Reference 2018-192

REF:            2018-192

Subject:        Messaging apps

 

 

Request:

  1. Does your Trust have a plan or strategy in place to limit and discourage the use of consumer messaging apps (e.g. WhatsApp) within the Trust?
  2. What instant messaging apps does the Trust currently provide to staff?
  3. The name and email address of the person responsible within the Trust who is responsible for evaluating & purchasing instant messaging apps for staff to communicate.

 

 

Response:

1. Does your Trust have a plan or strategy in place to limit and discourage the use of consumer messaging apps (e.g. WhatsApp) within the Trust? The use of apps that do not belong to the Trust are not allowed.
2. What instant messaging apps does the Trust currently provide to staff? None
3. The name and email address of the person responsible within the Trust who is responsible for evaluating & purchasing instant messaging apps for staff to communicate. Name: Phillipa Winter

Email: Phillipa.Winter@boltonft.nhs.uk