staffing group. Questions in relation to the organisations staff bank supplier for each staffing group.
    FOI/20/083Trust systems 4 part request about systems used in the Trust: 1. What appointment booking and reminder system(s) does the Trust use, providing in each case. 2. What e-rostering and bank staffing system(s) does the Trust use, providing in each case. 3. What paging system does the Trust use, providing. 4. What systems does the Trust use for?
    FOI/20/084Ophthalmology and number of patients treated for the last 12 months with mentioned drugs1. Within your trust how many patients over the last 12 months have received treatment with an anti VEGF therapy, who had not previously had anti VEGF therapy? 2. How many of these [from question 1] patients have received the following anti VEGF therapy in the last 12 months?
    3. Of the patients above, how many were treated for Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD)? [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/085Clinical staff - demographics Data on the number of clinical staff in the Trust, their demographics (e.g. gender, age, race, sexuality, nationality, religion, disabilities, marital status, number of children), Specialty and details of Formal leadership training experience
    FOI/20/086Cervical cancer treatment1. Does your Trust have specialist clinics for patients who have had treatment for cervical cancer and are experiencing the late effects of pelvic radiotherapy, e.g. bowel or urinary issues (also known as pelvic radiation disease or PRD)? 2. Do your oncology teams have a standardised method of identifying people with PRD for referral (e.g. by asking patients the questions in the ALERT-B tool to support the clinical assessment of patients suitable for referral to a gastroenterologist)? 3. Does your radiotherapy centre ensure patients are aware of possible acute and long-term side effects of pelvic radiotherapy before they undergo treatment? If so, how?
    4. Does your radiotherapy centre offer a range of materials to support with acute or late effects of radiotherapy, e.g. booklets, symptom checklist, toilet cards? If so, what materials do you provide?
    5. Do your gastroenterologists and dieticians use the PRD bowel algorithm, published in ‘The Practical Management of the Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Pelvic Radiation Disease?
    FOI/20/087Postal Services1. Which postal supplier is used to pick up physical post? 2. Do you use franking machines or PPI envelopes in your post room? Who is the manufacturer of your franking machines? 3. Do you use a hybrid mail, solution for some or all of your outbound post requirements? 4. Who is responsible for digital transformation in your organisation?
    FOI/20/088ICTQuestions about Data Centre's operated by or for the Trust; any capital investment in data centres planned in the next 36 months; data privacy and or information security compliance; Information Technology related risks; cyber security vulnerabilities; percentage of Information Technology budget allocated to “on-premises” capability vs “cloud” capability; EPR; ICT contracts with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft for Azure and/or Google for Google Cloud
    FOI/20/089On and Off framework agencies1. List of off-framework agencies providing staff to the trust within the last 6 months 2. List of Agencies providing critical staff to the trust in the last 6 months 3. Total spend on each Framework Agency for theatre nurses used in the last 6 Months 4. Total spend on each off-framework agency for critical staff used in the last 6 Months 5. Hourly Rate of Highest paid agency theatre nurse 6. Number of hours each Framework agency has supplied critical staff in the last 6 months 7. Number of Hours each off-framework agency has supplied critical staff in the last 6 months 8. List of Off frame work Agencies providing staff to the trust in the last 6 months
    FOI/20/090Gynecomastia operations (male patients)1. How many operations/surgical procedures were performed at Altnagelvin Hospital annually in the period 2015-20 for male patients with gynecomastia?
    2. How many male patients are currently on waiting lists for such surgery in the Western Trust area?
    3. What is the average waiting time for gynecomastia operations?
    FOI/20/091Costs for staff attending eventsThe cost of?all staff travelling to and from and attending award gala or staff recognition events over the past three financial years and any other costs associated with holding or attending such events.
    FOI/20/092Addresses and Team Manager of all Social Work teams in the Children and Young Peoples Services DirectorateThe addresses and Team Manager of all Social Work teams in the Children and Young Peoples Services Directorate to include: • Family Support & Safeguarding
    • 14 or 16+ services
    • Looked after Children teams
    • Children’s residential units
    • Fostering Teams

    • The addresses and Team Manager of all Integrated care social work teams
    • The address and Team Managers name of all community mental health teams
    • The addresses and Team Managers team of all adult disability teams.
    FOI/20/093Agency doctors1. How much money was the total spent by your trust on paying junior doctors (all grades below consultant level) in each of 2017, 2018 and 2019? 2. How much of this money was spent by your trust in each of 2017, 2018 and 2019 on paying locum or agency doctors (at all grades below consultant level)?
    FOI/20/094Hospital porters (Altnagelvin Hospital)How many full time hospital porters are funded for within support services in Altnagelvin Hospital?
    FOI/20/095Prescribing in Migraine1. Does the hospital/hospitals treat chronic or episodic migraine?
    2. Total number of unique chronic or episodic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months
    3. Does the trust actively inject chronic or episodic migraine patients (as opposed to sending to another hospital for injections)?
    4. Total number of chronic or episodic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months with the following.... (list provided)
    FOI/20/096Mental health assessment1.?The total number of new referrals received by the Trust for consideration for mental health assessment. 2. The number of those referrals who received a mental health assessment.
    3. A breakdown of numbers referred by type of referral i.e. emergency, urgent or routine.
    4. The average waiting time from date of referral received to assessment being carried out, by referral type.
    5. The shortest and the longest waiting times experienced by individuals, from date of referral received to an assessment being carried out.
    FOI/20/097Treatment of Ovarian Cancer 1. How many patients have been diagnosed over the last 6 months with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer? If none, do you refer ovarian cancer patients to another trust, if so which one?
    2. Of the ovarian patients, how many have been tested for BRCA mutation?
    3. Of the ovarian patient BRCA mutation tests how many tested positive?
    4. Of the ovarian patients diagnosed over the last 6 months, how many have been treated with... (list provided)
    5. Of those who were positive for a BRCA mutation, how many received Olaparib for 1st line maintenance?
    6. Of those who were positive for a BRCA mutation, how many received Bevacizumab in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for 1st line maintenance?
    FOI/20/098Emergency and short notice accommodationHow many children/young persons were given emergency or short notice accommodation in hotels in N.I. over the following years; 2016 2017, 2018, 2019? How much did this cost per year?
    FOI/20/099PAS / EPR System upplierDetails of System Supplier - PAS and EPR systems (for Acute, Communiy and Mental Health Services): What is the name of the supplier?
    How much per does this cost per annum?
    What is the length of your contract for this service?
    What is the total cost of your contract?
    When does this contract expire?
    FOI/20/100Rathview Mental Healthcare Facility An up to date list of all contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers that have been working on the construction of “Rathview Mental Healthcare Facility“;
    FOI/20/101Details of all meetings,?which related to covid-19/coronavirusThe minutes, agendas and details of all meetings,?which related to covid-19/coronavirus, where?the Trust's?chief executive was present, from December 1,?2020?onwards. Please also inform me of each person that was present at each of these meetings.
    FOI/20/102Safeguarding vulnerable adults & children (policies)Copies of policies, protocols and procedures the Trust use to investigate issues pertaining to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children. In instances of an alleged, suspected or potential criminal offence or offences against a vulnerable adult or child is it normal practice for the Trust to contact the appropriate law enforcement and investigatory agency, for example the PSNI, prior to undertaking any investigatory work of their own?
    FOI/20/103Staff in Trauma and Orthopaedic departmentThe information I request is specific to the Trauma and Orthopaedic department only; Position or equivalent to -
    Clinical Director
    Clinical Lead
    Divisional Manager
    Business Manager
    FOI/20/104Childrens allocation panel (resource panel) Copy of any guidance document/terms of reference for this panel.
    FOI/20/105Trust FOI responses Copies of specified previous FOI responses (FOI ref. numbers provided).
    FOI/20/106ConsultantsHow many consultants does the board/area have in these areas Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Cytology,? Neurology Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Oncology? What metrics is used work out how many specialists is needed in each area? What is the retirement age for consultants? Are there any incentives given to doctors to train to be consultants when the retirement age of a consultant is nearing?
    FOI/20/107Current provider of day care services to the centres of Dun Uladh and BawnacreDetails on the current provider of day care services to the centres of Dun Uladh and Bawnacre; and for the last round of tenders for provision of the day care services for Dun Uladh and Bawnacre including; i. When such tenders were advertised
    ii. Date when tenders were submitted
    iii. By whom tenders were submitted
    iv. Date when notification as to successful tenders was give
    FOI/20/108Cycle to work vendors A copy of the standard paperwork relating to Cycle to work given to Western Trust employees at all stages of a cycle to work application for this current year and previous years, 2019 and 2018 if these are different?
    FOI/20/109Asthma drugs and patientsFor asthma and number of patients treated for the last 3 months. 1. How many patients have been treated in the last 3 months regardless of disease, with: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many adult patients have been in the hospital for their severe asthma, in the last three months?
    3. How many children with severe asthma have been seen in the hospital for severe asthma in the last three months?
    FOI/20/110Over 50's females and drug treatment for osteoporosis1 - In the past 3 months, how many over 50s females have you treated with a drug [eg biphosphonate, denosumab, raloxifene or teriparatide] for osteoporosis? 2 - In the past 3 months how many patients were treated with: [LIST PROVIDED] 3 - If possible; of these patients how many were new to the treatment, ie had not previously been treated with teriparatide?
    FOI/20/111Rapid tranquillisation policies & Physical Health PolicyCopy of your rapid tranquillisation policy and physical health policy?
    FOI/20/112Dental healthIn the period January 1 to March 31, 2020, how many times did patients present at your A&E departments with dental health problems; broken down by type of problem e.g. toothache, abscess/infection, loss of teeth, broken or loose teeth, gum disease/bleeding from the mouth, decay; and by age of the patient (age bands)
    FOI/20/113Number of hospital beds How many hospital beds are there in total, in your Trust? Broken down by the number of general care beds, acute care beds, for mental illness, for maternity, and day-only beds? Which hospital has the most general care hospital beds, and how many are there at that hospital? Which hospital has the most acute care beds, and how many are there at that hospital?
    FOI/20/114Atopic Dermatitis1. In the last 4 months, how many patients with atopic dermatitis have you treated with the following treatments? If you are unable to breakdown or report by condition then please provide numbers of patients treated with the listed drug regardless of indication or condition. [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 2. How many adult atopic dermatitis patients have been treated in the last four months?
    3. How many paediatric atopic dermatitis patients have been treated in the last four months?
    FOI/20/115Dispensing of aciclovir sodium 1. Has your hospital dispensed the products listed below from March 1, 2019 til February 29, 2020? - Aciclovir sodium 250mg/5ml powder for intravenous infusion B.P.
    - Aciclovir sodium 500mg/5ml powder for intravenous infusion B.P. 2. If the answer is ‘yes’, could you please confirm the number of vials dispensed for each of the above?
    FOI/20/116Total spend for specific organisationsTotal spend for the 2018/19 and the 2019/20 financial years (to date and periods stated) for the following organisations [LIST PROVIDED].
    FOI/20/117Sick pay arrangements are in place for foster carers registeredDetails of sick pay arrangements in place for foster carers registered with the Trust. Can you please also provide any policy(ies) which outline these arrangement?. Equally if you there are no sick pay arrangements in place can you please reply to confirm as such?
    FOI/20/118Bed occupancy and coronavirus on certain datesents in hospital did not have corona virus? -how many people presented themselves at various A&E’s?
    FOI/20/119Telephone maintenanceThe contract information sent by the organisation previously has now expired please can you provide me with a new update of the telephone maintenance contract: Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation’s telephone system maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX, other) for hardware and Software maintenance and support if all the information is still the same besides the contracts dates please send just the new contract dates it would be much appreciated.
    FOI/20/120Treatment with certain drugsHow many patients are currently (within the past 3 months) being treated with the following regardless of patient diagnosis [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/121Transactions over ?500All transactions over ?500 from JAN 2020 to MAR 2020 (3 months). 1. Payments to suppliers who provide fostering and adoption services to the Trust 2. Payments to suppliers who provide care services to the Trust. This would include suppliers who provide care under each of the categories below a. Children's Residential/ Nursing Care Providers b. Adult Residential/ Nursing Care Providers c. Elderly Residential/ Nursing Care Providers d. Domiciliary Care Home Providers e. Supported Living Care Home Providers f. Care at Home Providers g. Providers who carry out Homeless Services 3. Payments to suppliers who provide Special Education Services

    FOI/20/122Agency / bank spendAgency / bank spend for Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals or Health Scientists Non-Medical, Non-Clinical
    FOI/20/123Public funding to both the private and public nursing and residential care homesThe public funding for both private and public nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland from the HSC trust and the NHS broken down by funding to the private and public homes from 2007- Present Public funding to both the private and public nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland broken down by funding of nursing and residential type category i.e. older persons, older person who are infirm, older persons with a disability, YPD, older persons with a learning disability, etc from 2007- Present
    FOI/20/124IT servicesInformation on any outsourced IT services and use 3rd party suppliers for IT Hardware/Software; IT Support; IT Services and communication. Who are the suppliers/resellers used and what has the spend been with them in the last 6 months? Who are the contacts/procurement in the trust to speak with in order to get added as an IT supplier to the trust? Who are the IT managers in the trust in place and there contact details?
    FOI/20/125Retinal DystrophyHow many patients with Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or?Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy are registered within your?Ophthalmology service? What is the total number of Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy patients that have been seen in clinic in the 4 month period Nov 2019-Feb 2020? How many new Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy patients have been seen in clinic in the 4 month period Nov 2019-Feb 2020?
    FOI/20/126SWAH/OHPCC Reception in ED and UCInformation on shift cove for the two Reception Desks at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) and Omagha Hospital and Promary Care Complex (OHPCC) including shift patterns are used in both departments, the number of permanent members of staff based in each unit, their Pay Band; Details on casual staff cover and their pay band; overtime used for these shifts; etc..
    FOI/20/127Changes to LAC services due to Covid-19All records pertaining to changes to changes to services provided to looked after children, and children on the child protection register, due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. In particular I am seeking any records about changes to children in foster care's visits with biological parents and guardians, and also changes to the monitoring of children on the child protection register.
    FOI/20/128Child Cancer Diagnoses by Parliamentary ConstituencyHow many diagnoses of childhood cancer (Under 16) were recorded by Wastern HSCT between 1st January Constituency for the following constituencies of East Londonderry and Foyle
    FOI/20/129Assistant Practitioners1.    How many qualified Assistant Practitioners are practising at present? 2. How many Trainee Assistant Practitioners are in training at present?
    3. Which specialism/discipline is each AP trained/training to be employed within? (Radiography, Mental Health, General Health, Primary Care etc.)
    4. Who are the education providers’ for the Assistant Practitioner Course’s in your Authority?
    FOI/20/130Domiciliary care contracts 1. Number of domiciliary care contracts for individual service users that have been terminated as a result of the death of a service user between January 31st 2019 – April 30th 2019. Please list findings weekly. 2. Number of domiciliary care contracts for individual service users that have been terminated as a result of the death of a service user between January 31st 2020 – April 30th 2020.
    Please list findings weekly.
    FOI/20/131Suicide deaths and the use of SSRI medications Information on the routinely?gathered data related to suicide deaths and the use of SSRI medications in the period between 2015 - 2020.
    FOI/20/132Cycling contract What is the annual value of the contract awarded to Halfords by the Western Trust and how was this decision to award this contract to Halfords arrived at?
    FOI/20/133Capacity managementInformation on hospitals that use or employ consultancies to assist in capacity management, including demand prediction products/software for: 1. Emergency Departments; and 2. Minor Injuries Units/ Urgent Treatment (or Care) Centres.
    • Who the providers of such products are for each hospital;
    • What the capital cost of the product in place in each hospital is;
    • What the annual revenue cost of the product in place in each hospital is.
    FOI/20/134IT helpdesk tools1. What IT helpdesk tool(s) is/are in use (eg. SpiceWorks, Freshdesk, etc) if not, how is your IT managed? 2.What is the price per annum of said helpdesk tool(s)?
    3.What are the requirements of the IT team; or, what the tool(s) is/are used for?
    4.What is the annual budget available for helpdesk tool(s)?
    5.What are the redeeming qualities of the tool(s) (and negative qualities)?
    6.What is the start date, length and review date of the contract with the helpdesk tool(s)?
    7.How many operators currently use the ITSM tool?
    8.How many end users currently use the ITSM tool?
    FOI/20/135ScrubsStock levels of scrubs in Western trust. How staff can access these.
    FOI/20/136BedsHow many free beds are available in AAH? What affiliation or incentives are you giving to care homes (in lockdown) to accept residents?
    FOI/20/137In-patient mental health care and coronavirusInformation about in-patient mental health care during coronavirus: 1. Within the in-patient facilities that fall under your remit, how many patients have contracted coronavirus and/or are suspected to have contracted coronavirus? Of that number, how many have died? 2. Since 1 March, what policies/procedures have your in-patient facilities put in place to deal with coronavirus? Please provide dates of enactment. Such policies/procedures might include (but are not limited to): asking providers to release patients early where possible; cancelling leave for in-patients; suspending advocacy services; stopping legal hearings; preventing patient readmissions; separating patients (whether through segregation or other forms). 3. Since 1 March, what guidance have you received from HSCNI, the Department of Health, the Public Health Agency and/or the UK's Department of Health and Social Care around how to manage coronavirus within in-patient mental health settings? Please provide the documentation you received, be it emails or formal documents, and the dates when you received it.
    FOI/20/138Deceased persons with no known next of kinDetails for the relevant departments and heads of departments that deal with someone passing away and leaving no known next-of-kin. The type of departments that we have dealt with in other councils include Elderly People Services, Elderly Care, and Health & Social Care.
    FOI/20/139GP detailsA list of GP practices within your Trust area and the clinical system they use.
    FOI/20/140Details of drugs usedCould you please provide me with the following numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months with the following drugs, regardless of disease. [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/141MS drugs and patients1. How many multiple sclerosis patients have been treated with these drugs in the past 6 months? 2. How many MS patients have been diagnosed with relapsing (RRMS), primary progressive (PPMS) or secondary progressive (SPMS) MS? [LIST PROVIDED[
    FOI/20/142Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-19What number of patients in your area were discharged from the Hospitals and NHS trusts into care homes and the community to make room for the expected "surge" of Covid-19 patients? How many of these patients were tested for Cov-19 prior to discharge?
    How many of these patients were tested positive for Cov-19 prior to discharge and were still discharged?
    FOI/20/143Patients treated in the past 6 months for colorectal cancer How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months with the following agent for colorectal cancer [CRC]; [LIST OF TREATMENTS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/144Covid centreHow many patients have been seen at the Derry Covid centre (Altnagelvin) since it opened? What is the cost of setting up and running the centre?
    FOI/20/145Shift paymentsDetails for shifts worked / payments made for a care assistant from First Choice agency in Altnagelvin or SWAH
    FOI/20/146Payment to suppliersThe annual spend for the suppliers in financial year April 2019 - March 2020?
    FOI/20/147Agency spendFor the months Oct 2018, Nov 2018, Dec 2018, Jan 2019, Feb 2019, March 2019 & April 2019 - please outline the total amount paid to agencies for care assistant workers within SWAH, Enniskillen;
    FOI/20/148First Choice Agency1) A list of the Fermanagh businesses/locations who use First Choice services and who are paid by WHSCT, financial years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. 2) The total number of shifts worked by first choice staff in each location for the financial year 2018-2019.
    3) Please outline the total paid to first choice for the total shifts in each location for that financial year.
    FOI/20/149Contract status (expired contracts)The current status of expired contracts for Waste services and Lift services
    FOI/20/150Contract’s registerDetails about the Trust's contract’s register. [DETAILS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/151PPE equipmentAll available information produced by the Trust on PPE stocks between 5 March and 5 May 2020, including: • The stock levels of surgical gowns, pairs of surgical gloves, plastic aprons, fluid repellent surgical masks (e.g. IIR masks), FFP3 respirators, FFP3 respirators, eye protection (glasses) and eye protection (visors)
    • Usage of those stocks during this period (e.g. daily or weekly depletion of surgical gowns)
    • Any estimates at the time of how long those stocks were expected to last
    FOI/20/152Prescribing in OphthalmologyHow many?intra-vitreal injections/implants?of each of the following drugs have been used in the four-month period from January to April 2020: [LIST PROVIDED]. If able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used from January to April 2020, for each of the following conditions: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/153Biosimilar & non-biosimilar prescribing1. How many patients were prescribed the following medications (non-biosimilar and therefore more expensive) last year in secondary care? genotropin, humatrope, norditropin, nutropin Aq, saizen, zomacton. 2. How many patients in 2019 were prescribed the cheaper omnitrope?
    3. Please could you also tell me the prices of the defined daily dose (DDD) of all these medicines?
    FOI/20/154Enterprise ApplicationContract information relating to the following corporate software/enterprise applications: A. Enterprise Resource Planning Software Solution (ERP) -this is the organisation’s main
    B. Primary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solution-this is the organisation’s main
    C. Primary Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solution-this is the organisation’s main
    D. The organisation’s primary corporate Finance Software Solution-this is the organisation’s main. Additonal 11 questions about these
    FOI/20/155Impact of Covid-19 on uptake of Mental Health services, impact on workforce and policies & procedures1. Details of the impact of Covid-19 on the uptake of primary and secondary mental health services, on a month by month basis, disaggregated by service. This should include any evidence base being used to determine such impact. 2. Details of the impact of Covid-19 on the workforce numbers in primary and secondary mental health services, broken down by service and reasons for any reductions in staffing i.e. illness, re-deployment. 3. Details of specific structures, policies and procedures in primary and secondary mental health services developed by this Trust in response to the outbreak of Covid-19. This should include but not be limited to:
    FOI/20/156Digital technology and access to Mental Health Services during Covid-19Information on the provision of primary and secondary mental health services since the outbreak of Covid-19; a) Policies and arrangements for provision of telephone and online services
    b) Steps taken to identify those service users for whom internet or other digital tools are not available or are inaccessible, to assess their needs and to put necessary supports in place. This includes any discussions with the HSCB and the Department for Health.
    c) Additional investment in the Trust’s digital technology systems
    FOI/20/157Hospital car parksThe amount of money taken in at each hospital car park in your area trust between January 1, 2019 and April 30th, 2020.?Breakdown for each hospital if that is possible?
    FOI/20/158Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and Squamous Cell Non-small-cell lung cancer (SqNSCLC ) How many patients are currently [within the past 3 months] being treated for metastatic Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with the following: [LIST PROVIDED] Out of the metastatic NSCLC patients currently [within the past 3 months] being treated, are you able to provide the number of patients being treated for Squamous Cell Non-small-cell lung cancer (SqNSCLC ) with the following products? [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/159Scottish Nursing Guild shiftsInformation on agency nursing shifts where the Trust has used SNG between 1st April 2020 and 31st May 2020; with a breakdown of the amount of shifts per ward or department and by other off contract nursing providers (ie non-framework).
    FOI/20/160BAME risk assessmentsDetails on the number of risk assessments for all BAME staff that work for the Trust; What the risk assessment entails; How many BAME staff do you have at your trust? Does the trust wait for staff to seek risk assessments or does the trust actively risk assess all members of staff?
    FOI/20/161Hotels for staff during Covid-191.?Which hotel(s) or apartments have the trust been using to accommodate NHS staff who can't return home since the beginning of April? 2. What is the nightly B&B rate at which the hotel are charging the trust?
    3. Was it a block booking? If not, how many daily rooms, on average, were booked, in April, and how many in May?
    4. What was the total cost of rooms booked in April? What was the total cost in May?
    5. Was food paid for by the NHS or by the staff themselves? Was it discounted? If paid for by the trust, what was the cost?
    6. How many rooms are currently being used by NHS staff?
    7. Can you provide details of the tender process followed ahead of the selection of the hotel(s) or apartments?
    FOI/20/162Growth hormone1. In your Trust how many patients have been treated with the following Somatostatin Analogues in the latest 12-month period for which data are available? [LIST PROVIDED] 2. In the latest 12-month period how many Acromegaly patients have been treated with the following drugs?
    3. How many patients have received a somatropin treatment for growth hormone deficiency in the latest 12-month period?
    4. If it is possible, can you provide the number of patients under the age 16 that were treated with each of the following drugs in the latest 12-month period?
    FOI/20/163Discharges to care homesFrom March 17th to April 15th 2020:- how many patients were discharged to care homes after a positive Covid-19 test; how many patients were discharged to care homes without being tested for Covid-19; how many patients were discharged to care homes with a negative test for Covid-19. Please state whether you have reviewed any of these discharges between March 17th to April 15th to check if they led to any further transmission of Covid-19. If so, please state the number that were recorded as leading to further transmission. Please provide a copy of any reports in which the trust’s discharge of patients to care homes during the March 17th to April 15th 2020 is analysed in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.
    FOI/20/164Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-191. Communications between the Department of Health and the Trust regarding the discharge of patients, both COVID-19 positive and negative, from hospitals to nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland; 2. How many patients have been discharged from the Trust’s hospitals to nursing and residential care homes in NI?
    3. Of those patients who were discharged, how many were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge?
    4. Of those patients who were discharged and who were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge, how many tested positive for COVID-19?
    5. Of those patients who were discharged from the Trust’s hospitals to nursing and residential care homes, and who were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge, how many were discharged before the results of the tests were known?
    FOI/20/165SAI'sSerious Adverse Incidents (SAIs) for both 'hospitals' and 'care homes'
    FOI/20/166Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-19Between Feb 29th and June 15th; number of discharges into nursing homes, numbers tested and not tested, numbers tested positive and those negative and number with inconclusive results.
    FOI/20/167Documentation relating to Public DisclosureDocuments relating to a Public Disclosure made under the 'Whisleblowing Policy'.
    FOI/20/168Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-191. How many patients were discharged from hospitals into care home settings in the Western Trust area to increase capacity in hospital for Covid-19 patients? 2. How many of those patients were tested for Covid-19 before being admitted to care homes?
    3. How many care homes in the Trust area have patients who’ve tested positive or are suspected of having Covid-19?
    4. How many residents of privately run care homes have died of Covid 19 or illnesses related to the virus?
    5. How many residents of Trust run care homes have died of Coronavirus/Covid 19 or illnesses related to the virus?

    FOI/20/169Lead OT in Trust1. The lead Occupational Therapist for the Council with their?email address and telephone number 2. Any role as with a title resembling Assistive Technology OT with their email address and telephone number
    3. The office responsible as the "Falls or Prevention lead" with their email address and telephone number

    FOI/20/170Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS)Request about people diagnosed with Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS): Information regarding the population of individuals with Smith-Magenis Syndrome, this is identified by a mutation or deletion of RAI1 gene on chromosome 17p11.2:
    FOI/20/171CVA 1 applications During COVID-19 how many CVA 1 applications did the trust use under the temporary provisions for the mental capacity act ??
    FOI/20/172ContraceptionWhich Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) are provided in your CASH clinics? How many of each form of LARC was provided in the calendar year 2019? In each of the five years 2015-19 inclusive: How many prescriptions were issued for the combined contraceptive pill in 2019? How many for the Progesterone only Pill in 2019? How long is the average wait for a CASH appointment? How long is the average wait to receive an appointment to have a LARC provided?
    FOI/20/173Covid-19 in care homes1) How many covid-19 outbreaks have there been in care homes in your region between March 1st and June 16th 2020? 2) How many care homes did you provide oxygen to as a result of covid-19 outbreaks between:
    3) How many hospital patients were discharged to care homes between:
    4) How many hospital patients discharged to care homes were tested for covid-19? Please give totals for:
    5) How many of the test results in Q4 were: a) positive; b) negative; c) inconclusive/ void
    6) How many of the hospital patients discharged to care homes who tested positive for covid-19 were asymptomatic?
    7) How many covid-19 related ambulance call-out requests did you receive from care homes between:
    8) How many of the call-out requests referred to in Q6 did you send an ambulance to between:
    9) How many care home residents did you admit to hospital between March 1st to June 16th. Please give totals for: a) Those with suspected or confirmed covid-19; b) Non-covid-19 related patients
    FOI/20/174Locum Medical and Nursing Agencies Deatils on locum/agency (a) medical and (b) nursing staff, full-time equivalent (FTE) used by the trust in the years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020?; including a breakdown of staff recruited on-contract and off-contract by each recruitment agency; The highest hourly rate paid to a locum agency for (a) medical and (b) nursing in thees years and what band these were placed? How many shifts were not filled; How many full-time equivalent (FTE) posts were available owing to lack of provision from agencies; What review mechanism does the trust use for agency (a) medical and (b) nursing suppliers? etc..
    FOI/20/175Looked-after children during the pandemic?Details of children were placed in registered children’s homes or with foster carers, during the period March 1st 2020-June 1st 2020 and during the period March 1st 2019-June 1st 2019; foster placements lasting more than 14 days:
    a) within the authority area; b) out of the authority area. For those children placed out of area, please provide information on the distances children were placed in miles. How many looked-after children were placed into unregulated provisions including independent and and/or semi-independent provisions during the period March 1 - June 1 2020 (by age); How many looked-after children residing in foster care have been re-homed by the authority in the period March 1st-June-1st 2020? How many emergency or additional care places, beyond existing capacity, has the authority sought in order to provide care to children between the period 1st March - 1st June 2020?
    FOI/20/176Ophthalmology new patients1. Within your Trust, how many patients, in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available, have received anti-VEGF treatment for the first time (i.e., excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy)? 2. Of these first-time patients, please provide a breakdown by the treatments listed below:
    [LIST PROVIDED]
    3. Of these first-time patients, how many were treated for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD) by each treatment?
    [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/177Primary care rebate schemeFor the period 1st January 2020?to 1st?June 2020, confirm whether you have a primary care rebate scheme in existence for each of the following drugs: Clexane, Inhixa, Becat, Arovi, Fragmin, Innohep
    FOI/20/178Temporary Staff Management and Spend Information regarding the following; 1. Sourced Staffing Arrangements 2. Temporary Staffing Spend 3. Direct Engagement/Outsource Employment Solution
    FOI/20/179Car ParkingThe amount of money staff spent on pay parking at hospitals within the Trust between January 1 2019 and April 30th 2020. Monthly breakdown for each hospital if that is possible?
    FOI/20/180Decontamination equipment1. Does the trust currently use HPV (hydrogen peroxide vapour) within hospitals.
    2. If so, what are the makes and models of such equipment in use.
    3. On average how many Hospital acquired infections are recorded within the trust annually.
    4. How many terminal cleans are performed within the trust hospitals by domestic staff annually on average
    FOI/20/181Suicide - Community Response PlansCommunity Response Plans (1st January 2016 - 31st December 2019 incl) • the number of occasions Community Response Plans were activated following a suicide death.
    • the length of time each plan was active
    • the specific learning points that were obtained from each • any policy or policies related to the Community Response Planning process following suicide(s).
    FOI/20/182Personal informationPersonal details about child's placement with a parent.
    FOI/20/183Decontamination of re-usable respirators Questionnaire about "Decontamination of re-usable respirators" - 12 questions about who uses these, types used, who signed off use of these, number of sets we have, when they are used, policy and procedures for use.
    FOI/20/184North West Independent Hospital & Covid-19What was the cost involved to the public purse for access to the resources of North West Independent Hospital? How was this cost determined? What was the cost per day per bed? How many patients were transferred to North West Independent Clinic during the time it was under the auspices of WHSCT? How much public money has been paid to date to NWIH? Is there any amount outstanding as of July 1 2020.
    FOI/20/185Waiting List Initiative (WLI) & overtime payments to staff1.?Total amount paid in WLI payments to staff in 19/20. 2. Total number of WLI sessions in 19/20.
    3. Total amount paid in overtime to staff in 19/20.
    4. Total number of overtime hours in 19/20. 5. Please provide the minimum and maximum sessional rate for WLI payments during 19/20 for medical staff
    FOI/20/186PrescribingRequest re. Apomorphine.
    FOI/20/187Contract dates for medical locum doctors and agency nursesPlease advise of the contract start and end dates for the following frameworks and when tenders for replacements will commence and which portal will be used?: 1. Medical locum doctors' 2. Agency nurses



    FOI/20/188ASG and partners1) In the last 5 financial years how much has your organisation paid to ASG & Partners for services? 2) In light of the news articles below, will your organisation be reviewing your relationship with ASG & Partners?
    3) Is your organisation currently working with ASG on current/future advertising campaigns?
    4) Was your organisation aware of the fact that they hire violent convicted sexual offenders?
    FOI/20/189DNR notices1) the number of patients who were given Do Not Resuscitate?Notices (DNR) for each month in this calendar year. 2) a copy of all guidance documents for applying DNR.
    3) in each month how many patients with DNR notices died; and how many of these had Covid-19 or related symptoms.
    4) in each month how many patients with DNR notices did not die; and how many of these had Covid-19 or related symptoms.
    FOI/20/190NI Corona Virus Childcare Nursery / Assistance Fund 1. Number-of applications received for funding from April 2020 to 7 July 2020 for the NI Corona Virus Childcare Nursery / Assistance Fund within the Western Trust Early Years Team? Numbers successful / rejected? 2. Number of applications processed within the 3 day time requirement for applications to scheme. Breakdown of those which were not processed within the 3 day time limit also total amount of funding released?
    3. Details of scheduled ,planned or unannounced visits which were made by Early Years Staff to assess applicatIons across Western Trust area for this scheme?
    FOI/20/191Foyle Day Care1. Provide copies / records of all internal and external communications for period 1/4/20 to 8/7/20 within Western Trust & Early Years Team in respect of Foyle Day Care. 2. Copies also of all internal and external correspondence,including personal emails in relation to Foyle Day Care, including reference to application and consideration of same for Corona Virus Childcare Funding Scheme in same period.
    FOI/20/192Cataracts and OphthalmologyDeatils about the Trust and the commissioning of a Referral Management (Assessment) Centre that includes Cataract Surgery referrals? For Cataract Surgery – which providers are commissioned to provide this surgery via NHS Standard Contract? Is this as a block / AQP / NCA arrangement? Is there an extension clause in the relevant contracts? For Cataract Surgery – which providers have provided Cataract Surgery on a Non-Contract Activity Basis since 01/01/20? Do you operate a Prior Approval Policy for cataract surgery? What was the average waiting time and waiting numbers of patients, in June 2020 and June 2019 for patients waiting for non-complex cataract surgery at the local NHS Trust?
    FOI/20/193Funding arrangements for patients having to travel and/or stay outside the area for specialist treatment ?Information relating to Up-front funding for or reimbursement of travel and overnight stays available for patients and escorts of patients receiving Terminations of Pregnancy; and patients receiving non-primary care.

    FOI/20/194Atopic DermatitisHow many Atopic Dermatitis patients have been treated by your trust in the latest four months that you have data available for, and how many of these patients were paediatric versus adult? For all Atopic Dermatitis patients (adult plus paediatric) treated by your trust in the latest four months, could you please provide the number of patients treated with each of the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/195Prescribing of midazolamPlease advise for each month this year the volume of;-? 1) midazolam prescribed in your area
    2) The volume of midazolam prescribed in question 1 which was given in care homes
    FOI/20/196Profile of Adults with a Learning DisabilityTotal number of Adults, Male/Female split (%), Age categories (nos) 19-25yrs, 26-40yrs, 41-55yrs, 56-66yrs, 66yr.

    Wessex Scale (Dependency Levels)(nos) Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, Or other measurement used by your Trust LD Service.

    Number living with a family carer (nos), Number living with a family carer in Level 3 or 4 category.

    FOI/20/197Adults with a Learning Disability attending Day CentresFor the adults with a Learning Disability attending Day Centres in your Trust Area please provide the following overview for each Day Centre - Name of Centre, RQIA Registered number of service users
    Number of Service Users attending
    Number of service hours provided
    Number of Full time Equivalent Personnel Number of outreach hours provided where relevant but only to daycentre users Please provide this information for January 2020, March 2020, April 2020, May 2020, June 2020, July 2020 (planned), August 2020 (planned)

    FOI/20/198IT spendInformation on total revenue spend on IT for years 2017/18 and 2018/19, split by the following categories (%) :

    Clinical Systems (including PAS/EPR, Pathology, Radiology, etc)
    People (all staff costs)
    IT Infrastructure (networks, desktops, laptops, etc)
    Non-Clinical Systems (HR, Finance, governance, expenses, etc)
    Other digital health spending (including “new technologies”, video consultations, any AI, etc)

    What is the total IT budget as a % of your total trust spend for 18-19
    What is your total capital spend on IT for 18-19
    What is the total IT budget as a % of your total capital spend for 18-19
    FOI/20/199Pathology & Radiology systems1. What is the main Radiology (RIS/CRIS) system that your Trust/Health Board runs?? 2. What is the main Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) system that your Trust runs? 3. What is the main Pathology (LIMS) system that your Trust/Health Board runs? For each of the above - details about suppliers, costs, contracts etc.
    FOI/20/200Breakdown of services provided (numbers and hours) to adults with a Learning Disability A breakdown of services provided (numbers and hours) to adults with a Learning Disability in your Trust area for January 2020, March 2020, April 2020, May 2020, June 2020, July 2020 (planned), August 2020 (planned)- Non Statutory Day Opportunities (procured by Trust), DPs for the service user (procured by SU/Family), Domiciliary Care Packages (statutory), Domiciliary Care Packages (non-statutory), Short breaks (statutory), Short breaks (non statutory)
    FOI/20/201Copy of Trust FOI responseCopy of previous Trust response (ref. number provided)
    FOI/20/202Agency spendExplain the massive difference in the overall paid to all agencies, and the relatively small amount paid out to one of the "top two" used agencies in SWAH? Please outline where the rest of the totals per month went to ie full breakdown, to which agencies, and how much, per month, Oct 2018 to April 2019.
    FOI/20/203Patents and Licenses1. The number of licensing or assignment agreements signed between your organisation and another entity/entities, granting rights to such patents or transferring ownership of such patents, since the year 2000. 2. A list of all licensing agreements signed between your organisation and other parties on such patents, containing, for each agreement: the name(s) of the party/parties and year of signing, since the year 2000.
    3. The annual income from each of these licensing agreements, by year, since the year 2000.
    4. A list of all patents that your organisation does own or has previously owned, as a sole owner or jointly with others.
    FOI/20/204Special leave for staffInformation on members of staff granted Special Paid Leave as a result of COVID 19; because they hold a Shielding letter because they have an underlying health issue; and because a member of their family holds a Shielding Letter and they are the main carer? Information on the criteria used to grant Special Paid Leave (across all NI Trusts), any exemptions granted, and the responsibility for granting Special Paid Leave. Are there any staff who are at home, not working, who are being paid under another scheme? How many staff have been relocated due to the current crisis?
    FOI/20/205Food wasteDo you prepare all catering for patients and visitors in-house or outsourced or buy in precooked meals per site, please state sites details for the all requested information below - contract details for ordering, tracking food waste etc.
    FOI/20/206Independent advocacy servicesNames and contact details for all advocacy organisations with whom you currently have contracts for the provision of independent advocacy services for the following categories: 1. Adults with mental health issues
    2. Adults with disabilities
    3 Children with disabilities
    4. Unpaid or informal carers.

    FOI/20/207Neurology appointmentsThe waiting list times for both urgent and routine Neurology outpatients appointment in the Western Health and Social Care Trust in: (i) August 2012, (ii) November 2014, (iii) December 2014 & (iv) January 2015
    FOI/20/208Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis1.  Please detail the number of patients currently prescribed apremilast with a current primary diagnosis of: a) Psoriasis b) Psoriatic Arthritis? 2. Of the patients prescribed apremilast in the last 12 months for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, what number of patients received treatment with targeted small molecules or biologic therapies* prior to beginning treatment with apremilast? 3. How many small molecule- and/or biologic-naive patients in the Trust are currently receiving a conventional non-biologic systemic therapy for Psoriasis or a conventional non-biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) for Psoriatic Arthritis? (e.g. methotrexate) 4. Is CCG prior-approval required for the prescribing of apremilast? Y/N. If Yes, please tick the system you use: Blueteq □/Other □.
    5. If other, what system do you use?
    6. Is apremilast listed individually or grouped with biologic therapies on the prior-approval form for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis?
    Psoriasis: Individually □ grouped □ Psoriatic Arthritis: Individually □ grouped □.
    7. Please provide the wording used on the CCG’s prior-approval form for the prescribing of apremilast.
    FOI/20/209Memory Clinics / ServicesA list of the names and addresses of all memory services/clinics (which assess people for Alzheimer’s, dementia and related conditions) within your Health and Social Care Trust.
    FOI/20/210Geriatric medicine (delirium)Do you have use a delirium assessment tool as part of clinical practice for your non-ICU patients in your trust/hospital?? If yes, in which clinical settings are they in place? Which, if any, validated tools are included in your written (paper or electronic) policies? Do you have a pathway or guidelines relating to delirium? (Voluntary: not a formal part of the FOI request - Have staff or students performed any audits or quality improvement projects on delirium detection?)

    FOI/20/211SWAH/OHPCC Reception in ED and UCHow many casual staff are employed in each unit (SW Acute Hospital amnd Omagh Hospital) and how many shifts have been covered by them during June & July 20 and are they the same band as permanent staff? How many staff cover shifts in either department on an overtime basis and how many shifts have been covered by them during June & July 20. Are these staff the same band as the permanent staff? Can you identify rationale for overtime being used for these shifts?
    FOI/20/212PPE contractRequest for information for each PPE contract your organisation has signed directly from February 1st 2020 to date. This would include contracts for body bags, gowns, gloves, coveralls, masks, respirators, hand sanitizer, visors, and face shields, and clinical disposal equipment such as waste bags.

    Information on whether any batches of items delivered under these PPE contracts, or national contracts, have failed to meet required product safety or protection standards and those items were rejected.

    A copy of any reports into fraud relating to these PPE contracts, or national contracts, signed since Feb 1st
    The total cost to your trust due to fraud and error for each month for the period 1st January 2016 to 1st August 2020, if this information is retrievable within cost. If you have a breakdown for PPE related fraud and error, please also provide this for each month for the period Feb 1st to date, if this information is retrievable within cost.

    FOI/20/213Redeployment of staff during Covid-19Information about staff / grades deployed to assist with the day to day management of Covid 19 and whether they still remain deployed to the management team. A timeframe for their return and rationale as to why they are still deployed given the Trust is attempting to return to normal? How many staff still remain deployed to the swabbing teams, including administration staff and when is it anticipated they will return to their normal posts?
    Regarding Covid centres within the Trust, will staff be interviewed for these posts or deployed or is it intended just to move the already deployed staff into the roles in the new centres? When do the Trust feel that the three new Covid centres will be open? What other staff are currently deployed into posts created due to Covid 19 and when do they struts feel they may return to their normal roles?
    FOI/20/214Zero hours contracts1. What is your policy on zero hours contracts? 2. How many workers/employees do you currently directly employ on zero hours contracts? What is the breakdown of these figure according to (a) sex, (b) race and (c) age?
    3. How many workers/employees do you currently indirectly employ on zero hours contracts via agencies, contractors or sub-contractors? If this data is not available, please provide the names of the agencies, contractors or sub-contractors that you use to employ workers indirectly.
    4. How many workers/employees do you currently directly employ on minimum hours contracts or via agencies, contractors or sub-contractors?
    5. How many workers/employees in total do you currently employ? What is the breakdown of these figure according to (a) sex, (b) race and (c) age?

    FOI/20/215Free of charge drugsWithin the last 2 years, information regarding drugs the Trust has accepted or is it currently accepting free of charge or for a nominal charge (eg ?1): [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/216Internal plans and strategy documents around ICT1.?ICT/IM&T/IS Strategy- The IT department strategy or plans, highlights their current and future objectives. 2. ICT Org Chart- A visual document that presents the structure of the IT department, please include name and job titles. If this cannot be sent, please work towards a structure with job titles.
    3. ICT Annual or Business Plan- Like the ICT strategy but is more annually focused.
    4. ICT Capital Programme/budget- A document that shows financials budget on current and future projects.
    FOI/20/217Organisational chartsOrganisational Structure chart showing the names of all Team Managers, Service Managers, Heads of Service, Matrons & Clinical Leads and their email addresses (if available) for the following services; General Nursing, Primary Care, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Psychological Therapies across the trust.
    FOI/20/218Covid testing and discharges to care homes1) The number of patients discharged to care homes during the pandemic who: a) Were admitted to hospital with suspected or confirmed Covid-19
    b) Tested postitive for Covid-19 while in hospital
    c) Acquired Covid-19 while in hospital having been admitted for unrelated issues 2) Of these instances of discharged Covid-19 positive patients, in how many care homes did an outbreak thereafter occur?
    3) On what guidance /protocol / instruction was the discharge of Covid-19 positive patients to care homes based?
    FOI/20/219Transactions over ?500 from 1st April 2020 to 30th June 2020All transactions over ?500 from 1st April 2020 to 30th June 2020. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it.
    FOI/20/220Atopic DermatitisNumber of patients treated between 01 February 2017 and 31 July 2018 and Number of patients treated between 01 August 2018 and 31 January 2020 with certain drugs for Atopic Dermatitis.
    FOI/20/221ANTI TNF drugs1. How many patients (in the Trust) were initiated on ANTI TNF (originator and biosimilar) over the last 12 months? 2. How many patients (in the Trust) have been initiated on biosimilar adalimumab? 3. How many patients have been initiated on these products?
    FOI/20/222Heating patients at home1.?Does the Trust have a strategy, policies or procedures in place to address the health consequences for patients of living in cold homes? 2. Does the Trust have procedures or policies in place to ensure health and social care practitioners assess the heating needs of their patients? Does the Trust record or audit compliance with these procedures or policies?
    3. Does the Trust have procedures or policies in place to ensure that, when a patient is discharged from a health or social care setting, an assessment is carried out into whether they are likely to be vulnerable to the cold and if action is needed to make their home warm enough for them to return to? Does the Trust record or audit compliance with these procedures or policies?
    FOI/20/223Support staff with travel during the winter monthsWhat plans do you have in place to support staff with travel to and from work between 1 December 2020 to 31 March 2021, in case public transport is disrupted due to severe weather conditions and/or COVID-19 lockdowns, locally or nationwide?
    FOI/20/224Subject Access Requests (SARs)Information on the number of SARs made to the Trust in the last 12 months, with a breakdown by the department these requests relate to. Details of the Trust procedures / resources for handling SARs and any software used.

    FOI/20/225Commissioning of post-covid services1) Are you commissioning post-covid services in hospital OR in the community?
    2) Can you describe these services?
    3) How much have you spent on these services?
    4) How many patients have accessed your post-covid services?
    FOI/20/226CAMHS services1. Number of referrals to CAMHS for the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month 2. Number of referrals to CAMHS deemed not to meet the treshold for CAMHS or the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month
    3. Waiting time for first CAMHS appointment for the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month
    4. Number of CAMHS appointments which were face to face and the number of appointments that took place online or the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month
    5. Number of CAMHS appointments where children did not or could not attend for the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month. Please include a DNA and a CNA figure for each month
    6. Number of child inpatients on adult mental health wards for the months of January - July 2020 (inclusive) broken down by month. Please state length of time children were inpatients on adult wards.
    FOI/20/227C-Arm medical imaging equipmentInformation for each piece of Mobile C-arm medical imaging equipment, including Manufacturer, Model, Type (Image Intensifier, Flat Panel Detector), Location, Cost of Equipment, Annual Maintenance cost, Acquisition Date and Planned Replacement Date
    FOI/20/228Child abuse allegations against WHSCT(1) The number of recorded child abuse allegations against WHSCT in the last five years (2) the number of staff suspended as a result of child abuse allegations in the last 5 years
    (3) the duration of each suspension in relation to child abuse allegations within the last 5 years
    (4) the number of WHSCT staff investigated by the trust / PSNI in relation to child abuse allegations who have also had to undergo a sexual risk assessment in the last 5 years

    FOI/20/229Podiatry staff numbers by band, gender and ageUp to date podiatry figures for each of NI’s health trusts – that’s full time equivalent numbers per banding, gender and age groupings. It’s to get an accurate UK wide overview for the new CoP strategy group set up specifically to examine recruitment to the profession. I’m keen to get the most current picture for each trust by banding, age, and gender.
    FOI/20/230Water sampling and testing tender Water sampling and testing tender details.
    FOI/20/231Allegation of institutional abuse in care settingIn the last three years how many times have you investigated an allegation of institutional abuse at a care setting? What is the name of the care setting? Was the allegation of institutional abuse upheld?
    FOI/20/232Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS).For each of the last five financial years, please provide the following details of the HTCS as operated by the Trust; including the Number of people making claims, The total number of claims and The total cost of claims
    FOI/20/233Young People in unregulated careHow many young people, under the age of 18 who are in care of your Trust, have been held in unregulated accommodation in 2019/20. The age of young people involved and the Type of unregulated accommodation used eg hotel / hostel / B&B / caravan / other
    FOI/20/234Disciplinary processes Can you tell me whether the trust is conducting, or has conducted, any disciplinary processes or have made any fitness to practise referrals related to availability of PPE and concerns expressed by staff?
    If so can you tell me the nature of the incident, what role the employee has (eg, nurse, doctor) and any outcome?
    FOI/20/235Hosting contract(s) with 3rd party providersList of questions about "hosting contract(s) with 3rd party providers". i.e. contracts for:
    1. Dedicated hosting- Managed environment
    2. Co-Location- hosting allows a business to still own their own server equipment; however, instead of storing it in their own data centre, they instead are able to store it in rented space in a colocation hosting centre.
    3. Cloud Hosting- Cloud hosting services provide hosting for websites on virtual servers, which pull their computing resource from extensive underlying networks of physical web servers.
    FOI/20/236Pancreatic cancer servicesFollowing the first wave of CoVid19, a list of questions and request for information in relation to plans for the restoration of pancreatic cancer services. Specifically seeking answers toquestions in relation to:

    1. Diagnosis:
    2. Surgery (inc waiting times)
    3. Non-surgical oncology:
    4. Information and supportive care
    5. Second wave / plans to maintain pancreatic cancer services?
    FOI/20/237Direct payments / Self Directed Support1. All current criteria / policy / guidance for the provision of self directed support in social care in WHSCT
    2. Details of the current wait time between assessment and the start of self directed payment
    3. Details of the policy which dictates the period of review once self directed payment begins. For example, after direct payments start, when is the number of hours granted / needs of the carer reviewed.
    FOI/20/238Legal actionRequest for information regarding ongoing legal action taken against WHSCT in relation to a named individual (deceased).
    FOI/20/239Problem GamblingRequest for data on the numbers presenting with problem gambling in each of the last 3 calendar years; the pathway for treatment; details on Trust's addiction service; any training provided to medical professionals for treating individuals suffering from gambling disorder; and funding provided by the Trust (and by the gambling industry if known) for for treatment of individuals suffering from gambling disorder.
    FOI/20/240Independent domiciliary care providers For financial year 2019/2020: information on Independent domiciliary care providers WHSCT area; the amount WHSCT paid per month to each; a list of contracts awarded with numbers of hours per month in the tender for each Independent Sector provider; the budget for WHSCT inhouse homecare service; and the number of hours worked by WHSCT Homecare staff broken down by month.
    FOI/20/241Hotel costs during the Covid-19A breakdown of hotels and other accommodation used during the Covid-19 crisis. Please state the overall spend and the overall number of rooms used.
    FOI/20/242Covid-19 deaths in care homes Information relating to:
    • deaths of people resident in care homes in your trust area between March 1 2020 and August 24 2020.
    • deaths with Covid-19 of people resident in care homes in your trust area between March 1 2020 and August 24 2020.
    FOI/20/243Treatment of bacterial and fungal infectionsInformation on the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections in the UK secondary care sector including details of patients treated (for any indication) with certain drugs (list provided); and numbers treated for certain conditions.
    FOI/20/244Gastrointestinal endoscopy In relation to 'gastrointestinal endoscopy', request for information on endoscopists employed, their specialism (groups of endoscopists), procedures carried out and where carried out.
    FOI/20/245Car Park ChargesIn the financial years 14/15 and 19/20, a breakdown per hospital of how much income has been raised from hospital car parking? From the figures in (1), how much of this income comes from health care staff parking? Are any patients entitled to free car parking/discounted car parking? The current policy for staff use of car parking? Do they pay for parking?
    FOI/20/246Bed numbersRequest for the bed numbers within Hospital departments for A&E, Theatre, Recovery, ICU, HDU and General Wards.
    FOI/20/247Covid - cancer patientsHow many cancer patients in your area of the Health Trust have had their cancer treatments delayed because of the disruption to services caused by Covid-19?
    FOI/20/248Hospital CodesOrganisation codes for each Trust hospital.
    FOI/20/249ClaimsNumber of claims with ‘Cauda Equina’ in the Incident Description field for the following years; 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.
    FOI/20/250Implantable Insulin Pump (IIP) & Diabetes CareImplantable Insulin Pump (IIP) & Diabetes Care - Are you supplying insulin pumps to eligible patients with Diabetes?
    If yes, for each clinic location that an Insulin Pump Service is provided (e.g. Pump Start, Pump Renewal, Pump Training), please list the Name and postcode of the Hospital or Community Clinic; and Whether the Insulin Pump Service is for Adults Only, Paeds Only or both Adults & Paeds patients

    FOI/20/251Foster care placementsAs of each of the following dates, how many children within your authority were in any kind of foster care placement (either respite or longer term?)? o 1st March 2020
    o 1st April 2020
    o 1st May 2020
    o 1st June 2020
    o 1st July 2020
    o 1st August 2020
    FOI/20/252Waiting timesLists of the waiting times for elective surgery lists, first outpatient appointments for the various specialties, and cancer screening services in the Trust as of the end of August, and also the same information for the same period last year.
    FOI/20/253Reverse mentoring1. Do you carry out reverse mentoring at your trust? 2. Please choose from the following protected characteristics that you include in your reverse mentoring programme. Please include any other if it is not on the list provided. 3. Please describe your reverse mentoring programme: 4. Have you continued with reverse mentoring during COVID-19? How have you done this?
    5. For how many years have you been running the reverse mentoring programme?
    FOI/20/254ED mental health assessment waiting timesA breakdown of the number of times within your trust hospitals?between 1st January 2019 and 31st August 2020 a person presenting to an Emergency Department in mental health crisis was not assessed within two hours.?
    FOI/20/255Safeguarding children in Northern IrelandFor each financial quarter since April 2018, how many children have died in Northern Ireland in cases where abuse and/or neglect were suspected or confirmed? How many of the children had been referred to the Health and Social Care Trust prior to their death? How many of these children were in the care, or partial care of social services teams? How many referrals were made about children to the Health and Social Care Trust?
    FOI/20/256Children in careHow many?children are in the care of the health and social care trust (I.e. under Art.25 Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995)? How many children are accommodated by your health and social care trust (i.e. subject to a care order or supervision order under Art.50 Children (Northern Ireland)? How many young people are entitled to leaving care support (i.e. under Art.35(2) Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995) (up to and including 25 years old)?
    FOI/20/257Face masks1. What type of mask’s are procured and supplied to staff – cloth masks, Surgical masks, N95 professional grade medical masks? 2. What is the cost per unit on the mask’s? please provide the monthly cost if possible.
    3. How many face masks have been supplied per month since March 2020?
    4. Contact details for the person in the organisation responsible for this particular product.
    FOI/20/258The Access to Health Records (Northern Ireland) Order 1993A copy of the Trust Policy used in connection with applications for Access to Health Records. A copy of the Trust forms used in connection with applications for Access to Health Records.
    Please state the documents accepted by the Trust in connection with applications for Access to Health Records.
    FOI/20/259Tests to detect chromosomal disorders, including Trisomy 21 1.?Does the Trust offer tests to detect chromosomal disorders, including Trisomy 21; if so what type of tests? 2. If so, are these tests offered to all woman or only offered to woman over the age of 35?
    3. If applicable when are woman offered these tests?
    4. If a woman has screening tests and they return a high chance of a chromosomal disorder what information is provided to the woman?
    FOI/20/260 (a)Stationery, data breaches, laptops and tablets / Ipads used by medical & admin staffTotal amount spent on stationery, particularly paper, for the years 2018/19 and 2019/20.
    FOI/20/260 (b)Stationery, data breaches, laptops and tablets / Ipads used by medical & admin staffTotal number of data breaches reported to the ICO for the years 2018/19 and 2019/20.
    FOI/20/260 (c)Stationery, data breaches, laptops and tablets / Ipads used by medical & admin staffTotal number of laptops being used by medical and administrative staff, Total number of tablets (iPad or otherwise) being used by medical and administrative staff.
    FOI/20/261Biologic and biosimilar product prescribing in rheumatologyThe number of patients treated with biologics or biosimilar products in the last 12 months for the following conditions (list provided). Please provide the numbers of patients treated by the rheumatology department (for any condition) in the last 12 months with the following drugs. [LISTS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/262Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards1. The total number of patients in care facilities issued with a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard between the months?March 2020 and August 2020.? 2. The number of patients in care facilities with a learning disability issued with a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard between the months March 2020 and August 2020.
    3. The total number of patients in care facilities issued with a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard between the months March 2019 and August 2019.
    4. The number of patients in care facilities with a learning disability issued with a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard between the months March 2019 and August 2019.

    FOI/20/263Abortion healthcare(1)? The number of women and pregnant people, of any gestation, who were unable to access the abortion healthcare they required at or through this Health Trust for any reason since 1st April 2020. (2) The number of women and pregnant people, of any gestation, who were either referred to or advised to seek abortion healthcare in another UK jurisdiction or beyond since 1st April 2020.
    (3) The number of women and pregnant people, of any gestation, who were unable to access the abortion healthcare they required at or through this Health Trust for any reason and were referred to another Health Trust within Northern Ireland since 1st April 2020.
    FOI/20/264PPE equipmentWith reference to a previous Trust response (our ref. FOI/20/151 - see above) a request for further detail on the 'types' of gown included in the data in our initial response.
    FOI/20/265Sir Captain Tom Moore fundsBreakdown of how the money given to the Trust through the fundraising efforts of Sir Captain Tom Moore was allocated and used.
    FOI/20/266Spend over ?25,000Information regarding?your spend over ?25,000 with external suppliers. Data going back to January 2016 or as far as is possible.
    FOI/20/267Availability of treatment for Binge Eating Disorder (BED)9 questions re. eating disorder services in the Trust for both Adult & Children; Services provided, eligibility criteria / restrictions, access to self-help, funding, referrals from weight management service.
    FOI/20/268Male circumcisionsInformation on circumcisions carried out by your Trust in the years 2018 and 2019, or any similar time period for which records are readily available. If possible provide a breakdown of the ages of the patients at the time of the procedure [age ranges provided] and a list of the hospitals or other similar facilities that your Trust has used for this procedure, including those outside the geographical area of your Board and those in the private sector.
    FOI/20/269ASD servicesFull procedure for this ASD/Learning disability journey; What do the ASD team do?, What support services are provided and how long does this run for? When training takes place, details on respite, direct payments, additional services, a document of the full process, number of families on waiting list.
    FOI/20/270Biologic drugs1. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Dermatology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs: 2. For the patients treated by the Dermatology department in the last three months with any of the above drugs, can you please provide the total number of paediatric (up to age 16) versus adult patients?
    3. Could you please provide the numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months by the Gastroenterology department (for any medical condition) with the following biologic drugs: [LISTS PROVIDED OF DRUGS]
    FOI/20/271Abortion services1.? To ask who in the WHSCT authorised & directed that an interim?abortion service be established. 2. To request a copy of all communication, correspondence, notes, minutes etc held by the WHSCT relating to abortion services, provided under the legal framework of the Abortion Regulations (NI) 2020.
    3. To request a copy of all communication and correspondence with the Health Minister, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health officials, HSC Trusts and any other body or individual relating to abortion services provided under the legal framework of the Abortion Regulations (NI) 2020.
    4. To ask how many notifications of termination of pregnancies have been sent to Chief Medical Officer since the Abortion Regulations (NI) 2020 became legal on 31 March 2020.
    5. To ask for a breakdown of WHSCT facilities and the locations of the notifications of termination of pregnancies under the legal framework of the Abortion Regulations (NI) 2020.
    6. To ask who provided the forms for the notification of termination of pregnancies provided for under the legal framework of the Abortion Regulations (NI) 2020.
    FOI/20/272Technology Enabled Care14 questions about telecare / telehealth; devices used, external providers, installers, software platforms, contracts, tender framework etc.
    FOI/20/273Incidence & treatment of breast cancerIncidence and treatment of breast cancer - provide the number of patients that you have treated in the past three months with the following: [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/274Annual leave requests The number of annual leave requests made by staff which were denied between 1 May and 31 August 2020; and between 1 May and 31 August 2019. The role of staff member whose annual leave request was denied, e.g. nurse, Agenda for Change band 5 or above.
    FOI/20/275Impact of COVID-19 on prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment and supportQuestions about any suspension or delay of of MRI before biopsy service, conducting biopsies, radiotherapy treatment, radical prostatectomy for patients with suspected prostate cancer as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether these services have resumed. The use of a pre-MRI clinical triage for patients with suspected prostate cancer? Any new MRI exclusion criteria introduced for patients with suspected prostate cancer as a result of COVID-19? Whether the Trust stopped for patients with suspected prostate cancer as a result of COVID-19 infection risks?

    The protocol to risk stratify patients and prioritise patients with high-risk and locally advanced prostate cancer for treatment. Do you have prostate cancer Personalised Stratified Follow Up (PSFU) protocols in place / do you have a digital remote monitoring system in place for follow up / the criteria that are part of the follow up protocols?
    FOI/20/276Primary Care Talking Therapy hubsPrimary Care Talking Therapy Hubs (the Hubs) for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020: details about hubs and number of referrals, list of contract providers, number of people offered counselling, number of sessions, waiting times etc.
    FOI/20/277Records relating to Good Shepherd Laundry facilityCopies of records you retain regarding details of admissions/discharges, resident numbers, maintenance/per capita payments, grants, contracts, referrals to/from, visits & monitoring reports that the services had with the former Good Shepherd Laundry facility as operational on the Dungiven Road, Waterside, Derry and from as far back until closure.
    FOI/20/278OPCS and ICD-10 code and admission numbersWhen will the data of OPCS and ICD-10 code cases at hospital level will be available for the fiscal year 2019/2020; and whether the data information will also have data about number of admissions or spell (spell, is defined as a continuous period of time spent as a patient within a trust, and may include more than one episode) at the code and hospital for the years 2013/2014 to 2019/2020.
    FOI/20/279Job planning1. Does the organisation use an external supplier to manage job planning? 2. If so, which supplier does the organisation use?
    3. What was the annual cost to the third party in 19/20?
    4. Please can you provide the contract start and end date?
    5. Did the organisation procure the supplier via a framework? If so, which framework?
    6. What % of the third-party job planning system has been rolled out across the trust?
    FOI/20/280 Multiple SclerosisMultiple Sclerosis: 1. How many patients have been treated with the following drugs (for any disease) in the past 6 months: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months for the following types of multiple sclerosis: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/281Treatment of urothelial & lung cancer1. In the past 3 months, how many Urothelial cancer patients were treated with the following: 2. In the past 3 months, how many non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients were treated with:
    3. Could you please provide the total number of patients with any treatment in the last three months for: [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/282Ophthalmology1.?Within your?trust?how many?intra-vitreal injections/implants?of each of the following drugs have been used in the four-month period from May-August 2020: 2. If your trust is able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used from May-August 2020, for each of the following conditions:
    3. Within your trust how many patients have been treated for Uveitis in the four-month period from May to August 2020 with the following: [DETAILS OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/283First consultation Can you give the duration a patient referred on 5th?September 2020?will expect to wait for a?first?consultation?for each of the following, broken down by urgent and routine appointments? - LIST OF SPECIALTIES PROVIDED
    FOI/20/284First consultation (Paediatrics)Can you give the duration a patient referred on 5th September 2020 will expect to wait for a first consultation for each of the following, broken down by urgent and routine appointments?? - LIST OF PAEDIATRIC SPECIALTIES PROVIDED
    FOI/20/285Deceased with no NOKInformation relating?to persons who are/were known to the Trust via any?of the following teams and who?have died with no known next of kin (defined as blood relatives) OR where you have been unable to engage with or locate any known next of kin,
    FOI/20/286Abortion servicesDetailed breakdown of costs, including staff time and resources of its EMA service from its establishment in April 2020 to present.
    FOI/20/287Covid testsHow many covid PCR tests in total have been carried out in the western trust area, and of these how many, or what percentage have been positive? Of the reported hospital admissions with covid, how many are because of symptoms consistent with covid, and how many are as a result of mandatory testing on hospital admission for other illness, or on being admitted for other reasons such as investigations? Is testing for influenza virus now routine for those being admitted with respiratory symptoms? If so, what proportion of admissions are testing positive for seasonal ‘flu.
    FOI/20/288Windows 101.?Who is responsible for your Windows 10 desktop migration? Name/Role and contact details if available.? 2. How many end users do you have across the Trust?
    3. How many Windows end point devices do you have?
    4. Approximately what % are running on Windows 7?
    5. Does the Trust still use Java and Internet Explore based applications?
    6. Is the Trust Cyber Essentials Plus accredited?
    7. Does the Trust have devices that still require Windows 7 technology to work such as scanners and printers?
    8. Who is responsible for IT Security? Name / Role and contact details if available.
    FOI/20/289Residential units for children with disabilities1. Please list all the residential units for children with disabilities in your Trust. 2. In relation to 1 above as of today’s date how many places are available in each unit.
    3. Please list all the respite units for children within your Trust.
    4. In relation to 3 above how many of these units are providing overnight respite services.
    5. In relation to 3 above how many of these units are being used to provide residential placements for children.
    FOI/20/290Violence Prevention Teams Audit (Altnagelvin Hospital)The remit of this violence-specific work. Specifically, which types of patients are identified (e.g. domestic assault, sexual assault, alcohol-related assault, etc.) and whether identification is specific to a group of patients (e.g. women, children).
    FOI/20/291Payment to Suppliers from July 2020 to Sept 2020Information about Payments to suppliers who provide: Fostering and Adoption services; Children's Residential/ Nursing Care; Adult Residential/ Nursing Care; Elderly Residential/ Nursing Care; Domiciliary Care Home; Supported Living Care Home; Care at Home; Homeless Services; Special Education Services.
    FOI/20/292Covid -19 patients and testing, admissions to hospital, ventilated, PM results / cause of deathHow many patients you have identified as suffering from Covid19, exclusively, with no other underlying conditions and what was the reason these patients were admitted to hospital? Were they tested after being admitted for another procedure? Were they sick at home and brought to hospital and put on ventilators? How many dead cause only by Covid19? And finally the post mortem results, determining cause of death.
    FOI/20/293Admission of Covid -19 patients Detailed information concerning the admission of Covid19 patients. What was the reason for admission to hospital; when and where were they tested for Covid19; Ages of patients tested positive. Finally, did you use the PCR test, knowing that it cannot identify a single virus, and is totally unreliable giving false positives and false negatives; and if any deaths, what were the results of the post mortems, determining cause of death as Covid19 exclusively with no underlying conditions contributing.
    FOI/20/294Cauda equina claimsHow many claims were closed within those years and also how many claims are potential or confirmed claims?
    FOI/20/295Cataracts and YAG surgery1.??For the period 1st of April 2019 to 31st of March 2020, please provide the names of all independent sector providers that have provided cataract and/or YAG capsulotomy procedures to you. 2. Please provide the total number of procedures (per eye) completed by independent providers (broken down by the applicable CCSD code) for the following surgical procedures between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020: 8 questions in total and to provide details for; a. Cataract with implantation of a spherical (non toric) Intraocular Lens;
    b. Cataract with implantation of a toric intraocular lens; and
    c. YAG capsulotomy.
    FOI/20/296ICT Security / CybersecurityWhat SEIM (Security Event and Incident Management) solution is used by your organisation and when does your SEIM platform license subscription come up for renewal? If the SEIM solution was purchased via third party please disclose the contracting party’s details? Do you outsource your security management to a third party (managed security service provider)? If so can you disclose the name of the managed security service provider. When does the current service contract from the current managed security service provider end? Can you provide the email address of the individual that is responsible for your IT Security? How many cyber security breaches has your organisation had over the past 2 years?
    FOI/20/297Adults with a Learning Disability The number of people with a learning disability being treated in a Mental Health facility or hospital (in or outside the Western Trust) and not in Lakeside. From March - Oct 2020. How long have they been there? Has there been any provision made in your Trust for people with LD and/or autism and behaviours that challenge? How many of them are in Mental Health facilities?
    FOI/20/298GP's and dermatologyA list of the current General Practitioners with Extended Roles for Dermatology and also GPs with special interests in Dermatology.
    FOI/20/299ICU beds1.?How many ICU beds where available each day through March and April 2020? 2. How many ICU beds where occupied each day through March and April 2020?
    3. Off the beds occupied how many of those patients had Covid19?
    4. How many staff are required per patient in ICU? Please break down by job role and numbers?
    FOI/20/300Contracts for cataract surgeryTotal amount spent by you for the following procedures (broken down by the applicable CCSD code) performed by independent providers between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020: 31 questions in total about providers of cataract surgery.
    FOI/20/301Colorectal Cancer (CRC)How many patients your trust has treated in the past 3 months with the following agents for colorectal cancer [CRC]? [ LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/302ICT QuestionnaireICT questionnaire (processed under normal course of business by ICT department and not FOI)
    FOI/20/303Locum radiographers, sonographers and radiotherapistsHow many locum radiographers, locum sonographers and locum radiotherapists the Radiology department have had in place from January 2020 to present?
    FOI/20/304Locum EchocardiographersHow many Locum Echocardiographers you have had in from Jan 2020 to present including the costs to the department?
    FOI/20/305Placements and payment for Children's Homes services in 2018/191. For each placement (as an itemised list e.g. Child #1. Child #2) made to a children’s residential home provided by your trust in the year 1st April 2018 to 1st April 2019, please provide the actual price per week paid for the placement. Please include in the length of each placement. Please identify of education is included in cost 2. For each placement (as an itemised list e.g. Child #1. Child #2) made to a children’s independent (voluntary organisation) residential home in the year 1st April 2018 to 1st April 2019, please provide the actual price per week (excluding VAT) paid for the placement to the provider by your trust. Please include length of placements. Please identify of education is included in cost.
    FOI/20/306Homecare servicesPlease confirm the following items of data, relating to the months of March 2020 to September 2020, inclusive: (a) The number of people receiving a homecare service from a regulated homecare agency and funded by the Trust.
    (b) The number of people in (a), who requested some form of temporary or permanent suspension of their care service (for any reason), including those suspended at the request of the person’s representative.
    (c) The number of people in (b), who requested that their homecare service was restarted.
    (d) The number of in (c), who had their care needs reassessed by the Trust, prior to recommencement of services.
    (e) The number in (c), who have not had their care needs reassessed by the Trust following a restart request.
    (f) The number of people in (c), whose package of care was reduced following reassessment.
    FOI/20/307Names & email addressesName and email address of the Head of Outpatients, the Director of Nursing, the Medical Director, the Chief Nursing Information Officer, the Chief Information Officer and the Chief Clinical Information Officer (or equivalents)
    FOI/20/308Transgender inpatientsHow many transgender identified males have been on the female ward since January 2015; and the recorded incidences of physically violent behavior from transgender identified males on the female ward covering the same period of time. Similarly, I would like to request the same information for transgender identified females on the male ward.
    FOI/20/309Rostering17 questions about rostering - contract, 3rd party etc
    FOI/20/310Consented adult autopsiesThe number of consented adult autopsies performed within your Health and Social Care Trust in the year 2019?
    FOI/20/311Medical and Nursing Locum FrameworksPlease advise of the updated contract start and end dates for the frameworks for Medical locum doctors and for Agency nurses. Please advise when tenders for replacements will commence and which portal will be used?
    FOI/20/312Documents re. SWAH Project, EnniskillenReview of the South West Acute Hospital SWAH Project, Enniskillen: Provide the following documents: • Full Business Case • Project Closure Reports
    • Any Project Meeting minutes that are available both Pre-Tender and Construction stage
    • Procurement Documents, prelims, or contract data
    FOI/20/313Cauda equina claims Information on which health professionals are involved in CES claims.
    FOI/20/314SAI 's and 'never events'A list of all Serious Incidents Requiring Investigation (these include all incidents recorded as SIRIs or SIs and also including anything still referred to as a "never event" or "serious untoward incidents") that occurred in hospitals concerning a patient with coronavirus or suspected to have coronavirus, since its outbreak (or please take March 1st as a start date). Please provide a log?of this?information, broken down by department and hospital, the month of the incident,?a brief description of what happened (e.g. coronavirus patient left in side room and not checked on and died) including the outcome or consequence for the patient, and any investigation outcome known.?
    FOI/20/315IBD service1. The name of the named Consultant Gastroenterology lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease? 2. If no named Consultant Gastroenterology lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease could you please supply the name of the Consultant who is the clinical lead for Gastroenterology
    3. Does you hospital have a Inflammatory Bowel Disease clinical nurse specialist
    4. Can you please supply the NHS email addresses to 1) +/- 2) AND 3) please
    FOI/20/316Covid - 19 patients1) How many Covid19 patients you are treating at the hospitals in the Trust? 2) How many of these patients are in intensive care units?
    3) How many of these patients are on respirators?
    4) How many ICU beds do you have in the Altnagelvin hospital?
    5) How many ICU beds are currently filled with Covid19 patients in the Altnagelvin hospital?
    6) How many of these patients are currently on respirators?
    FOI/20/317Copies of FOI responsesCopy of previous Trust FOI responses - ref. numbers provided.
    FOI/20/318ED mental health assessment waiting timesProvide the number of people presenting to an Emergency Department in mental health crisis that were seen within the two hour target for each of the corresponding years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 until September.
    FOI/20/319Contract status (expired contracts)Information relating to relating to waste contracts.
    FOI/20/320Youth Hospital admissions due to alcohol and?drug?abuseInformation on youths admitted to Altnagelvin Hospital in the past year for conditions related to alcohol and?drug?abuse - broken down into the total number of boys and girls, starting from the youngest and going up to and including 18-year-olds. If possible how many were admitted for overdoses and were any left with long-term difficulties or died? And have those broken down into accidental and intentional overdoses.
    FOI/20/321SAI's Statistics for 'serious?adverse?incidents' (SAI) recorded at Altnagelvin Hospital for 2019 and 2020 to date / the nature of these SAIs / the result of these serious incidents - i.e. death or serious injury. What if any investigations were carried out and what safety measures were then put in place - broken down into different categories to highlight what happened/which department the incident occurred in.
    FOI/20/322Bariatric services1. The Trusts that were involved in the referral for bariatric services. 2. The GP surgeries that made the referral to the Trusts
    3. The referral procedure/steps, from GP through to HSCB approval of funding.
    4. How many approvals for the same service have been made from 15 May 2019 to 10 November 20200
    FOI/20/323Anti-VEFG treatments for eye conditions Usage of anti-VEFG treatments for eye conditions: how many patients over the last 12 months (November 2019 to October 2020 or latest available) have received the following anti-VEGF treatments: [LIST PROVIDED]. For these patients, how many were new to anti-VEGF therapy? Please provide the patient numbers by the treatments listed below, excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy. [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/324Staff time off for positive Covid-19Numbers of staff taking time off because of positive tests. How many Trust frontline doctors and nurses have had to self-isolate because of positive covid tests since 01/09/2020 till the present? It would be useful to have this as a function of total staff numbers.
    FOI/20/325Covid influencersFor the period from March 2020 to present, please disclose: (1) The amount spent on using social media influencers to support or promote public health messaging around Covid-19. (2) A list of the social media influencer accounts which were employed to support or promote this public health messaging around Covid-19. (3) A copy of any specific posts by social media influencers which were sponsored or paid for to promote this public health messaging. (4) A copy of any posts to promote this public health messaging for which social media influencers were sponsored or paid to share it on their platforms. (5) If no there was no spending on social media influencers for this purpose, please disclose a copy of any proposals to use social media influencers in this way.
    FOI/20/326Memory clinicsInformation on Trust Memory services/clinics, including address details, what diagnostic services does each clinic provide, the numbers of referrals, staffing at the clinics and the roles and responsibilities of staff. Does the service/clinic provide Amyloid-PET imaging (API) and Cerebrospinal Fluid Testing (CSF)? If Yes, how many tests did the clinics undertake. If the clinics do perform CSF testing, are the samples sent to a laboratory outside the clinic? What were the average waiting times for GP referrals to memory clinics in the following financial years?
    FOI/20/327Stair-lift Details about Estates Services and copies of correspondence about how Estates deal with complaints and copy of policy (if one exists) about Trust's obligations to contractors.
    FOI/20/328Incidence and treatment of prostate and ovarian cancer1.?How many patients were diagnosed with prostate cancer over the last 3 months?? Of these, how many patients were diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer? 2. How many prostate cancer patients were treated over the last 3 months with: [LIST PROVIDED] 3. How many patients have been diagnosed with advanced (FIGO Stages III and IV) ovarian (epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal) cancer over the last 3 months? If none, do you refer ovarian cancer patients to another trust, if so which one? 4. Of the ovarian cancer patients diagnosed over the last 3 months, how many have been treated with:
    5. Of the ovarian cancer patients diagnosed over the last 3 months, how many have been tested for the BRCA mutation? And of these, how many tested positive?
    6. Of the ovarian cancer patients who were positive for a BRCA mutation, how many patients received
    FOI/20/329Disabled facilities Grant spending1- Western HSC trust annual spend on Disabled Facilities Grants from 2009 to 2019 2- Western HSC trust annual number of Disabled Facilities Grants completed from 2009 to 2019
    3- Western HSC trust average annual completed Disabled Facilities Grant value from 2009 to 2019
    4- Western HSC trust average annual Disabled Facilities Grant spend by age group - Children - Adults - Retired from 2009 to 2019
    5- Western HSC trust annual spend on Disabled Facilities Grants for those with a learning disability and or autism from 2009 to 2019

    FOI/20/330Payroll returns, training and over payments11 questions from staff member about payroll system and amounts paid in enhancements, overpayments, training received by staff in completing monthly returns, checks and investigations into incorrect payments, have these been recouped etc.
    FOI/20/331Baby deathsA. A database recording the number of baby deaths that happened in Irish hospitals during/within a few days of their birth in the last ten years. I would like this broken down hospital by hospital. B. A database recording the number of baby deaths that happened in Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe in the last ten years. I would like the cause of death given in the coroner's examination to be included.
    C. A database recording the number of baby deaths that happened in Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe in the years 2000-2010. I would like the cause of death given in the coroner's examination to be included.
    D. I would like to receive this information electronically, preferably in its original formatting.
    FOI/20/332Cancelled proceduresHow many procedures/operations/surgery have been cancelled since March to as present as possible this year for those aged 65 and over? What was the speciality and provide a breakdown of gender and age
    FOI/20/333Software - EPS, digital dictation softwareList of question about current suppliers of / utilisation of Electronic Patient Record software; digital dictation software; voice recognition software; transcription service; any EPMA (Electronic Prescribing) software; electronic whiteboard functionality on wards; electronic document management service; published digital transformation. Does the Trust have an in-house development team or do they outsource. What business intelligence or analytics tools if any do the trust use to process clinical data?
    FOI/20/334Babies and confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)1.?An anonymised list of babies born in the Trust who underwent controlled cooling as result of confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy(HIE), between 1 September 2010 and 1 September 2020; 2. An anonymised list of babies born in the Trust who died as a result of confirmed or suspected hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy(HIE), between 1 September 2010 and 1 September 2020; In relation to 1 and 2 above please confirm: the grade of HIE; and the ethnic origin of mother and baby
    FOI/20/335Abortion legislation / policiesCopies of internal policies for dealing with midwives and other medical practitioners who conscientiously object to abortion; and Data on the number of employees in your organisation who have registered an objection to abortion since the implementation of a revised abortion framework for Northern Ireland in March 2020.
    FOI/20/336Greenhaw nursing home1) How many patients were moved out of Greenhaw nursing home since August 2020 as a result of a RQIA inspection that raised concerns about the water at the nursing home? 2) How many patients (that were moved out of Greenhaw) are currently inpatients (on a ward) in Altnagelvin Hospital or Waterside Hospital ?
    i) how many staff employed by Larchwood are currently working in Western Trust hospital wards caring for residents of Greenhaw that are now living in hospital
    3) Do you consider the failings in care provided at Greenhaw (identified by RQIA) since 2018 to be Institutional Abuse. If not, why not?
    4) On what date did you report Institutional Abuse at Greenhaw to the PSNI?
    5) How many allegations of Institutional Abuse have been made about care homes in the Western Trust since 2016. Please include the names of the care homes and exact date of the allegations.
    FOI/20/337Whistleblowing concerns received 1.? Please provide the total number of whistleblowing concerns received between 01/03/2019 and 31/08/2019 and between 01/03/2020 and 31/08/2020by the Western Trust. For each whistleblowing concern received by the Trust between 01/03/2020 and 31/08/2020 provide a brief summary of the whistleblowing concern; whether any action was taken following the concern, and if so, a brief description of the action taken; If the person provided the information anonymously.
    FOI/20/338Disabled facilities Grant spendingFor the Western HSC Trust Community Occupational Therapy Service:- the annual number of recommendations to the Disabled Facilities Grants Department of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive from 2009 to 2019; a breakdown by the 3 groups listed i.e. Children, Adults and Retired. A furtehr breakdown for the following 2 groups i.e. Autistic and Learning Disabled (quantity / year)
    FOI/20/339Treatment for migraineQ1. Please provide the number of patients treated (for any condition) in the last 4 months with: [LIST PROVIDED] Q2. How many of these patients were treated as part of a free or nominal charge scheme with:
    Q3. How many patients have you treated in the last 4 months for: [LISTS PROVIDED] Q4. The number of migraine patients treated in the last 4 months with Botulinum Toxin (i.e. Botox, Dysport, Xeomin)
    Q5. In case you do not treat chronic or episodic migraine, can you please tell us which hospital or trust you refer these patients to?
    FOI/20/340Waiting time for x-ray The waiting time for an appointment at Altnagelvin Area Hospital X-ray Department, if referred on a routine basis in April 2015; and if referred on an urgent basis in April 2015.
    FOI/20/341Menopause servicesInformation regarding thw commissioning of all services related to diagnosis and treatment of menopause in the Trust area. What services are available in your area (e.g. specialist menopause primary health care providers within GP surgeries or in local hospitals or in specialist clinics). Is there a waiting list for specialist menopause services and if so, roughly how long for? Have any services related to diagnosis and treatment of menopause been closed in your area? If yes, can you provide details. Any plans to open any new menopause services? What is the first line of treatment recommended by each of the health boards for women with peri and menopause symptoms? i.e. what is directed on the Formulary? What is the second line of treatment recommended by each of the health boards for women with peri and menopause symptoms? i.e what is directed on the Formulary?
    FOI/20/342Autism services for childrenWhat services are provided by your Trust for children with autism? The number of children in your Trust area waiting to be assessed for Autism. The length of time they have been waiting already. The average length of time a child has to wait to be assessed (by age and gender). How are services for children with autism publicised by the your Trust
    FOI/20/343DermatologyHow many patients were treated in last 4 months by the Dermatology department with each of the following: [LIST PROVIDED]. How many patients have been treated in the last 4 months for Atopic Dermatitis, and how many of these patients were under the age of 17?
    FOI/20/344Service Level Agreement (SLA)Copies of any Service Level Agreements signed with NHS trusts in Britain (English, Scottish or Welsh NHS Trust) to deliver Health and Social Care Services within the past 5 years. To include any COVID-19 service level agreements.
    FOI/20/345Controlled drugs administered in Altnagelvin A&EA list of all ?the controlled drugs administered on Monday 16th June 2014, at the Accident and Emergency Department of Altnagelvin Hospital, between 9.00 am and 18.00 pm and by whom they were signed for?
    FOI/20/346Employee experience during Covid-19Information of both a qualitative and quantitative nature, regarding the employee experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a continent and immediate response to the aforementioned crisis, employers have predominately requested employees to work from home on an ongoing basis.Any statistical information also pertaining to the working from home experience during COVID-19. Any disseminated questionnaires, surveys that captured any statistic information.Any subjective responses that may have be secured from operational employees. Finally any summary briefing reports that summarised the collated data.
    FOI/20/347SAI's in 2020 involving Covid-19 patientsSAIs for 2020 and can it be indicated if any of these SAIs involve Covid-19 patients?
    FOI/20/348Payment of Carers Cash GrantsFor the three financial years 2018-2019. 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, please provide the following information: 1. Copies of current staff and user guidance in use in WHSCT concerning payment of cash grants. 2. How much was the budget allocated by WHSCT for the payment of cash grants for the each of the years?
    3. What was the cash grant allocation for each Programme of Care for each year?
    4. How many cash grants have been paid each year in each Programme of Care?
    5. What criteria or assmessment was used for determining eligibility for the cash grant in each programme of care?
    6. As per anylsis of receipts, what have the cash grants in each programme of care been used for?
    7, What group or responsible person within the Trust is accountable for distribution of cash grants?
    8. What is the source of the funding stream either within the annual Trust budget or through allocation from HSCB or other external funding authority?
    FOI/20/349Antiretroviral therapies1. How many patients were treated (for any condition) in the latest 6-month period with the following drugs 2. How many patients received any antiretroviral (ART) therapy for HIV treatment (excluding pre-exposure prophylaxis):
    3. How many patients were treated in the latest 6-months period with Truvada or generic TDF/emtricitabine for: 4. How many packs of Truvada or generic TDF/emtricitabine were dispensed in latest 6-month period for: [LISTS PROVIDED FOR EACH]
    FOI/20/350IT / security informationConfirmation of and contact details for the person responsible for IT/Information Security in the Trust.
    FOI/20/351Maternity services15 questions about maternity services for someone with Type 1 diabetes
    FOI/20/352Pain Management clinicsThe annual Trust funding allocatation to Pain Management Clinics or any other name by which these are known, per financial year, for each of last three years ending March 2021. The sites were each clinic is currently located. The number of Pain Management consultant posts, shown by those filled and unfilled.
    FOI/20/353Myelofibrosis and Oesophageal cancerQuestions about the treatment of Myelofibrosis and Oesophageal cancer. The total number of patients treated in the last 6 months for the oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma patients only, for myelofibrosis patients only. Details of Trust participatation in any clinical trials for oesophageal cancer and for the treatment of myelofibrosis.
    FOI/20/354Support for deaf children & young peopleSupport provided to deaf children and young people who are either Looked after or are care leavers
    FOI/20/355ICT systems used in the Trust10 questions about ICT systems used in the Trust - An Emergency Department Information System,
    Patient Administration Systems, Main Community Solution, used for Community and District Nursing
    the Clinical Noting Solution used, Trusts EPR Solution, Pharmacy Stock Management Solution, In-Patient e Prescribing solution, Out-Patient e Prescribing solution used, Order Communication Solution, Diagnostic Reporting Solution
    FOI/20/356Junior Doctor rota softwareDoes the organisation use an external supplier to supply software for the building of junior doctor rotas by the medical staff department. If so, which supplier does the organisation use and what is the contract start and end date
    FOI/20/357Royal college reviewsAll reports resulting from an invited service review by any Academy of Royal Colleges Member (eg Royal College of Surgeons) in the last five years.
    FOI/20/358Deaths due to Covid-19 in Altnagelvin HospitalHow many people have died in Altnagelvin Hospital from only Covid 19, and could you tell how many people died from Covid 19 that had underlying health issues, and the ages of these people, please?
    FOI/20/359Deaths due to Covid-19 in Omagh HospitalHow many people have died in Omagh Hospital from only Covid 19, and could you tell how many people died from Covid 19 that had underlying health issues, and the ages of these people, please?
    FOI/20/360Care of Diabetic patients attending A&EA copy of your protocol for care of Diabetic patients attending Accident and Emergency Departments within the Western Trust area.
    FOI/20/361Hospital admissionsNumber of hospital admissions each month to Altnagelvin hospital from January 2017 to the current date.
    FOI/20/362Scottish Nursing Guild (SNG)Information on agency nursing shifts where the Trust has used SNG, Thornbury Nursing Services or Nutrix nursing agency, between 1st October 2020 and 30th November 2020? Please provide a breakdown of the amount of shifts per ward or department. Please name any other Off Contract Suppliers who have been utilised by the Trust between 1st October 2020 and 30th November 2020 above the NHS Improvement + 50% caps and how many shifts each of these agencies have filled.
    FOI/20/363Translation servicesTrust expenditure on translation services (written) and spend on interpreting services (oral).
    FOI/20/364A free to use substance misuse service Request for information about the provision of female specific, free to use substance misuse treatment within Derry City and Strabane District Council’s local authority area
    FOI/20/365Agency nurse pay1)   Since 1st April 2020, what are the top three / most expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e. pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency Nurses working at each of the following Bands? 2) Since 1st April 2020, what are the bottom three / least expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e. pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency Nurses working at each of the following bands? 3) For each of the “job titles” (Band / Specialty) mentioned in your response to questions 1 and 2, please disclose the average hourly rate paid for agency nurses of the same Band and Specialty since 1st April 2020.
    4) Has the Trust set maximum hourly rates for agency nurses and, if so, what is the maximum hourly rate for each of the job titles you’ve listed in response to question 1.
    FOI/20/366Covid19 deaths in hospitalsNumber of deaths in Trust hospitals from covid 19 alone (only due to covid 19 - not other causes) from 1st February 2020 until 20th December 2020.
    FOI/20/367Nursing and Consultant Vacancies in SWAHQ1. The average number of Nursing roles and Consultant roles vacant at the South West Acute Hospital during 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20?
    Q2. The percentage of vacant nursing roles covered by agency nursing staff and percentage of vacant consultant roles covered by locum consultants at the South West Acute Hospital in 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20?
    Q3. What was the Western Trust's total spend on agency nursing staff for the South West Acute Hospital and what was the Western Trust's total spend on locum consultants during these years?
    FOI/20/368Police attending A&E (SWAH)The number of times Police have been called to incidents of violence at the Emergency Department at the South West Acute Hospital in 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20?
    FOI/20/369Covid 19 deathsThe actual number of covid 19 deaths for the period of February 2020 to November 2020 within the Western Health Trust.? In addition the number of Covid 19 deaths with underlying medical conditions.?
  • FOI Disclosure Log 2019
    Request Reference NumberRequest CategorySummary of Information Request   
    FOI/20/001Brain tumour specialistsThe number of clinical nurse specialists helping brain and CNS tumour patients, who have been employed in the Western HSC Trust for each year since 2008.
    FOI/20/002PFI contract Total Trust cost of managing the PFI contract in Enniskillen, including pro-rated staff hours who aren't doing it as there full time job and staff whose job it is full time too. Please breakdown the posts, hours per month and costs to make it clear.
    FOI/20/003Water contamination If the Trust have had any water samples from water systems in any of their sites that have contamination like legionella or any other germs or bacteria. Please break down how many samples were positive for each site for the last 3 years and how many samples were taken (by month)
    FOI/20/004Car Parking Charges1. In the last 5 financial years, how much income has been raised from hospital car parking?
    2. How much of this income comes from health care staff parking?
    3. The hospitals which charge for parking, and number of parking spaces available in these hospitals.
    4. From the figure in (3), the number of free spaces and the number of charged parking spaces.
    FOI/20/005Essure Device1 What date did the trust start using the essure device 2002 or 2009?
    2 How many were implanted from that date within your trust?
    3 How many essure related hysterectomies were carried out from it was first used?
    4 When was the device last used?
    5 Where any patients aware of the serious and non serious side effects of essure device before it was implanted?
    6 How many women have ended up in A&E due to the effects of the essure device?
    7 Is the gynea department aware of all the effects of the essure device?
    8 Is the trust still offering the device to patients as form of sterilisation?
    9 Is the device still being used within your trust?
    10 If a patient has the essure device fitted and concerned or has issues will they be treated with priority.
    11 Does these figure also include patients that were fitted privately
    FOI/20/006Medical Notes and RecordsRequest for all my medical notes to date from Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry (PERSONAL INFORMATION - EXEMPT FROM RELEASE UNDER FOI ACT)
    FOI/20/007Facilities Management ContractsRequest for contract information for the following services: 1. Office and building cleaning services.
    2. Lift service and maintenance – Service contract for lift service and maintenance.
    3. Food – Service contract that is focused around catering services.
    4. General waste services contracts – The organisation’s primary general waste service contract.
    5. Laundry services where clothes and linen can be washed and ironed.
    FOI/20/008Venous thromboembolism protocolDoes a specific venous thromboembolism protocol exist for your Trust? If so:
    - What date was this protocol put into place?
    - When is it due for review?
    - Is there a preferred Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) or are all utilised within the trust for VTE?
    - How many patients have been treated for VTE with a DOAC in the last 12 months?
    - What volume of each DOAC was used to Treat in this same time period?
    FOI/20/009Looked After Children 1. How many children looked after by the Trust (i.e. under Art.25 Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995): 2. How many children are subject to a care order or supervision order( i.e. under Art.50 Children (Northern Ireland Order 1995): and 3. How many young people entitled to leaving care support (i.e. under Art.35(2) Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995):
    - Are EU, EEA or Swiss national citizens,
    - have made applications to the EU Settled Status Scheme,
    - have made applications for British Citizenship,
    - have received settled status,
    - have received pre-settled status.
    FOI/20/010Clinical System contractContract for Trust clinical system for diagnostic reporting (Sectra NIPACS). If still in use or name of new supplier. New contract expiration date and is it annually renewed?


    FOI/20/011Dental Emergency Department attendancesFor the years 2014-15 to 2019-20 to Jan 1st 2020: how many patients presented at your Emergency Care Departments (to include emergency departments, minor injuries units and walk-in centres) with dental health problems?
    Of these:
    a) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, how many received treatment at the hospital during that visit?
    b) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, can the numbers please be broken down by type of problem e.g. toothache, loss of teeth, bleeding from the mouth.
    c) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, can the numbers please be broken down by age of the patient e.g. 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90+
    d) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, how many were not registered with an NHS dentist?
    FOI/20/012Diagnostic and procedure data Data for year 2018/19 on the diagnostic and procedure data for episodes at hospital level for Western H&SC Trust.
    FOI/20/013Eating disordersDetails of the number of people who have been treated for eating disorders by the Trust since 2014.
    FOI/20/014Women's Health (Internal Uterine System/Device)• List of all practices that are contracted to fit/offer an Internal Uterine System/Device (coil) fitting service
    • How many IUS/Ds (coils) have each practice fitted/ removed/ reviewed/ claimed for in 2018/19
    • How much are contracted practices paid per IUS/IUD (coil) procedure (fit, remove, review or other) they currently contracted to pay per fit
    • If fitting service is available how many insertions and removals have been undertaken in the last 12 months for each practice
    • Does the practice have a bespoke clinic for IUS/D (coil) fitting or are appointments part of the routine appointment schedule or both
    • Is there a waiting time for IUS/IUD (coil) fits at the practice and if so how long (<6 weeks, between 6 weeks – 6 months, or > 6 months)
    • If a practice does not have its own fitting service, which practice/clinic/hospital do they refer to
    • Do they have someone within the practice who provides specialist contraceptive counselling
    FOI/20/015Specialised Care RateRe.increase in "specialised care rate" received by care provider. Request for information on: 1. the persons involved in the decision to award the % increase 2. minutes of meeting when this was discussed 3. calculations and method used 4. why the decision taken not to increase the specialised care in line with the standard dom. care rate? 5. an explanation to the disparity in the award 6. what rate was awarded from the DoH for H&SC in the identified time period of this rate award? 7. why previous correspondence on this matter have not been actioned?
    FOI/20/016PPCI procedureFor the periods:
    1st January 2017 - 31st Dec 2017
    1st January 2018 - 31st Dec 2018
    1st January 2019 - 31st Dec 2019

    1. The number of patients accepted via A&E for emergency PPCI
    2. The number of patients accepted via NIAS for emergency PPCI
    3. The number accepted via other methods for emergency PPCI
    4. The number of patients discharged from hospital after successful PPCI
    5. The number of patients that died during the PPCI Procedure.
    FOI/20/017Delayed Discharges1. Number of lost bed days in the Trust due to delayed discharge during the 2018-19, by the reason for the delay.
    2. Number of people who, after being deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital, died before their discharge took place, during the 2018-19.
    3. Number of people who, after being deemed medically fit for discharge from hospital, died before their discharge took place, during the 2018-19 financial year, broken down by their primary diagnosis.

    FOI/20/018Agenda for Change (AFC) systemDoes the trust use a computer aided system to perform Agenda for Change/Job Evaluation?
    What is the cost per annum?
    Is the system centrally funded?
    If a system is in place when is the renewal date?
    FOI/20/019Job PlanningJob Planning in the Trust by staff group, including?information relating?to your use of job planning (all methods of job planning, whether that be e-forms, third party solutions, or paper based/excel) and use of third?party suppliers. Request for contract information for any third party suppliers.
    FOI/20/020Young People in unregulated care1. How many young people, under the age of 18 who are in care of your Trust, have been held in unregulated accommodation in the last 5 years (to 31st March 2019)?
    2. Age of young people involved.
    3. Type of unregulated accommodation used eg hotel / hostel / B&B / caravan / other.
    FOI/20/021AdoptionThe policy and procedure for adoption reunions, effective from September 2001 (list of questions submitted). Details of support, counselling etc offered to families; and statistics on the number of adoption reunions carried out (successful and unsuccessful - from 2001 to date).
    FOI/20/022AwardsHow much you spent each year financial year for the past five on applications for awards? The number and names of the awards applied for / won each year? Total cost of attending the awards ceremony?
    FOI/20/023GP Vacancies1. What GP vacancies are currently being proactively recruited for in Fermanagh and Tyrone?
    2. How are the vacancies being advertised.
    3. Of the vacancies currently being recruited for, how long have they been vacant?
    FOI/20/024Looked After Children (LAC)For the last three financial years: 1) How many registered children’s homes are operating in the local authority, including private, voluntary and local authority-run homes.
    2) How many children’s homes places are available for looked-after children (LAC); how many go unused
    3) How many LAC were placed into temporary accommodation (by type and duration) 4) How many LAC were placed in registered children’s homes (K2 accommodation) within and outside the Trust area 5) How many LAC were placed into unregulated homes accommodation and/or semi-independent children’s homes not subject to children’s homes regulation (H5 accommodation) - by age
    FOI/20/025Sickness absenceFor 2019 - % sickness levels by staff groupings eg. nursing, social work, medical etc.
    FOI/20/026Dental Service25 questions relating to Trust's dental service.
    FOI/20/027Colorectal cancer How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months with the following agent for colorectal cancer [CRC]; - list of treatments provided by applicant.
    FOI/20/028Appointment Booking Copy of the written guidelines used by staff in the Patient Booking line Altnagelvin Hospital relation to the cancellation of appointment by patients; specifically in regard to the automatic discharge of the patient after 2 cancellations. Information on what options are available to Booking Line staff in recording a cancellations; is there menu of different reason options available on the system and if so, what are they; and can notes be made stating the patient's reason for the cancellation?
    FOI/20/029Smoking and mental health inpatient servicesRE: hospitals/facilities providing mental health inpatient services:

    - Is the hospital smokefree; if yes, what date did this happen?
    - How many patients/service users have absconded/gone AWOL while on leave for each calendar year since 2000?
    - Of these, how many patients/service users have absconded/gone AWOL while on leave to have a cigarette or where the report mentions cigarettes for each calendar year since 2000?
    - When looking at all incident reports (not just those in which a patient absconded), how many incident reports mentioned "smoking", "smoke", "cigarette" or "lighter" a) in 2017, b) in 2018 and c) in 2019?
    FOI/20/030Prescribing in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative ColitisPlease confirm for the last three months (October to December 2019 inclusive if possible) the total biologic caseload for Crohn's Disease, for each of the following treatments [LIST PROVIDED].
    Please confirm for the last three months (October to December 2019 inclusive if possible) the total biologic caseload for Ulcerative Colitis, for each of the following treatments [LIST PROVIDED].

    FOI/20/031Trust VehiclesGuidance on how to apply for the tendering process in relation to the supply and fitment of tyres on Trust Vehicles.
    FOI/20/032Waiting times performanceProvide a report on the performance of the Trust against the 2 week wait target for symptomatic breast referrals. Please provide the following breakdown, month on month for 2019 (January - December).
    • Total Patients Referred
    • Number seen within 14 days
    • Number seen 15-16 days
    • Number seen 17-21 days
    • Number seen 22-28 days
    • Number seen over 28 days
    FOI/20/033Medical Negligence claimsHow much has the Trust paid out in medical negligence claims over the last five years? Can this figure also be broken down by year and number of cases?
    FOI/20/034Older Peoples ServicesName and email address of the person with direct responsibility for the following areas within the Trust:

    Older People - Care at Home
    Reablement Services
    Commissioning of Care at Home Services
    FOI/20/035Organisational Structure chartsUp to date Organisational Structure chart showing Team Managers and Service Managers and their email addresses for General Nursing, Primary Care, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Psychological Therapies across the Trust.
    FOI/20/036Prescribing in dermatologyBiologics and biosimilar prescribing in dermatology, numbers of patients treated in the last 12 months with certain drugs (list provided by applicant).
    FOI/20/037GP practice closures1. GP practices that have closed and had their patient lists dispersed in 2019 2. Practice branches that have closed as a result of practices merging
    3. Practice branches that have closed NOT as a result of practices merging (GP information not held by the Trust - advised to contact HSCB).
    FOI/20/038ECT machinesFor the last five years, details about the calibration/service maintenance records for the ECT machine(s) at: - Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex ECT Service, Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital
    - Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry.
    Additionally, the make and model of the ECT device used, date of manufacture.
    FOI/20/039National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) What system(s) for recording advance decisions for use in a medical emergency are used in each acute hospitals that has participated in the National Cardiac Arrest Audit (NCAA) since 1st January 2015
    FOI/20/040Childhood Cancer and Teenage and Young Adult treatmentTrust’s referrals for childhood cancer treatment. In each of the last 5 financial years for both childhood (aged 0-14) and teenage/young adult (TYA) aged 15-24) cancer patients:- How many have been referred by the Trust for cancer treatment; how many have been referred outside the Trust area; how much has been spent on childhood / TYA cancer treatments; and what was the average wait time for a diagnosis?
    FOI/20/041Personal care1.The number of patients who requested personal care from a care assistant or nurse of the same gender. 2. List all Trust settings where patients can refuse personal care from a staff member of the opposite sex.
    3. Is a male staff member allowed to provide personal care to a female patient in a learning disability setting?
    4. Is a female staff member allowed to provide personal care to a male patient in a learning disability setting?
    5. All policies in relation to questions 1-4
    FOI/20/042Under 18s out of hours mental health provision How many children/adolescents under the age of 18 attended the GP out of Hours Service at weekends over the past 12 months either alone or accompanied by a parent or guardian where the reason for the visit was suicidal feelings the child/adolescent was experiencing? For children/adolescents under the age of 18 or their parent/guardian reporting suicidal feelings of the child/adolescent, what immediate mental health care is available to the child/adolescent under the age of 18 at weekends? Is the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) available at weekends?
    How many children/adolescents under the age of 18 were admitted to hospitals within the Western Trust area at weekends having attempted suicide over the past 12 months?
    To what ward will a child/adolescent under the age of 18 be admitted at weekends having attempted suicide?
    How soon after a child/adolescent under the age of 18 admitted at weekends having attempted suicide will the child/adolescent under the age of 18 see a member of the CAMHS team?
    FOI/20/043Personal care1.The number of patients who requested personal care from a care assistant or nurse of the same gender. 2. List all Trust settings where patients can refuse personal care from a staff member of the opposite sex.
    3. Is a male staff member allowed to provide personal care to a female patient in a learning disability setting?
    4. Is a female staff member allowed to provide personal care to a male patient in a learning disability setting?
    5. All policies in relation to questions 1-4
    FOI/20/044Hospital Discharges PoliciesPolicies relating to the discharge of patients from hospital?
    FOI/20/045Radiology servicesProvision of radiology services.
    FOI/20/046Contact details (Telecare)Details for the TEC programme / Telecare programme, and the number of telecare lifeline/community alarms deployed. Also details for the office responsible for independent living services.
    FOI/20/047SepsisBreakdown of all cases of Sepsis (also known as blood poisoning or septicaemia) recorded in hospitals within your trust catchment area between 2014 and 2019 or the longest time period possible to comply with cost and time exemptions.
    FOI/20/048Iron infusions1. How many patients have received an iron infusion in the last 12 months? 2. How many patients have been treated with Monofer and how many with Ferinject?
    3. What was the average weight of these patients?
    4. How many patients required more than 1 gram of iron?
    5. How many nurses and for what days and hours are your Iron infusion clinics available?
    FOI/20/049AFC Job EvaluationAFC Job Evaluation process. A request for information on Trust staff who have been upgraded since the AFC process commenced; and information on Job Bands from 2004 to 2020. (ISSUED BY ANOTHER PROCESS / LEGISLATION - NOT FOI)
    FOI/20/050Patient homicidesThe number of mental health patients that have committed, or who are suspected of committing, a homicide by date, for 2019 calendar year?
    FOI/20/051Thornbury nursing servicesDetails of agency nursing shifts where the Trust has used Thornbury nursing services between 1st December 2019 and January 2020, including the amount of shifts per ward or department. Also the amount of shifts filled by other off contract nursing providers (ie non-framework) by ward or department) for teyh same time period.
    FOI/20/052Biologics and biosimilar prescribing in rheumatologyBiologics and biosimilar prescribing in Rheumatology [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] for calendar year 2019.
    FOI/20/053MS / Neuroscience drugsNumbers of patients in relation to the questions mentioned below, for a period of last 12 months: [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 1.How many patients have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), regardless of whether they are on treatment? 2. Of these MS patients, how many have been diagnosed with relapsing (RRMS), primary progressive (PPMS) or secondary progressive (SPMS) MS; 3. How many patients with Multiple Sclerosis have been treated with disease modifying drugs in the past 6 months.
    4. Of the patients who are receiving Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) , how many are primary progressive (PPMS)?
    5. How many patients have been treated with these drugs in the past 6 months, regardless of diagnosis.
    FOI/20/054Organisational Structure chart (Physio and OT) Organisational Structure chart showing all Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapist Team Managers and Service Managers along with their email addresses
    FOI/20/055Locum Nursing Agencies A list of all the agencies currently supplying locum nursing staff to your Trust.
    FOI/20/056Wellbeing hubsInformation in relation to the Primary Care Talking Therapies and WellBeing Hubs (the Hub) for the period August to December 2019; 1. The number of patients offered counselling via ‘the Hub’, disaggregated by locality hubs.
    2. The number of patients who took up the offer of counselling, disaggregated by locality hubs.
    3. The average waiting time for patients who were referred to counselling through the Hub.
    4. The average number of sessions provided.
    FOI/20/057Intra-vitreal injections/ implants1. How many trained and active staff do you have that can administer the anti-VEGF injection [Ranibizumab, Bevacizumab or Aflibercept]? 2. How many intra-vitreal injections/implants have been used in the latest 4 months, if possible between September to December 2019
    If your trust is able to identify injections/implants by eye conditions please split by the drug used [ranibizumab, bevacizumab, aflibercept, Fluocinolone and Dexamethasone],
    If you are unable to split by condition then please just indicate the number of times a drug has been used (regardless of condition) [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/058Dementia & Mild Cognitive Impairment diagnoses Within the Trust, the Recorded Dementia diagnoses & the Recorded Mild Cognitive Impairment diagnoses broken down by; • Subtype
    • Year since 2010 (or years available since then if not possible)
    • Gender
    • Age band (ideally under 45, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84, 85+)
    FOI/20/059CAMHS servicesDetails about CAMHS; referrals, waiting times, diagnoses etc. (11 questions)
    FOI/20/060Children on child protection register and abused or neglectedCould you split out the two datasets, listed below in order of importance, for under 11s and 11-18-year-olds? I’d like time series data for 2009/10–2018/19 if possible. But if data isn’t available as far back as 2009/10, can you provide it for as many years back as you can? • Dataset 1: Children on a child protection register by category of abuse broken down by age
    • Dataset 2: Children in need because of abuse or neglect broken down by age.
    FOI/20/061Agency shifts for 'First Choice Agency' at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH), Enniskillen1) Various care agencies have contracts with WHSCT for shifts in SWAH (Enniskillen) but there is an order where the highest on the list gets first refusal. In the years 2018, 2019, 2020 please outline the top 5 care agencies who were/ are contacted by WHSCT with shifts for SWAH, and in the order from first on the list to fifth. 2. For the months of Oct 2018, Nov 2018, Dec 2018, Jan 2019, Feb 2019, March 2019, April 2019, please outline the following; How many shifts were completed and paid for regarding FIRST CHOICE CARE AGENCY STAFF in SWAH, Enniskillen?
    3) How much was FIRST CHOICE paid for the months above for work provided in SWAH Enniskillen?
    FOI/20/062Seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Lakeview Hospital Year on year figures, data and reports for all incidents of patient seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Lakeview Hospital. • Annual reports of patient seclusion/isolation, year on year from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive), for Lakeview Hospital.
    • Any guidance or policy relating to the use of seclusion/isolation of hospital patients in Lakeview Hospital.
    FOI/20/063Seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside HospitalsYear on year figures, data and reports for all incidents of patient seclusion/isolation over the last five years from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive) for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals • Annual reports of patient seclusion/isolation, year on year from 2014 to 2018 (inclusive), for Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals.
    • Any guidance or policy relating to the use of seclusion/isolation of hospital patients in Grangewood, T & F and Waterside Hospitals.
    FOI/20/064Dementia patients in care homes The names, addresses, and capacity for Dementia patients of the care homes within the Trust. • the number of care packages and amount spent on care packages for patients with a recorded Dementia diagnoses broken down by year since 2010, by gender, by age band and by Dementia Subtype (if available)
    • the number of care home bed days and amount spent with care homes for patients with a recorded Dementia diagnoses broken down by year since 2010, by gender, by age band and by Dementia Subtype (if available)
    FOI/20/065Transactions over ?500All transactions over ?500 from OCT 2019 to DEC 2019 (3 months). As a minimum, please be sure to include the date, value, recipient and the procurement category of each transaction.
    FOI/20/066Biologics and biosimilars used in Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology Number of patients prescribed with the following products in the last 12 months within the Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology departments. Use of certain drugs [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/067FTE staff and salariesNumber of (FTE) staff at each Agenda for Change pay band in 2016 and the average (mean) salary paid at each band in 2016? Number of (FTE) HCHS staff broken down by grade in 2016 and the mean salary at each grade (also 2016). The grades should (approximate) the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/068Remote workers / devicesA. How many of your employees work with children or vulnerable people (e.g. social workers, or those who work in fostering, education or child and adult care)? B. How many of those employees are ‘remote workers’ or ‘flexible workers’
    C. Do you provide these employees with devices so that they can perform their jobs outside of the office
    D. Deatils of tasks they are able to perform these devices
    E. How many of these employees have complained to the organisation that they could not perform work they need to on their device (e.g. because of issues with the device, difficulty accessing information, or a lack of training) in the past 12 months?
    F. Do you prevent these employees from using their own personal devices for work-related tasks due to concerns over data privacy?
    G. Are you aware of any of these employees sharing their personal mobile phone number for work purposes when instructed not to?
    FOI/20/069Ulcerative colitis and crohns diseaseIn the last twelve months how many patients have been treated for Ulcerative colitis? Of these patients how many were treated with Entyvio (vedolizumab)?
    In the last twelve months how many patients have been treated for Crohn’s disease?
    Of the patients how many were treated with Entyvio (vedolizumab)?
    FOI/20/070Sexual exploitation of children / young people1. How many children/young people has the Western Trust assessed as being at risk of sexual exploitation in each of the past three years? 2. How many children/young people has your Trust confirmed as being sexually exploited in each of the past three years?
    FOI/20/071Most used agenciesOver the years April 2018-2019 and April 2019-2020 (so far); Which two care agencies were the most used, overall, by the Western Trust, for providing agency health care assistants, for shifts in the South west acute hospital, Enniskillen.
    FOI/20/072Adult multiple myeloma [MM] and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients 1. Does your Trust treat adult multiple myeloma [MM] ? - if you refer your multiple myeloma patients to another centre, please state which. 2. If yes, then how many multiple myeloma patients, have been treated in the past 6 months with the following; [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 3. Over the past 6 months [latest possible], how many chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients have you treated?
    If possible how many CLL patients treated were new to therapy in the past 3 months?
    4. How many chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients, have been treated in the past 6 months with the following; [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/073Clinical insourcing? Total spend on the use of clinical insourcing (not agency/locum or outsourcing) in the current 2019/20 financial year to date. Please state number of periods (i.e. 9 months) and for financial years 2015/16 to 2018/19
    FOI/20/074XStrahl 150 unit, a machine used to treat skin cancerCan I find out when the?XStrahl 150 unit, a machine used to treat skin cancer, was purchased?by the Western Trust (or whoever bought the machine)? How much did this machine cost?
    Who is permitted to operate such a machine (listing all health professionals)?
    How long does it take to train someone to use the machine?
    Have the appropriate people been appointed to use the machine at this stage? When did training start for people to use the machine? When did training finish?
    Who is now trained to use it?
    When will the first patient be treated?

    FOI/20/075Car parking noticesHow many parking notices have been issued by car park services ltd, how many have been paid and what the trust has done with the profits?
    FOI/20/076Use of Anti Infectives 1. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for complicated Intra Abdominal Infections with the following:[LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for Complicated Urinary Tract Infections with the following: [LIST PROVIDED]
    3. How many patients have you treated in the last 12 months for hospital acquired Pneumonia and / or Ventilator acquired Pneumonia (HAP/VAP) with the following [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/077GamblingDoes?Western Health and Social Care Trust?have a referral pathway for a patient who presents as a problem gambler? If it does, what is the pathway?
    FOI/20/078Non-stunned meat products1. Do any of the meat products provided by your authority come from animals which were not stunned prior to slaughter? 2. If so, which hospitals, clinics, medical facilities or other areas of your service provide these non-stunned meat products?
    3. If so, which products contain non-stunned meat?
    4. If so, are all such meat products clearly labelled as ‘non-stunned’ meat?

    FOI/20/079Usage of foley catheters How many Foley catheters were purchased in secondary care from January 2018 to end of December 2019? Number of urethral catheter injuries that have been reported and recorded in Northern Ireland over the last 2-3 years.
    FOI/20/080Hip fractures Number of individual orthogeriatricians that provided care for hip fracture patients at this hospital in 2017: Total number of Direct clinical care (DCC) sessions dedicated for hip fracture patients per week at this hospital in 2017:
    Name of Coroner’s area / court this hospital is within:
    Type of hemiarthroplasty most commonly used at this hospital currently (e.g. Thompson’s):
    Manufacturer of this hemiarthroplasty (e.g. DePuy):
    Material this hemiarthroplasty is made from (e.g. Cobalt chrome / stainless steel / titanium / other):

    FOI/20/081Drumclay House Care Home1. Trading figures on a monthly basis since the home was taken over by the Western Trust, giving a full breakdown of costs split between payroll and non-payroll. 2. The % of any overhead management/admin service charge.
    3. What tariffs do the home charge the Trust for each category of care.
    4. The staffing ratios used, split between nurses and carers against occupancy levels.
    5. Numbers of FTE staff across grades.
    6. Pay scales for each category of payroll.
    7. Is there a mix of nursing and residential categories of care in the home – the number of beds in each category
    8. Agency cover on a monthly basis split between nurses, carers and ancillary staff showing the hours per month and the average rate paid to agency.
    9. Sick absence rates and backfill arrangements.
    FOI/20/082Bank staff Questions in relation to your organisations staff bank utilisation for each staffing group. Questions in relation to the organisations staff bank supplier for each staffing group.
    FOI/20/083Trust systems 4 part request about systems used in the Trust: 1. What appointment booking and reminder system(s) does the Trust use, providing in each case. 2. What e-rostering and bank staffing system(s) does the Trust use, providing in each case. 3. What paging system does the Trust use, providing. 4. What systems does the Trust use for?
    FOI/20/084Ophthalmology and number of patients treated for the last 12 months with mentioned drugs1. Within your trust how many patients over the last 12 months have received treatment with an anti VEGF therapy, who had not previously had anti VEGF therapy? 2. How many of these [from question 1] patients have received the following anti VEGF therapy in the last 12 months?
    3. Of the patients above, how many were treated for Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD)? [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/085Clinical staff - demographics Data on the number of clinical staff in the Trust, their demographics (e.g. gender, age, race, sexuality, nationality, religion, disabilities, marital status, number of children), Specialty and details of Formal leadership training experience
    FOI/20/086Cervical cancer treatment1. Does your Trust have specialist clinics for patients who have had treatment for cervical cancer and are experiencing the late effects of pelvic radiotherapy, e.g. bowel or urinary issues (also known as pelvic radiation disease or PRD)? 2. Do your oncology teams have a standardised method of identifying people with PRD for referral (e.g. by asking patients the questions in the ALERT-B tool to support the clinical assessment of patients suitable for referral to a gastroenterologist)? 3. Does your radiotherapy centre ensure patients are aware of possible acute and long-term side effects of pelvic radiotherapy before they undergo treatment? If so, how?
    4. Does your radiotherapy centre offer a range of materials to support with acute or late effects of radiotherapy, e.g. booklets, symptom checklist, toilet cards? If so, what materials do you provide?
    5. Do your gastroenterologists and dieticians use the PRD bowel algorithm, published in ‘The Practical Management of the Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Pelvic Radiation Disease?
    FOI/20/087Postal Services1. Which postal supplier is used to pick up physical post? 2. Do you use franking machines or PPI envelopes in your post room? Who is the manufacturer of your franking machines? 3. Do you use a hybrid mail, solution for some or all of your outbound post requirements? 4. Who is responsible for digital transformation in your organisation?
    FOI/20/088ICTQuestions about Data Centre's operated by or for the Trust; any capital investment in data centres planned in the next 36 months; data privacy and or information security compliance; Information Technology related risks; cyber security vulnerabilities; percentage of Information Technology budget allocated to “on-premises” capability vs “cloud” capability; EPR; ICT contracts with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft for Azure and/or Google for Google Cloud
    FOI/20/089On and Off framework agencies1. List of off-framework agencies providing staff to the trust within the last 6 months 2. List of Agencies providing critical staff to the trust in the last 6 months 3. Total spend on each Framework Agency for theatre nurses used in the last 6 Months 4. Total spend on each off-framework agency for critical staff used in the last 6 Months 5. Hourly Rate of Highest paid agency theatre nurse 6. Number of hours each Framework agency has supplied critical staff in the last 6 months 7. Number of Hours each off-framework agency has supplied critical staff in the last 6 months 8. List of Off frame work Agencies providing staff to the trust in the last 6 months
    FOI/20/090Gynecomastia operations (male patients)1. How many operations/surgical procedures were performed at Altnagelvin Hospital annually in the period 2015-20 for male patients with gynecomastia?
    2. How many male patients are currently on waiting lists for such surgery in the Western Trust area?
    3. What is the average waiting time for gynecomastia operations?
    FOI/20/091Costs for staff attending eventsThe cost of?all staff travelling to and from and attending award gala or staff recognition events over the past three financial years and any other costs associated with holding or attending such events.
    FOI/20/092Addresses and Team Manager of all Social Work teams in the Children and Young Peoples Services DirectorateThe addresses and Team Manager of all Social Work teams in the Children and Young Peoples Services Directorate to include: • Family Support & Safeguarding
    • 14 or 16+ services
    • Looked after Children teams
    • Children’s residential units
    • Fostering Teams

    • The addresses and Team Manager of all Integrated care social work teams
    • The address and Team Managers name of all community mental health teams
    • The addresses and Team Managers team of all adult disability teams.
    FOI/20/093Agency doctors1. How much money was the total spent by your trust on paying junior doctors (all grades below consultant level) in each of 2017, 2018 and 2019? 2. How much of this money was spent by your trust in each of 2017, 2018 and 2019 on paying locum or agency doctors (at all grades below consultant level)?
    FOI/20/094Hospital porters (Altnagelvin Hospital)How many full time hospital porters are funded for within support services in Altnagelvin Hospital?
    FOI/20/095Prescribing in Migraine1. Does the hospital/hospitals treat chronic or episodic migraine?
    2. Total number of unique chronic or episodic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months
    3. Does the trust actively inject chronic or episodic migraine patients (as opposed to sending to another hospital for injections)?
    4. Total number of chronic or episodic migraine patients treated in the last 12 months with the following.... (list provided)
    FOI/20/096Mental health assessment1.?The total number of new referrals received by the Trust for consideration for mental health assessment. 2. The number of those referrals who received a mental health assessment.
    3. A breakdown of numbers referred by type of referral i.e. emergency, urgent or routine.
    4. The average waiting time from date of referral received to assessment being carried out, by referral type.
    5. The shortest and the longest waiting times experienced by individuals, from date of referral received to an assessment being carried out.
    FOI/20/097Treatment of Ovarian Cancer 1. How many patients have been diagnosed over the last 6 months with epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer? If none, do you refer ovarian cancer patients to another trust, if so which one?
    2. Of the ovarian patients, how many have been tested for BRCA mutation?
    3. Of the ovarian patient BRCA mutation tests how many tested positive?
    4. Of the ovarian patients diagnosed over the last 6 months, how many have been treated with... (list provided)
    5. Of those who were positive for a BRCA mutation, how many received Olaparib for 1st line maintenance?
    6. Of those who were positive for a BRCA mutation, how many received Bevacizumab in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for 1st line maintenance?
    FOI/20/098Emergency and short notice accommodationHow many children/young persons were given emergency or short notice accommodation in hotels in N.I. over the following years; 2016 2017, 2018, 2019? How much did this cost per year?
    FOI/20/099PAS / EPR System upplierDetails of System Supplier - PAS and EPR systems (for Acute, Communiy and Mental Health Services): What is the name of the supplier?
    How much per does this cost per annum?
    What is the length of your contract for this service?
    What is the total cost of your contract?
    When does this contract expire?
    FOI/20/100Rathview Mental Healthcare Facility An up to date list of all contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers that have been working on the construction of “Rathview Mental Healthcare Facility“;
    FOI/20/101Details of all meetings,?which related to covid-19/coronavirusThe minutes, agendas and details of all meetings,?which related to covid-19/coronavirus, where?the Trust's?chief executive was present, from December 1,?2020?onwards. Please also inform me of each person that was present at each of these meetings.
    FOI/20/102Safeguarding vulnerable adults & children (policies)Copies of policies, protocols and procedures the Trust use to investigate issues pertaining to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children. In instances of an alleged, suspected or potential criminal offence or offences against a vulnerable adult or child is it normal practice for the Trust to contact the appropriate law enforcement and investigatory agency, for example the PSNI, prior to undertaking any investigatory work of their own?
    FOI/20/103Staff in Trauma and Orthopaedic departmentThe information I request is specific to the Trauma and Orthopaedic department only; Position or equivalent to -
    Clinical Director
    Clinical Lead
    Divisional Manager
    Business Manager
    FOI/20/104Childrens allocation panel (resource panel) Copy of any guidance document/terms of reference for this panel.
    FOI/20/105Trust FOI responses Copies of specified previous FOI responses (FOI ref. numbers provided).
    FOI/20/106ConsultantsHow many consultants does the board/area have in these areas Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Cytology,? Neurology Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Oncology? What metrics is used work out how many specialists is needed in each area? What is the retirement age for consultants? Are there any incentives given to doctors to train to be consultants when the retirement age of a consultant is nearing?
    FOI/20/107Current provider of day care services to the centres of Dun Uladh and BawnacreDetails on the current provider of day care services to the centres of Dun Uladh and Bawnacre; and for the last round of tenders for provision of the day care services for Dun Uladh and Bawnacre including; i. When such tenders were advertised
    ii. Date when tenders were submitted
    iii. By whom tenders were submitted
    iv. Date when notification as to successful tenders was give
    FOI/20/108Cycle to work vendors A copy of the standard paperwork relating to Cycle to work given to Western Trust employees at all stages of a cycle to work application for this current year and previous years, 2019 and 2018 if these are different?
    FOI/20/109Asthma drugs and patientsFor asthma and number of patients treated for the last 3 months. 1. How many patients have been treated in the last 3 months regardless of disease, with: [LIST PROVIDED] 2. How many adult patients have been in the hospital for their severe asthma, in the last three months?
    3. How many children with severe asthma have been seen in the hospital for severe asthma in the last three months?
    FOI/20/110Over 50's females and drug treatment for osteoporosis1 - In the past 3 months, how many over 50s females have you treated with a drug [eg biphosphonate, denosumab, raloxifene or teriparatide] for osteoporosis? 2 - In the past 3 months how many patients were treated with: [LIST PROVIDED] 3 - If possible; of these patients how many were new to the treatment, ie had not previously been treated with teriparatide?
    FOI/20/111Rapid tranquillisation policies & Physical Health PolicyCopy of your rapid tranquillisation policy and physical health policy?
    FOI/20/112Dental healthIn the period January 1 to March 31, 2020, how many times did patients present at your A&E departments with dental health problems; broken down by type of problem e.g. toothache, abscess/infection, loss of teeth, broken or loose teeth, gum disease/bleeding from the mouth, decay; and by age of the patient (age bands)
    FOI/20/113Number of hospital beds How many hospital beds are there in total, in your Trust? Broken down by the number of general care beds, acute care beds, for mental illness, for maternity, and day-only beds? Which hospital has the most general care hospital beds, and how many are there at that hospital? Which hospital has the most acute care beds, and how many are there at that hospital?
    FOI/20/114Atopic Dermatitis1. In the last 4 months, how many patients with atopic dermatitis have you treated with the following treatments? If you are unable to breakdown or report by condition then please provide numbers of patients treated with the listed drug regardless of indication or condition. [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED] 2. How many adult atopic dermatitis patients have been treated in the last four months?
    3. How many paediatric atopic dermatitis patients have been treated in the last four months?
    FOI/20/115Dispensing of aciclovir sodium 1. Has your hospital dispensed the products listed below from March 1, 2019 til February 29, 2020? - Aciclovir sodium 250mg/5ml powder for intravenous infusion B.P.
    - Aciclovir sodium 500mg/5ml powder for intravenous infusion B.P. 2. If the answer is ‘yes’, could you please confirm the number of vials dispensed for each of the above?
    FOI/20/116Total spend for specific organisationsTotal spend for the 2018/19 and the 2019/20 financial years (to date and periods stated) for the following organisations [LIST PROVIDED].
    FOI/20/117Sick pay arrangements are in place for foster carers registeredDetails of sick pay arrangements in place for foster carers registered with the Trust. Can you please also provide any policy(ies) which outline these arrangement?. Equally if you there are no sick pay arrangements in place can you please reply to confirm as such?
    FOI/20/118Bed occupancy and coronavirus on certain datesents in hospital did not have corona virus? -how many people presented themselves at various A&E’s?
    FOI/20/119Telephone maintenanceThe contract information sent by the organisation previously has now expired please can you provide me with a new update of the telephone maintenance contract: Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation’s telephone system maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX, other) for hardware and Software maintenance and support if all the information is still the same besides the contracts dates please send just the new contract dates it would be much appreciated.
    FOI/20/120Treatment with certain drugsHow many patients are currently (within the past 3 months) being treated with the following regardless of patient diagnosis [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/121Transactions over ?500All transactions over ?500 from JAN 2020 to MAR 2020 (3 months). 1. Payments to suppliers who provide fostering and adoption services to the Trust 2. Payments to suppliers who provide care services to the Trust. This would include suppliers who provide care under each of the categories below a. Children's Residential/ Nursing Care Providers b. Adult Residential/ Nursing Care Providers c. Elderly Residential/ Nursing Care Providers d. Domiciliary Care Home Providers e. Supported Living Care Home Providers f. Care at Home Providers g. Providers who carry out Homeless Services 3. Payments to suppliers who provide Special Education Services

    FOI/20/122Agency / bank spendAgency / bank spend for Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals or Health Scientists Non-Medical, Non-Clinical
    FOI/20/123Public funding to both the private and public nursing and residential care homesThe public funding for both private and public nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland from the HSC trust and the NHS broken down by funding to the private and public homes from 2007- Present Public funding to both the private and public nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland broken down by funding of nursing and residential type category i.e. older persons, older person who are infirm, older persons with a disability, YPD, older persons with a learning disability, etc from 2007- Present
    FOI/20/124IT servicesInformation on any outsourced IT services and use 3rd party suppliers for IT Hardware/Software; IT Support; IT Services and communication. Who are the suppliers/resellers used and what has the spend been with them in the last 6 months? Who are the contacts/procurement in the trust to speak with in order to get added as an IT supplier to the trust? Who are the IT managers in the trust in place and there contact details?
    FOI/20/125Retinal DystrophyHow many patients with Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or?Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy are registered within your?Ophthalmology service? What is the total number of Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy patients that have been seen in clinic in the 4 month period Nov 2019-Feb 2020? How many new Inherited Retinal Dystrophy or Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy patients have been seen in clinic in the 4 month period Nov 2019-Feb 2020?
    FOI/20/126SWAH/OHPCC Reception in ED and UCInformation on shift cove for the two Reception Desks at South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) and Omagha Hospital and Promary Care Complex (OHPCC) including shift patterns are used in both departments, the number of permanent members of staff based in each unit, their Pay Band; Details on casual staff cover and their pay band; overtime used for these shifts; etc..
    FOI/20/127Changes to LAC services due to Covid-19All records pertaining to changes to changes to services provided to looked after children, and children on the child protection register, due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. In particular I am seeking any records about changes to children in foster care's visits with biological parents and guardians, and also changes to the monitoring of children on the child protection register.
    FOI/20/128Child Cancer Diagnoses by Parliamentary ConstituencyHow many diagnoses of childhood cancer (Under 16) were recorded by Wastern HSCT between 1st January Constituency for the following constituencies of East Londonderry and Foyle
    FOI/20/129Assistant Practitioners1.    How many qualified Assistant Practitioners are practising at present? 2. How many Trainee Assistant Practitioners are in training at present?
    3. Which specialism/discipline is each AP trained/training to be employed within? (Radiography, Mental Health, General Health, Primary Care etc.)
    4. Who are the education providers’ for the Assistant Practitioner Course’s in your Authority?
    FOI/20/130Domiciliary care contracts 1. Number of domiciliary care contracts for individual service users that have been terminated as a result of the death of a service user between January 31st 2019 – April 30th 2019. Please list findings weekly. 2. Number of domiciliary care contracts for individual service users that have been terminated as a result of the death of a service user between January 31st 2020 – April 30th 2020.
    Please list findings weekly.
    FOI/20/131Suicide deaths and the use of SSRI medications Information on the routinely?gathered data related to suicide deaths and the use of SSRI medications in the period between 2015 - 2020.
    FOI/20/132Cycling contract What is the annual value of the contract awarded to Halfords by the Western Trust and how was this decision to award this contract to Halfords arrived at?
    FOI/20/133Capacity managementInformation on hospitals that use or employ consultancies to assist in capacity management, including demand prediction products/software for: 1. Emergency Departments; and 2. Minor Injuries Units/ Urgent Treatment (or Care) Centres.
    • Who the providers of such products are for each hospital;
    • What the capital cost of the product in place in each hospital is;
    • What the annual revenue cost of the product in place in each hospital is.
    FOI/20/134IT helpdesk tools1. What IT helpdesk tool(s) is/are in use (eg. SpiceWorks, Freshdesk, etc) if not, how is your IT managed? 2.What is the price per annum of said helpdesk tool(s)?
    3.What are the requirements of the IT team; or, what the tool(s) is/are used for?
    4.What is the annual budget available for helpdesk tool(s)?
    5.What are the redeeming qualities of the tool(s) (and negative qualities)?
    6.What is the start date, length and review date of the contract with the helpdesk tool(s)?
    7.How many operators currently use the ITSM tool?
    8.How many end users currently use the ITSM tool?
    FOI/20/135ScrubsStock levels of scrubs in Western trust. How staff can access these.
    FOI/20/136BedsHow many free beds are available in AAH? What affiliation or incentives are you giving to care homes (in lockdown) to accept residents?
    FOI/20/137In-patient mental health care and coronavirusInformation about in-patient mental health care during coronavirus: 1. Within the in-patient facilities that fall under your remit, how many patients have contracted coronavirus and/or are suspected to have contracted coronavirus? Of that number, how many have died? 2. Since 1 March, what policies/procedures have your in-patient facilities put in place to deal with coronavirus? Please provide dates of enactment. Such policies/procedures might include (but are not limited to): asking providers to release patients early where possible; cancelling leave for in-patients; suspending advocacy services; stopping legal hearings; preventing patient readmissions; separating patients (whether through segregation or other forms). 3. Since 1 March, what guidance have you received from HSCNI, the Department of Health, the Public Health Agency and/or the UK's Department of Health and Social Care around how to manage coronavirus within in-patient mental health settings? Please provide the documentation you received, be it emails or formal documents, and the dates when you received it.
    FOI/20/138Deceased persons with no known next of kinDetails for the relevant departments and heads of departments that deal with someone passing away and leaving no known next-of-kin. The type of departments that we have dealt with in other councils include Elderly People Services, Elderly Care, and Health & Social Care.
    FOI/20/139GP detailsA list of GP practices within your Trust area and the clinical system they use.
    FOI/20/140Details of drugs usedCould you please provide me with the following numbers of patients treated in the last 3 months with the following drugs, regardless of disease. [LIST OF DRUGS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/141MS drugs and patients1. How many multiple sclerosis patients have been treated with these drugs in the past 6 months? 2. How many MS patients have been diagnosed with relapsing (RRMS), primary progressive (PPMS) or secondary progressive (SPMS) MS? [LIST PROVIDED[
    FOI/20/142Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-19What number of patients in your area were discharged from the Hospitals and NHS trusts into care homes and the community to make room for the expected "surge" of Covid-19 patients? How many of these patients were tested for Cov-19 prior to discharge?
    How many of these patients were tested positive for Cov-19 prior to discharge and were still discharged?
    FOI/20/143Patients treated in the past 6 months for colorectal cancer How many patients have been treated in the past 6 months with the following agent for colorectal cancer [CRC]; [LIST OF TREATMENTS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/144Covid centreHow many patients have been seen at the Derry Covid centre (Altnagelvin) since it opened? What is the cost of setting up and running the centre?
    FOI/20/145Shift paymentsDetails for shifts worked / payments made for a care assistant from First Choice agency in Altnagelvin or SWAH
    FOI/20/146Payment to suppliersThe annual spend for the suppliers in financial year April 2019 - March 2020?
    FOI/20/147Agency spendFor the months Oct 2018, Nov 2018, Dec 2018, Jan 2019, Feb 2019, March 2019 & April 2019 - please outline the total amount paid to agencies for care assistant workers within SWAH, Enniskillen;
    FOI/20/148First Choice Agency1) A list of the Fermanagh businesses/locations who use First Choice services and who are paid by WHSCT, financial years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. 2) The total number of shifts worked by first choice staff in each location for the financial year 2018-2019.
    3) Please outline the total paid to first choice for the total shifts in each location for that financial year.
    FOI/20/149Contract status (expired contracts)The current status of expired contracts for Waste services and Lift services
    FOI/20/150Contract’s registerDetails about the Trust's contract’s register. [DETAILS PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/151PPE equipmentAll available information produced by the Trust on PPE stocks between 5 March and 5 May 2020, including: • The stock levels of surgical gowns, pairs of surgical gloves, plastic aprons, fluid repellent surgical masks (e.g. IIR masks), FFP3 respirators, FFP3 respirators, eye protection (glasses) and eye protection (visors)
    • Usage of those stocks during this period (e.g. daily or weekly depletion of surgical gowns)
    • Any estimates at the time of how long those stocks were expected to last
    FOI/20/152Prescribing in OphthalmologyHow many?intra-vitreal injections/implants?of each of the following drugs have been used in the four-month period from January to April 2020: [LIST PROVIDED]. If able to identify intra-vitreal injections/implants by eye condition, please provide the number of injections/implants used from January to April 2020, for each of the following conditions: [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/153Biosimilar & non-biosimilar prescribing1. How many patients were prescribed the following medications (non-biosimilar and therefore more expensive) last year in secondary care? genotropin, humatrope, norditropin, nutropin Aq, saizen, zomacton. 2. How many patients in 2019 were prescribed the cheaper omnitrope?
    3. Please could you also tell me the prices of the defined daily dose (DDD) of all these medicines?
    FOI/20/154Enterprise ApplicationContract information relating to the following corporate software/enterprise applications: A. Enterprise Resource Planning Software Solution (ERP) -this is the organisation’s main
    B. Primary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solution-this is the organisation’s main
    C. Primary Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solution-this is the organisation’s main
    D. The organisation’s primary corporate Finance Software Solution-this is the organisation’s main. Additonal 11 questions about these
    FOI/20/155Impact of Covid-19 on uptake of Mental Health services, impact on workforce and policies & procedures1. Details of the impact of Covid-19 on the uptake of primary and secondary mental health services, on a month by month basis, disaggregated by service. This should include any evidence base being used to determine such impact. 2. Details of the impact of Covid-19 on the workforce numbers in primary and secondary mental health services, broken down by service and reasons for any reductions in staffing i.e. illness, re-deployment. 3. Details of specific structures, policies and procedures in primary and secondary mental health services developed by this Trust in response to the outbreak of Covid-19. This should include but not be limited to:
    FOI/20/156Digital technology and access to Mental Health Services during Covid-19Information on the provision of primary and secondary mental health services since the outbreak of Covid-19; a) Policies and arrangements for provision of telephone and online services
    b) Steps taken to identify those service users for whom internet or other digital tools are not available or are inaccessible, to assess their needs and to put necessary supports in place. This includes any discussions with the HSCB and the Department for Health.
    c) Additional investment in the Trust’s digital technology systems
    FOI/20/157Hospital car parksThe amount of money taken in at each hospital car park in your area trust between January 1, 2019 and April 30th, 2020.?Breakdown for each hospital if that is possible?
    FOI/20/158Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and Squamous Cell Non-small-cell lung cancer (SqNSCLC ) How many patients are currently [within the past 3 months] being treated for metastatic Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with the following: [LIST PROVIDED] Out of the metastatic NSCLC patients currently [within the past 3 months] being treated, are you able to provide the number of patients being treated for Squamous Cell Non-small-cell lung cancer (SqNSCLC ) with the following products? [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/159Scottish Nursing Guild shiftsInformation on agency nursing shifts where the Trust has used SNG between 1st April 2020 and 31st May 2020; with a breakdown of the amount of shifts per ward or department and by other off contract nursing providers (ie non-framework).
    FOI/20/160BAME risk assessmentsDetails on the number of risk assessments for all BAME staff that work for the Trust; What the risk assessment entails; How many BAME staff do you have at your trust? Does the trust wait for staff to seek risk assessments or does the trust actively risk assess all members of staff?
    FOI/20/161Hotels for staff during Covid-191.?Which hotel(s) or apartments have the trust been using to accommodate NHS staff who can't return home since the beginning of April? 2. What is the nightly B&B rate at which the hotel are charging the trust?
    3. Was it a block booking? If not, how many daily rooms, on average, were booked, in April, and how many in May?
    4. What was the total cost of rooms booked in April? What was the total cost in May?
    5. Was food paid for by the NHS or by the staff themselves? Was it discounted? If paid for by the trust, what was the cost?
    6. How many rooms are currently being used by NHS staff?
    7. Can you provide details of the tender process followed ahead of the selection of the hotel(s) or apartments?
    FOI/20/162Growth hormone1. In your Trust how many patients have been treated with the following Somatostatin Analogues in the latest 12-month period for which data are available? [LIST PROVIDED] 2. In the latest 12-month period how many Acromegaly patients have been treated with the following drugs?
    3. How many patients have received a somatropin treatment for growth hormone deficiency in the latest 12-month period?
    4. If it is possible, can you provide the number of patients under the age 16 that were treated with each of the following drugs in the latest 12-month period?
    FOI/20/163Discharges to care homesFrom March 17th to April 15th 2020:- how many patients were discharged to care homes after a positive Covid-19 test; how many patients were discharged to care homes without being tested for Covid-19; how many patients were discharged to care homes with a negative test for Covid-19. Please state whether you have reviewed any of these discharges between March 17th to April 15th to check if they led to any further transmission of Covid-19. If so, please state the number that were recorded as leading to further transmission. Please provide a copy of any reports in which the trust’s discharge of patients to care homes during the March 17th to April 15th 2020 is analysed in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.
    FOI/20/164Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-191. Communications between the Department of Health and the Trust regarding the discharge of patients, both COVID-19 positive and negative, from hospitals to nursing and residential care homes in Northern Ireland; 2. How many patients have been discharged from the Trust’s hospitals to nursing and residential care homes in NI?
    3. Of those patients who were discharged, how many were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge?
    4. Of those patients who were discharged and who were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge, how many tested positive for COVID-19?
    5. Of those patients who were discharged from the Trust’s hospitals to nursing and residential care homes, and who were tested in the 1-2 days immediately prior to discharge, how many were discharged before the results of the tests were known?
    FOI/20/165SAI'sSerious Adverse Incidents (SAIs) for both 'hospitals' and 'care homes'
    FOI/20/166Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-19Between Feb 29th and June 15th; number of discharges into nursing homes, numbers tested and not tested, numbers tested positive and those negative and number with inconclusive results.
    FOI/20/167Documentation relating to Public DisclosureDocuments relating to a Public Disclosure made under the 'Whisleblowing Policy'.
    FOI/20/168Discharge of patients and testing for Covid-191. How many patients were discharged from hospitals into care home settings in the Western Trust area to increase capacity in hospital for Covid-19 patients? 2. How many of those patients were tested for Covid-19 before being admitted to care homes?
    3. How many care homes in the Trust area have patients who’ve tested positive or are suspected of having Covid-19?
    4. How many residents of privately run care homes have died of Covid 19 or illnesses related to the virus?
    5. How many residents of Trust run care homes have died of Coronavirus/Covid 19 or illnesses related to the virus?

    FOI/20/169Lead OT in Trust1. The lead Occupational Therapist for the Council with their?email address and telephone number 2. Any role as with a title resembling Assistive Technology OT with their email address and telephone number
    3. The office responsible as the "Falls or Prevention lead" with their email address and telephone number

    FOI/20/170Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS)Request about people diagnosed with Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS): Information regarding the population of individuals with Smith-Magenis Syndrome, this is identified by a mutation or deletion of RAI1 gene on chromosome 17p11.2:
    FOI/20/171CVA 1 applications During COVID-19 how many CVA 1 applications did the trust use under the temporary provisions for the mental capacity act ??
    FOI/20/172ContraceptionWhich Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) are provided in your CASH clinics? How many of each form of LARC was provided in the calendar year 2019? In each of the five years 2015-19 inclusive: How many prescriptions were issued for the combined contraceptive pill in 2019? How many for the Progesterone only Pill in 2019? How long is the average wait for a CASH appointment? How long is the average wait to receive an appointment to have a LARC provided?
    FOI/20/173Covid-19 in care homes1) How many covid-19 outbreaks have there been in care homes in your region between March 1st and June 16th 2020? 2) How many care homes did you provide oxygen to as a result of covid-19 outbreaks between:
    3) How many hospital patients were discharged to care homes between:
    4) How many hospital patients discharged to care homes were tested for covid-19? Please give totals for:
    5) How many of the test results in Q4 were: a) positive; b) negative; c) inconclusive/ void
    6) How many of the hospital patients discharged to care homes who tested positive for covid-19 were asymptomatic?
    7) How many covid-19 related ambulance call-out requests did you receive from care homes between:
    8) How many of the call-out requests referred to in Q6 did you send an ambulance to between:
    9) How many care home residents did you admit to hospital between March 1st to June 16th. Please give totals for: a) Those with suspected or confirmed covid-19; b) Non-covid-19 related patients
    FOI/20/174Locum Medical and Nursing Agencies Deatils on locum/agency (a) medical and (b) nursing staff, full-time equivalent (FTE) used by the trust in the years 2018/2019 and 2019/2020?; including a breakdown of staff recruited on-contract and off-contract by each recruitment agency; The highest hourly rate paid to a locum agency for (a) medical and (b) nursing in thees years and what band these were placed? How many shifts were not filled; How many full-time equivalent (FTE) posts were available owing to lack of provision from agencies; What review mechanism does the trust use for agency (a) medical and (b) nursing suppliers? etc..
    FOI/20/175Looked-after children during the pandemic?Details of children were placed in registered children’s homes or with foster carers, during the period March 1st 2020-June 1st 2020 and during the period March 1st 2019-June 1st 2019; foster placements lasting more than 14 days:
    a) within the authority area; b) out of the authority area. For those children placed out of area, please provide information on the distances children were placed in miles. How many looked-after children were placed into unregulated provisions including independent and and/or semi-independent provisions during the period March 1 - June 1 2020 (by age); How many looked-after children residing in foster care have been re-homed by the authority in the period March 1st-June-1st 2020? How many emergency or additional care places, beyond existing capacity, has the authority sought in order to provide care to children between the period 1st March - 1st June 2020?
    FOI/20/176Ophthalmology new patients1. Within your Trust, how many patients, in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available, have received anti-VEGF treatment for the first time (i.e., excluding patients who previously had any anti-VEGF therapy)? 2. Of these first-time patients, please provide a breakdown by the treatments listed below:
    [LIST PROVIDED]
    3. Of these first-time patients, how many were treated for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD) by each treatment?
    [LIST PROVIDED]
    FOI/20/177Primary care rebate schemeFor the period 1st January 2020?to 1st?June 2020, confirm whether you have a primary care rebate scheme in existence for each of the following drugs: Clexane, Inhixa, Becat, Arovi, Fragmin, Innohep
    FOI/20/178Temporary Staff Management and Spend Information regarding the following; 1. Sourced Staffing Arrangements 2. Temporary Staffing Spend 3. Direct Engagement/Outsource Employment Solution
    FOI/20/179Car ParkingThe amount of money staff spent on pay parking at hospitals within the Trust between January 1 2019 and April 30th 2020. Monthly breakdown for each hospital if that is possible?
    FOI/20/180Decontamination equipment1. Does the trust currently use HPV (hydrogen peroxide vapour) within hospitals.
    2. If so, what are the makes and models of such equipment in use.
    3. On average how many Hospital acquired infections are recorded within the trust annually.
    4. How many terminal cleans are performed within the trust hospitals by domestic staff annually on average
    FOI/20/181Suicide - Community Response PlansCommunity Response Plans (1st January 2016 - 31st December 2019 incl) • the number of occasions Community Response Plans were activated following a suicide death.
    • the length of time each plan was active
    • the specific learning points that were obtained from each • any policy or policies related to the Community Response Planning process following suicide(s).