1) What is the number of operating theatre fire incidents reported in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.
2) Can you please include a breakdown of the type of operating theatre fire incidents for the period 2010-2018, broken down by each year and characterised as follows:
a. chemical ignition
b. chemical related
c. diathermy related
d. equipment related
e. other reported in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust? Please provide a breakdown for each year.
3) What is the number of operating theatre fire incidents related to alcoholic skin preparation agents specifically reported in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.
4) Can you please include additional details on the number of operating theatre fire incidents that resulted in an injury for the patient, i.e. burn reported in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust for the period 2010-2018? Please provide a breakdown for each year.
5) Can you please describe what prevention protocols are in place to avoid operating theatre fire accidents in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust? Please attach a copy of any protocols.
6) Does Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust provide any prevention training courses for operating theatre healthcare professionals on operating theatre fire incidents? If so please provide details.

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