Outpatient Hysteroscopy/Biopsy - Pain control and Patient Choice

Katharine Tylko-Hill made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Ealing Hospital NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) please would you supply
the following information relating to your Trust’s practice of

OUTPATIENT HYSTEROSCOPY/BIOPSY – PAIN CONTROL AND PATIENT CHOICE

1. The current patient information leaflet

2. The current consent form

3. The current surgical protocol

4. Does the leaflet advise the patient to ask her GP to prescribe
gynae-specific painkillers to be taken BEFORE the procedure - Y/N?

5. What type and dose of painkillers does your Trust advise
patients to take before the procedure?

6. Are ALL your hysteroscopy/biopsy patients given the following
choices BEFORE the procedure is attempted:
a) General Anaesthesia – Y/N?
b) spinal anaesthesia – Y/N?
c) conscious sedation – Y/N?

7. For each of the last 3 financial years, how many of your
hysteroscopy/biopsy patients had
a) GA with overnight stay?
b) GA day-case ?
c) spinal anaesthesia?
d) conscious sedation?
e) local anaesthetic?
f) no anaesthetic?

8. What width hysteroscopes do you use? Rigid or flexible?

9. For each of the last 3 financial years what % patients DNA
outpatient hysteroscopy/biopsy?

10. For each of the last 3 financial years what % OP
hysteroscopy/biopsy patients had a failed procedure that had to be
repeated with epidural, GA or conscious sedation?

11. All audits of adverse events, e.g. infection, perforation
during the last 3 financial years

12. All surveys of patients’ experiences during the last 3
financial years

Yours faithfully,

Katharine Tylko-Hill
Macmillan CancerVOICE

FOI (EALING HOSPITAL NHS TRUST), Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

Hi Katharine

Thank you for your request.

Your request was received on 18th November 2013 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your reference number is FOI/13/153

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind Regards

Neelam,

Neelam Bhangu
Communications and Administrative Assistant to the Board Secretary

Corporate Affairs Department
Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, Uxbridge Road, Southall, UB1 3HW

Tel: 0208 967 5664 - Email: [email address]

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Bhangu Neelam (EALING HOSPITAL NHS TRUST), Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

Ref: FOI/13/153

 

Hi Katharine

 

Thank you for your freedom of information request.

 

The Trust does not carry out Outpatient Hysteroscopy. However, this is
something we hope to do in the future.

 

Kind regards

 

Neelam,

 

Neelam Bhangu

Communications and Administrative Assistant to the Board Secretary

 

Corporate Affairs Department

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust, Uxbridge Road, Southall, UB1 3HW

 

Tel: 0208 967 5664 - Email: [1][email address]

 

 

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Bhangu Neelam (EALING HOSPITAL NHS TRUST),

Thank you very much for your prompt reply.

Yours sincerely,

Katharine Tylko-Hill