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Sepsis; Antibiotic Administration

Milly Harris made this Freedom of Information request to Wye Valley NHS Trust

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Dear Wye Valley NHS Trust,

As part of your trusts clinical response to emergency department sepsis presentations; could you clarify whether antibiotics are administered under Patient group directives (PGD) or prescription only?
Could you also please provide me a copy of your emergency department Sepsis proforma/flowchart/toolkit.

Yours faithfully,

Milly Harris

Clark, Susan, Wye Valley NHS Trust

WYE VALLEY NHS TRUST
Trust Headquarters
County Hospital
Union Walk
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Tel: 01432 364000

Email: [Wye Valley NHS Trust request email]

26th September 2017

Dear Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST 6344

Thank you for your request for information received by Wye Valley NHS Trust, for Freedom of Information purposes on 21st September 2017. I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless the Trust does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. I will write to you in any event

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before I will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me, contact details are given at the top of the letter.

Further information about Freedom of Information Act 2000 is also available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545 745 www.ico.gov.uk

Yours faithfully

Susan Clark
Corporate Governance Officer

Clark, Susan, Wye Valley NHS Trust

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Trust Headquarters

County Hospital

Hereford

HR1 2ER

Tel: 01432 364000 

[2][Wye Valley NHS Trust request email]

 

31^st October 2017

 

Dear Ms Harris

                                                                                                                                             

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST 6344

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

Wye Valley NHS Trust responds:

 

As part of your trusts clinical response to emergency department sepsis
presentations; could you clarify whether antibiotics are administered
under Patient group directives (PGD) or prescription only?

 

Currently no antibiotics are administered under PGD.

 

Could you also please provide me a copy of your emergency department
Sepsis proforma/flowchart/toolkit.

 

Please see attached.

 

If you have queries or any concerns contact details are given at the top
of the letter. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any
future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to:

 

Nicola Foreman

Associate Director Corporate Governance/Company Secretary

Wye Valley NHS Trust

Trust Headquarters

The County Hospital

Hereford

HR1 2ER

 

Email: [3][email address]

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,

Wilmslow,

Cheshire, SK9 5AF

                                                                                               

Telephone: 01625 545 745       [4]www.ico.gov.uk

 

 

Yours faithfully

 

Susan Clark – Corporate Governance Officer

 

 

Clark, Susan, Wye Valley NHS Trust

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WYE VALLEY NHS TRUST
Trust Headquarters
County Hospital
Hereford
HR1 2ER
Tel: 01432 364000
[Wye Valley NHS Trust request email]

7th November 2017

Dear Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST 6344

Thank you for your request for information. I apologise for the late response. Organisational and staff changes have led to some requests being overlooked and I am sorry for the inconvenience you will undoubtedly have been caused.

Wye Valley NHS Trust responds that currently no antibiotics are administered under PGD but we are developing PGD for amoxicillin and gentamicin to be given.

The Sepsis Proforma is attached and the link below may also be of help.

http://nww.herefordshire.nhs.uk/Bestprac...

If you have queries or any concerns contact details are given at the top of the letter. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to:

Nicola Foreman
Associate Director Corporate Governance/Company Secretary
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Trust Headquarters
The County Hospital
Hereford
HR1 2ER

Email: [email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545 745 www.ico.gov.uk

Yours faithfully

Susan Clark – Corporate Governance Officer

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