Monday, 08 February 2021
Name: Matthew Varns
Dear Matthew Freedom of Information Act Request: Our ref # 2312
In reference to your FOI request:
Q1. Please name all the IT resellers that you have contacts with and buy from. Ricoh, Dell
Q2. What is the length of the contracts, more specifically their end date, with the named IT resellers in
question 1. Ricoh: 3 years - November 2019 - November 2022
Dell: Not under contract
Q3. What year and month is the next hardware refresh due? Feb 2021
Q4. Please name the number of devices deployed by University?
Q5. In reply to question 4, which department/facility are those located?
Q6. Please name the brand and model of the devices mentioned and the spend for each product. Ricoh, model Ranges
Dell, model Ranges
Q7. Details on how these were procured. i.e. By Framework i. Procurement method ii. If Framework, please
state which one. Unable to state at this current time. The individual needed to source this information is currently
involved with the COVID 19 Vaccination programme. I can confirm that these devices were soruced
though our internal central procurement department and we have a joint contract with Birmingham
Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation trust.
Q8. Do you normally purchase equipment as services or as a capital? Both
Q9. What is your annual print/copy volume and spend? Varies
Q10. Who is the person(s) within your organization responsible for the MFD's, print hardware, and supplies
contract(s)? Please provide their title and their contact details. IT Department – See below for details
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP
Telephone: 0121 685 4000
Q11. Who is responsible for purchasing end user devices such as laptops, desktops, displays and
accessories? Please provide their title, and their contact details.
IT Department General Team:
• Matthew Maycock - Acting Head of Information Technology (email@example.com)
If you are unhappy with the Trust’s response you can appeal to:
The Royal Orthopaedic NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol Road South
Birmingham B31 2AP
If you then remain dissatisfied, you have the right under section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act to
apply to the Information Commissioner to seek resolution to the matter.
Further details can be found on the website: http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk/
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