Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5662

Date Request Received: 13/05/2020 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 26/07/2021 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Dermatology / Endoscopy / Ophthalmology - Precurement questions

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The name and email address of the person within your trust that holds the following position or equivalent:
• General Manager for Dermatology / Endoscopy / Ophthalmology
• Service Manager for Dermatology / Endoscopy / Ophthalmology
• Clinical Lead for Dermatology / Endoscopy / Ophthalmology
Answer To Question 1:
This information would need to come from Surgical and Clinical Support Divisions.

Surgical division response:
Dermatology: There isn't a specific General or Service Manager. Divisional Manager is Davina Stephens. Clinical Lead is Mr Manny Khan.
Endoscopy: There isn't a specific General or Service Manager. Divisional Manager is Davina Stephens. Clinical Lead is Mr Graham Branagan.
Ophthalmology: There isn't a specific General or Service Manager. Divisional Manager is Davina Stephens. Clinical Lead is Mr Matthew Wakefield.
Question Number 2:
Do you insource any clinical services and which ones?
Answer To Question 2:
Endoscopy - weekend services only
Gastro - Monday to Friday services only
Question Number 3:
Do you have a contract with any company and who is that and for which insourcing services?
Answer To Question 3:
Endoscopy - 18 weeks
Gastro - ID Medical
Question Number 4:
Did you procure this under any current framework and if so which one?
Answer To Question 4:
Share Business Services (SBS) Insourcing of Clinical Support Services. REF: SBS/18/CW/ZOC/9314
Question Number 5:
How is this charged for by the third party service provider per patient/per tariff?
Answer To Question 5:
Per patient
Question Number 6:
Are you currently being charged below, on or above NHS tariff?
Answer To Question 6:
Below tariff
Question Number 7:
Do you use substantively employed Trust staff to delivery all or part of the insourced service?
Answer To Question 7:
Question Number 8:
The total number of procedures completed by each supplier (named) in the following categories:
• Endoscopy
• Ophthalmology
• Neurology
• Dermatology
• All Others
Answer To Question 8:
The Trust is applying a Section 43(2) exemption under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If this information was disclosed it would likely to prejudice the commercial interest of the organisations.
Question Number 9:
The total spend completed by each supplier (named) per service area?
Answer To Question 9:
18 weeks - £638,511.76
ID Medical - £835,607.61
Question Number 10:
. Please give an annual breakdown per annum of insourcing services per service area:

• 18/19
• 19/20
Answer To Question 10:
Endoscopy £316,138.68
Gastro £443,967.32

As question 9

Question Number 11:
When will you envisage starting to deliver face to face outpatient services?
Answer To Question 11:
We have never stopped, where an urgent f2f appointment is needed. At the moment about 40% of our outpatient contacts are face to face.
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