Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham 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 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

SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Kyle,

Re: Freedom of Information request ref: F19/0403

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 01.11.2019

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Mohammed Islam
Freedom of Information

[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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ISLAM, Mohammed (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Kyle,

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: F19/0403

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on 01 November 2019 by the Trust.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS
Trust to locate information relevant to your request and is detailed below:

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient Record?
Response: Cerner

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Electronic Patient Record?
Response: 2016 - 2029

• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Patient Administration System?
Response: Cerner

• What are the contract start and end dates for the Patient Administration System?
Response: 2016-2029

• When is the trust due to start looking to re-procure their clinical systems?
Response: No confirmed date

• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?
Response: Cerner

• How often does the Trust evaluate their Clinical Systems?
Response: Periodically

• Please supply a copy of the Trust’s latest Digital Strategy
Response: Details on website

• How regularly does the Trust review their Digital Strategy?
Response: Periodically

• Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?
Response: Details on website

• Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?
Response: Details on website

• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?
Response: Details on website

• Please provide an organisation chart for the trust’s IM&T department.
Response: Names and job titles withheld under GDPR exemption

• Please provide a link to the trust’s latest Board Assurance Framework.
Response: Details on website

• Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?
Response: N/A

• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and permanent staff?
Response: The entirety of the Informatics department is made up of interim and permanent staff.

• How many beds does the trust have?
Response: Details on website

• How many staff does the trust employ?
Response: Details on website

• What is the trust’s current NHSI Rating via the NHS Oversight Framework?
Response: Details on website

• What is the trust’s current Digital Maturity Score?
Response: Available on website

• Does the trust outsource their IT services to an external provider, if so please provide details of provider and contract dates.
Response: N/A

• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
Response: Unconfirmed

• Is the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 years.
Response: Unconfirmed

All responses that state 'details on website' can be found at www.swbh.nhs.uk.

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query. However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following address: www.ico.gov.uk

Mohammed Islam
Freedom of Information

FF[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
s Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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