Dear Gateshead Health 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.enquiries (GATESHEAD HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Our reference: FoI 2019-20.814

 

Thank you for your request for information held by Gateshead Health NHS
Foundation Trust. 

 

You have requested:

 

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?

 

Your request was received on 17/09/2019, therefore you can expect a reply
by close of business on 15/10/2019 unless we need to contact you to
clarify your request or the balance of the public interest test needs to
be considered.

 

Please find attached a leaflet giving guidance on our procedure for
managing requests covered by FOIA.

 

 

Kind regards,

Shona Gillespie

Information Governance Support Officer | QE Gateshead

Trust HQ | Queen Elizabeth Hospital | Queen Elizabeth Avenue | Sheriff
Hill | Gateshead |NE9 6SX

T: 0191 445 3465 | E: [1][Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust request email] |
[2]www.qegateshead.nhs.uk

 

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Foi.enquiries (GATESHEAD HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Kyle Preston,

 

Our reference: FoI 2019-20.814

 

Thank you for your request for information of 17/09/2019, as copied below.
Your request has been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 

 

Your request and our response:

 

Please confirm the following pieces of information:

 

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient
Record? 
System C  - Medway

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Electronic Patient
Record?

June 2012 – June 2022

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Patient Administration
System?
System C  - Medway

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Patient Administration
System?

June 2012 – June 2022

• When is the trust due to start looking to re-procure their clinical
systems?

Various plans are in place to re-procure in accordance with our GDE FF
plan

• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

Intersystems HealthShare

• How often does the Trust evaluate their Clinical Systems? 

Continually

• Please supply a copy of the Trust’s latest Digital Strategy
Please see attached document – GHNT FF GDE Funding Agreement

• How regularly does the Trust review their Digital Strategy?

Formally every two years; actually every day

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

Dr Robert Allcock

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

Nick Black – Chief Digital Information Officer

• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

Nick Black – Chief Digital Information Officer

• Please provide an organisation chart for the trust’s IM&T department
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust Organisational Structures can be
found on the website at [1]http://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk/structures

• Please provide a link to the trust’s latest Board Assurance Framework
The requested information is included in board papers available from the
Trust’s website at [2]https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk/boardpapers

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

Susan Watson – Director of Strategy and Transformation

• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim
staff and permanent staff?
Approximately 20%

• How many beds does the trust have?

Maximum 649 beds

• How many staff does the trust employ?

3,683
• What is the trust’s current NHSI Rating?

Segment 2

• What is the trust’s current Digital Maturity Score?
The requested information is available from NHS Digital

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

• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
The Trust has recently procured a HCI Solution, Cloud adoption will be
review on a per system approach when procuring new systems or renewals

• Is the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services
in the next 3 years?
Back office services are routinely under review

 

We hope that you will find this response helpful.

 

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Kind regards,

Shona Gillespie

Information Governance Support Officer | QE Gateshead

Trust HQ | Queen Elizabeth Hospital | Queen Elizabeth Avenue | Sheriff
Hill | Gateshead |NE9 6SX

T: 0191 445 3465 | E: [5][Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust request email] |
[6]www.qegateshead.nhs.uk

 

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