information leaflets to patients undergoing angioplasty and Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for stable angina and numbers of procedures carried out.

The request was partially successful.

Dear Barts Health NHS Trust,
I would be very grateful if you could provide the information outlined below. I do not require patient specific information or confidential data. This is an educational institution request for a scientific purpose and not for a commercial use. This request is in accordance with the right to information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
I request the following information:
 
1. A copy of the patient information leaflet (PIL) currently given to patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and/or insertion of stent or a link to the leaflet online.
 
2. The numbers of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) carried out in adults (>=18 years of age) in the years April 2018 to March 2019; and April 2017 - March 2018 (or a similar reporting period); these should include: K49.X (Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty); K75.X (Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty and insertion of stent); please could you provide figures for each of these two codes.
 
3. The proportion of K49.X and K75.X that were emergency, waiting list, planned and other admission method for the same reporting periods above.
 
4. If available, the proportion of K49.X and K75.X that were carried out for stable angina excluding I21.X and I20.0 for the same reporting periods above.
 
Thank you for your help with this request and I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Jacob Granier

BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

Dear Mr Granier

Your Request for Information: FOI-0579-19

Thank you for your recent request for information. This will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and you will receive a response within the stipulated timescale.

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Yours faithfully,

Maria Björklund
Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Barts Health NHS Trust
9 Prescot Street
London, E1 8PR

T: 020 7480 4866
Website: www.bartshealth.nhs.uk
[Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

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Dear BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST),
I still have have not had a response to this request. I no longer need information for point 4 in the original request.

1. A copy of the patient information leaflet (PIL) currently given to patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and/or insertion of stent or a link to the leaflet online.

2. The numbers of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) carried out in adults (>=18 years of age) in the years April 2018 to March 2019; and April 2017 - March 2018 (or a similar reporting period); these should include: K49.X (Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty); K75.X (Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty and insertion of stent); please could you provide figures for each of these two codes.

3. The numbers of K49.X and K75.X that were emergency, waiting list, planned and other admission method for the same reporting 2 periods above.

Yours sincerely,

Jacob Granier

BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Granier

Please find attached the Trust's response to your request. We apologise for the delay.

Yours sincerely

Maria Björklund
Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Barts Health NHS Trust
9 Prescot Street
London, E1 8PR

T: 020 7480 4866
Website: www.bartshealth.nhs.uk
[Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

Please note our new Freedom of Information email address – [Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

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Dear BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST),

Thank you for providing information recently requested. We are interested in the trends of non-emergency versus emergency PCIs. Please could you split the proportions (or just provide numbers per admission method) for the 2017/8 and 2018/19 reporting years as requested in (3)

3. The numbers of K49.X and K75.X that were emergency, waiting list, planned and other admission method for the same 2 reporting 2 periods above.

Yours sincerely,

Jacob Granier

BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

Dear Mr Granier

Thank you for your email below.

As outlined in our response to you, the Trust considers any further detail than what we have provided to be exempt under sections 40(2) and 41(1).

If you disagree with our decision and would like us to conduct an internal review of our response, please do contact us again.

Yours sincerely

Maria Björklund
Freedom of Information Co-ordinator
Barts Health NHS Trust
9 Prescot Street
London, E1 8PR

T: 020 7480 4866
Website: www.bartshealth.nhs.uk
[Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

Please note our new Freedom of Information email address – [Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

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