Dear London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust,

Under The Freedom of Information Act 2000, could you kindly answer the following questions:

1. I wish to know how much your trust has spent on specialist bariatric equipment for obese/bariatric patients (patients over 160kg) during the last three financial years?

2. Please give a breakdown of the type of equipment used by the trust and the amounts spent, split between Rental expenditure and Purchased Equipment?

2.1. If equipment used is on a Rental basis, please specify if this was under a contract basis or ad hoc?

2.2. When is the contract due for renewal?

2.3. If known, who is the contract with?

2.4. If under a contract, please supply the means of contract award, i.e framework or direct award.

3. How many Bariatric beds does the Trust own?

Yours faithfully,

A. Roberts

FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear A. Roberts,

 

*Please note that in light of the ongoing pandemic, your request for
information may be delayed due to urgent operational responses in dealing
with Public Health priorities. 

 

Thank you for your recent email to London North West University Healthcare
NHS Trust, which I can confirm is being treated as a FOI (Freedom of
Information) request.

 

Our reference number for this request is 4781-21 (*please quote this on
all correspondence)

 

Should you have any further queries or information related to this
request, please do not hesitate in replying to this email.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

[1][email address]

 

 

*Please note that in line with ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) FOI
(Freedom  of Information) guidance, the Trust reserves the right to:

 

·       Ask that all submissions include the real name of the person/s
making a request

·       Enquire about the requester’s motives (where the request is
ambiguous or unclear)

·       Enquire whether the information being sought is with a view to
being released into the public domain (e.g. MP, Media Outlet, Journalist)
especially in any

        instances where there is reason to believe that disclosure may be
likely to cause prejudice and/or harm

 

Further information in relation the Freedom of Information Act (Inc.
Exemptions and prejudice test) can be found via the ICO website at
[2]https://ico.org.uk

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear A. Roberts,

 

FOI Ref: 4781-21 (*Please quote this reference number on all
correspondence)

 

Please find below the response to your Freedom of Information request to
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

 

You may re-use this information (except for logos) under the terms of the
Open Government Licence^1.  If you would prefer to receive the information
in an alternative electronic format, please let us know.

 

Please let us know if you require more details or further clarification. 
You can find out more about the Trust and our publication scheme at our
website^2.

 

I am now in a position to respond to your noted questions/query as
follows;

 

I wish to know how much your trust has spent on specialist bariatric
equipment for obese/bariatric patients (patients over 160kg) during the
last three financial years?

 

1.       2018/19

 

£278,349.04

 

2.       2019/20

 

£214,547.77

 

3.       2020/21

 

£54,592.51

 

4.       Please give a breakdown of the type of equipment used by the
trust

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Description |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|RISE & RECLINECHAIR SW: 24", 26", 28" 40ST/255KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|GP SLING INC SAFTEY HARNESS, SMALL TOILETING APERTURE LOOP (LARGE & |
|MEDIUM) |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|MOBILE HOIST FOR PLUS SIZED PATIENTS 50ST/320KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|HEAVY DUTY STATIC CHAIR SW: 24", 28" & 32" 50ST/320KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC CARE SYSTEM WITH COMFORT TURN MATTRESS ADJUSTABLE WIDTH 90CM -|
|120CM 71ST/454KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC SHOWER COMMODECHAIR |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|WHEELED COMMODE SHOWER CHAIR |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|ULTRA-TWIN GANTRY HOIST 2,2.5 &3M SPANS 78ST/500KG (OPTIONAL: 360 DEGREE|
|TURNING PLATE ADDITIONAL #10.00 |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|ULTRA-TWINGANTRY HOIST + LIFT PANTS OR BARIVEST 78ST/500KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC SORRENTO CHAIRS: 28" 45ST/286KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC BAROS ACUTE EXPANDABLE BED WITH SAPPHIRE MATTRESS ADJUSTABLE |
|WIDTH 90CM - 120CM 78ST/450KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|HIGHDEPENDENCY CHAIR 25ST/160KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC BAROS STANDARDRISE & RECLINE CHAIR SW: 18" OR 20" 20ST/127KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|BARIATRIC BAROS MINI SHUTTLE CHAIR 28" EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT CHAIR |
|45ST/300KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|STATIC CHAIR 18" 20ST/127KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|LOOPED SLINGS INDIVIDUAL XL - 300KG |
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|LOOPEDSLINGS INDIVIDUAL XXXL - 500KG |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

5.       and the amounts spent, split between Rental expenditure and
Purchased Equipment?

 

All rental (*as above)

 

6.       If equipment used is on a Rental basis, please specify if this
was under a contract basis or ad hoc?

 

Under contract

 

7.       When is the contract due for renewal?

 

1 December 2021

 

8.       If known, who is the contract with?

 

1^st CALL MOBILITY LIMITED

 

9.       If under a contract, please supply the means of contract award,
i.e framework or direct  award.

 

Tender (ITT)-Framework

 

10.   How many Bariatric beds does the Trust own?

 

0 (Nil)

 

*As noted as part of the Trust’s acknowledgement email, staff are
currently responding to urgent operational issues in dealing with Public
Health priorities, and therefore any further information you may require
to that provided, as above, may be subject to delay at this time.

 

I hope this information helps, however, should you be dissatisfied with
our response, please use our FOI review process by contacting
[1][email address] or writing to:

 

Information Governance Manager (FOI Review)

Information Governance

Northwick Park Hospital

P Block

Watford Road

Harrow

HA1 3UJ

 

Please be aware that reviews will not be conducted via public forum, and
we will require your name and contact address in order to respond.

 

If you remain dissatisfied after a review, you have the right under s50 of
the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision.

 

Further details about this and the Act can be found on their website^3.

 

^1 Either version 3 or, at your discretion, any later version –
[2]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o...

^2 [3]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/about-us/freedom...

^3 [4]http://www.ico.org.uk

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

[5][email address]

 

 

*Please note that in line with ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) FOI
(Freedom  of Information) guidance, the Trust reserves the right to:

 

·       Ask that all submissions include the real name of the person/s
making a request

·       Enquire about the requester’s motives (where the request is
ambiguous or unclear)

·       Enquire whether the information being sought is with a view to
being released into the public domain (e.g. MP, Media Outlet, Journalist)
especially in any

        instances where there is reason to believe that disclosure may be
likely to cause prejudice and/or harm

 

Further information in relation the Freedom of Information Act (Inc.
Exemptions and prejudice test) can be found via the ICO website at
[6]https://ico.org.uk

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir