Bristol Royal Hospital For Children, Female Genital Mutilation procedures and policy

Gosel Tom-Baird made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Care Quality Commission

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Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Care Quality Commission.

Dear Care Quality Commission,

Under The Freedom of Information Act 2000, please can you tell me the following information about- Bristol Royal Hospital For Children.

1. How many children since 2009 has the hospital treated who have been victims of Female Genital Mutilation?

2. What is the hospitals policy when dealing or coming into contact with Female Genital Mutilation?

3. What training is given to the hospitals staff on Female Genital Mutilation?

4. How many times since 2009 have police or welfare officials been called by the hospital as a result of Female Gential Mutilation?

5. What is the hospitals policy on reporting Female Genital Mutilation to the police/ welfare officials?

Yours faithfully,

Gosel Tom-Baird

Information Access, Care Quality Commission

Our Ref: CQC IAT 2014 00153

Dear Ms Tom-Baird

We write to acknowledge receipt of your correspondence dated 26 February 2014, in which you made a request for information on the same day. Please note we will be processing all of your requests under ref CQC IAT 2014 0153.

Your request was:

“Request re FGM policies and procedures at

• Bristol Royal Hospital For Children;
• Bristol Royal Infirmary;
• South Bristol Community Hospital;
• Bristol Sexual Health Centre;
• Frenchay Hospital, Bristol;
• St.Michaels Hospital, Bristol:

1. How many women since 2009 has the hospital treated who have been victims of Female Genital Mutilation?

2. What is the hospitals policy when dealing or coming into contact with Female Genital Mutilation?

3. What training is given to the hospitals staff on Female Genital Mutilation?

4. How many times since 2009 have police or welfare officials been called by the hospital as a result of Female Genital Mutilation?

5. What is the hospitals policy on reporting Female Genital Mutilation to the police/ welfare officials?

6. [Where appropriate to service type] How many babies have been born to mothers who have suffered Female Genital Mutilation since 2009?”

We can confirm that your request is now being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

CQC will respond to your request as soon as possible, but in any event, within 20 working days following the date of receipt of your request as outlined by FOIA.

You can therefore expect a response by close of business 26 March 2014 respectively, subject to the information not being exempt from disclosure or containing reference to third party individuals. Should this occur, you will be notified accordingly when we write to you next.

In certain circumstances CQC may be unable to provide the information by the statutory deadline. We will write to you before the deadline for response if we are unable to meet it.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team, quoting our reference number.

Kind regards

Sylvia Blakeley
Information Access Officer
Information Access Team
Governance and Legal Services
Care Quality Commission
Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4PA

Fax: 03000 200240
Tel: 0191 2333617

Email: [CQC request email]

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"Statutory requests for information made under access to information legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000, should be sent to: [CQC request email]"

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Information Access, Care Quality Commission

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Our Ref: CQC IAT 2014 0153

 

Dear Ms Tom-Baird

 

We are writing in response to your correspondence dated 26 February 2014
in which you made a request for information in accordance with the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which CQC received on 26 February 2014.

 

The Information Access team has now coordinated a response to your request
and we are able to confirm that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is
unlikely to hold recorded information in relation to this matter.  Please
see the attached decision notice for more information.

 

CQC will always endeavour to provide the highest quality responses to
requests for information and seek to provide responses that are as helpful
as possible. We would therefore appreciate it if you can take some time to
complete our online feedback form by visiting the following website:

 

https://webdataforms.cqc.org.uk/Checkbox...

Any information you provide will be held securely and only used for the
purposes of improving the Information Rights service that CQC provide.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team,
quoting our reference number.

 

Kind regards

 

Sylvia Blakeley

Information Access Officer

Information Access Team

Governance and Legal Services

Care Quality Commission

Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4PA

 

Fax: 03000 200240

Tel: 0191 2333617

 

Email: [1][CQC request email]

 

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"Statutory requests for information made under access to information
legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, should be sent to: [2][CQC request email]"

 

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