Ophthalmology

Jenny Price made this Freedom of Information request to Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

Intravitreal injections for eyes
1. Does your Ophthalmology department provide an intravitreal eye injection service?
2. During 2017/18 financial year what is your total numbers of injections administered?
3. If patient is indicated for treatment in both eyes do you deliver injections bilaterally at one appointment?
4. Does your Ophthalmology department provide a one stop service for follow up patient? (i.e. patient has diagnostics, clinician review and an injection if indicated at one appointment)
5. Does your Ophthalmology department provide a one stop service for a new appointment? (i.e. patient has diagnostics, clinician review and an injection if indicated at their first appointment- 1st loading dose)
6. Who injections the patients eyes:
a. Consultant Ophthalmologists?
b. Trust Grade or Specialty Doctors (non deanery trainees)?
c. Junior (deanery) trainee doctors?
d. Nurses?
e. Opticians?
f. Orthoptists?
g. Other (please specify)?
7. How does your pharmacy department provide the intravitreal injection drugs:
a. Specific for each patient i.e. have a patient label attached?
b. In batches, not labelled specific for patients?
8. Do you have an automated system that supplies the drug or is used to restrict access to the drug at the point of injection?
9. If you do have automation who is your provider of the automation system?
10. During 2017-2018 financial year have you had any financial losses associated with the loss of these drugs through fridge failures? If so please quantify estimated cost.
11. During 2017-2018 financial year have you had any financial losses associated with the loss of these drugs through inability to internally reconcile? If so please quantify cost.
12. During 2017-2018 financial year have you had any financial losses associated with the loss of these drugs through inability to reconcile with commissioners? If so please quantify cost.
13. Do you use blueteq to get prior approval from the commissioners before administering the drug?
14. How are you paid for the injection activity?
a. Do you have a locally agreed tariff with commissions that includes the cost of the drug? If so please specify separately the income for one attendance including market forces factor for new 1st injection appointment and follow up appointment.
b. Do you have a locally agreed tariff with commissions that excludes the cost of the drug for follow up appointments?
i. For diagnostic (usually Ocular Computerised Tomography) and clinician review? (Please specify income for one attendance including market forces factor)
ii. For diagnostic (usually Ocular Computerised Tomography), clinician review and injection delivered at the same appointment? (Please specify income for one attendance including market forces factor)
iii. For diagnostic (usually Ocular Computerised Tomography), clinician review and injection delivered bilaterally at the same appointment? (Please specify income for one attendance including market forces factor)

Yours faithfully,

Jenny Price

foi (PAPWORTH HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Jenny,

I acknowledge on behalf of Royal Papworth NHS Foundation Trust receipt of your Freedom of Information request Ref: 3617. You will receive a response on or before 21/08/18.

Kind Regards

Charlie Farrah
FOI and Document Control Officer
Information Governance | 01223 639661 | Internal Ext 639661 | Email [email address]
Office Hours 07:45 – 15:45 Mon - Fri
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard | Cambridge | CB23 3RE | Tel: 01480 830541 | Fax: 01480 364514

Visit us: www.royalpapworth.nhs.uk
Support us: www.papworthhospitalcharity.org.uk
Tweet us: @RoyalPapworth
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We are a member of Cambridge University Health Partners

CARE
INNOVATION
VALUED
EXCELLENCE

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foi (PAPWORTH HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Jenny,

Please find attached Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s response to your Freedom of Information Request Ref: 3617

Kind Regards

Charlie Farrah
FOI and Document Control Officer
Information Governance | 01223 639661 | Internal Ext 639661 | Email [email address]
Office Hours 07:45 – 15:45 Mon - Fri
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard | Cambridge | CB23 3RE | Tel: 01480 830541 | Fax: 01480 364514

Visit us: www.royalpapworth.nhs.uk
Support us: www.papworthhospitalcharity.org.uk
Tweet us: @RoyalPapworth
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoyalPapworth

We are a member of Cambridge University Health Partners

CARE
INNOVATION
VALUED
EXCELLENCE

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