Dear NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group,
1: Has the CCG deployed a cross-practice approach to the digitisation (scanning) of Lloyd George (LG) patient records?
a: If so, who is the supplier the CCG has contracted with?
b: When was the contract awarded and for how long?
c: How may patient files are in scope for the digitisation project?
d: If not outsourced, is the digitisation managed internally by CCG/practice staff?
2: If the CCG has not yet started to digitise Lloyd George records across its GP estate, does the CCG know roughly how many Lloyd George records exist in a physical form?
3: Are these physical LG files stored within the respective practice?
4: Are any physical LG files stored with a third-party storage company, off-site?
a: if so, roughly how many (files or boxes is fine)?
b: What is the annual cost to the CCG for the storage of physical patient files within third party storage companies?
5: Is there a uniformed Electronic Document Management system deployed across all practice surgeries?
a: if so, which EDM system has been deployed?
b: when was the contract awarded and how long for?
c: if not, which individual systems are currently being used across the estate?
6: Who within the CCG is responsible for the digitisation of Lloyd George records across the CCG estate, in-line with the NHS England timelines?
a: Please provide name, job title and email address
7: Please also provide the details for:
A: Chief Financial Officer (or equivalent)
B: Chief Information Officer (or equivalent)
C: Chief Clinical Information Officer (or equivalent)
D: Chief Executive Officer (or equivalent)
Dear Mr Stonard
Please find attached a response to your freedom of information request
sent to NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Access to Information Team
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Information Governance Service
Heron House, 120 Grove Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 4LX
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