Dear FOI team,
Please provide the following information in an email format:
1. The current length of the OT waiting list. Please include:
The total number of cases
The approximate wait in months for an OT assessment.
Adult and paediatric figures.
A breakdown of case category numbers i.e. DFG, Moving & Handling
2. If you have used an external independent occupational therapy organisation in the last 12 months (1st May 2018 -30th April 2019) and if so:
The number of cases outsourced and a cost paid per assessment (on average if easier)
The total value spent with them during this timeframe
If the work was tendered
If the supplier is under a contract what is the end contract date.
3. If there are any current vacant posts in the OT team and the total unspent salary value of these posts for the past 12 months (1st May 2018 - 30th April 2019)
4. The name, email and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning independent OT assessments on behalf of the Council.
Dear Ms Thompson
Further to your request received on 2 May 2019, I can confirm that Torbay
Council does not hold the information you have requested and have
identified that your request would be more appropriately addressed to
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) who is responsible for
this service in Torbay.
To obtain the information you have requested, please contact TSDFT
directly, whose contact details are as follows:
Post: Data Access & Disclosure Office
Torquay TQ2 7AA
Email: [email address]
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