Research into Application Usage

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Dear Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide the following information:

General

• How many sites are there at the Trust?
• What is the total number of employees across those sites?
• How many IT staff do you employ?
• What is your annual IT budget?
• Is it likely that your organisation will merge with another organisation?

Contacts

• Please provide contacts details for your current CCIO?
• Please provide contacts details for your current Clinical Directors?
• Please provide contacts details for your current Medical Directors?
• How long have the listed individuals been in post?

Infrastructure Contracts

• Is there an existing IT outsource contract in place? If yes:
o Who is the contract with?
o When is the contract up for renewal?
o What is the annual value of that contract?

• Do you partner with any other trusts to procure any IT services? If yes:
o Please name the trusts.
o Please list the services that you share.

• Across your IT contracts do you have any Netapp Technology in use? If yes:
o When is the contract up for renewal?
o What was the value of the initial three-year contract?

• Across your IT contracts do you have any Commvault Technology in use? If yes:
o When is the contract up for renewal?
o What was the value of the initial three-year contract?

Applications

• Are you actively procuring a VNA?
o If yes, which technologies are you considering/have you chosen?
o If no (and you have a VNA in place)
 Which technology did you choose?
 When did the contract commence?
o If no (and you do not have a VNA in place), do you expect to go to market in the next 12-18 months for one?

• How many applications does your organisation use? (Please select from the following)
o 0-100
o 100-250
o 250-400
o 400-600
o 600+

• How many of these departmental applications are unsupported? (Please select from the following)
o <10%
o 11 - 30%
o 31% - 50%
o 51% - 75%
o >75%

• What’s percentage of these applications are cloud native and therefore do not rely in on premise IT infrastructure?
o <10%
o 11 - 30%
o 31% - 50%
o 51% - 75%
o >75%

Yours faithfully,

Rob Calvett

FOI, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Freedom of Information Act 2000 –Ref No: 16-427

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Miss Sophie Parry
IT Admin Support - IM&T
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Internal Ext: 2700
1st Floor, Kendrick Wing, Warrington Hospital, Warrington, WA5 1QG
www.whh.nhs.uk

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FOI, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sir/Madam

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref No:16-427

 

Response to request dated 30/08/2016 made under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000

 

 

General

 

•             How many sites are there at the Trust?

2

•             What is the total number of employees across those sites?

4200

•             How many IT staff do you employ?

IT Services - 18

•             What is your annual IT budget?

•             Is it likely that your organisation will merge with another
organisation?

There are no current plans to merge with any other organisations.

 

 

Contacts

                                                                                                                                                             

•             Please provide contacts details for your current [1]CCIO? 
Alex Crow - [email address

•             Please provide contacts details for your current Clinical
Directors?

Clinical Directors have been in post since 1 April 2016 and are as
follows:

 

Digestive Diseases – Pranesh Nagarajan - [2][email address]

Musculoskeletal Care – Paul Scott [3][email address]

Women’s and Children’s Health – Satish Hulikere -
[4][email address]

Specialist Surgery – Peter Barrett - [5][email address]

Urgent and Emergency Care – Mark Forrest- [6][email address]

Diagnostics – Alison Davies - [7][email address]

Airway, Breathing and Circulation – Alok Srivastava -
[8][email address]

Specialist Medicine – Shuja Punekar - [9][email address]

 

 

•             Please provide contacts details for your current Medical
Directors? Medical director is Simon Constable and he has been in post
since 2 February 2015. [10][email address]

•             How long have the listed individuals been in post?

Clinical Directors have been in post since 1 April 2016 and are as follows

 

 

 

Infrastructure Contracts

 

•             Is there an existing IT outsource contract in place? If yes:

Not with IT Services

o             Who is the contract with?

o             When is the contract up for renewal?

o             What is the annual value of that contract?

 

•             Do you partner with any other trusts to procure any IT
services? If yes:

No

o             Please name the trusts.

o             Please list the services that you share.

 

•             Across your IT contracts do you have any Netapp Technology
in use? If yes:

Yes

·                      When is the contract up for renewal?

It will not be renewed.

o             What was the value of the initial three-year contract?

It was for 5 years. £161,340+VAT for hardware and options inc 5 years
maintenance.

•             Across your IT contracts do you have any Commvault
Technology in use? If yes:

No

o             When is the contract up for renewal?

o             What was the value of the initial three-year contract?

 

Applications

 

•             Are you actively procuring a VNA? No

o             If yes, which technologies are you considering/have you
chosen?

o             If no (and you have a VNA in place)

§             Which technology did you choose?

§             When did the contract commence?

o             If no (and you do not have a VNA in place), do you expect to
go to market in the next 12-18 months for one?

 

•             How many applications does your organisation use? (Please
select from the following)

o             100-250

 

•             How many of these departmental applications are unsupported?
(Please select from the following)

o             <10%

 

•             What’s percentage of these applications are cloud native and
therefore do not rely in on premise IT infrastructure?

o             <10%

 

 

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Patient Experience Team, Kendrick Wing, Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane,
Warrington, WA5 1QG. 

If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of this internal review you can
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FOI / EIR Complaints Resolution, Information Commissioner's Office,
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Alternatively you can complete an electronic complaints form and submit it
to the Information Commissioner’s Office via email. I have included a link
below for your convenience which explains how to complain to the
Information Commissioner’s Office.

[11]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005

 

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to be for personal use only and does not automatically give the recipient
the right to commercially re-use it, for example, the right to publish it
or make it available to a wider audience [SI 2005 No: 1515 4(1)].

 

The Trust provides information under the Freedom of Information Act in
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information. Should you wish to re-use any information in line with this
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It is important to the Trust that you are satisfied with the way that your
request was handled. Please find a link to our Freedom of Information
satisfaction survey which we would be grateful if you could complete.

 

[13]http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2JCP23S

 

 

Miss Sophie Parry
IT Admin Support - IM&T
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Internal Ext: 2700

1st Floor, Kendrick Wing, Warrington Hospital, Warrington, WA5 1QG
[14]www.whh.nhs.uk

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