Urinary Tract Infections

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th November 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on unplanned admissions to hospital for patients with urinary tract infection in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much each clinical commissioning group spent on unplanned admissions to hospital for patients with urinary tract infection in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding clinical commissioning groups received to treat patients admitted to hospital as an unplanned admission with a urinary tract infection in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017.

Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on unplanned admissions to hospital for patients with blocked urinary catheters in (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The data is not collected in the format requested.

The following table shows the estimated total cost for non-elective admissions for kidney or urinary tract infection:

Year

Estimated total cost (£ millions)

2015-16

£522.0

2016-17

£530.8

2017-18

£386.1

The costs for admissions to hospital for patients with blocked urinary catheters are not identifiable within reference costs.

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