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Dear East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation 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

FOI Requests CGH, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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From 1^st July 2018, Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals merged to become
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Therefore, unless
otherwise specified, responses are on behalf of East Suffolk and North
Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding information held by the East
Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust:

 

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Information Act 2000 Policy and Procedures. We are pleased to enclose the
information you requested:

 

o Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient
Record?

Kainos, Evolve (Ipswich and Colchester)

 

o What is the contract start and end date for the Electronic Patient
Record?

o   Evolve (Ipswich)

Start Date: 01/01/2018     

End date: 31/12/2021 (with option to extend)

o   Evolve (Colchester)

Start Date: 24/08/2016

End date: 23/08/2021

o Who is the Trust's current supplier for your Patient Administration
System?

o   DXC, Lorenzo (Ipswich)

o   System C, Medway (Colchester)

o What is the contract start and end date for the Patient Administration
System?

o   Lorenzo (Ipswich)

Start Date: 01/02/2014       

End date: 02/02/2022 (with option to extend for 2 years)

o   Medway (Colchester)

Start Date: 01/12/2014  

End Date: 30/11/2024  

 

o When are you due to start looking to re-procure your clinical systems?

We are currently in a process of rationalising clinical systems across
both sites so unlikely to be procuring new systems for a while.

 

o Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

Orion Health Rhapsody

 

o Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics Strategy

This is still in the process of being written.

 

o How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics Strategy?

N/A

 

o Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy?

This is in progress.

 

o How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?

It is a continual process.

 

o Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?

Damian Morris, Rob Lewis, and Charles Bodmer.

 

o Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?

Mike Meers.

 

o Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

Mike Meers.

 

o Please provide an organisation chart for the trust’s IM&T department

Please see attached

 

o Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?

Mike Meers

 

o What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim
staff and permanent staff?

Less than 5% interim staff

 

o What is the trust’s current Digital Maturity Score?

ESNEFT does not currently have one as it is a recently merged trust and
has not be required to complete one since the merger.

 

o Does the trust outsource their IT services to an external provider, if
so please provide details of provider and contract dates

No

 

o Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?

We have already started this process

 

o Is the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT
Services in the next 3 years?

No

 

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