Digital dictation & Photocopiers

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Dear Lincolnshire Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT),

1)Does the pct source/supply/use digital dictation equipment
either speech recognition or digital versions of the old analogue
systems where the secretaries would still type from audio
dictations?

2)can I have a list of all medical establishments withnin the PCT
that currently use it or are looking to implement it.

3)What systems do they have in place and when are they to be
reviewed please?

4)Can I have a list of all medical establishments in the PCT and that use a photocopier, how many they have and
when they are due for review please?

Yours faithfully,

Chris Donohue

Lincolnshire Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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  18 January 2012

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

 

 

Dear Sir,

 

Digital Dictation & Photocopiers (ref )

 

 

I acknowledge receipt of your FOI request on behalf of NHS Lincolnshire
which we received on 18 January 2012 .

 

A response to your request will be sent within 20 working days after
receipt, the date being 16 February 2012.

 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

P O’Mahony

Access to Information Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information Governance Department, NHS Lincolnshire, Cross O’Cliff,

Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln, LN4 2HN

Tel. 01522 513355

 

 

 

 

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION – DECISION NOTICE

 

Dear Sir,

 

Digital Dictation & Photocopiers  (ref 1039)

 

I refer to your email of 18 January 2012 requesting information in respect
of digital dictation and photocopiers.

 

I can confirm in accordance with S.1 (1) of the Freedom of Information Act
2000 (FOIA) that we do hold the information that you have requested. I
shall address each of your questions in turn:-

Please note that NHS Lincolnshire is a Commissioning Trust and does not
have any medical sites. Medical sites fall under Lincolnshire Community
Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS).

 

1) Does the pct source/supply/use digital dictation equipment

either speech recognition or digital versions of the old analogue

systems where the secretaries would still type from audi

dictations?

  LCHS has a digital dictation system in place at Johnson Community
Hospital which is used by the OPD consultants and transcribed by the
medical secretaries. There are no other systems across the hospitals or
clinics.

     2) Can I have a list of all medical establishments withnin the PC

that currently use it or are looking to implement it.

We do not use Speech Recognition

      3)What systems do they have in place and when are they to be

     reviewed please?

     Lexacim Type, this will be reviewed in another 2 years.

    

     4)Can I have a list of all medical establishments in the PCT and

     that use a photocopier, how many they have an

    when they are due for review please?
  
 Please see attached list of LCHS devices.

I trust that this answers your queries with the information we currently
hold, but if I can be of any further assistance please do not hesitate to
contact me. 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be addressed to

 

NHS Lincolnshire

FOI TEAM

Cross O’Cliff Court

Lincoln

LN4 2NH

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by NHS Lincolnshire. Complaints in the first instance
should be directed to [3][email address].

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF, telephone 0845 630 6060, email [email address]

 

 

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

 

Petra O’Mahony

Access to Information Manager

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER: This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential
and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they
are addressed.  Therefore if the reader of this message is not the
intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination,
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or opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily
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to public disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the
information is legally exempt from disclosure, the confidentiality of this
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