Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5485

Date Request Received: 16/01/2020 08:38:45

Date Request Replied To: 12/02/2020 08:50:05

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Request Summary: Virtual consultations

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Do you have a Digital Lead for the organisation? If so, could you provide a name and contact details?
Answer To Question 1:
Jon Burwell, Chief Information Officer,
Question Number 2:
Are you currently using a video application to deliver virtual consultations throughout the organisation?
Answer To Question 2:
Yes, in a pilot project
Question Number 3:
If so, what application service provider are you using?
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
Do you have a Digital strategy in place to implement virtual consultations throughout your organisation in line with the NHS long term plan?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
If so, do you have timescales in place to implement virtual consultations and when are you looking to achieve this by?
Answer To Question 5:
Virtual consultations are being piloted at the moment with a number of services. Pending review of outcomes from this pilot, potential future extension of rollout will continue from September 2020.
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