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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS 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

SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Sarah,

Freedom of Information request ref: F19/0505

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 13.01.2020

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Mo Islam
Freedom of Information

[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
 Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Sarah,

 

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: F19/0505

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on
13.01.2020 by the Trust.

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted by Sandwell and
West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to locate information relevant to your
request and is detailed below.

 

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

 

Response: Corporate services has not undertaken any insourcing.

 

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[1][Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director
of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West
Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome
you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following
address: [2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Mo Islam.

Freedom of Information

 

: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS 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

 

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SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Sarah,

 

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: F19/0505

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on
13.01.2020 by the Trust.

 

Further to our letter dated 21.01.2020 further searches were conducted by
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to locate information
relevant to your request and is detailed below.

 

1.       Do you insource  any clinical services and which ones? Response:
Yes – MRI scanning

 

2.       Do you have a contract with any company and who is that  and for
which insourcing services? Response: In Health Ltd contract that
delivers MRI at Sandwell site and Alliance Medical Ltd delivering    
Mobile MRI Scanning at City site.

 

3.       Did  you procure this under any current framework  and if so
which one? Response: Yes - Alliance Medical framework Reference: 2014/S
067-115058. Inhealth Reference NHS/14/JB/JA/8757

 

4.       How is this charged for by the third party service provider per
patient/per tariff Response: In Health Ltd Charge per patient per areas
scanned at an average cost of £87.83. Alliance Medical Ltd charge per day
at an average cost of £2,847

 

5.       Are you currently being charged below, on or above NHS tariff?
Response:  Below tariff

 

6.       Do you use substantively employed Trust staff to delivery all or
part of the insourced service? Response: Yes

 

7.            The total number of procedures completed by each supplier
(named) in the following categories:

•             Endoscopy Response: N/A

•             Ophthalmology Response: N/A

•             ENT Response: N/A

•             Neurology Response: N/A

•             Dermatology Response: N/A

•             All Other Response: Radiology – In Health Ltd 9,770 scans.
Alliance Medical Ltd 308 days purchased

 

7.       The total spend completed by each supplier (named) per service
area Response: In Health Ltd £858,145 for MRI Scans at Sandwell.
Alliance Medical Ltd £876,518 on Mobile Scanning at City

 

8.       Please give an annual breakdown per annum of insourcing services
per service area:      

•             15/16 Response: In Health (£631,808), Alliance Medical
(£653,758)

•             16/17 Response: In Health (£736,546), Alliance Medical
(£687,477)

•             17/18 Response: In Health (£796,690), Alliance Medical
(£659,494)

•             18/19 Response: In Health (£858,145), Alliance Medical
(£876,518)

 

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[1][Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director
of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West
Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome
you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following
address: [2]www.ico.gov.uk

                                                                       

Mo Islam.

Freedom of Information

 

: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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From: SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS
TRUST)
Sent: 21 January 2020 10:44
To: Sarah James
Subject: Freedom of information request F19/0505

 

Dear Sarah,

 

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: F19/0505

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on
13.01.2020 by the Trust.

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted by Sandwell and
West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to locate information relevant to your
request and is detailed below.

 

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

 

Response: Corporate services has not undertaken any insourcing.

 

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[6][Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director
of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West
Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome
you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following
address: [7]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Mo Islam.

Freedom of Information

 

: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

[8]cid:image001.png@01D5792F.B5A04120    
[9]cid:image002.jpg@01D5792F.B5A04120

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In the interests of the environment please think carefully before printing
this email

Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS 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

 

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Please use this email address for all replies to this request:

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be delayed.

 

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