Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5268

Date Request Received: 02/09/2019 12:41:24

Date Request Replied To: 12/09/2019 12:03:17

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Request Summary: Paper version of red/ green book for community midwifery and home health visiting

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Do the authority still use paper versions of the red book and green book for community midwifery and home health visiting?
Answer To Question 1:
SFT maternity give out the Red books as a paper copy of the Child Health record
The green postnatal notes remain in use also.
Question Number 2:
Do the authority use any electronic versions of the red book or green book?
Answer To Question 2:
No the electronic version of the Red book is not available in this area yet.

The community midwifery service still use the green postnatal record in paper form only at present
Question Number 3:
If so which products do they use and how much did they spend on this software in each of the last three financial years?
Answer To Question 3:
No spend on electronic versions presently.
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