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NHS: Computer Software

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much local service providers have been paid for the (a) set-up costs and (b) running costs of each of the Lorenzo systems deployed in NHS trusts; and what his latest estimate is of the average cost per site of deploying the Lorenzo software system. (299006)

The average agreed deployment charge per site for full deployment of all bundles of service of the Lorenzo software system, when complete, is £6.468 million.

The total of payments made to the local service provider, to 30 September 2009, for deployment (set-up) activity to date for Lorenzo products is £434,400. In the same period, service charge (running cost) payments have totalled £27,117.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his most recent estimate is of the highest number of live concurrent users of the Lorenzo software system at NHS Bury (a) at any one time and (b) on any one day. (299192)

As at 9 November 2009, the highest number of live concurrent users logged into the Lorenzo software system at the NHS Bury primary care trust (PCT) at any one time is 93. This occurred on the day the PCT went live with the system, on 3 November 2009.