FOI 4028 Oral Muscositis

1. Please advise the estimated number of beds at your hospital(s) Approx. 500 beds

 

2. Please advise the estimated number of patients treated annually at your hospital(s)

 

Total A&E (This report only includes type1 attendances due the data quality of type 2) from 1st April 2016 to 15th March 2017 66,084
Total Outpatient attendances from 1st April 2016 to 15th March 2017 387,990
Total patients admitted from 1st April 2016 to 15th March 2017 73,707

 

3. Please advise the estimated number of patients receiving chemotherapy at your hospital(s) each year

 

Total inpatients receiving chemotherapy at RSCH from 1st April 2016 to 15th March 2017 909
Total outpatients receiving chemotherapy at RSCH from 1st April 2016 to 15th March 2017 19,333

 

4. What is the preferred mouthwash product prescribed to patients for oral mucositis treatment or prevention? This information is already published in the public domain. Please visit the following link: http://stlukescanceralliance.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Mucositis-Policy-V4-6.16.pdf

 

5. What is the estimated annual spend on mouthwash? £11,512

 

6. What is the estimated annual number units of mouthwash prescribed? 1746 packs of mouthwash issued

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