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Delayed transfers of care (DTOC)

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Dear Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Could the authority state how they use agencies and/or software to expedite the discharge of DTOC patients?
How much did they spend with agencies to arrange placements with care homes or home care for DTOC patients in each of the last three financial years?
Do they use Capacity Tracker or any other software of services to identify care homes or home care packages? Please state which software or services are used.

Yours faithfully,

J Allen

Freedom of Information (Western Sussex Hospitals), Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Yours Sincerely,

 

Dave Seller

 

Freedom of Information Administrator

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

01243 788122  Ext: 33481

 

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Request Under Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000

 

Further to your email of 14 August  2019 , the trust is now in a position
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Could the authority state how they use agencies and/or software to
expedite the discharge of DTOC patients?

 

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust do not use this service.

 

 

How much did they spend with agencies to arrange placements with care
homes or home care for DTOC patients in each of the last three financial
years?  £0

 

 

Do they use Capacity Tracker or any other software of services to identify
care homes or home care packages? Please state which software or services
are used.   None used

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

                                                                                    
                                      

 

Dave Seller
Freedom of Information Administrator
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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