1 What is your Radiologist whole time equivalent establishment?
2 How many whole time equivalent Radiologists do you currently have in post?
3 What is your Reporting Radiographer (excluding Ultrasound) whole time equivalent establishment?
4 How many whole time equivalent Reporting Radiographers (excluding Ultrasound) do you currently have in post?
5 What is your average reporting time (exam to report) for elective CT for October-December 2019 in days?
6 What is your average reporting time (exam to report) for elective MRI for October-December 2019 in days?
7 What is your average reporting time (exam to report) for elective CR for October-December 2019 in days?
8 What is your average reporting time (exam to report) for acute CT overnight for October-December 2019 in hours?
9 What is your average reporting time (exam to report) for acute MRI overnight for October-December 2019 in hours?
10 Which types of Plain Film do you auto-report? (please delete as appropriate)
Please complete if you have set up home reporting workstations
11 How many whole time equivalent Radiologists do you currently have set up with a home reporting workstation?
12 How many whole time equivalent Reporting Radiographers (excluding Ultrasound) do you currently have set up with a home reporting workstation?
13 What metric are you using to answer the below (number of body parts or examinations)?
14 How many elective CT examinations have been reported by this route?
15 How many elective MR examinations have been reported by this route?
16 How many elective Plain Film examinations have been reported by this route?
17 How many emergency (1 hour) CT examinations have been reported by this route?
18 How many emergency (1 hour) MR examinations have been reported by this route?
19 Do you use them for anything else? (please detail)
Please complete if you are part of a regional network for radiology reporting
20 What metric are you using to answer the below (number of body parts or examinations)?
21 How many elective CT examinations have been reported by this route?
22 How many elective MR examinations have been reported by this route?
23 How many elective Plain Film examinations have been reported by this route?
24 How many emergency (1 hour) CT examinations have been reported by this route?
25 How many emergency (1 hour) MR examinations have been reported by this route?
26 Do you use them for anything else? (please detail)
Please complete if you use Teleradiology provider(s) for radiology reporting
27 What metric are you using to answer the below (number of body parts or examinations)?
28 How many elective CT examinations have been reported by this route?
29 How many elective MR examinations have been reported by this route?
30 How many elective Plain Film examinations have been reported by this route?
31 How many emergency (1 hour) CT examinations have been reported by this route?
32 What is the average turnaround (exam to report) for emergency (1 hour) CT examinations reported by this route (in minutes)?
33 How many emergency (1 hour) CT examinations reported by this route took longer than one hour to report (exam to report)?
34 How many emergency (1 hour) MR examinations have been reported by this route?
35 What time does emergency (1 hour) CT/MR reporting cover start on weekdays?
36 What time does emergency (1 hour) CT/MR reporting cover end on weekdays?
37 What time does emergency (1 hour) CT/MR reporting cover start on weekends?
38 What time does emergency (1 hour) CT/MR reporting cover end on weekends?
39 Do you use them for any other sub-specialist streams of work (e.g. PET CT, Nuclear Medicine, Prostate)?
40 Does your provider send patient identifiable data outside the European Economic Area?
Please complete for all contracts in place with Teleradiology provider(s) for radiology reporting
41 “Do you have more than one contract in place with this Teleradiology provider (e.g. separate agreements for elective and emergency (1 hour) reporting)?
If yes, please duplicate this section with separate details”
42 Please outline the type of radiology reporting contracted (e.g. elective or emergency (1 hour) reporting)?
43 How was the contract established (e.g. Your own tender, Framework Call off, Quotation)?
44 Are you restricted to use only one provider for the type of work covered by the contract?
45 When is the next break point in the current contract?
46 What extension options are in the current contract?
47 Do you already have plans in place to change this provider and if so what is the expected change date and who is the replacement provider?
Please complete if you DO NOT use Teleradiology provider(s) for radiology reporting
48 How is your out of hours rota covered (e.g. Consultants, Registrars)?
49 What metric are you using to answer the below (number of body parts or examinations)?
50 What is your average number of emergency (1 hour) CT examinations per night (5pm – 9am)?
51 What is your average number of emergency (1 hour) MR examinations per night (5pm – 9am)?
Please complete if you use external companies to provide onsite radiology reporting
(duplicate this section if you use more than 4 providers)
52 What metric are you using to answer the below (number of body parts or examinations)?
53 How many elective CT examinations have been reported by this route?
54 How many elective MR examinations have been reported by this route?
55 How many elective Plain Film examinations have been reported by this route?
56 How many emergency (1 hour) CT examinations have been reported by this route?
57 How many emergency (1 hour) MR examinations have been reported by this route?
58 Do you use them for any other sub-specialist streams of work (e.g. PET CT, Nuclear Medicine, Prostate)?
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
59 Do you use (or have you trialled at any point) AI which analyses radiology images for possible clinical abnormalities and provides support to the reporter?
60 If yes, please detail the provider, the date(s) of use and the clinical findings the AI was looking for:
61 Please provide below (or by attachment) any FOI questions and corresponding responses the Organisation has processed relating to Radiology Spend or Activity since April 2018

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