Case Number 9111
Request Date 30/01/2023
Completion Date 16/02/2023

 

Details of the Request

1. Does your trust have a dedicated Falls lead and team for patient or staff that fall

  • If yes, What NHS Pay scale band is the Falls lead
  • If yes to having a team, how many people are in the team

2. Does your trust have a dedicated Manual Handling lead and department (Moving and Handling or Back Care department

  • If yes, What NHS Pay scale band is the Lead Moving and Handler

3. Does your trust have a dedicated Tissue Viability Lead and Team

  • If yes, What NHS Pay scale band is the Tissue Viability Lead Nurse
  • If yes to having a team, how many people are in the Back Care / Moving Handling / Manual Handling team

4. The total number of patients who were admitted to the hospital and were required to stay over night in a ward (do not need to include day only patients)

5. The total number of Bariatric / plus sized patients who had a BMI of over 30, who were admitted to the hospital and were required to stay over night in a ward

6. The total number of Bariatric / plus sized patients who required specialist care, i.e., to move, reposition or lift after a fall stayed in the hospital.

7. The total Number of patients who were treated in your Critical Care Unit and were required to stay in the ITU / HDU overnight

 

Details of the Response

1. Does your trust have a dedicated falls Lead & Team for patient or staff that fall

This position is part of the Harm Free Care team. The Falls Prevention Lead is a Band 7, and this is the only falls post – a team of 1.

 

2. Does your trust have a dedicated Manual handling Lead & Department

The Trust does have a Moving & Handling Lead and Department. The Moving & Handling Lead is a Band 7. There are 3 part time staff on this team.

 

3. Does your trust have a dedicated Tissue viability Lead & Team

This position is part of the Harm Free Care team. The Tissue Viability Lead Nurse is a Band 8a. There are 2 on this team.

 

4. The total number of patients who were admitted to the hospital and were required to stay over night in a ward

24,869

 

5. The total number of Bariatric / plus sized patients who had a BMI of over 30, who were admitted to the hospital and were required to stay over night in a ward

193

 

6. The total number of Bariatric / plus sized patients who required specialist care, ie to move, reposition or lift after a fall stayed in the hospital.

N/a

 

7. The total Number of patients who were treated in your Critical Care Unit and were required to stay in the ITU / HDU overnight

655

 

8. The total number of patient slide sheets the Hospital bought to help patients with restricted movement for the period above (Total number of slide sheets bought to move a patient, these are normally either red, yellow or Green)

NPC Description UOI Sum of Quantity supplied
FER13736 Patient Transfer Equipment Single use flat transfer sheet with handles polypropylene 112gsm 110cm x 190cm Box 10 214
FER13736 Slide Sheet Patient Specific Single use flat transfer sheet with handles polypropylene 112gsm 110cm x 190cm Box 10 1340
FER13743 Slide Sheet Patient Specific Single patient use tubular slide sheet no handles polyester/nylon 60gsm 100cm x 200cm Box 10 14
FER13739 Slide Sheet Patient Specific Single patient use flat sheet no handles polyester/nylon 60gsm 140cm x 200cm Box 10 10
FER13737 Patient Transfer Equipment Single use flat transfer sheet with handles polypropylene 112gsm 85cm x 190cm Box 10 10
FER13737 Slide Sheet Patient Specific Single use flat transfer sheet with handles polypropylene 112gsm 85cm x 190cm Box 10 90
EGT072072 E4H - EGT072072 EconoGlide Tubular Positioning - Single Patient Use Slide Sheet 72 x 72 (CN: 131191780) BOX 50 1
EGT072072 EGT072072 EconoGlide Tubular Positioning - Single Patient Use Slide Sheet 72 x 72 (CN:131191780) BOX 50 1
EGT100200 E4H - EconoGlide Tubular Positioning - Single Patient Use Slide Sheet 100CM x 200CM (CN: 131191780) BOX 50 5
EGT100200 EconoGlide Tubular Positioning - Single Patient Use Slide Sheet 100CM x 200CM (CN:131191780) BOX 50 178
EGT100200 EconoGlide Tubular Positioning - Single Patient Use Slide Sheet 100CM x 200CM (CN:LocalJT) BOX 50 124

 

9. The total number of Slings the Hospital bought for the period above (Total number of slings bought to move a patient)

Supplier Item Number Item Description UOM Sum of Quantity Ordered
FYC789 Clip High Back Sling Single Patient Use Small Comfort Disposable 5 - Small Box 10 20
FYC789 Disposable sling Comfort Disposable 5 - Small Box 10 49
FYC790 Clip High Back Sling Single Patient Use Medium Comfort Disposable 5 - Medium Box 10 46
FYC790 Disposable sling Comfort Disposable 5 - Medium Box 10 111
FYC795 Disposable sling Full Back Disposable - Medium Box 10 10
FYC795 Loop High Back Sling Single Patient Use Medium Full Back Disposable - Medium Box 10 2
FYC794 Disposable sling Full Back Disposable - Small Box 10 3
FYC794 Loop High Back Sling Single Patient Use Small Full Back Disposable - Small Box 10 4
FYC797 Disposable sling Full Back Disposable - XL Box 10 1

 

10. The total number of reported injuries by staff for a Musculoskeletal injury obtained in the workplace - (MSK = Musculoskeletal injuries reported due to being injured in the work place)

21

This response is only those employees seen in Occupational Health with MSK injuries related to work.

 

11. The total number of patients who acquired a Grade 2 Pressure Ulcer whilst in the hospital:

  • St Peter’s Hospital = 138
  • Ashford Hospital = 6

 

12. Where were the total number of pressure ulcers recorded on the body:

  • Heel = 35
  • Back = 10
  • Legs = 0 (4 on toes / ankle)
  • Head = 0
  • Not recorded = 0

 

13. The total number of patients who acquired a Grade 3 Pressure Ulcer whilst in the hospital:

  • St Peter’s Hospital = 5
  • Ashford Hospital = 0

 

14. Where were the total number of pressure ulcers recorded on the body:

  • Heel = 0
  • Back = 1
  • Legs = 0
  • Head = 0
  • Not recorded = 0

 

15. The total number of patients who acquired a Grade 4 Pressure Ulcer whilst in the hospital:

  • St Peter’s Hospital = 0
  • Ashford Hospital = 0

 

16. Where were the total number of pressure ulcers recorded on the body:

  • Heel = 0
  • Back = 0
  • Legs = 0
  • Head = 0
  • Not recorded = 0

 

17. The total number of patients who acquired an ungradable Pressure Ulcer whilst in the hospital:

  • St Peter’ Hospital = 49
  • Ashford Hospital = 3

 

18. Where were the total number of pressure ulcers recorded on the body:

  • Heel = 18
  • Back = 4
  • Legs = 0 (2 on toes / ankle)
  • Head = 0
  • Not recorded = 0

The responses above (unless otherwise noted) are for the Trust as a whole, as that is how it is recorded on the systems.

 

 

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