Reference 2019-186

REF:            2019-186

Subject:        Digitised patient records

 

Request:

  1. What approximate percentage of your patient records – i.e. scans, letters, notes and results – are currently digitised?
  • Zero
  • 1-25%
  • 26-50%
  • 51-75%
  • 76%-99%
  • All of our patient records are currently digitalised
  1. Is your NHS Trust planning to digitise all patient records?
  • Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next one to two years
  • Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next three to four years
  • Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next five to six years
  • All of our patient records are currently digitalised
  • We have no plans to digitise patient records
  1. How many paper-based patient records did your NHS Trust collect in Q4 2018 (October, November and December)?
  2. Are members of staff receiving training on how to manage digitised patient records?
  • Yes / No / Don’t know

 

Response:

1.     What approximate percentage of your patient records – i.e. scans, letters, notes and results – are currently digitised?

o    Zero

o    1-25%

o    26-50%

o    51-75%

o    76%-99%

o    All of our patient records are currently digitalised

None
 2.     Is your NHS Trust planning to digitise all patient records?

o    Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next one to two years

o    Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next three to four years

o    Yes, we expect all records to be digitised within the next five to six years

o    All of our patient records are currently digitalised

o    We have no plans to digitise patient records

Under the EPR implementation we have plans to digitise patient records.
3.     How many paper-based patient records did your NHS Trust collect in Q4 2018 (October, November and December)? We do not record the information.
 4.     Are members of staff receiving training on how to manage digitised patient records?

o    Yes / No / Don’t know

Training will be arranged when we start digitising patient records.