Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
Please can you provide me with the following information with regards to this procedure at your Trust.

1. Does your Hospital perform Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures?

2. If yes, How many Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

3. What was your Trust’s spend on Endomyocardial Biopsy in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

4. Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy?

5. If yes, How many Amoeloid Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

Yours faithfully,

Denise Amstrong

Freedomofinformation, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Denise

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request we received on the 9th May 2016 and to confirm that your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The Trust will endeavour to provide this within the 20 working-day deadline and I will of course keep you informed should this not prove possible for any reason.

Many thanks

Ann Filby MCIPR
Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01493 452162
[James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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Freedomofinformation, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Denise

Further to your Freedom of Information request which we received on the 9th May 2016, please find attached the information you require.

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Many Thanks

Ann Filby MCIPR
Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01493 452162
[James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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