Heart Failure Service Information

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Niklas Marksteiner

Dear Sir / Madam

We are conducting a project which involves mapping heart failure services across the NHS and this request for information regarding the services provided by your organisation is an important part of this.

I would be grateful if you could please answer the following questions.

1. What is the name of your Heart Failure Service?
2. Population served by the Heart Failure Service?
3. What is the service setting?

a) Acute hospital
b) Community hospital
c) Integrated care
d) Primary care

4. Approximate case load of Heart Failure patients seen per week?
5. Number of follow ups in 2021/22?
6. Which populations do you provide the following services for and are you commissioned for these services?

a) Heart Failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFrEF)
b) Heart Failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFpEF)

7. Staff dedicated to Heart Failure:
a) Number of Heart Failure consultants (pa's)
b) Number of Heart Failure nurses (WTE)
c) Number of Heart Failure Pharmacists (WTE)

8. Which of these (a to g) does your NHS organisation have?
a) Access to open access ECHO
b) Access to Cardiac rehab?
c) HF Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT)
d) Cardiologist Non HF specialist
e) Cardiologist HF specialist
f) Cardiology Pharmacist
g) GPwER (previously called GPwSI)

9. Which of the following (h to n) service models do you provide?
h) Acute inpatient
i) HF outpatient
j) Hospital based ambulatory heart failure unit
k) Community based ambulatory heart failure unit
l) Home based service / care
m) Community based clinic
n) Heart Failure virtual ward

10. Do you believe that the current service specification adequately reflects the range and volume of activity your service provides? (Yes / No)

Many thanks in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Niklas Marksteiner

FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (EPSOM AND ST HELIER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

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From: Niklas Marksteiner <[FOI #858095 email]>
Sent: 29 April 2022 15:35
To: FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (EPSOM AND ST HELIER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS
TRUST) <[Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Heart Failure Service
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Dear Sir / Madam

We are conducting a project which involves mapping heart failure services
across the NHS and this request for information regarding the services
provided by your organisation is an important part of this.

I would be grateful if you could please answer the following questions.

1. What is the name of your Heart Failure Service?
2. Population served by the Heart Failure Service?
3. What is the service setting?

a) Acute hospital
b) Community hospital
c) Integrated care
d) Primary care

4. Approximate case load of Heart Failure patients seen per week?
5. Number of follow ups in 2021/22?
6. Which populations do you provide the following services for and are you
commissioned for these services?

a) Heart Failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFrEF)
b) Heart Failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFpEF)

7. Staff dedicated to Heart Failure:
a) Number of Heart Failure consultants (pa's)
b) Number of Heart Failure nurses (WTE)
c) Number of Heart Failure Pharmacists (WTE)

8. Which of these (a to g) does your NHS organisation have?
a) Access to open access ECHO
b) Access to Cardiac rehab?
c) HF Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT)
d) Cardiologist Non HF specialist
e) Cardiologist HF specialist
f) Cardiology Pharmacist
g) GPwER (previously called GPwSI)

9. Which of the following (h to n) service models do you provide?
h) Acute inpatient
i) HF outpatient
j) Hospital based ambulatory heart failure unit
k) Community based ambulatory heart failure unit
l) Home based service / care
m) Community based clinic
n) Heart Failure virtual ward

10. Do you believe that the current service specification adequately
reflects the range and volume of activity your service provides? (Yes /
No)

Many thanks in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Niklas Marksteiner

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Niklas Marksteiner

Dear EPSOM AND ST HELIER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST

I appreciate there may a delay in handling the request given the current operational pressures in the NHS but I am writing to request an update of your NHS Foundation Trust's handling of my FOI request 'Heart Failure Service Information'.

If it were possible to provide an update that would be much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Niklas Marksteiner

FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (EPSOM AND ST HELIER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Marksteiner,
Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request
which was sent to you on June 6th.
Kind regards,

Teresa O’Brien| Deputy Head of Corporate Governance

Corporate Affairs | Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear EPSOM AND ST HELIER UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST

I appreciate there may a delay in handling the request given the current
operational pressures in the NHS but I am writing to request an update of
your NHS Foundation Trust's handling of my FOI request 'Heart Failure
Service Information'.

If it were possible to provide an update that would be much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Niklas Marksteiner

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