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Kyle Preston made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust,

Please confirm the following pieces of information:
• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient Record?
• What is the contract start and end date for the Electronic Patient Record?
• Who is the Trust's current supplier for your Patient Administration System?
• What is the contract start and end date for the Patient Administration System?
• When are you due to start looking to re-procure your clinical systems?
• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?
• Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics Strategy
• How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics Strategy?
• Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy?
• How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?
• Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?
• Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?
• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?
• Please provide an organisation chart for your IM&T department?
• Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?
• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and permanent staff?
• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
• Are the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 years?

Yours faithfully,

Kyle Preston

FOI Requests CGH, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Kyle,

 

Reference number: 5154

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 to East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust
(ESNEFT), received on 03/10/2018. Your enquiry has been logged and
forwarded to the appropriate department for action. Please note that the
Act allows 20 full working days to provide a response although we will
endeavour to do so before then. The deadline is calculated to be
31/10/2018.

 

If you have any queries regarding your request, please do not hesitate to
contact me on this email address.

 

Kind regards,

Amy

 

Amy Witham

Information Governance Administrative Assistant

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Based at: Ipswich Hospital

Email: [1][email address]

Telephone: 01473 702878 ext 1878

 

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FOI Requests CGH, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

From 1^st July 2018, Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals merged to become
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Therefore, unless
otherwise specified, responses are on behalf of East Suffolk and North
Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding information held by the East
Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Your enquiry has been dealt with in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of
Information Act 2000 Policy and Procedures. We are pleased to enclose the
information you requested:

 

Please confirm the following pieces of information:

 

·         Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient
Record?

o   Kainos, Evolve (Ipswich and Colchester)

 

·         What is the contract start and end date for the Electronic
Patient Record?

o   Evolve (Ipswich)

Start Date: 01/01/2018     

End date: 31/12/2021 (with option to extend)

o   Evolve (Colchester)

Start Date: 24/08/2016

End date: 23/08/2021

 

·         Who is the Trust's current supplier for your Patient
Administration System?

o   DXC, Lorenzo (Ipswich)

o   System C, Medway (Colchester)

 

·         What is the contract start and end date for the Patient
Administration System?

o   Lorenzo (Ipswich)

Start Date: 01/02/2014       

End date: 02/02/2024

o   Medway (Colchester)

Start Date: 01/12/2014  

End Date: 31/12/2024   

 

·         When are you due to start looking to re-procure your clinical
systems?

We are currently in a process of rationalising clinical systems across
both sites so unlikely to be procuring new systems for a while.

 

·         Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

Orion Health Rhapsody

 

·         Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics Strategy

This is still in the process of being written.

 

·         How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics Strategy?

N/A

 

·         Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy? 

This is in progress.

 

·         How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?

It is a continual process.

 

·         Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?

Damian Morris, Rob Lewis, and Charles Bodmer.

 

·         Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?

Mike Meers.

 

·         Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

Mike Meers.

 

·         Please provide an organisation chart for your IM&T department?

Exempt under Section 22: Information Intended for Future Publication

The organisation charts will be available on the public website
([1]www.esneft.nhs.uk) in the next three months.

 

·         Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?

Mike Meers.

 

·         What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of
interim staff and permanent staff?

Less than 5%

 

·         Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2
years?

We have already started this process.

 

·         Are the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT
Services in the next 3 years?

No.

 

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We hope that we have been able to answer your query to your satisfaction
and that you find the information provided useful.

 

Regards,

 

Amy Witham

Information Governance Administrative Assistant

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Based at: Ipswich Hospital

Email: [3][email address]

Telephone: 01473 702878 ext 1878

 

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