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Kyle Preston made this Freedom of Information request to Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Gateshead Health NHS Foundation 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.enquiries (GATESHEAD HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Our reference: FoI 2018-19.255

 

Thank you for your request for information held by Gateshead Health NHS
Foundation Trust. 

 

You have requested:

 

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?

 

 

Your request was received on 04/10/2018, therefore you can expect a reply
by close of business on 01/11/2018  unless we need to contact you to
clarify your request or the balance of the public interest test needs to
be considered.

 

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managing requests covered by FOIA.

 

 

Thank You

Shona Gillespie

Information Governance Support Officer | QE Gateshead

Trust HQ | Queen Elizabeth Hospital | Queen Elizabeth Avenue | Sheriff
Hill | Gateshead |NE9 6SX

T: 0191 445 3465 | E: [1][Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust request email] |
[2]www.qegateshead.nhs.uk

 

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Dear Kyle Preston,

 

Our reference: FoI 2018-19.255

 

Thank you for your request for information of 04/10/2018, as copied below.
Your request has been considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 

 

Your request and our response:

 

Please confirm the following pieces of information:

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

System C

 

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

Contract start date: 01/06/2012

Contract end date: 01/07/2019 with option of 36 months extension

 

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

System C

 

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

Contract start date: 01/06/2012

Contract end date: 01/07/2019 with option of 36 months extension

 

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

In line with contract end date: 01/07/2019 with option of 36 months
extension

 

•             Who supplies the Trust's integration system?

Intersystems HealthShare

 

•             Please supply a copy of the Trusts latest Informatics
Strategy

Please find attached the Informatics Strategy, though this has been
overtaken by the GDE Funding agreement

 

•             How regularly does the Trust review their Informatics
Strategy?

Annually

 

•             Has the Trust developed a Digital Strategy? 

Under development

 

•             How often does the Trust assess their Clinical Systems?

On an ongoing basis

 

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

Dr Robert Allcock

 

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

CIO – Nick Black (Deputy Director of Informatics)

 

•             Which member of the board is responsible for IT?

John Maddison (Acting Chief Executive)

 

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

Organisational Structures can be found on the Trust’s website at
[1]http://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk/structures

The Informatics Department structure is available from the following link:
[2]https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk/sites/def...

 

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

Nick Black, CIO

 

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

20%

 

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

The Trust assesses the option of utilising cloud based services as part of
its options appraisal process for each Informatics programme and project.

 

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

No

 

 

We hope that you will find this response helpful.

 

 

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Thank You

Shona Gillespie

Information Governance Support Officer | QE Gateshead

Trust HQ | Queen Elizabeth Hospital | Queen Elizabeth Avenue | Sheriff
Hill | Gateshead |NE9 6SX

T: 0191 445 3465 | E: [5][Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust request email] |
[6]www.qegateshead.nhs.uk

 

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