Internal Reference Number: FOI_5992
Date Request Received: 13/01/2021 09:09:34
Date Request Replied To: 10/02/2021 15:13:46
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Request Summary: Hospital Video consultations
Request Category: Private Individuals
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Do you provide patients the option to attend appointments by video consultation?
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|Question Number 2:|
How many video consultations has your organisation carried out in the past 6 months?
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5,502 in the six months to the end of November 2020.
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What is the name of the supplier that provides the video consultation platform?
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Does your video consultation platform enable multiple attendees?
If Yes, how many can attend an appointment session at the same time?
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Yes, normally no more than 5 to ensure experience is not affected
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Does the patient need to download an app to attend the appointment?
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|Question Number 6:|
Does your video consultation platform have multi-language translation functionality?
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How much does it cost for a translator to assist and attend an appointment virtually?
(this could be charged per minute or per session, please note this)
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£1.2 per minute
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How much does it cost per hour for a translator to attend in person?
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£44 per hour plus expenses.
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Does your video platform have a virtual waiting room for patients?
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|Question Number 10:|
Does your video platform enable Single Sign On (SSO)?
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.