Outpatient Hysteroscopy/Biopsy - Pain control and Patient Choice

Katharine Tylko-Hill made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation 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

Bradley Llinos,

Dear Ms Tylko-Hill

Thank you for your request for information that was received on 18 November 2013 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we will let you know. We will issue a formal fees notice before commencing the work, setting out the likely cost against the amount of time anticipated.

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

Regards
Llinos Bradley
Freedom of Information Officer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Rothwell Road
Kettering
NN16 8UZ
E-Mail: [email address]                     
Tel: 01536 491560
Fax: 01536 493767        

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Bradley Llinos,

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Dear Ms Tylko-Hill

 

Please find attached the Trust’s response to the Freedom of Information
request received 18 November 2013.

 

Regards

 

Llinos Bradley

Freedom of Information Officer

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Rothwell Road

Kettering

NN16 8UZ

E-Mail: [1][email address]                     

Tel: 01536 491560

Fax: 01536 493767        

 

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Bradley Llinos,

Please could you possibly re-send the Outpatient Hysteroscopy leaflet again. The attachment doesn't seem to have reached my computer. Many thanks,

Yours sincerely,

Katharine Tylko-Hill

Bradley Llinos,

I am out of the office until 27 December 2013 and will respond to your
message when I return.

If you are sending a Freedom of Information request please resend to
[email address].

Thank you.

Llinos

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Rothwell Road, Kettering, Northants NN16 8UZ Tel: 01536 492000

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Bradley Llinos,

Please could you possibly send me the Outpatient Hysteroscopy patient information leaflet which hasn't reached www.whatdotheyknow.com.

Yours sincerely,

Katharine Tylko-Hill

Bradley Llinos,

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Dear Ms Tylko-Hill

Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding however please find attached a copy of the patient information leaflet as requested.

Kind regards

Llinos Bradley
Freedom of Information Officer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Rothwell Road
Kettering
NN16 8UZ
E-Mail: [email address]                     
Tel: 01536 491560
Fax: 01536 493767        

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Bradley Llinos,

Please would you possibly be able to send me the OUTPATIENT hysteroscopy leaflet as opposed to the DAY-SURGERY GENERAL ANAESTHETIC leaflet.

Yours sincerely,

Katharine Tylko-Hill