FOI 4186 Post Exposure Prophylaxis

1. In how many cases have you administered post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to people exposed to HIV in the following years:

 

a) 2015 – 15*

b) 2016 – 29*

c) 2017 to date – 11*

* Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not centrally record the indication for treatment, only the number of packs of medicines issued which is what the above number indicates.

 

2. For the whole three-year period, please detail the number of cases by probable exposure category:

a) Sex between men

b) Heterosexual contact – male

c) Heterosexual contact – female

d) Injecting drug use

e) other

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and therefore the extraction of this information would require the scrutiny of each individual healthcare record which would take above and beyond the timeframe outlined under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

3. In how many cases did the subsequent HIV test come back as negative in the cases in Q1?

a) 2015

b) 2016

c) 2017 to date

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and therefore the extraction of this information would require the scrutiny of each individual healthcare record which would take above and beyond the timeframe outlined under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

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