Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_7008

Internal Reference Number: FOI_7008

Date Request Received: 06/02/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 13/02/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Consultancy / data analysts / statisticians

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
How much money was spent on external consultancy services to help improve hospital processes and efficiency for the tax years 2012 to 2022?
 
Answer To Question 1:
The amount spent on Consultancy Fees each year can be found within the Operating Expenses note to the Annual Accounts. Copies of the Annual Accounts can be found on the Trust's website at the following address:
https://www.salisbury.nhs.uk/about-us/trust-reports-and-reviews/
 
Question Number 2:
Has your organisation directly employed during the period of 2012 to 2022 data analysists and or statisticians (not through consultancy services nor through academic access)?

Statisticians: Yes or No Data analysts: Yes or No
 
Answer To Question 2:
We have a team of information analysts but not industry standard data analysts so think the answer is no for this
 
Question Number 3:
If yes, to question 2, did they facilitate non-research hospital governance and improvement activity and/or data analytics for the NHS?
 
Answer To Question 3:
N/A
 
Question Number 4:
Does your hospital currently have an improvement/development team?

No

Yes, and it does not include data analysts or statisticians

Yes, and it includes data analysts or statisticians.
 
Answer To Question 4:
Yes, and it does not include data analysts or statisticians
 
Question Number 5:
Which group of employees carries out the majority of governance and improvement projects?

a) doctors,

b) nurses,

c) doctors and nurses,

d) a specific team.
 
Answer To Question 5:
a specific team
 
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