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FOI 0498 2019/20 WDA(H) Licence

Freedom of Information Request: 0498 2019/20

I would like to enquire about the status of your WDA(H) license (the wholesale dealer license that allows the trust to supply drugs to care providers, such as hospices). Please could you answer the following questions:

  • Do you hold a WDA(H) license?

 

Yes

  • What are the benefits of holding a WDA(H) license?

 

This request is not valid under the Freedom of Information Act. You may wish to direct your request to the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency who can be contacted via email at info@mhra.gov.uk

  • What are the 3 main requirements to maintain a WDA(H) license?

 

This request is not valid under the Freedom of Information Act. You may wish to direct your request to the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency who can be contacted via email at info@mhra.gov.uk

  • Does the WDA(H) license benefit the trust?

This request is not valid under the Freedom of Information Act. You may wish to direct your request to the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency who can be contacted via email at info@mhra.gov.uk

  • Are you likely to retain/renew the WDA(H) license? If not, what are your reasons of not wanting to hold a WDA(H) license?

Yes

 

Freedom of Information Request: 0488 2019/20

  1. The name of your Data Protection Officer Berit Reglar
  2. Is your DPO an employee of your organisation Yes
  3. If not an employee are they privately contracted or contracted via a comply Not Applicable
  4. If via a company the name of the company Not Applicable
  5. The pay band of the DPO if employed by the Trust 8c

Freedom of Information Request: 0463 2019/20

The details we require are:

Q1: Which supplier/suppliers do the trust have a contract with for their Endoscopy equipment maintenance, repair and servicing?

Example answer: Olympus for all

UHB: Olympus for all

Q2: If not on full contract, which supplier/suppliers do the trust use for their Endoscopy equipment maintenance, repair and servicing, on an ad-hoc basis?

Example answer: Avensys for all

UHB: Not Applicable

Q3: Contract end date? (Where applicable)

Example answer: January 2022

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham: March 2020

Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals: March 2023

Q4: Contract length? (Where applicable)

Example answer: 5 years

QEHB: 1 year at present

HGS: 6 years

 

Freedom of Information Request: 0457 2019/20

  1. How many business miles have been travelled by trust employees using their own car (greyfleet) in the last 12 months? 291,786
  2. How much money has been reimbursed back to employees for those business miles for greyfleet in the last 12 months? £139,715.10
  3. How much does the trust reimburse its employees per mile? Agenda For Change staff are reimbursed at 56p per mile for the first 3500 miles and then it reduces to 20p per mile thereafter, the Public Transport rate is 28p per mile
  4. How many miles did trust employees drive in the last 12 months in any type of vehicle e.g. greyfleet, trust owned, car rental, car club etc.?

 

The 12 month mileage for the NPT fleet up to 1st April 2019 is approximately 313,000 miles.

The last 12 month mileage for business miles that have been travelled by Trust employees: 291,786

5. Does the trust have an employee travel policy for business travel, which may include other additional modes of transport such as train, car rental etc.?

The Trust does not currently have an Expenses Policy although one is being written which we hope to have in place for the new financial year. There is some guidance to be found in the Motor Vehicle Policy where the term private driver is used broadly in place of grey fleet.

Please note: the attached Motor Vehicle policy is being updated and the new version should be issued in the following few months.

544v3.2 Motor Vehicle Policy

 

 

Freedom of Information Request: 0456 2019/20

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I’d like to request a copy of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust’s latest versions of:

1.Tendering and procurement procedures

The Trust is withholding this information under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, as the information is publically available on the Trust website, please visit:

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/foi-policies-and-procedures.htm for the Procurement Policy and

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/foi-what-we-spend.htm for information about Tendering for good and services at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act can I ask for the following information on non-UK EU nationals employed at your Trust?

 Please could I have information on:

1) The number of non-UK EU nationals are currently employed by your Trust? Please could I have this information broken down by role or staff group (e.g. nursing, clinical, non-clinical)?

2) How many non-UK EU nationals have left the organisation so far in 2019, and how many left in each of the previous four calendar years (2018; 2017; 2016; 2015)? Please could I have this information broken down by role or staff group?

Please see attached PDF

FOI 0453

Freedom of Information Request: 0451 2019/20

 I would like information about the provider of pharmacy services to the hospitals in your trust.

Please see attached PDF

FOI 0451

Freedom of Information Request: 0448 2019/20

I would like to request a copy of the following information under the freedom of information act:

1.Health and Safety Annual report

The Trust is withholding this information under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, as the information is publically available on the Trust website, please visit:

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/bod-meeting-papers-july-2019.htm for the Health and Safety Annual Report

 

2.Health and Safety monthly report for the last 4 months.

We do not hold this information – The Health and Safety Team do not produce monthly Health and Safety reports

In your response you note the Health and Safety Team do not produce monthly reports, I would be grateful if you could let me know the frequency of their reporting and areas these reports cover, if available I would like to receive a copy of the latest report.

There is only one Health and Safety report produced annually and it is presented at the Board of Directors meeting. The areas covered by the report are: compliance with the health and safety policy and; incidents and we have provided the report to you in our initial response.

 

Freedom of Information Request: 0447 2019/20

Under the terms of FOI legislation, I would be grateful if you could provide me with organisational charts showing the named post holders for the following department structures:

 The Trust is withholding some of this information under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, as the information is publically available on the Trust website, please visit the following links for the relevant departments:

Operational Management – https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/one-trust/trust-structures

Nurse Management – Please see attached document – Corporate Nursing

Finance Department – https://hgs.uhb.nhs.uk/foi-0246-2019-20-organograms-for-departments-2/

HR Department – https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/one-trust/trust-structures

IT Department – https://hgs.uhb.nhs.uk/foi-0246-2019-20-organograms-for-departments-2/

 

Freedom of Information Request: 0446 2019/20

If possible, may I please get/request a copy of the UHB Medicines Code document please.

Please see attached document

Medicines Code UHB_FOI 31.10.19

 

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