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FOI 0811 2020/21 Annual Trust Expenditure on Pathology Services

Freedom of Information Request: 0811 2020/21

How much has been expended by the Trust for each and every year to date on automation and new technologies in the pathology services since the Carter Report of the Review of NHS Pathology Services in England? 

I would like the information limited to expenditure on physical equipment only and not new tests, buildings or training.  Where possible, expenditure on general information technology equipment and software should be shown separately from particular equipment and software used in pathology services.  The expenditures may include leasing or hiring of contracted-out pathology services using automation and new technologies.

Examples of automation can be found on page 26 of the report.

I would the information in an electronic format, preferably as a spreadsheet.

Additional info: The financial years 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 should be sufficient.

  2017/18     2018/19     2019/20
£10,322,449     £11,023,666    £12,930,042


  • These figures include anything which is related to automation, such as managed service contracts, equipment etc.
  • The figures quoted include all sites within University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT


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