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

Jacob Granier made this Freedom of Information request to Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I am carrying out a research study looking at how new evidence on the benefits of clinical intervention is incorporated in clinical practice.
 
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

FOI, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Granier,

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Alan Larn.

Alan Larn | communications officer (Freedom of Information) |
Communications Department
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Nethermayne | Essex | SS16 5NL
01268 524900 ext 2992
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Dear FOI,

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

Larn, Alan, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Granier,

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request dated 19 July 2019, which has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
Your request and our responses are as follows:
 
Your 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.

Our response:
Please see the attached pdf file.

Your request:

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.

Our response:
Please see the attached xlsx file.

Please note that under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, any data that is below five would be deemed identifiable under section 40(2) of the Act. Releasing the requested information would risk making it possible to identify the individuals concerned.
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Kind regards,

Alan Larn.

Alan Larn | communications officer (Freedom of Information) | Communications Department Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Nethermayne | Essex | SS16 5NL
01268 524900 ext 2992
[Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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