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Dear Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust,

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant histopathologists for patients treated by the trust. If exact numbers are not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be excluded)

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by:
a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed activity sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
e.Backlogs Limited
f.Unilabs
g.Source Bioscience
h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to the reporting of histology slides/ cases a.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
c.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
d.Backlogs Limited
e.Unilabs
f.Source Bioscience
g.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
h.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

Yours faithfully,

K Hart

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Reference No: FOI_3875
Dear Other K Hart
Regarding your request for information that we received on the 3^rd August
2017, . We hope this information is satisfactory and meets your intended
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please contact us using the email address at the bottom of this email, or
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Question No. 1
How many histology slides and/or cases (please state whether the number
given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant
histopathologists for patients treated by the trust. If exact numbers are
not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state
whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be excluded).
Please provide for 2016/17.
 
Answer No. 1
Number of Histology cases reported by consultant histopathologists
01.04.16 to 31.03.17 = 15186 *note: these are all cases reported in the
department, Trust, GP and other requesters*
 
 
Question No. 2
Of these slides/cases how many were reported by (in 2016/17):
a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed
activity sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case
for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these
consultants or their trust
e.Backlogs Limited
f.Unilabs
g.Source Bioscience
h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which)
 
Answer No. 2
a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed
activity sessions More than 98%
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions Less
than 2%
c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case
for activity outside their contracted programmed activities 0
d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these
consultants or their trust 81 cases
e.Backlogs Limited 0
f.Unilabs 0
g.Source Bioscience 0
h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited 0
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which) 0
 
 
Question No. 3
How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to the
reporting of histology slides/ cases
a.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case
for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
c.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these
consultants or their trust
d.Backlogs Limited
e.Unilabs
f.Source Bioscience
g.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
h.Other private histology providers (please specify which)
 
Answer No. 3
a. £3k
b. £Nil
c. £2k
d. £Nil.
e. £Nil
f. £Nil
g. £Nil
h. £Nil
 
 
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