Insourcing

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Dear United Lincolnshire 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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ms James

Apologies for the delay in responding to your Freedom of Information request we are seeking clarity of your definition of insourcing and the type of data you are expecting to receive in order that we can refine your request.

Regards

Freedom of Information Officer.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust,

What I meant by Insourcing is where the Trust's premises and equipment are used to offer additional services ie theatre lists and clinics but the staff are provided by a Third Party company.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah James