Information request about Your online STI home testing service

jonathan browne made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

Who is the provider of your online STI home testing provider in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

What year was the contract awarded to the online STI home testing provider in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Was the contract awarded as part of an open tender procurement process for online STI home testing service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Was the contract awarded as a single tender waiver for online STI home testing service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

How much did you spend on your online STI home testing contract with your online provider in for online STI home testing service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland in the last three years

01/01/2017 – 31/12/2017

01/01/2016 – 31/12/2016

01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015

Please confirm the CQC registration status of your online STI home testing provider

What safeguarding assessment is undertaken on your online STI home testing service for under 18’s

How are safeguarding concerns highlighted by service users during ordering for their online STI home testing kit communicated by your online service to your local safeguarding lead?

How many safeguarding concerns highlighted by your online STI home testing service have been referred to your local safeguarding lead between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2017.

Yours faithfully,

Jonathan Browne

FOI (RRE) MPFT, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr. Browne,

I write to acknowledge receipt of your email in which you requested
information under the FOI Act 2000.

Your request is being considered and you will receive a response within
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PLEASE NOTE: As of 1^st June 2018 South Staffordshire and Shropshire
Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has merged with Staffordshire and
Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust to become Midlands Partnership
Foundation Trust.

Yours sincerely

 

 

Aled Evans

FOI Officer

Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust HQ, St George’s Hospital

Corporation Street

Stafford
ST16 3AG

Tel: 01785 221104 Ext 7128998

Email: [1][email address]

 

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FOI (RRE) MPFT, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr. Browne,

Further to your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, please see detailed below the Trust’s response:

Who is the provider of your online STI home testing provider in Leicester,
Leicestershire and Rutland – Preventex

 

What year was the contract awarded to the online STI home testing provider
in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – Since 1 January 2014

 

Was the contract awarded as part of an open tender procurement process for
online STI home testing service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland -
No

 

Was the contract awarded as a single tender waiver for online STI home
testing service in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland - Yes

 

How much did you spend on your online STI home testing contract with your
online provider in for online STI home testing service in Leicester,
Leicestershire and Rutland in the last three years

 

01/01/2017 – 31/12/2017

 

01/01/2016 – 31/12/2016

 

01/01/2015 – 31/12/2015

 

 

2015 2016 2017
TOTAL £82,830.00 £114,642.00 £242,022.59

 

 

Please confirm the CQC registration status of your online STI home testing
provider -  Our current provider does not have CQC registration. In line
with our other pathology suppliers  they have the appropriate lab
accreditation. The clinical input is overseen by ourselves.

 

What safeguarding assessment is undertaken on your online STI home testing
service for under 18’s – There is currently no safeguarding assessment
undertaken as a part of the service. We do not offer testing for Under
16’s.

 

How are safeguarding concerns highlighted by service users during ordering
for their online STI home testing kit communicated by your online service
to your local safeguarding lead? These are flagged on EPR and managed
through the ISHS

 

How many safeguarding concerns highlighted by your online STI home testing
service have been referred to your local safeguarding lead between
01/01/2017 and 31/12/2017.- 0

 

We would be grateful if you could take a minute to fill out our Freedom of
Information Customer Satisfaction Survey (attached) and let us know about
your experience.

Please contact me in the first instance if you have any queries or
questions regarding the Trust's response.  However, if you have any
complaints about the handling of your enquiry, please contact:

Ms Jane Landick
Company Secretary
Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust Headquarters St George's Hospital Corporation Street Stafford
ST16 3SR
Email: [1][email address]

You also have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone: 01625 545700
Website: [2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: As of 1^st June 2018 South Staffordshire and Shropshire
Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has merged with Staffordshire and
Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust to become Midlands Partnership
Foundation Trust.

Yours sincerely

 

Aled Evans

 

FOI Officer

Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust HQ, St George’s Hospital

Corporation Street

Stafford
ST16 3AG

Tel: 01785 221104 Ext 7128998

Email: [3][email address]

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