Case Number 3728
Request Date 25/07/2014
Completion Date 19/08/2014

 

Details of the Request

I am currently conducting research into the number and distribution of people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in hospitals in the UK. With this in mind I was wondering if you were able to email me the following figures for your Trust:

Q1. How many people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) are under the care of your Trust in total? patients
Q2a. How many individual patients did you see in the out-patients setting in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? (NB: Please count each individual patient only once, even if they had multiple appointments) Total patients seen in out-patient
Q2b. How many out-patients appointments did you have in total in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? Total out-patient appointments
Of these, how many were for:
  • Dermatology out-patient appointments
  • Plastics / general surgery out-patient appointments
  • Gynaecology out-patient appointments
  • Other department out-patient appointments
Q3a. How many individual patients were admitted to hospital as in-patients in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? (NB: Please count each individual patient only once, even if they had multiple admissions) Total patients admitted
Q3b. How many admissions did you have in total in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? Total admissions
Of these, how many were for:
  • Dermatology admissions
  • Plastics / general surgery admissions
  • Gynaecology admissions
  • Other department admissions
Q4. Where do referrals to your Trust come from for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)? (Please tick all that apply)
  • Local area (please specify)
  • Your region (please specify)
  • Anywhere in England / Scotland / Wales / NI (Please delete as appropriate)
  • Whole of the UK
Q5a. How many doctors in your Trust treat Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)? Total doctors
Of these, how many are:
  • Dermatologists
  • Surgeons
  • Gynaecologists
  • Other speciality (please specify)
Q5b. Please could you provide names of any doctors treating HS if possible. (Please indicate if you have any doctors who have a particular interest in treating Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients by highlighting them in bold)  
Q6. Are Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients typically discussed at a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meeting? Yes / No

 

Details of the Response

Q1. How many people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) are under the care of your Trust in total? The Trust does not code Outpatients
Q2a. How many individual patients did you see in the out-patients setting in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? (NB: Please count each individual patient only once, even if they had multiple appointments) The Trust does not code Outpatients
Q2b. How many out-patients appointments did you have in total in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? The Trust does not code Outpatients
Of these, how many were for:
  • Dermatology out-patient appointments
  • Plastics / general surgery out-patient appointments
  • Gynaecology out-patient appointments
  • Other department out-patient appointments

N/A

Q3a. How many individual patients were admitted to hospital as in-patients in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? (NB: Please count each individual patient only once, even if they had multiple admissions) Total patients admitted: 6
Q3b. How many admissions did you have in total in your Trust for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) in the last 12 months? Total admissions: 12 consultant episodes
Of these, how many were for:
  • Dermatology admissions
  • Plastics / general surgery admissions - 6 admissions for 7 procedures
  • Gynaecology admissions
  • Other department admissions
Q4. Where do referrals to your Trust come from for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)? (Please tick all that apply)
  • Local area (please specify) - Surrey
  • Your region (please specify) - South East
  • Anywhere in England / Scotland / Wales / NI (Please delete as appropriate)
  • Whole of the UK
Q5a. How many doctors in your Trust treat Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)? Total doctors
Of these, how many are:
  • Dermatologists - 6
  • Surgeons - *
  • Gynaecologists
  • Other speciality (please specify)

* Any of our general surgeons may see those cases with infected abscesses who attend through A and E

Q5b. Please could you provide names of any doctors treating HS if possible. (Please indicate if you have any doctors who have a particular interest in treating Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients by highlighting them in bold) The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 40(2) of the Act, as it constitutes personal data.
Q6. Are Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients typically discussed at a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) meeting? No