Dear Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust,

I am currently researching NHS Trust progress regarding the Five year Forward initiative for Trusts to go paperless and access patient information electronically at the point of care.

I would be most grateful if you could provide the information requested below as it relates to your trust. If you are unable to answer any question, or a particular question is not applicable because of a previous answer, please simply state so and move on to the next question.

I am aware of the calls on NHS time and am genuinely appreciative of you taking the time to provide the information requested.

Question One
Does the Trust have an Electronic Patient Record (EPR)?

If Yes:
Who is the principle software provider?

Are clinicians able to access patient records at the point of care (eg: at the bedside by cart, mounted PC etc) across all applicable locations?

If no:
Does the trust have a timetable to implement EPR?

Question Two
Has the trust fully implemented Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration (ePMR)?

If no, does the trust have an anticipated timescale for full implementation?

Question Three
Has the trust implemented PSAG (Patient Status at a glance/ Electronic white boarding for bed management)?

If Yes, fully or partially?

If partially or No, Does the trust have an anticipated timescale for full implementation

Yours faithfully,

Mark Simmons

FOI, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Mark Simmons,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000.  We are now in a position to respond to your
request.

 

Your request:

 

1. Does the Trust have an Electronic Patient Record (EPR)?

 

If Yes:

 

Who is the principle software provider?

 

Are clinicians able to access patient records at the point of care (eg: at
the bedside by cart, mounted PC etc) across all applicable locations?

 

If no:

 

Does the trust have a timetable to implement EPR?

 

2. Has the trust fully implemented Electronic Prescribing Medicines
Administration (ePMR)?

 

If no:

 

Does the trust have an anticipated timescale for full implementation?

 

3. Has the trust implemented PSAG (Patient Status at a glance/ Electronic
white boarding for bed management)?

 

If Yes, fully or partially?

 

If partially or No, Does the trust have an anticipated timescale for full
implementation?

 

Our response:

 

1. The Trust does not have an EPR system or a timescale to implement EPR
at this time.

 

2. The Trust does not have an ePMR system or a timescale to implement ePMR
at this time.

 

3. Yes, the Trust has fully implemented a solution for electronic white
boarding for bed management.

 

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