Outpatient Hysteroscopy/Biopsy - Pain control and Patient Choice

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Katharine Tylko-Hill

Dear Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) please would you supply
the following information relating to your Trust’s practice of

OUTPATIENT HYSTEROSCOPY/BIOPSY – PAIN CONTROL AND PATIENT CHOICE

1. The current patient information leaflet

2. The current consent form

3. The current surgical protocol

4. Does the leaflet advise the patient to ask her GP to prescribe
gynae-specific painkillers to be taken BEFORE the procedure - Y/N?

5. What type and dose of painkillers does your Trust advise
patients to take before the procedure?

6. Are ALL your hysteroscopy/biopsy patients given the following
choices BEFORE the procedure is attempted:
a) General Anaesthesia – Y/N?
b) spinal anaesthesia – Y/N?
c) conscious sedation – Y/N?

7. For each of the last 3 financial years, how many of your
hysteroscopy/biopsy patients had
a) GA with overnight stay?
b) GA day-case ?
c) spinal anaesthesia?
d) conscious sedation?
e) local anaesthetic?
f) no anaesthetic?

8. What width hysteroscopes do you use? Rigid or flexible?

9. For each of the last 3 financial years what % patients DNA
outpatient hysteroscopy/biopsy?

10. For each of the last 3 financial years what % OP
hysteroscopy/biopsy patients had a failed procedure that had to be
repeated with epidural, GA or conscious sedation?

11. All audits of adverse events, e.g. infection, perforation
during the last 3 financial years

12. All surveys of patients’ experiences during the last 3
financial years

Yours faithfully,

Katharine Tylko-Hill
Macmillan CancerVOICE

Foi, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

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Please find enclosed acknowledgment
Yours sincerely,

Louise Florensa
Corporate Administration Manager

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0151 702 4038
Fax: 0151 708 6303

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Foi, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Tylko-Hill,

 

Please see response attached.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Louise Florensa

Corporate Administration Manager / Freedom of Information Lead

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

 

Tel: 0151 702 4038

Email: [1][email address]

Fax: 0151 708 6303

 

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