Clinical Systems Query

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Dear FOI Team,

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

Can you please forward responses to the questions below regarding your trust’s BI & Data Warehousing, E-rostering (staffing), Order Communications, Pathology, Pharmacy, and Scheduling systems?

Please enter 'No System Installed' under supplier name if your trust does not use the system:
System type – BI & Data Warehousing
Supplier name
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
Procurement framework -
Other systems it integrates with? –
Total value of contract (£) –
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
-
System type – E-Rostering (staffing)
Supplier name
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
Procurement framework -
Other systems it integrates with? –
Total value of contract (£) –
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
-
System type – Order Communications
Supplier name
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
Procurement framework -
Other systems it integrates with? –
Total value of contract (£) –
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
-
System type - Pathology
Supplier name
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
Procurement framework -
Other systems it integrates with? –
Total value of contract (£) –
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
-
System type – Pharmacy
Supplier name
System name -
Date installed -
Contract expiration -
Is this contract annually renewed? - Yes/No
Do you currently have plans to replace this system? - Yes/No
Procurement framework -
Other systems it integrates with? –
Total value of contract (£) –
Notes - e.g. we are currently out to tender
-
System definition:
BI & Data Warehousing – integrates data and information collected from various sources, e.g. electronic patient/health records, enterprise resource planning systems, radiology and lab databases, wearables etc, into one comprehensive database

E-rostering (staffing) - An electronic staff management tool that enables trusts to plan staffing requirements, report on enhanced hours, overtime, sickness, TOIL and annual leave. Common suppliers include Allocate Software.

Order Communications - Diagnostic tests are electronically ordered and communicated, rather than being ordered on paper

Pathology - Pathology testing is managed electronically

Pharmacy - Pharmacy orders and stock control is managed electronically

Thanks for your time.

Yours faithfully,
Miss G Kovacs

FOI (BRIDGEWATER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Thank you for your request.

Further clarification may be required to ensure your request is dealt with appropriately if this is the case we will make further contact with you. In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Co-ordinator
Information Governance Team
Europa Boulevard, Westbrook, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 7TY
[email address]

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FOI (BRIDGEWATER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

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Please find our response attached.

Regards

FOI Co-ordinator
Information Governance Team
Europa Boulevard, Westbrook
Warrington
Cheshire, WA5 7TY
[email address]

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Dear FOI Team,

Thank you for your response.

Regarding the expiry date of this BI & Data Warehousing system, could you please clarify what you mean by N/A? does this mean it is on a rolling contract, or a perpetual license for instance?

Yours sincerely,

Miss G Kovacs

Dear FOI Team,

We sent a query across on 21st June 22 regarding your previous response.

Please see previous query sent across on 21st June 22, below.

"Regarding the expiry date of this BI & Data Warehousing system, could you please clarify what you mean by N/A? does this mean it is on a rolling contract, or a perpetual license for instance?"

Can I please get an update on when we will receive this information?

Yours sincerely,

Yours sincerely,

Miss G Kovacs

FOI (BRIDGEWATER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Dear Miss G Kovacs

I have asked the service for clarification and will send their response as soon as possible.

Kind regards

FOI Co-ordinator
Information Governance Team
[email address]

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FOI (BRIDGEWATER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Dear Miss Kovacs

Please accept my apology for our delay in responding to your query. Please see response below:

It is a variable subscription-based contract based on the services that we require at any given time. It is therefore on a rolling framework contract basis.

FOI Co-ordinator
Information Governance Team
[email address]

Think email efficient. Only send and reply when it is needed.

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