OPD Cost and Budgets

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Dear Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS 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

PennineFOI atSalford, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Good morning Daniel,


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Adesugba Kanaydchukwu(Kemi), Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

To Daniel Stonard,


FOI Reference: FOI10070



As we are sure you are aware the NHS is under extreme pressure at the


You currently have a Freedom of Information Request with the above
reference number open with the Trust. 


We write at this time, to confirm we have this request on our caseload. 
We wish to apologise that this request is currently over the expected
timeframes of the legislation for release. We hope to be able to run a
skeleton service during the pandemic period. This will mean that the
information you have requested will have a further delay – we hope you can
appreciate this and bear with us in the current situation.


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We will continue to release information where possible but ask you to bear
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Thanking you for your support.


Kind regards


Freedom of Information Office

Northern Care Alliance

(Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)