Freedom of Information Request: 0239 2019/20
1. Who are your current supplier(s) of Audio Visual (AV) and Video Conferencing (VC) equipment and services? HGS: VC Service and hardware: Xuper Ltd AV Hardware: Nottingham AV Ltd QEHB: Saville
2. How many video enabled MDT’s, Boardrooms and meeting / training rooms do you have within your organisation and when was the last upgrade or refresh to these rooms? HGS:
13 video equipped meeting room facilities across the Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull sites
Physical upgrades/refresh carried out late 2017 (moving to Yealink HD VC units)
Software upgrades carried out in June 2019 (latest version of VC system OS) QEHB: There are no fully functioning video enabled MDT rooms. There have been no upgrades or maintenance contract. 3. Do you have a support contract in place for these rooms and if so, when is the expiry date(s)? HGS: Support contract via supplier in place until June 2020, refreshed yearly. QEHB: Annual care agreement with Saville (Visavvi) – renewal date November 2019 – please note that this care agreement is for audio and visual equipment only
4. What has been your annual spend over the last 3 years (16/17 17/18 18/19) on AV / VC hardware, services and support? UHB: 2016/17: £78,377 2017/18: £124,870 2018/19: £191,886 5. Specifically in terms of MDT’s, do you use a N3/HSCN service to allow connectivity to other internal / external MDT’s / remote participants? If yes, which service do you use? UHB: No we do not use N3/HSCN
6. Do you have a Digital strategy in place around Video based consultations? If so have you implemented a service and if yes, which service do you use? UHB: We have an internal programme of work which is delivering a video based consultation solution using in house developments
7. Could you provide a name and contact details for who is responsible for your MDT rooms? Please note that the MDT rooms are managed by the Education Centre. Please email the Education Department Education.Department@uhb.nhs.uk
8. Do you have a Digital Lead for the organisation? If so, could you provide a name and contact details?
Digital Program Lead
11-13 Frederick Street
9. Could you provide a name and contact details for your IT lead / manager?
Please see answer to Q8