FOI 0751: Lease Cars

Published/updated: 26/06/19 10:19

Freedom of Information Request: 0751

  • Please confirm how many members of staff in your organisation/trust currently have lease cars as part of a salary sacrifice scheme?The Trust has previously offered a salary sacrifice scheme, however this scheme closed to new applicants from September 2017. This scheme was offered by the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which merged with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust on 1st April 2018

As of the end of 2018 there were 427 lease cars in the scheme. Two employees have 2 cars on the scheme.

    1. If possible, please confirm the make and model of each car?
    2. See spreadsheet attached.
    3. If possible, please provide the grade of each employee next to the make and model of the car
    4. See spreadsheet attached.
    5. Please state the cost to the organisation/trust on lease cars in 2018?
    6. There is no cost to the Trust as this is a salary sacrifice scheme.
  • If applicable, please also state the cost to the trust of paying employees who opt not to have lease cars who are entitled to reimbursements on top of their salaries, for 2018
  1. Not applicable.

FOI 0751

 

 

FOI0826: Cyber Security

Published/updated: 11/06/19 10:16

Please see attached document regarding FOI 0826.

FOI0826

FOI0072 2019/20 Coal Burning

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:16

Freedom of Information Request: 0072

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.

I would like to know if your hospital or hospitals burn coal for fuel, electricity or heating? And if so, how much was used during 2016, 2017 and 2018.

No coal for fuel, electricity or heating was burnt at any of the UHB hospitals in the period quoted.

FOI0068 2019/20 Staff Training Compliance

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:15

Freedom of Information Request: 0068

Trust staff statutory and mandatory training compliance for the period of beginning April 2018 to end April 2019 (inclusive), divided by staff groups – i.e.:

– Additional Professional Scientific and Technical Staff;

– Care Support Staff;

– Administrative and Clerical Staff;

– Allied Health Professionals;

– Healthcare Scientists;

– Medical and Dental Staff;

– Nursing and Midwifery Registered Staff.

Please see attached spreadsheets.

Please note University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust this response has been provided by hospital site: QEHB – Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, HGS – the former HEFT.

HGS

QEHB

 

 

FOI0067 2019/20: Hospital Manager Rates of Pay

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:14

Please see attached document for FOI0067

FOI0067

 

 

 

FOI0059 2019/20 Flexible Working

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:13

FOI0059

 

Please see attached document for FOI0059

FOI0058 2019/20 Suction Liner Disposal

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:12

Freedom of Information Request: 0058 2019/20

I was wondering if I could have a copy of your waste management procedure to ensure that ours contains up-to-date guidance, specifically regarding the disposal of suction liners?

As a Trust we do not have any waste management procedures as we follow the Department of Health’s HTM 07-01: Safe management of healthcare waste, which can be located using the following link https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-the-safe-management-of-healthcare-waste.

FOI0053 2019/20 Apprenticeship Levy Funds

Published/updated: 06/06/19 13:07

Freedom of Information Request: 0053 2019/20

  • Total amount of apprenticeship levy funds paid into your apprenticeship service account from May 2017 to April 2019

£7,710,655.70

  • Total amount of apprenticeship levy funds withdrawn from your apprenticeship service account and used for training and/or assessment from May 2017 to April 2019

£594,630.78

  • The total value of levy funds which you expect to expire from your apprenticeship service account in:               

April 2019                    £ NIL

May 2019                     £ NIL                           

June 2019                    £ NIL

July 2019                      £ 149,624

         

  • The lowest hourly rate of pay in use for an apprentice in April 2019

 

Apprentices recruited via external recruitment process are paid £10k for the 1st year – this equates to an hourly rate of £5.55.  This figure will apply for April 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOI0052 2019/20 Disposable Stock Items Discarded

Published/updated: 06/06/19 12:55

Freedom of Information Request: 0052 2019/20

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.  Due to historical differences in data collection/reporting across UHB and the former Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust this response has been provided by hospital site.

 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

The financial value/ Qty. of disposable stock items discarded per annum over the last 3 years due to expiry date lapse in your Trust.

We do not hold this information as we do not record specific reasons for discarding stock across all areas of the hospital.

The information below refers to discarded stock items from our medical and pharmacy warehouse.

Financial Year Financial Value Qty
FY2016-17 £115,617.64 2157
FY2017-18 £52,502.38 3100
FY2018-19 £146,396.94 1934
Grand Total £314,516.97 7191

 

Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospital

The financial value/ Qty. of disposable stock items discarded per annum over the last 3 years due to expiry date lapse in your Trust.

Out of date stock adjusts 01/04/2016 to date = £16,582.57

Total Expired & Damaged Drugs 2016-2017 = £154,651

Total Expired & Damaged Drugs 2017-2018 = £160,441

Total Expired & Damaged Drugs 2018-2019 = £267,927

We do not hold information on the quantity of disposable stock items discarded due to expiry date lapse.

 

FOI0051 2019/20 Fat Shaming Complaints

Published/updated: 06/06/19 12:50

Freedom of Information Request: 0051 2019/20

Please do this by searching for complaints containing any of the words “weight”, “fat”, “obese”, “overweight” and “bariatric” and filtering these to find those that refer to fat-shaming comments made by a member of staff. 

Can you select the first five such complaints from 2018 and provide me with the following details: 

  1. What type of staff member was the complaint levelled against? E.g. healthcare assistant, junior doctor, consultant, cleaner, kitchen staff 
  2. Please quote the words allegedly used by the hospital staff or summarise the offending action 
  3. Please tell me what, if any, action was taken by your trust in response to these five sample complaints from the beginning of 2018

There were no complaints made in 2018 in relation to ‘fat-shaming’ comments.

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