FOI Requests: Policies and Procedures


FOI 0209 2019/20: Communication between Social Media Apps

Published: September 5, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0209 2019/20 If the s.12 costs limit is exceeded, please answer as many questions as possible, to the fullest extent possible. Does your Trust/organisation permit clinicians to communicate about patients or other clinical matters (for example, a junior doctor discussing a patient with a consultant) using an […]


FOI 0192 2019/20: Instant Messaging Usage

Published: September 3, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0192 2019/20 Are medical staff permitted to use third-party instant messaging/communication applications (e.g. WhatsApp, Skype, SMS, Facebook messenger etc.) to exchange or communicate patient data? No Do medical staff use any of the following communication apps to share patient data with their colleagues (please select as many […]


FOI 0185 2019/20: Video/Audio Recordings

Published: August 30, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0185 2019/20 Would you please be able to provide the following information regarding appointments and / or consultations that are held in private settings (i.e. not settings where there is the potential for a breach of other patient’s confidentiality (e.g. group therapy sessions or bays in accident […]


FOI 0138 2019/20: Social Media Problems

Published: August 23, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0138 2019/20 Do you have a staff social media policy? Yes. Do you have a policy or guidance on staff use of messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, Siilo, Forward? Yes Does your Trust actively discourage the use of WhatsApp? Yes In the past two calendar years, have any […]


FOI 0158 2019/20 Guidelines for Hyperkalemia Treatment

Published: July 11, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0158 2019/20 I was wondering if you could possibly share your guidelines for hyperkalemia treatment please. Please see attached documents. Electrolyte – Hyperkalaemia Diagnosis and Management Paediatric hyperkalaemia managment


FOI 0088 2019/20 Female Genital Mutilation

Published: July 11, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: FOI0088 2019/20 We would be grateful if you could provide disclosure of the following:   Copies of any policies relating to obstetric care for patients of female genital mutilation and/or patient with perineal scarring;   Copies of policies and/or guidance for midwifery led care for patients with […]


FOI0058 2019/20 Suction Liner Disposal

Published: June 6, 2019

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


FOI0046 2019/20 Support Workers In Maternity

Published: June 6, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0046 2019/20 Please can you provide the job descriptions for support workers in maternity* and the accompanying job matching analysis. *the term Maternity Support Worker is used to describe any unregistered employee providing support to a maternity team, mothers and their families who work specifically for a […]


FOI 0035 2019/20 Smoke-Free Policy

Published: May 24, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0035 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 some responses have […]


FOI 0017 2019/20 Different Policies and Procedures

Published: May 24, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Freedom of Information Request: 0017 2019-20 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham What are the duties of a qualified haematology nurse and what skills should they possess? Please see attached ‘Band 5 JD’. Registered nurses are in addition competent in the administration of chemotherapy and the administration of stem cell transplants. There is […]

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