FOI Statistics

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

Please answer the following questions under the Freedom of Information Act.

1. In the last 3 financial years, how many FOI requests has your Trust received and processed?

2. Of those requests, how many were responded to within the statutory 20 working days?

3. How many of those requests were reviews / appeals into information already provided by your Trust?

4. What is the longest time, in days, that any request has been overdue by?

5. How many staff do you have working within your FOI Team (e.g., processing / approving requests)?

6. Please can you provide a copy of your Freedom of Information Policy and Procedure and any Policy, Procedure or working guidelines for your publication scheme?

Yours faithfully,

Mrs Evans

Tully Carly,

Dear Mrs Evans,

 

FOI 17-074- request regarding Foi’s

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request we are now
investigating the nature of the search and the quantity of information
requested. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act we will
expect to respond to this request in 20 working days.

 

Please be aware there are a number of exemptions within the Act which
could stop the release of information. The information will be assessed
for these exemptions prior to us releasing the information to you. We will
advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested and will
confirm the exemption used. 

 

In addition to this, please note that there may be a cost associated to
your request in line with section 12 of the Act. If there is a cost
associated with your request we will contact you and explain the cost.

 

In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 where
multiple requests for information are received from one person or by
different persons who appear to be acting in together in a single campaign
the estimated cost of complying with any of the requests is to be taken to
be the estimated total cost of complying with all of them. To this effect
your requests for information will be dealt with under the single
reference number above.

 

If you have any queries I would be grateful if you would contact me so
that we can discuss the issues. Details of the complaints procedure will
be sent to you should you wish to see them. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Information Governance Team

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Fax: 0121 612 3779

Black Country Partnership FT.

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Tully Carly,

Dear Mrs Evans,

 

FOI 17-074- request regarding Foi’s

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request we are now
investigating the nature of the search and the quantity of information
requested. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act we will
expect to respond to this request in 20 working days.

 

Please be aware there are a number of exemptions within the Act which
could stop the release of information. The information will be assessed
for these exemptions prior to us releasing the information to you. We will
advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested and will
confirm the exemption used. 

 

In addition to this, please note that there may be a cost associated to
your request in line with section 12 of the Act. If there is a cost
associated with your request we will contact you and explain the cost.

 

In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 where
multiple requests for information are received from one person or by
different persons who appear to be acting in together in a single campaign
the estimated cost of complying with any of the requests is to be taken to
be the estimated total cost of complying with all of them. To this effect
your requests for information will be dealt with under the single
reference number above.

 

If you have any queries I would be grateful if you would contact me so
that we can discuss the issues. Details of the complaints procedure will
be sent to you should you wish to see them. Please remember to quote the
reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be
contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Information Governance Team

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Fax: 0121 612 3779

Black Country Partnership FT.

 

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Dear Mrs Evans, 

 

FOI 17-074 request regarding FOI

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request on the above
subject. We have completed our search for information and the details are
as follows:

 

 

1.            In the last 3 financial years, how many FOI requests has
your Trust received and processed?

 

Due to technically difficulties we can only provide figures from

1^st April – present- 119 – 83 processed

 

2.            Of those requests, how many were responded to within the
statutory 20 working days?72

 

 

3.            How many of those requests were reviews / appeals into
information already provided by your Trust?

Please clarify this question .

 

4.         What is the longest time, in days, that any request has been
overdue by? 55 days

 

5.         How many staff do you have working within your FOI Team (e.g.,
processing / approving requests)?1 managing the whole process 1 sign off
higher level  

 

6.         Please can you provide a copy of your Freedom of Information
Policy and Procedure and any Policy, Procedure or working guidelines for
your publication scheme?

Please find attached Freedom of Information Policy and a link to the
policy which is available on our Trust Internet site:
[1]http://www.bcpft.nhs.uk/about-us/our-pol...

 

 

 

 

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation
website via the following link:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000.... The Trust is
regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its
responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any
concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to
resolve your issues.

 

In the event you pursue a complaint/investigation and are not content with
the outcome, you have the option to apply directly to the Information
Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Fax: 0121 612 3779

Black Country Partnership FT.

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remove all copies of the message, including any attachments. Views or
opinions expressed in this email do not necessarily represent the
views of the Trust.

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