Mortality from SARS-CoV2 Only by age cohort between 1st March 2020 and 28 February 2021

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Dear Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you confirm the total number of deaths experienced in your hospitals from SARS-CoV2 only between 1st March 2020 to 28th February 2021.

Please could you break this down by the following age cohorts:

0-9 years
10-19 years
20-29 years
30-39 years
40-49years
50-59 years
60-69years
70-79 years
80+ years

Yours faithfully,
Jeremy Baldwin

FOI, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Baldwin,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 13.04.2021, which
has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 

 

Your request and our response are as follows:

 

1. Please could you confirm the total number of deaths experienced in your
hospitals from SARS-CoV2 only between 1st March 2020 to 28th February
2021.

 

Please could you break this down by the following age cohorts:

 

0-9 years

10-19 years

20-29 years

30-39 years

40-49years

50-59 years

60-69years

70-79 years

80+ years

 

The Trust does not hold the information you have requested.

 

In line with national guidance, deaths occurring in hospitals are uploaded
to the NHS England COVID-19 Patient Notification System (CPNS).  The death
figures and cause of death are published nationally by the Office for
National Statistics (ONS), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
and NHS England, as the publishing authorities.

 

The Freedom of Information Act does require us to be helpful if we can,
and links below provide in depth detail of how data is collated and
published as set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics:

 

User guide to mortality statistics, including coding the underlying cause
of death
[1]https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationa...

 

Where to find statistics on UK deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19)
and infection rates by country
[2]https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationa...
– explanation of what is recorded, how and by whom.

 

The different uses of figures on deaths related to COVID-19 published by
DHSC and the ONS
[3]https://www.ons.gov.uk/news/statementsan...

 

Measuring pre-existing health conditions in death certification – deaths
involving COVID-19
[4]https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationa...

 

Death registrations and occurrences by local authority and place of death

[5]https://www.ons.gov.uk/datasets/weekly-d...
- here you can filter by local authority i.e. = Basildon, and place of
death i.e. = hospital / care home / etc.

 

The ONS have published responses to FOI enquiries regarding Covid-19
deaths which can be found via this link
[6]https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/transpare...

 

NHSE Covid-19 death figures can be found via the link below:

[7]https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/st...
.

 

Search for Hospital admissions data

[8]Healthcare | Coronavirus in the UK (data.gov.uk)

 

Search for data by postcode

[9]Daily summary | Coronavirus in the UK (data.gov.uk)

 

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Please be advised that Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust (BTUH) Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
(SHUT) and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust (MEHT) ceased to exist on
31 March 2020. 

 

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSEFT), which was formed on 1
April 2020 by merger of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Basildon
and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Southend
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is now responsible for all
Freedom of Information requests concerning the three former trusts.

 

 

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Kind regards

 

Nicola Frost

Freedom of Information Manager – MSE Group

Corporate Governance & Membership Services

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Basildon University Hospital, Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL

Telephone: via email

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