Reference 2019-713

REF:            2019-713

Subject:        Insource  clinical services



Dear Bolton NHS Foundation Trust,


  1. Do you insource any clinical services and which ones?
  2. Do you have a contract with any company and who is that and for which insourcing services?
  3. Did you procure this under any current framework  and if so which one?
  4. How is this charged for by the third party service provider per patient/per tariff
  5. Are you currently being charged below, on or above NHS tariff?
  6. Do you use substantively employed Trust staff to delivery all or part of the insourced service?
  7. The total number of procedures completed by each supplier (named) in the following categories:
  • Endoscopy
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT
  • Neurology
  • Dermatology
  • All Other
  1. The total spend completed by each supplier (named) per service area
  2. Please give an annual breakdown per annum of insourcing services per service area:
  • 15/16
  • 16/17
  • 17/18
  • 18/19




We asked for clarification and never received a reply therefore this FOI request has now been closed.