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FOI Request

Disclosure ID
FOI/02680
Request Date
August 31, 2018
Subject
Urinary Sheaths
Description
  1. How many sheaths does your Trust use on average per patient per day?
  2. What is the average length of stay for patients using a urinary sheath?
  3. Of the total number of male patients with urinary incontinence, what percentage would use:

a) Urinary incontinence pads

b) Urinary sheaths

Response
  1. Less than 1 per week.
  2. 0 days

    When a patient is prescribed a Convene Sheath Catheter, they do not need to stay in hospital.

  3. We are unable to provide exact percentage figures without a manual trawl of patient records, however we can provide the following:

    The greatest percentage use Urinary Incontinence pads due to issues in use for Convene Sheath Catheters.

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