FOI Request - spend on chaplaincy 09/10

Robert Christian made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Robert Christian

Dear The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I would be grateful if you would provide the following information under the FOI Act.

How much did your Trust spend on chaplaincy (or equivalent non-Christian religious support)(pay and non-pay) funding in the financial year 2009/10 (or, if this is unavailable, in 2008/09). Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Christian

Lichfield, Amy (Dudley PCT), The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Christian

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust Ref: 2094

Chaplaincy

Thank you for your request received 16^th August 2010. You asked for
information regarding Chaplaincy costs.

Your request for information has now been considered. I will answer your
query below:

· How much did your Trust spend on chaplaincy (or equivalent
non-Christian religious support, pay and non-pay) funding in the financial
year 2009/10 (or, if this is unavailable, in 2008/09).

Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's expenditure on Chaplaincy
in the financial year 2009/10 is as follows:

Pay Costs = £276,842

Non Pay Costs = £2,550.30

Total Spend = £279,392.30

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
the Associate Director of Governance at Dudley PCT, St John's House, Union
Street, Dudley DY2 8PP or telephone 01384 366078 or email
[email address].

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Donna Betts

Head of Records and Information Governance

This information has been collated by our Freedom of Information Team if
you require names from within the organisation to attribute this
information to i.e. for media quotes please contact the representative
communications teams on; Dudley PCT: 01384 366874 or The Dudley Group of
Hospitals: 01384 244404.

Robert Christian

Dear Donna,

Thank you for your response. It is much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Christian

Bytheway, Katie (Dudley PCT), The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Christian

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust Ref: 2094

Chaplaincy

Further to my email sent 14^th September 2010, I have been made aware that
the information contained within the response is incorrect. The financial
information is a total of two financial years and is not only for 2009/10.
The figures in relation to how much the Trust spent on chaplaincy
services in 2009/10 are as follows:

Pay costs = £135,236

Non pay costs = £1,526

I apologise for any inconvenience caused by this. If you have any queries
or concerns then please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
the Associate Director of Governance at Dudley PCT, St John's House, Union
Street, Dudley DY2 8PP or telephone 01384 366078 or email
[email address].

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Donna Betts

Head of Records and Information Governance

This information has been collated by our Freedom of Information Team if
you require names from within the organisation to attribute this
information to i.e. for media quotes please contact the representative
communications teams on; Dudley PCT: 01384 366874 or The Dudley Group of
Hospitals: 01384 244404.

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From: Lichfield, Amy (Dudley PCT)
Sent: 14 September 2010 14:23
To: '[FOI #44731 email]'
Subject: FOI request ref 2094, response

Dear Mr Christian

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust Ref: 2094

Chaplaincy

Thank you for your request received 16^th August 2010. You asked for
information regarding Chaplaincy costs.

Your request for information has now been considered. I will answer your
query below:

· How much did your Trust spend on chaplaincy (or equivalent
non-Christian religious support, pay and non-pay) funding in the financial
year 2009/10 (or, if this is unavailable, in 2008/09).

Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's expenditure on Chaplaincy
in the financial year 2009/10 is as follows:

Pay Costs = £276,842

Non Pay Costs = £2,550.30

Total Spend = £279,392.30

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
the Associate Director of Governance at Dudley PCT, St John's House, Union
Street, Dudley DY2 8PP or telephone 01384 366078 or email
[email address].

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Donna Betts

Head of Records and Information Governance

This information has been collated by our Freedom of Information Team if
you require names from within the organisation to attribute this
information to i.e. for media quotes please contact the representative
communications teams on; Dudley PCT: 01384 366874 or The Dudley Group of
Hospitals: 01384 244404.

Robert Christian

Dear Donna,

Thank you for the updated information.

Regards

Robert Christian