Do you have a Virtual Ward?

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Dear Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Do you have a Virtual Ward?

· If yes,

o For what specialities and care pathway have you implemented Virtual Wards?
o How many Virtual Ward beds do you have?
o Do you know how many Virtual Ward beds you need? If so, how many?
o Who is your Virtual ward provider(s)?

· If no,
o Do you intend to implement a Virtual Ward?
§ If yes, have you identified and engaged a Virtual Ward provider?
o Do you know how many Virtual Ward beds you need? If so, how many?
Do you have an internal Virtual Ward lead

Yours faithfully,

Rianna

FreedomofInformation (GREAT WESTERN HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good Morning Rianna

In accordance with Section 8 of the FOI Act, we require your full name in order to be able to accept and process your request.

Best Regards
Carole

Carole Sheppard
Freedom of Information Team
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Hospital
Marlborough Road
Swindon SN3 6BB

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Dear FreedomofInformation (GREAT WESTERN HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Hello Carol,

My name is Rianna Ulume

Yours sincerely,

Rianna

FreedomofInformation (GREAT WESTERN HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Rianna

I acknowledge receipt of your request that was received on 5th April 2023 seeking information relating to Virtual Wards. Thank you for your interest in the Trust.

We are now assessing your request to determine whether we hold the information requested, and to estimate the effort required to locate, retrieve and extract it. Provided that we hold the information and the estimate does not exceed the appropriate limit of £450, then I shall endeavour to collate the information for you and forward it on within 20 working days, in accordance with the Trust’s Publication Scheme guidance under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Best regards
Carole Sheppard

Freedom of Information Team
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Great Western Hospital
Marlborough Road
Swindon
SN3 6BB

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Good Morning Rianna

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