Implementation of Electronic Prescribing Medicines Administration

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

Dear Mr Simmons,

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 2436-19 (*please
quote this on all correspondence)

 

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Kind regards

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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

Dear Mr Simmons,

 

FOI Ref: 2436-19 (*Please quote this reference number on all
correspondence)

 

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;

 

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

 

No.

 

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.

 

Not applicable.

 

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

 

Yes (*awaiting response)

 

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?

 

Not yet known.

I hope this information helps, however, should you be dissatisfied with
our response, please use our FOI review process by contacting
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FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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