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CCG Headquar
55 Woodgate 
From the office of: 
Mr Ket Chudasama 
01509 567783 
LE11 2TZ 
Our ref: 
Tel: 01509 567 700 
Fax: 01509 567 792 
07 December 2018 
By email to:  
Dear Mr Preston 
Freedom of Information Request 
Response from West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group 
Thank you for your request which was received by West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group 
(WLCCG) on Tuesday 4th December 2018, for information under the Freedom of Information Act 
Please find below your questions for ease of reference (in italics) and the organisation’s response. 
Question 1: 
Please supply a copy of the CCG’s latest IT/IM&T/Digital Strategy? 
Response to Q1: 
The Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) IM&T community, which includes 
East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG (ELRCCG), Leicester City CCG (LCCCG) and WLCCG, have 
developed the LLR Local Digital Roadmap (LDR). This is the LLR IM&T strategy covering the period 
2016 -2021. The strategy is published on the Better Care Together website and can be accessed at     
Question 2: Does the CCG work within a shared services agreement with surrounding Trusts or 
Response to Q2: Yes.  
Question 3: Does the CCG outsource any of their IT Infrastructure services? 
Response to Q3: Yes.  
Question 4: If yes to Question 3, please confirm who provides your IT services and the contract 
Response to Q4: Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) are contracted to provide IT 
services until March 2021.  
Question 5: Who is the CCG’s current Chief Clinical Information Officer? 
Chair: Professor Mayur Lakhani 

Response to Q5: The CCG does not have a Chief Clinical Information Officer. The CCG’s IM&T 
Clinical Portfolio Lead is Dr Nick Pulman who is also a member of our Governing Body.  
Question 6: Who is the CCG’s current CIO/ IT Director? 
Response to Q6: Tim Sacks, Chief Operating Officer at ELRCCG, is the IM&T Senior Responsible 
Officer for all LLR CCGs.  
Question 7: 
Which member of the board is responsible for IT? 
Response to Q7: 
Dr Nick Pulman is the CCG’s IM&T Clinical Portfolio Lead and Ian Potter is the 
IM&T Executive Lead.  
Question 8: Please provide an organisation chart for your IM&T department? 
Response to Q8: As a commissioning organisation, CCGs commission the majority of their IM&T 
services and therefore do not have their own IT departments. The LDR strategy includes a structure 
chart of LLR IM&T governance arrangements which includes CCG representation.   
Question 9: Which member of the CCG is the SRO for the STP engagements? 
Response to Q9: Please see the response to question 6.  
Question 10: What proportion of the CCG IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and 
permanent staff? 
Response to Q10: Please see the response to question 8. Staff that have IM&T responsibilities within 
their roles are permanent members of staff.  
Question 11: Is the CCG looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years? 
Response to Q11: 
Question 12: Are the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 
Response to Q12: Please see the response to question 4. 
If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request please contact the 
Corporate Affairs Officer.  They can be contacted by writing to the following address:  
Corporate Affairs Officer 
West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group  
55 Woodgate 
LE11 2TZ 
If  you  are  still  not  satisfied  following  this,  you  can  make  an  appeal  to  the  Information  Commissioner 
(ICO)  who  is  the  statutory  regulator.  Generally,  the  ICO  cannot  make  a  decision  unless  you  have 
exhausted WLCCG’s complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:  
Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane  

SK9 5AF 
T: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745 
Yours Sincerely,  
Ket Chudasama 
Director of Performance & Corporate Affairs 
t: 01509 567702