Medical Appraisal & Revalidation Software Supply

Tina Govender made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust,

I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act in relation to medical appraisals for revalidation; as well as 360 degree multi-source feedback [MSF] at your organisation, including information relating to your use of medical revalidation software and third-party suppliers.

1. Does the organisation use an external supplier to supply software for the management of annual appraisals, revalidation and 360 degree multi-source feedback?

2. If so, which supplier does the organisation use for:
a) Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?
b) 360 degree multi-source feedback?

3. What was the annual cost to the third party in 20/21 for:
a) Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?
b) 360 degree multi-source feedback?

4. Please can you provide the contract start and end date for:
a) Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?
b) 360 degree multi-source feedback?

5. When will the organisation commence the start of the next Tender requirement for:
a) Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?
b) 360 degree multi-source feedback?

6. Did the organisation procure the supplier via a framework? If so, which framework?
a) Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?
b) 360 degree multi-source feedback?

7. Does the organisation use internal or external Appraisers for Annual Appraisal?

Yours faithfully,
Tina

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

Dear Tina Govender,

 

*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 4624-21 (*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)

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

Dear Tina Govender,

 

FOI Ref: 4624-21 (*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 am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act in
relation to medical appraisals for revalidation; as well as 360 degree
multi-source feedback [MSF] at your organisation, including information
relating to your use of medical revalidation software and third-party
suppliers.

 

1.       Does the organisation use an external supplier to supply software
for the management of annual appraisals, revalidation and 360 degree
multi-source feedback?

 

Yes

 

If so, which supplier does the organisation use for:

 

2.       Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?

 

SARD (Strengthened Appraisal & Revalidation Database)

 

3.       360 degree multi-source feedback?

 

SARD (Strengthened Appraisal & Revalidation Database)

 

What was the annual cost to the third party in 20/21 for:

 

4.       Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?

 

£32,370.00

 

5.       360 degree multi-source feedback?

 

£0.00

 

Please can you provide the contract start and end date for:

 

6.       Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?

 

 03/08/2015- 30/09/2021

 

7.       360 degree multi-source feedback?

 

 03/08/2015- 30/09/2021

 

When will the organisation commence the start of the next Tender
requirement for:

 

8.       Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?

 

Information not held.  The Trust is currently reviewing sourcing options.

 

9.       360 degree multi-source feedback?

 

Information not held.  The Trust is currently reviewing sourcing options.

 

Did the organisation procure the supplier via a framework? If so, which
framework?

 

10.   Medic Appraisals and Revalidation?

 

Yes CCS RM1042

 

11.   360 degree multi-source feedback?

 

Yes CCS RM1042

 

12.   Does the organisation use internal or external Appraisers for Annual
Appraisal?

 

 Internal appraisers

 

*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

 

 

 

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