Blood Patch Procedure

lyndsay eccleston made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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lyndsay eccleston

Dear Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland),

As part of multiple investigations into the blood patches running from early 2016, you filmed patients having the procedure performed correctly in theatre. The footage was shown to a blood patch expert who advised there was nothing wrong with Dr Watt's technique.

1. What was the purpose of filming this footage?
2. Who was shown this footage? Please provide names.
3. Who made the clinical assessment to confirm it was performed correctly?

Given this was not the conditions that the vast majority had their blood patches performed under;

4. Did you also film patients having it performed in the old A+E(PTU) or store room on the neurology ward?
5a. Have you at any point, asked patients for their experience? Such as, "what were the conditions like?" or "were you in any pain?" or "was anaesthetic used?".
b. Where can we find a record of this? Please provide a copy.
6. When was the PTU unit set up?
7. Since its inception, how many procedures have been performed there? Please provide a breakdown by month/year/procedure.
8. Please provide a breakdown of where blood patches were performed by (i) theatre (ii) ward (iii) old A+E/PTU (iv) unknown.

Yours faithfully,

Lyndsay Eccleston

PublicLiaison-SM, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Turner, Clark, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

Dear Ms Eccleston

The information in this mail is being added to your request received 6 October 2021.

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Many thanks

Clark

Clark Turner (he/him)
Communications Officer
Public Liaison Service
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
E: [email address]

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Turner, Clark, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Ms Eccleston

 

Please find attached a response to your FOI enquiry.

 

Best wishes

 

Clark

 

 

Clark Turner (he/him)

Communications Officer

Public Liaison Service

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

E: [1][email address]

T: 028 9504 4919

M: 07803 438155

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