Information Relating to Hip Revision Surgeries

Julie Hands made this Official Information request to Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

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From: Julie Hands

Dear Nelson Marlborough District Health Board,

1) Procurement Policy for medical devices

2)Funding Policies for medical devices including when manufacturers
will get paid (ie before surgery, upon receiving implant) with
specific reference to custom devices

3)How many hip revision surgeries involving an acetabular component
for each year for last 5 years 2012 in region? If not available
just 2012.

4) How many patients received a re-revision surgeries in the past
five years? (ie it was their second or third + revision surgery).

4)How much was spent on acetabular implants in revision surgeries
over each year for last five years? If not available just 2012.

5)What is the average costs of running an operating theatre per
hour (minus staffing costs)?

6)Total operating theatre costs for revision surgeries in 2012?

7)How long on average how long does a revision hip arthroplasty
take?

8) How much was spent on rehabilitation after hip revision in 2012?

9) What is the cost of a day of rehabilitation for a hip surgery?

Yours faithfully,

Julie Hands

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From: Maegan McIsaac

Dear Julie,

OIA Request - Julie Hands re Medical Device Procurement and Revision Surgeries

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board acknowledges receipt of your request for Information under the Official Information Act 1982.

Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate person for response within 20 working days.

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From: Maegan McIsaac


Attachment OIA Response Julie Hands re Medical Device Procurement and Revision Surgeries.pdf
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Dear Ms Hands,

Please see attached the response to your OIA request regarding Medical Device Procurement and Revision Surgeries.

Regards,

Chris Fleming
Chief Executive
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
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From: Julie Hands

Dear Maegan McIsaac,

Thank you for getting back to me with that information it is much appreciated. I jst had one follow up question. What is the most common implant system used in those revision surgeries ie Zimmer, Biomet etc.

Regards,
Julie Hands

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From: Maegan McIsaac

Dear Ms Hands,

In response to the follow-up question to your OIA regarding Medical Device Procurement and Revision Surgeries, a variety of implant systems are used on a regular basis. The decision about which implant system to use is made on a case by case basis.

Regards,

Chris Fleming
Chief Executive
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

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