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Direct Line: 0151-604-7120.
5th May 2021
Dear Ms Lewis RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Please find below our response to your request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act
Please note in accordance with Section 39 of The Freedom of Information Act 2000 this
request for information has been considered under The Environmental Information
The Operational Development Manager for Wirral University Teaching Hospital has
provided the information required for this response. Q1.
How many times have all the wards in Arrowe Park Hospital been deep
cleaned since March 1st 2020 to May 1st 2020?
The Trust can confirm that in accordance with Section1 (1) of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA) that it does not hold this information. Wirral University
Teaching Hospital (WUTH) does not electronically collate this data, ward
cleanliness activity is not measured or audited in this specific manor. Under the
FOI Act, the Trust is not required to create this information in order to answer your
request. The FOI Act is to do with transparency of information held by public
authorities. It gives an individual the right to access recorded information held by
such organisations. The FOI Act does not require the Trust to generate information,
or to answer questions, provide explanations or give opinions, unless this is
recorded information that they already hold.
We hope this information fully answers your request but if anything further is required or
you are dissatisfied with the management of your request, please contact the Access to
Head of Information Governance & Records Management
Data Protection Officer and Copyright Lead
With responsibility for: Data Quality, Clinical Coding & Information Security
This information supplied to you is copyrighted to Wirral University Teaching Hospital and continues to be protected
by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your own purposes, including any non-
commercial research you are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Any other reuse, for example commercial
publication, would require our specific permission.