Needlestick Injurys

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Dear Velindre NHS Trust,

Please may I request the number of needle stick injuries reported within the last 12months and the device causing the injury?

Yours faithfully,

Mrs Rees

Corporate Services (Resource), Velindre NHS Trust

Dear Mrs Rees

 

Thank you for your request for the following information.

 

·         The number of needle stick injuries reported within the last
12months and the device causing the injury

 

We are processing your request and will be in contact with you shortly.

In the meantime if you have any further queries or questions please
contact me at the address shown below.

 

Kind regards,

 

Julie Heydon-Mann

Velindre NHS Trust HQ / Pencadlys Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Felindre

Communication and Compliance Officer / Swyddog Cyfathrebu a Chydymffyrfiad

2, Charnwood Court / 2 Cwrt Charnwood

Heol Billingsley

Parc Nantgarw

Cardiff / Caerdydd

CF15 7QZ

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Julie Heydon-Mann (Velindre - Corporate Services), Velindre NHS Trust

Dear Mrs Rees

 

Request under Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Thank you for your request for information in relation to needle stick
injuries at Velindre NHS Trust which we received on 11/07/13.

 

Your Request details

 

•              Number of needle stick injuries reported within the last
12months and the device causing the injury?

 

Velindre NHS Trust Response

 

The Trust had 14 needle stick incidents during the last 12 months, for
your convenience I have broken the figures down by Division:

Welsh Blood Services figures:

 

1 Vacutainer needle

6 Cannulation needle

 

Velindre Cancer Centre figures:

 

7 - All were needle injuries bar one which was a stylet from the plastic
cover.

 

I trust this answers your request for information, however, should you not
be satisfied with the information supplied or the process of supplying it,
you have a right to complain and request a review.  You should forward
your complaint to:-

 

Darren Lloyd

FOI Coordinator

NWIS - (Velindre NHS Trust)

Brunel House,

2 Fitzalan Road,

Cardiff.

CF24 0HA

 

Should you wish to take your complaint further, if you are still unhappy
with the decision after review, you can contact the:-

 

Information Commissioner's Office - Wales

2nd Floor,

Churchill House,

Churchill Way,

Cardiff,

CF10 2HH

 

Telephone: 029 2067 8400

fax: 029 2067 8399

email: [email address]

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Julie Heydon-Mann

Velindre NHS Trust HQ / Pencadlys Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Felindre

Communication and Compliance Officer / Swyddog Cyfathrebu a Chydymffyrfiad

2, Charnwood Court / 2 Cwrt Charnwood

Heol Billingsley

Parc Nantgarw

Cardiff / Caerdydd

CF15 7QZ

Tel / Ffon - 029 20316951

Fax / Ffacs- 01443 841878

Email/ E-bost: [email address]

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