Dear Cleveland Police,

I am writing to you under the freedom of information act 2000 to request the following information:

Q1. Who is your current supplier of Forensic Medical Services to Custody Suites, to include Forensic Medical Examiners and Custody Nurses?

Q2. When does your current contract expire for the supply of these services / medical personnel?

Q3. What is the annual cost of this contract to supply FMEs and Custody Nurses?

Q4. Who is responsible for the service standards and maintenance of this contract?

Q5. How many times in the last 12 months has your contract provider failed to provide an FME or Custody Nurse for any given shift (12 hour coverage period)?

Q6. A. Do you use agencies to provide Forensic Medical Service personnel in the event of staff shortages?
B. If so, please provide the average charge for each staff group in 2018?

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

paul lofthouse

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Dear Mr Lofthouse,

Enquiry Ref: 10293/2018

I acknowledge receipt of your request received by this office on 13th November 2018.

As set out by the Freedom of Information Act it will be our aim to respond to your request by 11th December 2018. In some cases, however, we may be unable to achieve this deadline and would hope to contact you should this be the case.

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Freedom of Information, Cleveland Police

Dear Mr Lofthouse

Enquiry Ref: 10293-18

I write in connection with your request for information received in this office on 12th November. I note you seek the following:

Q1. Who is your current supplier of Forensic Medical Services to Custody Suites, to include Forensic Medical Examiners and Custody Nurses?
a) Mitie Care & Custody Limited

Q2. When does your current contract expire for the supply of these services / medical personnel?
a) The contract runs July 2017 - June 2022 (3+2 year contract, maximum term of 5 years)

Q3. What is the annual cost of this contract to supply FMEs and Custody Nurses?
a) The costs of services for the financial year 2018/19 is £760k.

Q4. Who is responsible for the service standards and maintenance of this contract?
a) This is a contract awarded by the OPCC for Cleveland and is managed locally by the Strategic Contracts Manager

Q5. How many times in the last 12 months has your contract provider failed to provide an FME or
Custody Nurse for any given shift (12 hour coverage period)?
a) None

Q6. A. Do you use agencies to provide Forensic Medical Service personnel in the event of staff
shortages?
a) N/A
B. If so, please provide the average charge for each staff group in 2018?

Having made enquiries above is all the information we have been able to retrieve.

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Freedom of Information Decision Maker
Cleveland Police
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