• In the last 5 years, how many walking frames (including zimmer frames, wheeled walkers, rollators and pick-up walkers) and how many walking sticks have been issued to patients by your Trust?  Please include separate numbers for each category of walking aid. Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and cannot therefore provide and accurate response. Furthermore the collation of this information will require manually going through physical patient records which would go above and beyond the time frame specified under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

  • What was the total spend by your Trust on the above for each of the last 5 years? (if possible, please break this down by year and item type). Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and cannot therefore provide and accurate response. Furthermore the collation of this information will require manually going through inventory records which would go above and beyond the time frame specified under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

  • How many of the above have been returned to your Trust by patients over the last 5 years? (if possible, please break this down by year and item type). Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and cannot therefore provide and accurate response. Furthermore the collation of this information will require manually going through inventory records which would go above and beyond the time frame specified under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

  • Of those returned, how many were deemed fit for re-use and how many were classed as unfit for re-issue? Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust does not record this information centrally and cannot therefore provide and accurate response. Furthermore the collation of this information will require manually going through inventory records which would go above and beyond the time frame specified under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.

 

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