1 How much does it cost your NHS Trust to surgically remove a foreign object from a patient? Costs will vary due to the nature of the surgery that is performed, for example, endoscopic, removal of a bead from a child’s nose.
2 How many patients have had foreign objects surgically removed from their bodies across your NHS trust from July 2017 to July 2018? 120 patients had objects surgically removed from their bodies from July 2017 to July 2018.
3 How many of those patients had sex toys surgically removed from their bodies between July 2017 and July 2018? The Trust does not specifically code for type of item, only the location of the object, therefore, cannot provide any further information.