Wednesday 20 October 2021
Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_6247

Date Request Received: 09/08/2021 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 12/08/2021 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Prosthetics and Orthotics

Request Category: Students (Educational)

Question Number 1:
What is the name of your Trust?
Answer To Question 1:
Salisbury Foundation Trust
Question Number 2:
Do you provide prosthetic and or orthotic services to your area?
If you provide both, please answer the following questions for each part of the service.
Answer To Question 2:
Orthotics only
Question Number 3:
How are your services provided? Do you employ your own clinical staff or contract the service?
Answer To Question 3:
We employ our own clinical staff
Question Number 4:
If contracted, what is the name of the company providing the service currently?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
How many clinicians are providing the service?
Answer To Question 5:
4.2 WTE
Question Number 6:
Do your prosthetic and orthotic services provide placements to students currently?
Answer To Question 6:
Question Number 7:
What universities do the students come from?
Answer To Question 7:
Salford University
Question Number 8:
How often?
Answer To Question 8:
Up to twice a year
Question Number 9:
How many practice placement educators are in place for these services?
Answer To Question 9:
Question Number 10:
As a Trust do you receive funding from Heath Education England for providing this placement?
Answer To Question 10:
Question Number 11:
If your Trust receives funding, where does this money go?
Answer To Question 11:
Question Number 12:
If the money does not go directly to the placement department, how is it utilised?
Answer To Question 12:
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