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Implementation of Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration

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Dear The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust,

In light of the 2018 Manchester University study which concluded that over 200 million prescribing errors were made every year in NHS Hospitals and Pharmacies, the UK Government has committed over £78million of funding for Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration.

Please could you advise

Q1. Has your trust all ready fully implemented ePMA wherever it is relevant and possible to do so?

If no, please go to Q3

Q2. If yes, does the trust use mobile devices so ePMA can be accessed at the point of care, wherever it is relevant and possible to do so?

If Yes to Q1 and Q2 this FOI request is satisfied.

Q3 Has the trust applied for 2019/20 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

if No

Q4 Does the trust intend to apply for 2020/21 NHSi funding to fully implement ePMA?

if No

If the trust does not intend to apply, or is ineligible, or unsuccessful, Does the trust intend to implement ePMA via some other funded route. and if so by when?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Simmons

FOI (THE ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON NHS TRUST), The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Dear Mark Simmons,

Thank you for your request for information.

We have allocated reference number 7442 to your Request which we confirm we are now processing.

We expect to respond to you within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely
FOI

Freedom of Information Co-ordinators | The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

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FOI (THE ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON NHS TRUST), The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

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Dear Mark

               

Please see the attached final response in relation to FOI-7442-
Implementation of Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Co-ordinators | The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

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