Dear London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust,

Please confirm the following pieces of information:
• Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient Record?
• What is the contract start and end date for the Electronic Patient Record?
• Who is the Trust's current supplier for your Patient Administration System?
• What is the contract start and end date for the Patient Administration System?
• When are you due to start looking to re-procure your clinical systems?
• Who supplies the Trust's integration system?
• Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics Strategy
• How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics Strategy?
• Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy?
• How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?
• Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?
• Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?
• Which member of the board is responsible for IT?
• Please provide an organisation chart for your IM&T department?
• Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?
• What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of interim staff and permanent staff?
• Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2 years?
• Are the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT Services in the next 3 years?

Yours faithfully,

Kyle Preston

FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), 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 Preston,

Thank you for your request for the information below which we are dealing with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, this includes applying any exemptions that maybe applicable.

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

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Dear Mr Preston,

 

FOI Ref: 1736-18 (*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;

 

Please confirm the following pieces of information:

 

·         Who is the Trust's current supplier for their Electronic Patient
Record?

 

There is no single EPR Solution used by the Trust

 

·         What is the contract start and end date for the Electronic
Patient Record?

 

There is no single EPR Solution used by the Trust

 

·         Who is the Trust's current supplier for your Patient
Administration System?

 

Silverlink ICS PAS

 

·         What is the contract start and end date for the Patient
Administration System?

 

The current contract end on 31 March 2021

 

·         When are you due to start looking to re-procure your clinical
systems?

 

The Trust is currently developing an OBC for approval for procurement of
an EPR

 

·         Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

 

Intersystems Healthshare

 

·         Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics Strategy

 

Please find attached a copy of the Trust Digital Policy, which outlines
the Trust’s strategy regarding Information and Digital Services

 

·         How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics Strategy?

 

The Trust currently reviews and updates strategy every 3 years

 

·         Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy? 

 

Currently updating the IM&T Strategy to a Digital Strategy

 

·         How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?

 

We are reviewing the Clinical Systems as part of the EPR OBC this will
determine future roadmap

 

·         Who is the Trust's current Chief Clinical Information Officer?

 

Martin Kuper, Medical Director

 

·         Who is the Trust’s current CIO/ IT Director?

 

Sonia Patel, Chief Information Officer

 

·         Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

 

Simon Crawford, Director of Strategy & Deputy Chief Executive

 

·         Please provide an organisation chart for your IM&T department?

 

Please see chart (1.2) attached

 

·         Which member of the Trust is the SRO for the STP engagements?

 

Simon Crawford, Director of Strategy & Deputy Chief Executive

 

·         What proportion of the Trust’s IM&T Department is made up of
interim staff and permanent staff?

 

The IM&T department use very few interim staff members at any given time

 

·         Is the Trust looking to migrate to the cloud in the next 2
years?

 

Yes

 

·         Are the Trust considering their options of outsourcing their IT
Services in the next 3 years?

 

As part of cloud and EPR strategy some elements of current service would
be outsourced but no plans for full outsourcing currently

I hope this information helps, however, should you be dissatisfied with
our response, please use our FOI review process by contacting
[1][email address] or writing to:

Information Governance Manager (FOI Review)

Information Governance

Northwick Park Hospital

P Block

Watford Road

Harrow

HA1 3UJ

 

Please be aware that reviews will not be conducted via public forum, and
we will require your name and contact address in order to respond.

 

If you remain dissatisfied after a review, you have the right under s50 of
the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision.

 

Further details about this and the Act can be found on their website^3.

 

^1 Either version 3 or, at your discretion, any later version –
[2]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o...

^2 [3]https://www.lnwh.nhs.uk/about-us/freedom...

^3 [4]http://www.ico.org.uk

 

FOI Team

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

[5][email address]

 

 

 

 

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