Reference 2017-638

REF:            2017-638

Subject:        HPTP & CQUIN FOI Request  




Under the Freedom of Information Act could you please provide answers, where possible, to the following:

  • In February 2016, the Lord Carter of Coles review “Operational productivity and performance in English NHS acute hospitals: Unwarranted variations” was published. A key requirement of Lord Carter’s report was that all Trusts are required to submit a board approved hospital pharmacy transformation programme (HPTP) plan to NHS Improvement by April 2017. Could you please provide a copy of the Trust’s hospital pharmacy transformation programme (HPTP) plan. If this is not available, please provide a date when it will be published?
  • In section 10, C6 from the document… (Page 86), Trusts with relevant specialties are required to produce an Implementation Plan (IP) containing information on Priority 1, 2 & 3 drugs. If applicable, could you please provide your Trusts Implementation Plan related to these drugs? If the plan is not produced yet, please provide a date when it is expected?
  • For Trigger 1 of the Hospital Medicine Optimisation CQUIN (Section 10 C5 from the document…,) Trusts are required each month to produce a report for benchmarking, evaluating and reporting against the Triggers. Can you please provide all reports produced by your Trust since April 2017.




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