Implementation of Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration

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Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

In light of the 2018 Manchester University study which concluded that over 200 million prescribing errors were made every year in NHS Hospitals and Pharmacies, the UK Government has committed over £78million of funding for Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration.

Please could you advise

Q1. Has your trust all ready fully implemented ePMA wherever it is relevant and possible to do so?

If no, please go to Q3

Q2. If yes, does the trust use mobile devices so ePMA can be accessed at the point of care, wherever it is relevant and possible to do so?

If Yes to Q1 and Q2 this FOI request is satisfied.

Q3 Has the trust applied for 2019/20 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

if No

Q4 Does the trust intend to apply for 2020/21 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

if No

If the trust does not intend to apply, or is ineligible, or unsuccessful, Does the trust intend to implement ePMA via some other funded route. and if so by when?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Simmons

Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Simmons,

We write further to your email of 22^nd October made under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delayed response. This is not
indicative of the service we provide and we are sorry if our delay has
caused you any inconvenience.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's response to your request is
shown below.

 

Q1. Has your trust all ready fully implemented ePMA wherever it is
relevant and possible to do so? Yes

 

If no, please go to Q3

 

Q2. If yes, does the trust use mobile devices so ePMA can be accessed at
the point of care, wherever it is relevant and possible to do so? Yes
(laptops on trollies)

 

If Yes to Q1 and Q2 this FOI request is satisfied.

 

Q3 Has the trust applied for 2019/20 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

Q4 Does the trust intend to apply for 2020/21 NHSi funding to fully
implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

If the trust does not intend to apply, or is ineligible, or unsuccessful, 
Does the trust intend to implement ePMA via some other funded route. and
if so by when?

 

We hope that this meets the terms of your request and that the information
supplied will be of use to you.

 

 

Andy Thompson

Information Governance Team

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2^nd Floor

The York Hospital
Wigginton Road
York  YO31 8HE

 

Direct Line: (01904 72) 5118

E-mail [1][email address]

 

 

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Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Simmons,

We write further to your email of 22^nd October made under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delayed response. This is not
indicative of the service we provide and we are sorry if our delay has
caused you any inconvenience.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's response to your request is
shown below.

 

Q1. Has your trust all ready fully implemented ePMA wherever it is
relevant and possible to do so? Yes

 

If no, please go to Q3

 

Q2. If yes, does the trust use mobile devices so ePMA can be accessed at
the point of care, wherever it is relevant and possible to do so? Yes
(laptops on trollies)

 

If Yes to Q1 and Q2 this FOI request is satisfied.

 

Q3 Has the trust applied for 2019/20 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

Q4 Does the trust intend to apply for 2020/21 NHSi funding to fully
implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

If the trust does not intend to apply, or is ineligible, or unsuccessful, 
Does the trust intend to implement ePMA via some other funded route. and
if so by when?

 

We hope that this meets the terms of your request and that the information
supplied will be of use to you.

Information Governance Team

 

From: Mark Simmons [mailto:[FOI #614158 email]]
Sent: 22 October 2019 13:03
To: Freedom of Information Requests
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Implementation of Electronic
Prescribing Medicines Administration

 

Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

 

In light of the 2018 Manchester University study which concluded that over
200 million prescribing errors were made every year in NHS Hospitals and
Pharmacies, the UK Government has committed over £78million of funding 
for Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration.

 

Please could you advise

 

Q1. Has your trust all ready fully implemented ePMA wherever it is
relevant and possible to do so?

 

If no, please go to Q3

 

Q2. If yes, does the trust use mobile devices so ePMA can be accessed at
the point of care, wherever it is relevant and possible to do so?

 

If Yes to Q1 and Q2 this FOI request is satisfied.

 

Q3 Has the trust applied for 2019/20 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

Q4 Does the trust intend to apply for 2020/21 NHSi funding to fully
implement ePMA?

 

if No

 

If the trust does not intend to apply, or is ineligible, or unsuccessful, 
Does the trust intend to implement ePMA via some other funded route. and
if so by when?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mark Simmons

 

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