OPD Cost and Budgets

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust,

1: What is the current annual budget for the outpatients department?
A: What is the predicted budget for the outpatients department next FY?

2: How many non-clinical FTE are employed within the outpatients department?
3: How many outpatient appointments does the trust have each year?
4: How many did not attends (DNAs) are there each year?
5: What is the estimated cost of an outpatient appointment?
6: What is the estimated cost of outpatient DNAs to the trust?

7: Please provide the details of the Trust's CIO, COO and CEO

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Stonard

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Hi Daniel.

Thank you for your request. We will add a Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust response when completing FOI 10070

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