19292 - Patients conveyed by Taxis

1. How many patients (total number and percentage) were referred to the taxi service   following face-to-face assessment?
2. How many patients (total number and percentage) were referred to the taxi service following remote assessment by a clinician in the clinical contact center or similar?
2a. Of those referred by the CCC, how many were following a GP/HCP request for transportation (total number and percentage of all GP/HCP admissions)?
3. What is the overall total number of patients conveyed by taxi
4. What is the overall percentage of patients conveyed by taxi
5. How many serious/adverse incidents have been reported related directly to the transportation of patients by taxi

 
  • Reference:
    19292
  • Response:
    1. How many patients (total number and percentage) were referred to the taxi service following face-to-face assessment?
    2. How many patients (total number and percentage) were referred to the taxi service following remote assessment by a clinician in the clinical contact center or similar?
    2a. Of those referred by the CCC, how many were following a GP/HCP request for transportation (total number and percentage of all GP/HCP admissions)?
    3. What is the overall total number of patients conveyed by taxi
    4. What is the overall percentage of patients conveyed by taxi


    Please find attached the spread sheet FOI – 19292.

    The Trust use taxi’s when patients do not require paramedic intervention, but do require transport to hospital as they cannot provide their own due to various reasons; including financial constraints, no friends or family, isolated.

    5. How many serious/adverse incidents have been reported related directly to the transportation of patients by taxi

    2 incidents
     
  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    • Calls
    • Emergency Operations
    • Patient Transport Services and Non Emergency Services
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