Hysteroscopy Inpatient and Outpatient Pathways

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Bolton NHS Foundation Trust,

HYSTEROSCOPY INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT PATHWAYS

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) please may I have answers to the following:

1. Does your Trust currently have both an inpatient (day-case) pathway and an outpatient pathway for hysteroscopy?

2. Currently, roughly what percentage of your Trust's hysteroscopies are done with an anaesthetist

a) diagnostic?
b) operative (e.g. polypectomy, myomectomy, endometrial ablation)?

3. What is the current approximate waiting time in weeks for a patient who asks for a general anaesthetic, spinal anaesthetic or IV sedation with analgesia for hysteroscopy

a) under the 2 week wait as an urgent referral for suspected womb cancer?
b) not under the 2 week wait?

4. Has your Trust adopted, or is your Trust adopting the NHS Getting It Right First Time (Maternity & Gynaecology Report) targets of

a) 90% diagnostic hysteroscopies to be done in outpatients?
b) 50% operative hysteroscopies to be done in outpatients?

5. May I have a copy of the full range of pain scores obtained by your Trust in the BSGE 2019
outpatient hysteroscopy benchmarking survey?

6. Is entonox or penthrox routinely available to all your outpatient hysteroscopy patients?

7. Are local anaesthetic paracervical blocks routinely available in outpatients?

8. Please may I see any audits of hysteroscopic procedures during the last 5 years?

9. Are pain scores taken at all your outpatient hysteroscopy clinics?

10. Does your Trust have a Procedural Sedation Analgesia clinic for 'minor gynae' including hysteroscopy?

Thank you very much for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Katharine Tylko-Hill

Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Ref No: 2023- 600

Dear Sir/Madam,

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REF: 2023-600

Subject: Hysteroscopy Inpatient and Outpatient Pathways.

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 21/08/2023 where you requested
information about Hysteroscopy Inpatient and Outpatient Pathways.

The information you requested is enclosed.

 

1. Does your Trust currently have both  
an inpatient (day-case) pathway and an
outpatient pathway for hysteroscopy? Both inpatient and outpatient
hysteroscopies are offered Audrey
please can you outline the process
2. Currently, roughly what percentage  
of your Trust's hysteroscopies are
done with an anaesthetist? We do not hold this Information.
a) diagnostic?
b) Operative (e.g. polypectomy,
myomectomy, endometrial ablation)?
3. What is the current approximate  
waiting time in weeks for a patient
who asks for a general anaesthetic, Please see attached file.
spinal anaesthetic or IV sedation with
analgesia for hysteroscopy?
a) Under the 2 week wait as an urgent
referral for suspected womb cancer?
b) Not under the 2 week wait?
4. Has your Trust adopted, or is your Yes
Trust adopting the NHS Getting It
Right First Time (Maternity &
Gynaecology Report) targets of
 

a) 90% diagnostic hysteroscopies to be
done in outpatients?
b) 50% operative hysteroscopies to be
done in outpatients?
5. May I have a copy of the full range We do not hold this Information
of pain scores obtained by your Trust
in the BSGE 2019 outpatient
hysteroscopy benchmarking survey?
6. Is entonox or penthrox routinely Yes Entonox
available to all your outpatient
hysteroscopy patients?
7. Are local anaesthetic paracervical yes
blocks routinely available in
outpatients?
8. Please may I see any audits of Please See attached files.
hysteroscopic procedures during the
last 5 years?
9. Are pain scores taken at all your Pain is assessed and monitored
outpatient hysteroscopy clinics? during the procedure.
10. Does your Trust have a Procedural No
Sedation Analgesia clinic for 'minor
gynae' including hysteroscopy?

 

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The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright
Design and Patents Act 1998. You are free to use it for your own purposes,
including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes
of news reporting. Any other reuse, for example commercial publication
requires the permission of the Trust. You must ensure you gain the Trust
permission before reproducing any third party information.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics Building

Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390861

8 [1][email address]

 

Our Bolton NHS Foundation Trust values
V O I C E
Vision Openess Integrity Compassion Excellence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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