Dear Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland),

I'd like to make a request under the Freedom of Information act for all transactions over £500 from 1st April 2017 to 31st December 2018. As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction.

If it would help, I am specifically looking for payments to suppliers who provide a service in Health and Social Care. This would include all suppliers falling under the categories :-

1. Payments to suppliers who provide fostering and adoption services to all the Councils under the Trust
2. Payments to suppliers who provide care services to all the Councils under the Trust . This would include suppliers who provide care under each of below -
a. Children's Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
b. Adult Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
c. Elderly Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
d. Domiciliary Care Home Providers
e. Supported Living Care Home Providers
f. Care at Home Providers
g. Providers who carry out Homeless Services
3. Payments to suppliers who provide Special Education Services

In particular I am looking for itemized transactions for suppliers from 1st April 2017 - 31st December 2018 - preferably in CSV format. I look forward to the information at the earliest.

Yours Faithfully,
Nikhil Prabhu

FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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We will forward your information request to the relevant department(s) for consideration and will contact you again soon with a Trust response.

Kind Regards

Freedom of Information Office
Western Health & Social Care Trust
Email: [Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland) request email]

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FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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We refer to your information request as detailed below. Please find attached a response from the Western HSC Trust. Our reference number for this request is listed in the subject line of this email and should be quoted in any future communications about this response.

Kind Regards

Freedom of Information office
Western Health and Social Care Trust

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Dear FOI Request, Sir/Ma'am,

I understand the appropriate limit will be exceeded in order to accommodate my request. Hence, I kindly request you to please consider my request for the time-period of 3 months ONLY (i.e., from 1st January 2019).

Thank you so much,
Yours Sincerely,
Nikhil Prabhu

FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Nikhil

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request (below) which was sent to the Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland).  We are treating this as a new request for information and our reference number for this request is listed in the subject line of this email and should be quoted in any future communications about this request.

We will forward your information request to the relevant manager / department for consideration and will contact you again soon with a Trust response.

Kind Regards

Freedom of Information Office
Western Health & Social Care Trust
Email: [Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland) request email]

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Dear FOI Request, Sir/Ma'am,

May I please request an update as the statutory response time has lapsed on 22 April?

Thank you!
Yours sincerely,
nikhil prabhu

FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Nikhil

I refer to your Freedom of Information (FOI) request below which was received by the Western Health and Social Care Trust on 21st March 2019. Please see attached a Trust response to your request.

Regards

Freedom of Information Office
Western Health & Social Care Trust
Email: [Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland) request email]

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Dear Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland),

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)'s handling of my FOI request 'Council Expenditure or Payment to Suppliers'.

[ GIVE DETAILS ABOUT YOUR COMPLAINT HERE ]
Thank you for your response of 30 April 2019.

I would like to appeal against the Trust's decision to refuse information as they feel the cost would exceed the FOI limits (on consultation with the Trust’s directorate of Finance, ICT & Contracting ).

All Trusts/Councils now have a sophisticated accounting system which enables information to be downloaded using the in-built software. This software should have filters to enable sorting data without compromising any sensitive information. As an accountant myself I use this facility extensively.

We feel the cost in downloading and assessing the data should not exceed the FOI limits as much of the work would be done by the machine itself. We therefore would like to appeal against the Trust’s refusal to provide information as they feel the cost would exceed the limit.

We are looking for payments to suppliers who provide a service in Health and Social Care ONLY and for a time-period of ONLY 3 months (i.e., from 1st January 2019). This would include all suppliers falling under the following categories :-

1. Payments to suppliers who provide fostering and adoption services to the Trust
2. Payments to suppliers who provide care services to the Trust. This would include suppliers who provide care under each of the categories below :-
a. Children's Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
b. Adult Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
c. Elderly Residential/ Nursing Care Providers
d. Domiciliary Care Home Providers
e. Supported Living Care Home Providers
f. Care at Home Providers
g. Providers who carry out Homeless Services
3. Payments to suppliers who provide Special Education Services

In particular I am looking for itemized transactions for all suppliers from from 1st January 2019 ONLY - preferably in CSV format. I look forward to your response as soon as possible.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c...

Yours Faithfully,
Nikhil Prabhu

FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Nikhil Prabhu

We acknowledge receipt of your email requesting an Internal Review of the Trust's Freedom of Information response (our ref. FOI/19/116).  We will forward this to the relevant Director for further consideration and to nominate appropriate staff to carry out this review. We will be in contact as soon as possible with the outcome of this FOI Internal Review.

We would ask that our reference number is quoted in any future communications about this request.

Kind Regards

Freedom of Information Office
Western Health & Social Care Trust
Email: [Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland) request email]

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Dear FOI Request,

May I please get an update as the statutory time limit for response has elapsed.

Thank you,
Yours sincerely,
Nikhil Prabhu

FOI Request, Western Health and Social Care Trust (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Nikhil

We refer to your request for an internal review of the Trust's FOI response issued to you on 30th April (our ref. FOI/19/116). We are pleased to advise that this review has now been completed by our Finance directorate and we attach the further Western HSC Trust response.

We hope you find te attached information helpful. Our reference number for this request is listed in the subject line of this email and should be quoted in any future communications about this response.

Kind Regards

Freedom of Information office
Western Health and Social Care Trust

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