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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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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).
    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.?