NHS Toner Supplies Research

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Dear Bolton NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please forward responses to the below questions.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as an electronic document.
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I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,
Gloria Zimba.

1. Who are your current print hardware device vendors of choice?

2. What approx. size is your print device fleet currently?

Single answer
a) Record number
b) Not Known
Any comments?

3. For the most recent financial year you have knowledge of, what would you estimate was the volume of toner cartridges consumed across the Trust?

Multiple choices
a) Record number
b) Not Known

Any comments?

4. What is the deciding factor over which print hardware brand you typically procure?

5. For your HP estate, is there any preference for HP original toner cartridges versus non original toner?

Multiple choices
a) Yes
b) No
c) Some
d) Not known

Any comments?

6. Which organisations do you have Managed Print Service contracts running with?

7. Do you procure toner supplies within any procurement frameworks you have operating?

8. What % of toner that is consumed do you think is procured outside of these framework agreements?

Single Answer - Record %

9. You are probably familiar with the services included in a typical MPS. If an alternative service was available that offered the benefit of an MPS but without the contractual tie in, do you think this may appeal to the trust?

Any further comments

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Information Governance Department
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Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

1 Atodiad

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

 

 

REF:       2022-174    

Subject:   NHS Toner Supplies Research       

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 29^th March 2022 where you requested
information about NHS Toner Supplies Research.

The information you requested is enclosed.  

 

Please find information attached

 

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Freedom of Information Department. It would be helpful to quote the above
reference number in any future communication.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics Building

Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390861

8  [1][email address]

 

Our Bolton NHS Foundation Trust values
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