Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

Denise Amstrong made this Freedom of Information request to North Bristol NHS Trust

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Denise Amstrong

Dear North Bristol NHS 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

Freedom of Information, North Bristol NHS Trust

Dear Ms Amstrong

Thank you for your request for information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate department for consideration and will be responded to within 20 working days.

Your ref: 3525-06-16

Kind Regards

Helen

Helen Williamson
Head of Information Governance & IT Security
North Bristol NHS Trust
Information Management & Technology
Data Centre
Southmead Hospital

Tel: (0117) 41 44767
Email: [email address]

www.nbt.nhs.uk

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Freedom of Information, North Bristol NHS Trust

Dear Ms Amstrong

Thank you for your request for information of 1st June 2016. In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, our response is below.

1. Does your Hospital perform Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures? - No

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

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

4. Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy? - No

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

Your request has been fully discharged, but I should be pleased to offer any further assistance that you may require.

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Complaints Manager
North Bristol NHS Trust
Southmead Hospital
Bristol
BS10 5NB

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Kind Regards

Helen

Helen Williamson
Head of Information Governance & IT Security
North Bristol NHS Trust
Information Management & Technology
Data Centre
Southmead Hospital

Tel: (0117) 41 44767
Email: [email address]

www.nbt.nhs.uk

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