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FOI 0908 2020/21 Winter Travelling Arrangements

Published: September 11, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0908 2020/21 I am looking into the arrangements that trusts will be making to support staff with travel during the winter months. Given the potential for resurgent COVID-19 waves, ongoing localised lockdowns as well as annual winter pressures, I am looking into arrangements that trusts will be making to support their […]

FOI 0893 2020/21 Free of Charge Drugs

Published: August 26, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0893 2020/21 I’ve got a Freedom of Information query that I hope you’ll be able to help me with Question 1 Within the last 2 years, has the institution accepted or is it currently accepting any of the following drugs free of charge or for a nominal charge (eg £1): Rizankizumab […]

FOI 0698 2019/20 Lookback Exercise Internal Correspondence

Published: August 14, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0698 2019/20 Copies of all internal correspondence held that relates to the latest UKHCDO (The United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Doctors’ Organisation) lookback exercise to trace haemophilia patients infected with Hepatitis C / HIV, during the period 1st Jan 2020 – 8th March 2020.  We do not hold this information – there […]

FOI 0870 2020/21 DPO & IG Lead

Published: July 17, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0870 2020/21 We are withholding most of this information under Section 21 (Information already accessible) of the Freedom of Information Act as it is in the public domain as part of a previous FOI response. Please visit the following link for the relevant information: https://hgs.uhb.nhs.uk/foi-0614-2019-20-dpo-ig-roles-structure-and-support/ Could I please request the following […]

FOI 0791 2020/21 Fat Shaming Complaints

Published: July 17, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0791 2020/21 Could you please tell me for the calendar year 2019: 1) How many complaints through the patient advice and liaison system (PALS) your Trust received from patients alleging they had been discriminated against or badly treated by a member of staff because of their being overweight or obese Please […]

FOI 0672 2019/20 Doses Usage of Drugs

Published: July 9, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0672 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 […]

FOI 0820 2020/21 Patient Warming Blankets

Published: July 8, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0820 2020/21 Please take this as a request under the Freedom of Information act 2000. If you have more than one site in your trust, please only provide the information as a total covering all sites rather than site by site. How many operating theatres do you have in total within […]

FOI 0830 2020/21 Teleradiology Services

Published: July 8, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0830 2020/21 I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information; If your Trust uses Teleradiology services, please kindly outline:- Which supplier you utilise ie Medica, 4ways, Everlight Radiology etc, Medica, 4ways, InHealth The types of images outsourced ie Plain film, CT and MRICT, […]

FOI 0801 2020/21 Health Records & Electronic Document Management Systems

Published: June 26, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0801 2020/21 I would like to find out some information regarding your Health Records. How many on-site libraries does the trust have? – 4 What volume of notes are held on-site? Clarification from requestor: paper based records only please – 785,000 Does the Trust have any external storage contracts? If so, […]

FOI 0777 2020/21 Apprenticeship Queries

Published: June 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0777 2020/21 I would be keen to understand your Apprenticeship Provision: 1. How much Levy do you currently use? Summary of Apprenticeship finances as at end of April 2020  Apprenticeship Levy paid out by UHB   Levy pot inc. 10 % top up Levy funds drawn down Expired levy (from July […]

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