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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

Please can you assist me through the Freedom of Information act in providing
the following information please:
1. Please state the number of printing devices currently in use within the
organization; including MFDs, single function printers, photocopiers and
print room devices?
2. What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?
3. In terms of usage, what is your annual page volumes for both mono &
colour?
4. Who are the main manufacturers for the MFDs/photocopiers/printers/Print
production devices in use at the Trust?
5. Who are the main supplier(s) of printer consumables (Toner, spares,
etc)?
6. Who is your preferred channel partner, if any?
7. What is the approximate spend on printers, photocopying agreements,
leases and/or rentals and service charges during the last financial year?
8. What is the length of the MFD and print room device contracts?
9. What are the start and end dates for all the printers/MFDs/Print room
devices in your organization?
10. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service
and what Framework would the college expect to use next?
11. The named person and their role in your organization who is in charge of
the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.
12. Does the Trust use any Print/Document Management software, what is its name and who supplies it and when does the current contract end?

Yours faithfully,

Lee Trotter

SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Lee,

Re: Freedom of Information request ref: F19/0423

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 13.11.2019

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. You will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days after the date of receipt as defined by the Act, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party. In some circumstances we may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised timescale at the earliest opportunity.

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Kind regards

Mohammed Islam
Freedom of Information

[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
 Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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SWBH-GM-FOIREQUESTS (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Lee,

 

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: F19/0423

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on 13
November 2019 by the Trust.

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted by Sandwell and
West Birmingham Hospitals NHS

Trust to locate information relevant to your request and is detailed
below:

 

         

1. Please state the number of printing devices currently in use within the

organization; including MFDs, single function printers, photocopiers and

print room devices?

               

Response: MFD 158

                    Many single function printers and photocopiers – to
provide an exact figure would exceed the £450 limit.

 

2. What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?

 

Response:  MFD colour         72           46%

Response:  MFD Mono         86           54%

               

 

3. In terms of usage, what is your annual page volumes for both mono &

colour?

          

Response: MFD    average Mono     9184236               only 127 devices
are reported on

Response: MFD   average Colour     1210332               only 127 devices
are reported on

 

4. Who are the main manufacturers for the MFDs/photocopiers/printers/Print

production devices in use at the Trust?

 

Response: MFDs Ricoh

Response: Printers  HP

 

5. Who are the main supplier(s) of printer consumables (Toner, spares,

etc)?

       

Response: MFDs Ricoh

Response: Banner

Response: Office Deport

Response: Supplies Team

 

6. Who is your preferred channel partner, if any?

 

Response: N/A

 

7. What is the approximate spend on printers, photocopying agreements,

leases and/or rentals and service charges during the last financial year?

       

Response: £457,138.20

 

8. What is the length of the MFD and print room device contracts?

          

Response: Numerous - Between 3 to 5 years

 

9. What are the start and end dates for all the printers/MFDs/Print room

devices in your organization?

               

Response:  Various

 

10. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service

and what Framework would the college expect to use next?

 

Response: Direct

Response: A compliant route is required

 

11. The named person and their role in your organization who is in charge
of

the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.

               

Response: Personal details exempted under GDPR

 

12. Does the Trust use any Print/Document Management software, what is its
name and who supplies it and when does the current contract end?

              

Response:  Equitrac Express Manager

 

 

 

 

I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[1][Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director
of Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West
Bromwich, B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome
you can appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following
address: [2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Kind Regards

 

Mohammed Islam

Freedom of Information

 

: [Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

+    Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General
Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

 

Please can you assist me through the Freedom of Information act in
providing the following information please:

1. Please state the number of printing devices currently in use within the
organization; including MFDs, single function printers, photocopiers and
print room devices?

2. What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?

3. In terms of usage, what is your annual page volumes for both mono &
colour?

4. Who are the main manufacturers for the MFDs/photocopiers/printers/Print
production devices in use at the Trust?

5. Who are the main supplier(s) of printer consumables (Toner, spares,
etc)?

6. Who is your preferred channel partner, if any?

7. What is the approximate spend on printers, photocopying agreements,
leases and/or rentals and service charges during the last financial year?

8. What is the length of the MFD and print room device contracts?

9. What are the start and end dates for all the printers/MFDs/Print room
devices in your organization?

10. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service
and what Framework would the college expect to use next?

11. The named person and their role in your organization who is in charge
of the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.

12. Does the Trust use any Print/Document Management software, what is its
name and who supplies it and when does the current contract end?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Lee Trotter

 

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