Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

1. Does the trust have a strategy to manage patient records electronically? If so please detail
2. Does the trust have an EDRMS (electronic document records management system)? If so which EDRMS software does the trust have
3. Which EPR system does the trust have
4. Does the trust have plans to procure an EPR / EDRMS / records management solution?
5. How many physical patient record sets does the trust have?
6. Does the trust utilise a 3rd party storage organisation to store / manage paper notes? If so please detail
7. Has the trust scanned any patient records – in-house via a 3rd party scanning bureau? If so how many records have been digitised?
8. Does the trust have dedicated storage library space for health (and corporate / non-clinical) records?
9. How many personnel are employed within the health records management team (to file, retrieve, update physical records)
10. What percentage of health record availability does the trust achieve?

Yours faithfully,

Mr L Ash

Freedom of Information (RTR) South Tees NHS Trust, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Ash

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 20^th March 2015 and received by
the Trust on the 20^th March 2015.

 

Your request will be processed within a maximum of twenty working days
from when we received your request unless otherwise informed.

 

In the event that some or all of the information you have requested is
exempt from disclosure, we will notify you of this. We will also contact
you if during the process to locate and supply the information it emerges
that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
unclear exactly what it is you have requested.

 

If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
communications. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Emma Taylor

Information Governance Assistant

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854910

 

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Electronic Patient Records

Freedom of Information (RTR) South Tees NHS Trust, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Ash

 

Request for Information – Ref 3022

With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

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provided or you feel we have dealt with your request unfairly, you have a
right to complain.  Please send your complaint by email to
[1][email address] or by post to: The Head of Information
Governance, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The James Cook
University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW 

 

If you are still not satisfied, further information about your right to
complain under Section 50  of the Freedom of Information Act is available
from the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AFand on The Information Commissioner’s website
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

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Information Act will not confer an automatic right for you to re-use that
information, for example to publish it. You are free to use any
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further request for its re-use as per the Re-Use of Public Sector
Information Regulations 2005 by contacting the Head of Information
Governance using the email address above .

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Emma Taylor

Information Governance Assistant

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854910

 

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