Pager devices

Joe Howard made this Freedom of Information request to Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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Dear Croydon Health Services NHS Trust,

How many pager devices are operated by the trust?
What is the monthly cost per device to the trust?
What was the total spend on pager devices for financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17?

How many bleep devices are operated by the trust?
What is the bleep cost per device to the trust?
What was the total spend on bleep devices for financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17?

Does your trust have any plans to move away from using pager/bleep devices, if so, what are the alternatives?

Yours faithfully,

Joe Howard

foi (CROYDON HEALTH SERVICES NHS TRUST), Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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response made to you promptly and within 20 working days.

 

 

Julian Englard,

Freedom of Information Officer

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

530 London Road

Croydon

CR7 7YE Tel: 020 8401 3000

 

 

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foi (CROYDON HEALTH SERVICES NHS TRUST), Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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[1]Croydon Health Services colA

 

Croydon University Hospital

Information Governance Office

530 London Road

Croydon, Surrey CR7 7YE

 

REFERENCE NUMBER FOI 4245

 

Dear Mr Howard,
 
Thank you for your request for information which was received by the Trust
on 17^th September , 2017.  I have listed your questions
below together with our responses.
 

 

REQUEST

 

How many pager devices are operated by the trust?

What is the monthly cost per device to the trust?

What was the total spend on pager devices for financial years 2015-16 and
2016-17?

 

How many bleep devices are operated by the trust?

What is the bleep  cost per device to the trust?

What was the total spend on bleep devices for financial years 2015-16 and
2016-17?

 

Does your trust have any plans to move away from using pager/bleep
devices, if so, what are the alternatives?- None noted

 

RESPONSE

 

For the purposes of our response paper/bleep devices are the same thing.

 

Yearly spend            

2015-2016       39,286

2016-2017       11,455

 

We are unable to provide unit cost and numbers as the Trust deems this to
be commercially sensitive. We cite exemption under section 43 FOIA,
2000.       

 

I hope you regard this response as satisfactory.  If not, the Trust has a
formal Complaints Procedure which you may action by writing to The Medical
Director, [Croydon Health Services NHS Trust request email].  If you are still not satisfied you may
contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire   SK9 5AF.   Further details of this procedure
can be found online at - https://ico.org.uk/

 

Thank you for your interest in Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

 

 
Yours sincerely

 

Julian Englard,

Freedom of Information Officer

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

530 London Road

Croydon

CR7 7YE Tel: 020 8401 3000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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