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Requests and Responses

This page holds published Freedom of Information responses for both Salford Royal and Pennine Acute Hospitals.  

How to use this section

  1. Please select the tab for the hospital you wish to search.
  2. Then enter your keywords, or select a category from the drop-down field and click on the button Search
  3. Click onto the reference number to read the request, review the response and to download any of the attached reports


FOI RefDate RequestedDate RepliedCategorySub-category
FOI1001030/01/202001/04/2020Information Management & TechnologyElectronic Document Management and EPR Solutions
Date Requested30/01/2020
Date Replied01/04/2020
CategoryInformation Management & Technology
Electronic Document Management and EPR Solutions
Request & Response
1. Does the trust currently have an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) in place? 
2. If so, what EDMS is deployed? 
3. When was the system deployed? 
4. When does the contract with the EDMS supplier end or when is the review date? 
5. What is the rough spend on the EDMS either annually or total contract value (TCV)? 
6. How was the EDMS procured, i.e. via framework and if so, which one? 
7. Does the trust have an Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system in place? 
8. If so, what EPR is deployed? 
9. When was the EPR deployed? 
10. What is the value of the EPR contract, either annually or total contract value (TCV)? 
11. When is the current EPR contract due for renewal? 
12. Does the trust store active physical patient files in-house or off-site 
13. If off-site, who is the current storage provider? 
a - When is the contract due for renewal? 
14. How many files/boxes are stored off-site 
15. If physical files are stored on-site, roughly how many files/boxes are in the trusts library? 
16. How many WTE/FTE work within the library 
17. How many clinical appointments does the trust average each day/week/month?
Please see attached response to this request.
Attached Document
NCA FOI Response Report  - FOI10010 Final.pdf
Title NCA FOI Response Report - FOI10010 Final.pdf
Size 246KB
Type .pdf

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