Gracewell Healthcare TFL Follow Up

helen Wilkinson-Makey made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Care Quality Commission

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

helen Wilkinson-Makey

Dear Care Quality Commission,

Gracewell Healthcare, Forest Healthcare and Ash Court

Further to my earlier FOIA to yourselves today I have just discovered Mr Peter Curtis is now registered with yourselves as being responsible for 4 new Gracewell Nursing Homes some of which provide clinical treatments. See here http://www.cqc.org.uk/directory/1-295412...

Can you please provide details of the checks and enquiries your organisations under takes to ensure the person is a fit and proper person to be responsible for Nursing Homes? What enquiries where made of Mr Peter Curtis where the CQC aware he responsible for Ash Court Nursing/Forest Healthcare, given Panorama exposed the scandal, at the time the enquiries where undertaken?

Further details of my/the villagers concerns can be found at www.laneenddoctors.com. I will be keeping the web site regularly updated.

As per Section 4a of Part 1 of the FOI Act
(

[1]http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/ukp...
) I would like the information in question held at the time when my
request is received (draft or otherwise), except that account may
be taken of any amendment or deletion made between now and the
latest time by which the information is to be communicated to me,
being an amendment or deletion that would have been made regardless
of the receipt of my request.

I would be grateful if you would be kind enough to send me the
requested information promptly and in any event not later than the
twentieth working day following the date of receipt of my request -
that is by then end of the working day of 31st August 2010.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, or specific items
within the responses are withheld from disclosure, then you must
justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the
act, as per Section 17 of the Act
(

[2]http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/ukp...
). Where you rely on a qualified exemption to withhold disclosure,
you are obliged to consider the public interest in your decision
and the refusal notice must explain not only which exemption
applies and why, but also the public interest arguments addressed
in reaching the decision.

I wish to receive the information by email; I believe such a
request would be reasonable in these circumstances. As per Section
11 of Part 1 of the FOI Act (

[3]http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/ukp...
) I would be grateful if you would "so far as reasonably
practicable give effect to that preference"; if you determine that
it is not reasonably practicable to comply with this preference
then you are required by law to notify me of the reasons for your
determination.

The "return address" (to which the information that I have
requested be should be sent ) is the email address that this
particular request originates from.

I would be grateful if you would kindly acknowledge receipt of this
request as recommended by the ICO ("It would be good practice to
acknowledge receipt of requests and to refer to the 20 working day
time limit, so that applicants know their request is being dealt
with").

Yours faithfully,

Helen Wilkinson-Makey

Information Access, Care Quality Commission

Our Ref: Information Request CQC IAT 2012 1066

 

Dear Ms Wilkinson-Makey

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 22 November 2012,
which CQC received on the same day.

 

Your request for information is:

 

“[FOI #139450 email]

 

Further to my earlier FOIA to yourselves today I have just discovered Mr
Peter Curtis is now registered with yourselves as being responsible for 4
new Gracewell Nursing Homes some of which provide clinical
treatments.     

 

Can you please provide details of the checks and enquiries your
organisations under takes to ensure the person is a fit and proper person
to be responsible for Nursing Homes?

 

What enquiries where made of Mr Peter Curtis where the CQC aware he
responsible for Ash

Court Nursing/Forest Healthcare, given Panorama exposed the scandal, at
the time the enquiries where undertaken?”

 

This is now being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

 

We will respond to you as soon as possible, but in any event, within 20
working days following the date we received your request as outlined by
the Act. You can therefore expect a response by close of business 20
December 2012 respectively.

 

We will write to you before this deadline if we are unable to meet it.

 

The information you have requested may be subject to an exemption from the
right to know. Should this occur, you will be notified accordingly when we
write to you next.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

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: 01484 772 992
Tel: 0191 2333617
 
Email: [CQC request email]
 

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Information Access, Care Quality Commission

2 Atodiad

Our Ref: Information Request CQC IAT 2012 1066

 

Dear Ms Wilkinson-Makey

 

I am writing in response to your request for information dated 22
November 2012 in which you made a request for information in accordance
with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which the Commission
received on the same day.

 

The Information Access Team has now processed your request and I am
pleased to attach our response in relation to your request.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 
Sylvia Blakeley
Information Access Officer
Information Access Team
Governance and Legal Services
Care Quality Commission
Citygate
Gallowgate
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4PA
 
Fax: 01484 772 992
Tel: 0191 2333617
 
Email: [CQC request email]
 

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