Asbestos in hospitals

Catrin Hughes made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

This is a Freedom of Information request for the following information. Please provide me with;
1. A list of the hospitals and related buildings in your trust that contain asbestos in surveys carried out over the last ten years. Please include the following:
A. Building name
B. Address
C. Type and degree of asbestos present
D. Whether it poses a health risk to staff and/or patients.
2. The date and outcome of the last independent audit, survey or inspection of each of these hospitals and their related buildings.
3. The details of any reported incidents of asbestos exposure in these hospitals between 2011 and 2016.
4. The number of hospital employees or patients that have pursued a claim against you for exposure to asbestos within your trust’s hospital buildings.
5. The number of these claims that have been settled.
6. The amount of money that has been paid in settlement of these claims (with and without your authority accepting responsibility).
I would like to receive a copy of this information electronically.
Please send me an email to confirm receipt of this request.

Yours faithfully,

Catrin Hughes

FOI (NORTH ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Catrin Hughes,

 

Our Ref: FOI.CH.17.545

 

The North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Freedom of
Information Service received your request for access to information under
the Freedom of Information Act on 22 February 2017.

 

You requested information, as outlined below.

 

The Act allows 20 working days for us to respond to your request so you
can expect a response by 21 March 2017.  We will of course make every
effort to respond sooner if possible. A fee may be charged to cover
postage and photocopying costs.

 

You should also be aware that the Act does allow, in certain cases, for
the 20 working day time period to be extended. We will notify you as soon
as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit for responding to
your request.

 

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to
applicants. If you have any questions now, or during the processing of
your request, please write or telephone me.

 

Many thanks

 

Kindest regards

 

Freedom of Information Team

North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI (NORTH ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Catrin Hughes,

 

With regards to your recent request for information, made under the
Freedom of Information Act provisions, please find attached a response.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way North Essex Partnership University
NHS Foundation Trust has handled your request for information, you can
request a review by writing to:

 

Mr David Griffiths

The Senior Information Risk Owner

North Essex Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust Head Quarters

Stapleford House

Stapleford Close

Chelmsford

Essex, CM2 0QX

Telephone: 01245 546400

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 Website:
[1]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

This information is protected by intellectual property rights and North
Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust does not give you permission
to make any commercial use of any part of this message.  Any copies you
make must be attributed to us and you must seek permission from the Trust
if you wish to reproduce or publish this information in any format.

 

Many thanks

 

Kindest regards

 

Freedom of Information Team

North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

 

 

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