Delayed transfers of care (DTOC)

J Allen made this Freedom of Information request to Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Kettering General Hospital 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

FOI, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Kind regards
Catherine

Catherine Wright |Freedom of Information Officer | Information Governance ||Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Rothwell Road, Kettering. NN16 8UZ | DDI:  01536 492000

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