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Dear Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust,

1. Do you insource any clinical services and which ones?
2. Do you have a contract with any company and who is that and for which insourcing services?
3. Did you procure this under any current framework and if so which one?
4. How is this charged for by the third party service provider per patient/per tariff
5. Are you currently being charged below, on or above NHS tariff?
6. Do you use substantively employed Trust staff to delivery all or part of the insourced service?
7. The total number of procedures completed by each supplier (named) in the following categories:
• Endoscopy
• Ophthalmology
• ENT
• Neurology
• Dermatology
• All Other
8. The total spend completed by each supplier (named) per service area
9. Please give an annual breakdown per annum of insourcing services per service area:
• 15/16
• 16/17
• 17/18
• 18/19

Yours faithfully,

Sarah James

FOIOffice (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sarah,

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding Insourcing of
clinical services. Your request was received on 11/12/2019 and I am
dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
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Yours sincerely,

 

Trust FOI Officer

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

50 Summer Hill Road

Birmingham

B1 3RB

Tel: 0121 301 1370

e-mail: [2][Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]

website: [3]www.bsmhft.nhs.uk

 

 

 

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FOIOffice (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sarah,

 

We are currently processing your FOI and we have been asked to seek
clarification to assist with replying to you. We would be grateful if you
could clarify the following:

 

Q8: Are you requesting the Trust total spend on each supplier, or is it
the total that each supplier spend?

Q9: Are you asking for the cost of insourcing service per service are or
are they asking for the amount of activity undertaken?

 

As soon as we have your response we will continue to process your request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Trust FOI Officer

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

50 Summer Hill Road

Birmingham

B1 3RB

Tel: 0121 301 1370

e-mail: [1][email address

website: [2]www.bsmhft.nhs.uk

 

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Dear FOIOffice (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Thank you for your reply.

Q.8 The total spend with each supplier for the last financial year and Q.9 The cost of insourcing service per service.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah James

FOIOffice (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sarah,

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 11/12/19.

 

We have considered your request and can provide the following information
in the document attached.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to request a review of our decision, you should write to
the Freedom of Information Officer, BSMHFT, 50 Summer Hill Road,
Birmingham, B1 3RB, or e-mail [1][Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your review, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by our trust. The Information Commissioner can be
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Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 or
[2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Trust FOI Officer

e-mail: [4][Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Direct Dial: 0121 301 1370

 

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