Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywWilliam Ellis mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.

Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Please accept this as a request under the freedom of information
act. the subject of interest is the heel prick test (guthrie card).
This is on the presumption that your centre processes these tests -
if it does not please detail who does. Please answer the following:

(1) from which date did your centre first start testing?
(2) from which date did your centre first start storing the cards?
(3) approximately how many cards do you currently hold in storage?
(4) what are the purposes of storing cards once they have been
tested? is research or further testing conducted on the cards and
does any of the generic information pertained on the cards get
used?
(5) are there any instances where use of the stored cards lead to
families being contacted?
(6) do you have a policy for destruction of the cards?
(7) have any cards been destroyed? if so, who requested this?
(8) have any cards or their information/genetic material been
released to any government agency, police, coroners or other party?
if so, who may order a release of such information.
(9) what generic information is available on each card?
(10) what information do you store electronically from these cards?
(11) can I currently you currently request for them to be destroyed if you agree with the heel prick test.
Yours faithfully,

William Ellis

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 25^th March 2019 and received by
the Trust on the 25^th March 2019

 

Your request will be processed within a maximum of twenty working days
from when we received your request unless otherwise informed.

 

In the event that some or all of the information you have requested is
exempt from disclosure, we will notify you of this. We will also contact
you if during the process to locate and supply the information it emerges
that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
unclear exactly what it is you have requested.

 

If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
communications. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Emma Young

Information Governance Specialist

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex54291

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Ellis

 

Request for Information – Ref 5782

With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the information that we have
provided or you feel we have dealt with your request unfairly, you have a
right to complain or request an internal review.  Please send your
complaint or request for internal review by email to
[1][South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email] by post to: The Head of Information Governance
& Data Protection Officer, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The
James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW 

 

Internal reviews will be accepted within 40 working days from the date of
the Trusts initial response to you. 

 

If you are still not satisfied, further information about your right to
complain under Section 50  of the Freedom of Information Act is available
from the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AFand on The Information Commissioner’s website
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Any information we provide following your request under the Freedom of
Information Act will not confer an automatic right for you to re-use that
information, for example to publish it. You are free to use any
information supplied for your own non-commercial research or private study
purposes. The information may also be used for any other purpose allowed
by a limitation or exception in copyright law, such as news reporting.
However, if you wish to re-use the information that we provide, for
example by publishing it in analogue or digital form, then you must make a
further request for its re-use as per the Re-Use of Public Sector
Information Regulations 2005 by contacting the Head of Information
Governance using the email address above .

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Elisha Blair

Information Governance Officer

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywWilliam Ellis mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.