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Dear Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act. For the purposes of the Act, please take the date of your receipt of this request as 18 October 2019.

Please provide answers to the following questions:
1) How long (no. of hours) is your IT Training (on patient systems) for doctors on induction?
2) Is the training face to face, eLearning or a combination of both?
3) Is the doctors IT Training (on patient systems) completed prior to arrival or once the doctor arrives at the hospital?
4) How is this training funded? Are doctors paid for their time or given time off in lieu?
5) Do doctors get any support from the IT Trainers following their initial training? e.g. floorwalkers/coaching/mentoring

Please do not delay your response on the basis that you cannot provide some or any of the information for any one of the items above; I am happy for you to provide partial information in a timely manner, on the understanding that you will provide more complete information as soon as it is available.

I would be grateful if you would send me the requested information promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth working day following the date of receipt of my request.
If my request is denied in whole or in part, or if specific items within the responses are withheld from disclosure, then you must justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the Act, as per Section 17 of the Act. Where you rely on a qualified exemption to withhold disclosure, you are obliged to consider the public interest in your decision and the refusal notice must explain not only which exemption applies and why, but also the public interest arguments addressed in reaching the decision

Yours faithfully,

Louise Bendell

Foienquiries (KINGSTON HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. This is an acknowledgement of your request. For the
purposes of the Act, your request will be deemed to have been received on
the first working day following delivery. We will reply to your request by
the 20th working day following receipt.

 

With kindest regards Kingston Hospital FOI.

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SORRELL, Janice (KINGSTON HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Bendell

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 request

 

Attached please find the Trust’s reply to your request for information. 
We hope this helps to meet your needs.  If we can help further, please do
get in touch.

 

With kindest regards

 

Janice

 

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Ms Janice Sorrell                                 
                                                Tel:        020 8973 5292

Head of Information Governance
                                                   Email: 
[1][email address]

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Galsworthy Road

Kingston upon Thames

KT2 7QB

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