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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 […]

FOI 0745 2020/21 COVID-19 Queries

Published: May 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0745 2020/21 Please could you tell me the following: When did you start testing for coronavirus? Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham – 23/03/2020 Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals (HGS) – the Public Health England lab at HGS started testing on 13/02/2020   What criteria do you use to test patients We […]

FOI 0722 2019/20 Language Services

Published: May 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: What types of language services are currently used by the Trust? spoken interpreting, non-spoken interpreting (BSL), document translation, telephone interpreting, video interpreting? All of the above, with video interpreting being avalaible soon. How many appointments require a face to face interpreter annually? Approx 21,000 How many instances of a telephone interpreter […]

FOI 0718 2019/20 Surgical Volumes for Colonoscopy

Published: May 5, 2020

Freedom of Information Request: 0718 2019/20 I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, separated by the hospitals within your trust. If that division of the numbers by all the hospitals within your trust exceeds the cost of compliance […]

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