Dear London North West University Healthcare 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 via the NHS Oversight Framework?
• 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 (LONDON NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Mr Preston,

 

Thank you for your recent email to London North West University Healthcare
NHS Trust, which I can confirm is being treated as a FOI (Freedom of
Information) request.

 

Please note that our reference number for this request is 2405-19 (*please
quote this on all correspondence)

 

Should you have any further queries or information related to this
request, please do not hesitate in replying to this email.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

[1][email address]

 

 

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FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Mr Preston,

 

FOI Ref: 2405-19 (*Please quote this reference number on all
correspondence)

 

I would like to take this opportunity to offer my apologies for the
unacceptable delay in this matter being formally responded to. 
Unfortunately, this delay appears to be owing to an administrative error,
and recent change in staffing, which has caused unnecessary delays in this
matter being formally responded to.  Please be assured that staff have
been reminded that such errors are unacceptable, and highlighted the
importance in ensuring that such issues do not reoccur.

 

Please find below the response to your Freedom of Information request to
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.

 

You may re-use this information (except for logos) under the terms of the
Open Government Licence^1.  If you would prefer to receive the information
in an alternative electronic format, please let us know.

 

Please let us know if you require more details or further clarification. 
You can find out more about the Trust and our publication scheme at our
website^2.

 

I am now in a position to respond to your noted questions/query as
follows;

 

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

 

Bluewire (via Softcat) and Teleologic

 

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

 

Expiry date for Bluewire Epro: 29th February 2019 (*Rolling contract)

Expiry date for Teleologic GCIS: 31st March 2020

 

·         Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Patient
Administration System?

 

ICS PAS (Silverlink)

 

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

 

1st April 2016 – 31st March 2021

 

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

 

In procurement stages now

 

·         Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

 

Restart (via Insight)

 

·         How often does the Trust evaluate their Clinical Systems? 

 

Continuous process of evaluation

 

·         Please supply a copy of the Trust’s latest Digital Strategy

 

This information is available via the Trust website;

 

[1]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/download.cfm?ver... – IM&T Strategy 2015-2020

 

·         How regularly does the Trust review their Digital Strategy?

 

The last review was in 2015 (as above) to be reviewed again in 2020

 

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

 

Sonia Patel

 

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

 

Sonia Patel

 

·         Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

 

Simon Crawford

 

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

 

Information available on the Trust website;
[2]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/download.cfm?ver...

 

·         Please provide a link to the trust’s latest Board Assurance
Framework

 

Information held in relation to the latest Board Assurance Framework
documentation is available via the Trust website;
[3]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/search?term=assu...

 

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

 

Information available via the Trust website;
[4]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/download.cfm?ver...

 

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

 

Information not centrally recorded

 

·         How many beds does the trust have?

 

1,061

 

·         How many staff does the trust employ?

 

9,000 (Approx.)

 

·         What is the trust’s current NHSI Rating via the NHS Oversight
Framework?

 

Information not recorded by the Trust.  It would be necessary to contact
NHS Improvement in order to access this data;
[5]https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/nhs...

 

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

 

Information not held by the Trust.  It would be necessary to contact NHS
England in order to access this data ;
[6]https://www.england.nhs.uk/digitaltechno...

 

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

 

The trust has an outsourced print solution Genmed. 1st August 2014 to 31st
July 2021

 

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

 

Where possible

 

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

 

Yes

I hope this information helps, however, should you be dissatisfied with
our response, please use our FOI review process by contacting
[7][email address] or writing to:

Information Governance Manager (FOI Review)

Information Governance

Northwick Park Hospital

P Block

Watford Road

Harrow

HA1 3UJ

 

Please be aware that reviews will not be conducted via public forum, and
we will require your name and contact address in order to respond.

 

If you remain dissatisfied after a review, you have the right under s50 of
the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision.

 

Further details about this and the Act can be found on their website^3.

 

^1 Either version 3 or, at your discretion, any later version –
[8]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o...

^2 [9]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/about-us/freedom...

^3 [10]http://www.ico.org.uk

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

[11][email address]

 

 

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