Electronic Patient Records

Mr L Ash made this Freedom of Information request to Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Salford Royal 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 request, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

 

Dear Mr L Ash

 

Freedom of Information Ref code FOI/2425

 

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Norton Sharon (Information Governance), Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr L Ash

 

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From: Freedom of information request
Sent: 19 March 2015 15:25
To: '[FOI #259073 email]'
Subject: Freedom of Information request 2425

 

 

Dear Mr L Ash

 

Freedom of Information Ref code FOI/2425

 

With reference to your request made under the Freedom of Information Act,
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust acknowledges receipt of your request
for information and informs you that the process has been instigated.  Our
Reference number should be used in all future correspondence.

 

In accordance with Trust policy and the requirements of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, a period of 20 working days is assigned for
processing your request.  [Working days within the NHS refers to
Mon-Fri.].  We will provide you with an explanation if we find that there
is any reason why this period may extend beyond the period prescribed by
the Act.

 

Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the procedure.

 

Kind regards

 

Freedom of Information Office

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stott Lane, Salford,  MANCHESTER,  M6 8HD

0161 206-1492

 

                                                                 

                                                       

 

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