Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Mersey Care 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
• 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

Freedom Of Information,, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms James

Please find herewith attached a reply to your Freedom of Information request.

Please also find herewith attached a Satisfaction Survey with regards to the service provided by our trust in respect of your request which we would be grateful if you could please complete and return at your earliest convenience.

Many thanks and kind regards,

The FOI Team
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Offices
V7, Kings Business Park
Prescot, Merseyside
L34 1PJ
Phone - 0151 473 2740
Email - [email address]

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