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Dear Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust,

Please could you provide the following information:

How many staff do you currently employ to undertake RTT validation tasks?
How many more permanent or temporary staff are expected to be needed over the next 12 months?
How many open RTT pathways do you have currently?

How many staff do you currently employ to undertake clinical coding validation tasks?
How many more permanent or temporary staff are expected to be needed over the next 12 months?

Do you operate and utilise a live bed state system?
Has your organisation implemented any centralised or 24 hour bed management process, or have an automatic electronic utilisation data capture solution.
If so, which processes or solutions are in use?

What is the name, job title, and department contact email address of the primary decision maker for change control of the bed state process?

How many Urgent Care/Emergency Department staff have access to the spine lookup and validation service to verify demographics at the point of patient registration?

Yours faithfully,

Clive Townsend

MEHT FOI (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

 Dear Requester

 

Thank you for your email and request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.

Your request has been acknowledged.  Normal Freedom of Information
timescales apply from receipt of your request (20 working days) into this
MEHT FOI mailbox.

We look forward to dealing with your request.  Please
contact [1][Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust request email] with any queries.

With kind regards
Rebecca Pascoe Youell
Public Information Manager

 

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MEHT FOI (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

Good morning / afternoon

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay you have incurred in receiving this response.

Please find our response attached / beneath.

1.How many staff do you currently employ to undertake RTT validation tasks?
MEHT do not currently report against Referral To Treatment standards, as agreed with NHS England / Improvement, therefore it is not possible to respond to this request.
2.How many more permanent or temporary staff are expected to be needed over the next 12 months?
3.MEHT do not currently report against Referral To Treatment standards, as agreed with NHS England / Improvement, therefore it is not possible to respond to this request.
4.How many open RTT pathways do you have currently?
5.MEHT do not currently report against Referral To Treatment standards, as agreed with NHS England / Improvement, therefore it is not possible to respond to this request.
4. How many staff do you currently employ to undertake clinical coding validation tasks? The Trust has 0.8 WTE qualified Clinical Coding Auditor
5. How many more permanent or temporary staff are expected to be needed over the next 12 months? The Trust is expecting to need an additional 3 to 4 Clinical Coding staff in the next 12 months.
6. Do you operate and utilise a live bed state system? Yes
7. Has your organisation implemented any centralised or 24 hour bed management process, or have an automatic electronic utilisation data capture solution. Yes
8. If so, which processes or solutions are in use? Teletracking
9. What is the name, job title, and department contact email address of the primary decision maker for change control of the bed state process? See website
10. How many Urgent Care/Emergency Department staff have access to the spine lookup and validation service to verify demographics at the point of patient registration? To be provided.

If you are not satisfied with this response you may request an independent internal review by a senior member of the Trust staff who has had no involvement in dealing with your request. We aim to deal with FOI appeals within 20 days of receipt. Emails should be clearly marked ‘Internal Review ' and sent to [email address] Should you remain dissatisfied after this internal review, you will have a right of complaint to the Information Commissioner. Further information is available at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK95AF Telephone: 01625 545 700 - www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

If you have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact me again.
Kind regards
Rebecca Pascoe | Public Information Manager | Corporate
Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group
South Wing – Level 3 – Room R42 – B346
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7ET
Tel: 01245 524900 ext 4536
[email address]

Information in this message may contain confidential and privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient please accept our apologies; please do not disclose, copy or distribute information in this e-mail or take any action in reliance on its contents: to do so is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Please inform us that this message has gone astray before deleting it. Content of emails received by this Trust will be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from disclosure, confidentiality of this e-mail and your reply cannot be guaranteed. Thank you for your co-operation.

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