Dear East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust,

Please confirm the following pieces of information:

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient Record?
• What are the contract start and end dates for the Electronic Patient Record?
• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Patient Administration System?
• What are the contract start and end dates for the Patient Administration System?
• When is the trust due to start looking to re-procure their clinical systems?
• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?
• How often does the Trust evaluate their Clinical Systems?
• Please supply a copy of the Trust’s latest Digital Strategy
• How regularly does the Trust review their Digital Strategy?
• Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?
• Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?
• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?
• Please provide an organisation chart for the trust’s IM&T department
• Please provide a link to the trust’s latest Board Assurance Framework
• Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?
• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and permanent staff?
• How many beds does the trust have?
• How many staff does the trust employ?
• What is the trust’s current NHSI Rating?
• What is the trust’s current Digital Maturity Score?
• Does the trust outsource their IT services to an external provider, if so please provide details of provider and contract dates
• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
• Is the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 years?

Many Thanks
Yours faithfully,

Kyle Preston

Freedom of Information (ELHT) Mailbox, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Good morning,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 2019/09/12 PRESTON K.

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Dear Mr Preston,
Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find the response to your questions below.

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient Record?
A) The Trust does not currently have an Electronic Patient Record

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Electronic Patient Record?
A) N/A

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Patient Administration System?
A) DXC

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Patient Administration System?
A) 31/3/2020

• When is the trust due to start looking to re-procure their clinical systems?
A) N/A - the Trust is in the final stages of procurement for an Electronic Patient Record system which will replace many of the existing systems

• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?
A) Rhapsody

• How often does the Trust evaluate their Clinical Systems?
A) As required. We have a full time clinical safety officer

• Please supply a copy of the Trust’s latest Digital Strategy
A) Please see attached copies of the 5 Year Informatics Strategy and the Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria strategy

• How regularly does the Trust review their Digital Strategy?
A) Continuously with annual business plans

• Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?
A) Tom Newton

• Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?
A) Mark Johnson

• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?
A) Director of Finance

• Please provide an organisation chart for the trust’s IM&T department
A) Please see attached organisation chart

• Please provide a link to the trust’s latest Board Assurance Framework
A) This information is available with the Trust Board Papers. https://www.elht.nhs.uk/download_file/vi...

• Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?
A) Director of Finance

• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and permanent staff?
A) All staff are permanent staff

• How many beds does the trust have?
A) This information is available from https://www.elht.nhs.uk/about-us

• How many staff does the trust employ?
A) This information is available from https://www.elht.nhs.uk/about-us

• What is the trust’s current NHSI Rating?
A) CQC Rating is Good with areas of Outstanding

• What is the trust’s current Digital Maturity Score?
A) Please see attachment showing Digital Maturity Scores

• Does the trust outsource their IT services to an external provider, if so please provide details of provider and contract dates
A) No

• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
A) Yes, some services

• Is the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 years?
A) It has not been ruled out.

If you are not satisfied with the response you have received in relation to your request and wish to request a review or make a complaint, you should write to the Trust Data Protection Officer/Head of Information Governance, Parkview Offices, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH. Email: [East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

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