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FOI 0256 2019/20: Diabetes Report

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0256 2019/20

  1. How many specialist adult diabetes multi-disciplinary teams operate within the Trust?
  2. How many people are currently under the care of each specialist adult diabetes multi-disciplinary team within the trust?
  3. How many whole time equivalent mental health professionals are employed as part of each specialist adult diabetes multi-disciplinary team, and which part of the service are they aligned to? 

If there are no mental health professionals employed within the service, but there is a collaboration with Improving Access to Psychological Therapies-Long Term Conditions (IAPT-LTC), please give details of this instead.

MDT Outpatient Activity 2018/19 WTE Psychologist
New Patients Follow Up Patients
Weight Management HGS 1090 514 0.8 WTE Band 8b Psychologist
Diabetes HGS 3572 26503 0.5 WTE Band 8a Psychologist
Weight Management and Diabetes QEHB 1234 14641 0.2 WTE Band 8b Psychologist

FOI 0269 2019/20 Estates, Facilities & Capital Project Team Organisation Charts

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0269 2019/20

  1. Please may you provide an organisation chart for the estates, facilities & capital projects teams from a director level through to officer level. Please provide full names and contact details (phone numbers & email addresses)

Please see attached documents

EstatesAndCapitalProjectStructure Facilities Structure UHB

 

FOI 0268 2019/20 Job Plans for Haematology Job Descriptions

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0268 2019/20

Could I ask for a copy of the Job Plans as well the Job Description for the following roles?

  • Autologous stem cell transplant co-ordinator
  • Allogeneic stem cell transplant co-ordinator
  • Haemato-oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner

We do not have generic Job Plans and Job Descriptions for these roles

FOI 0255 2019/20: SELR Exemption and MTI Route

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0255 2019/20

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust this response has been provided by hospital site.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

  1. Whether or not the Trust has been providing SELR (Structured English Language Reference) to Doctors with job offers for the Doctors to obtain GMC registration so that they can work in the Trust. Yes
  2. If Yes to Question 1, please provide a breakdown by the number of Doctors per month given a SELR by the Trust for the past 36 months across every grade (Consultant, Middle Grade, and Junior) and specialty (e.g. Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Radiology, etc.). 13 – JSD Standard

    2 – JSD Higher

  3. Whether or not the Trust has been employing Doctors via MTI (Medical Training Initiative) Yes
  4. If Yes to Question 3, please provide a breakdown by the number of Doctors per month employed on MTI for the past 10 years across every grade (Consultant, Middle Grade, and Junior) and specialty (e.g. Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Radiology, etc.)4 JSD Higher – General Medicine

    2 JSD Higher – ENT

    1 JSD Higher – Ophthalmology

    1 JSD Higher – T&O

    1 JSD Higher – Gastroenterology

    9 Total JSD Highers (6 in 2018, 3 in 2017)

Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull

  1. Whether or not the Trust has been providing SELR (Structured English Language Reference) to Doctors with job offers for the Doctors to obtain GMC registration so that they can work in the Trust No
  2. If Yes to Question 1, please provide a breakdown by the number of Doctors per month given a SELR by the Trust for the past 36 months across every grade (Consultant, Middle Grade, and Junior) and specialty (eg Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Radiology, etc.) Not Applicable
  3. Whether or not the Trust has been employing Doctors via MTI (Medical Training Initiative) Yes
  4. If Yes to Question 3, please provide a breakdown by the number of Doctors per month employed on MTI for the past 10 years across every grade (Consultant, Middle Grade, and Junior) and specialty (eg Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics, Radiology, etc) 25 in the past 10 years and 5 being processed.
CURRENT/COMPLETED MTI POST   NEW/PROCESSING  
A&E 5    
ANAESTHETICS/CRITICAL CARE 6 ANAESTHETICS 4
GENERAL SURGERY 5    
OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 6 OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 1
PAEDIATRICS 1    
RESPIRATORY MEDICINE 1    
GENERAL MEDICINE 1    

 

 

FOI 0267 2019/20 Data Storage Vendors

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0267 2019/20

I wish to make a Freedom of Information request concerning the data storage used at your NHS trust. Could you please tell me:

  1. What data storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use?  

 

Dell technologies and Netapp

2. When was the installation date of above data storage vendor(s)? (Month/year)  

Various

3. When is your planned (or estimated) data storage refresh date? (Month/year)  

 

Standard 7 Years

4. What is the name and email address of the person in charge of managing your data storage contract(s)?Head of ICT Infrastructure Services

 

Didier.Meert@heartofengland.nhs.uk Didier Meert

FOI 0266 2019/20 Procurement Contract Register

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0266 2019/20

  1. Does your procurement department utilise a procurement management system or contracts management system?  

 

Yes

2. Does this system link in with any finance or costing system?

 

No

3. Which system do you use – please give the name of the supplier/system name?

 

Supplier – Jaggaer

System – BravoHealth

FOI 0254 2019/20: Hospital Estate Leaks

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0254 2019/20

1) The number the leaks on the hospital estate that have taken place over the last 3 years.
2) When and where on the estate these leaks occurred?
3) Whether the leaks were water or sewage?
4) The cost to clean up these leaks

The Trust does hold this information, however we estimate to provide the data for all sites of the Trust would take in excess of 18 hours. We are therefore withholding this information under section 12 the Freedom of Information Act.

FOI 0253 2019/20: Stool Antigen Tests

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0253 2019/20

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust this response has been provided by hospital site.

Has your hospital performed any stool antigen tests for helicobacter pylori testing  from January 1, 2018 till December 31, 2018? If the answer is ‘yes’, could you provide me the number of stool antigen tests performed during this period. 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

No, the trust has not performed any stool antigen tests for the specified timeframe.

Heartlands, Good Hope, and Solihull Hospitals

We do not hold this information. Helicobacter Pylori testing is performed on our behalf by by Public Health England. You can request this information by contacting foi@phe.gov.uk.

FOI 0252 2019/20: Musculoskeletal Patients

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0252 2019/20

1: Please provide details of the number of referrals received by the Trust/Organisation for patients to physiotherapy service for the following financial years:  i) 2016/17, ii) 2017/18 and iii) 2018/2019

The trust has two services for Physiotherapy: MSK and Physiotherapy Paediatrics
Below are the combined figures for both services.

Financial year Total referrals
2016/17 24473
2017/18 24223
2018/19 25879

2: Please confirm or deny whether the Trust/Organisation provides Musculoskeletal (MSK) services that include first contact physiotherapists in General Practice
No

3: Please confirm or deny whether patients can self-refer to physiotherapy services within the MSK services provided by the Trust/Organisation 

QE – limited self-referral service limited to staff employed by UHB. Average 64 new referrals per month

HGS-Answer for MSK: We are currently piloting this in the community.

HGS-Answer for Physiotherapy Paeds: No we do not yet provide FCP in GP practice

4: The amount of time taken between a referral (regardless of its source) to physiotherapist being made and the patient’s first appointment with the physiotherapist 

  • Please provide details of the average time taken for the following financial years: i) 2016/17, ii) 2017/18 and iii) 2018/2019

The trust has two services for Physiotherapy: MSK and Physiotherapy Paediatrics
Below are the combined figures for both services.

Financial Year Average time taken in days
2016/17 68
2017/18 45
2018/19 50

 

b) If this is not available, please confirm if another entity, and if so which, holds this information for patients in the locality. Not Applicable

c) If this information is not held by you or another health body in your area, please confirm if referral to treatment times for physiotherapist appointments used to be recorded and if so, when did this cease to be measured? Not Applicable

 

 

FOI 0250 2019/20: Medicines Management Advisory Group for July 2019

Published: September 30, 2019

Freedom of Information Request: 0250 2019/20

Thank you for your response attaching the January minutes of the Medicines Management Advisory Group.

  1. Can I please request the minutes from the July meeting also. The minutes for this meeting are in the process of being written.

 

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