FOI 5439- Outsourced diagnostic tests

Date: 25 March 2020 to 25 March 2023

Please provide the number of outsourced diagnostic tests from your organisation (listed by hospital site) in the last 2 years for the following modalities:

  • CT
  • MRI
  • Endoscopy

Which companies have you used to outsource diagnostics in the past 2 years?

How many consultants do you currently employ for 

  • Radiology
  • Gastro

What is your WTE in post vs WTE funded for the above?

Do you currently outsource radiology reporting?

  • How much does this cost?
  • Is this charged per report or by body part?
  • What volume is reported outside of your Trust?
  • Do you currently carry a reporting backlog?
  • If so, what volumes/modalities?

What is the current length of any outsourcing contract with each provider?

What is your current performance against the ‘Faster diagnosis’ standard?

What is the current approximate diagnostic gap to meet this standard for:

  • CT
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy

What diagnostic capacity do you require to deliver your 6 week DM01 target?

What is your planned capacity over the next 24 months:

  • CT
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • XR

What is the approximate gap to meet required access standards?

Do you plan to outsource diagnostic work over the next 24 months?

  • Request ID:
    FOI 5439
  • Category:
    Trust - Service Data
  • Response:

    Response attached