1. How many CDs does your department produce per annum for the distribution of patient images?*
2. How many CDs does your department produce per annum for interested 3rd parties such as insurance companies or solicitors?*
3. What is the cost of CD production for patient images, e.g. materials for your department per annum?*
4. What are the time/resource costs associated with CD production for patient images for your department per annum?*
5. What are the costs of postage/couriering of CDs of patient images for your department, per annum?*
6. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs for patient images to other hospitals for your department, per annum?*
7. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs to patients for your department, per annum?*
8. Please provide a breakdown of total costs of CDs to interested 3rd parties for your department such as insurance companies or solicitors, per annum?*
9. Are the CDs dispatched from your department that contain patient data consistently encrypted / password protected?*
10. Can you provide information on the number of CDs that are lost or misplaced before they reach the intended recipient?*

*If you use a centralised administration team to administer imaging for your department please include this information to the above questions.
Please provide these answers for the following departments:
• Radiology
• Cardiology
• Medical illustration
• Theatres
• Endoscopy
• Colposcopy
• Diabetic Retinopathy
• Medical Photography
• Dermatology
• Podiatary

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