Outsourced Radiology Reporting Services

James Hetfield made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Barts Health NHS Trust

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Dear Barts Health NHS Trust,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the following.

The details we require are:

• Does the Trust make use of outsourced tele-radiology reporting services for either overnight on-call (emergency) or routine radiology reporting (or both)?

• If you do make use of tele-radiology reporting, please provide the names of the providers of each service (on-call and elective separately please)?

• If you do make use of tele-radiology reporting services, please provide the annual volumes for both 2019 and for 2020 sent to each provider, broken into the following:

o Overnight on-call
o Elective Reporting (MRI, CT)
o Plain Film Reporting
o Split into each hospital within the Trust

• Start date, duration and end date of any contracts with tele-radiology providers?

• Was the contract procured via a framework (direct award, which framework?), mini-tender, or ITT procurement process?

• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Mr J Hetfield

BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

Updated message February 2021:  

 

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pressures in this wave of Covid-19. We may take longer than usual to
respond to your request and would encourage you to withdraw it if your
request is not time-sensitive or if you realise that you no longer require
the information that you have requested.   

 

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team
Barts Health NHS Trust

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BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

Dear James Hetfield

Your Request for Information: FOI-0306-21

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Yours faithfully,

Freedom of Information Team
Barts Health NHS Trust
Information Governance (FOI)
Shape Your Story
Floor 9, 20 Churchill Place
London, E14 5HJ

Website: www.bartshealth.nhs.uk
[Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

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BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

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Dear James Hetfield

 

Please find attached the Trust’s response to your request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Team

Barts Health NHS Trust

Information Governance (FOI)

Shape Your Story

Floor 9, 20 Churchill Place

London, E14 5HJ

 

Website: [1]www.bartshealth.nhs.uk 

[2][Barts Health NHS Trust request email]

   

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