Electronic Patient Records
Mark Simmons made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dear Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation 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.
Does the Trust have an Electronic Patient Record (EPR)?
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?
Does the trust have a timetable to implement EPR?
Has the trust fully implemented Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration (ePMR)?
If no, does the trust have an anticipated timescale for full implementation?
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
Thank you for your request for information submitted under the Freedom of
We can confirm that Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
will reply on or before 4/5/18.
Freedom of Information Team
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
c/o The Medical Director’s Office
Royal Preston Hospital
Sharoe Green Lane
Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9HT
Email : [email address]
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