Meal Breaks

Robert Williams made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

I am writing to find out if you have a policy for missed or late meal breaks for front line emergency staff to be compensated in such circumstances they get a missed or late meal break.

If you do have a policy and compensate staff, please could you provide a copy. In addition, should a policy exist, could you please confirm how much has been paid under that policy for the years 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015 to date?

Yours faithfully,

Robert Williams

Williams Matthew, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

3 Atodiad

Ref: FOI/15/213

 

23 December 2015

 

Dear Mr Williams

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 22 December 2015 requesting information
about meal break policy and payments.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

 

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

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

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Williams Matthew, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

5 Atodiad

Ref: FOI/15/213

 

25 January 2016

 

Dear Mr Williams

 

We are writing further to your e-mail dated 22 December 2015 requesting
information about meal break policy and payments.

 

The questions you raised along with their answers can be found below:

 

·         I am writing to find out if you have a policy for missed or late
meal breaks for front line emergency staff to be compensated in such
circumstances they get a missed or late meal break.  Yes we do.

 

·         If you do have a policy and compensate staff, please could you
provide a copy. In addition, should a policy exist, could you please
confirm how much has been paid under that policy for the years 2010, 2011,
2013, 2014 and 2015 to date?  Please find attached a copy of the current
EMAS Meal Break Agreement from August 2011.  We can confirm however that
the total spent on subsistence payments (which covers only spoilt
meal-break allowances) in each of the following years was:

 

o    2011 (from April to December) – £1,194,869.63

o    2012 (from January to December) – £1,574,403.40

o    2013 (from January to December) – £1,420,939.44

o    2014 (from January to December) – £1,803,093.02

o    2015 (from January to December) – £2,118,294.38

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

Notes:

 

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requests and would welcome your feedback.  Please take a few moments to
complete our short questionnaire – available here at:
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original letter and should be addressed to:

 

Matthew Williams, Records Manager, Information Governance and Compliance
Team, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Trust Headquarters, 1
Horizon Place, Mellors Way, Nottingham Business Park, Nottingham NG8 6PY.

 

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Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
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Records Manager                         @EMASNHSTRUST[6]Description:
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East Midlands Description: Description: Description: Description:
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Trust
Nottinghamshire
Headquarters

Beechdale Road

Nottingham

NG8 3LL

 

 

 

From: Williams Matthew
Sent: 23 December 2015 10:48
To: [FOI #308142 email]
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Meal Breaks

 

Ref: FOI/15/213

 

23 December 2015

 

Dear Mr Williams

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 22 December 2015 requesting information
about meal break policy and payments.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

 

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

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

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Matthew Williams
Records Manager                         @EMASNHSTRUST[11]Description:
Description: Description: Description: Description:
East Midlands Description: Description: Description: Description:
Ambulance Service cid:image002.png@01CF367A.50F55880
NHS Trust
Nottinghamshire
Headquarters

Beechdale Road

Nottingham

NG8 3LL

 

 

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