29 July 2021
Enquiries to Information Governance Team
Direct Line 01224 551319
Dear Mr Reid
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
I refer to your e-mail dated 11 July 2021, requesting:
1, I would be obliged if you could tell me under the Freedom of Information act how many
cycles are run as standard in the PCR test?
2, How many deaths were due to Covid-19 alone and no other comorbidities that are
listed on the death certificate?
3, What is the average age of death from COVID-19 from March 2020 to current date?”
I can now respond as follows:
1, I would be obliged if you could tel me under the Freedom of Information act how
many cycles are run as standard in the PCR test?
2, How many deaths were due to Covid-19 alone and no other comorbidities that
are listed on the death certificate?
36 deaths across Grampian.
3, What is the average age of death from COVID-19 from March 2020 to current
Under section 20 (1) of the Act, if you are dissatisfied with the way NHS Grampian has
dealt with your request, you have a right to request a review of our actions and decisions
in relation to your request, and you have a right to appeal to the Scottish Information
A request for review must be made within 40 working days and should, in the first
instance, be in writing to: Directorate of Corporate Communications, Foresterhill House,
Foresterhil , Aberdeen, AB25 2ZB or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Requests for appeal can be made by using the Scottish Information Commissioner’s online
service at www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal
or should be made in writing to: Scottish
Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16
9DS Telephone: 01334 464610, Fax: 01334 464611.
If you remain dissatisfied following an appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner
your recourse is to the Court of Session on a point of law.
Information Governance Manager & Deputy DPO