PFI PPP Safety Audit

Megan Ingles made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

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

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Dear Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust,

This request for information is an attempt to seek reassurance about the safety of public buildings in the light of the findings revealed in the Inquiry commissioned following the collapse of a school building wall in Edinburgh and subsequent closure of 17 schools.
Please answer the following for each PFI/PPP schemes in your health trust treating each scheme as a separate request.
Please provide all documents showing how your organisation has responded to the findings contained in the report on Edinburgh Schools Construction by John Cole: including, but not limited to memos, emails, minutes, reports.
I would like to understand the expertise and resource committed by your organisation to the management and oversight of PFI schemes from procurement through to ongoing contract operation. Please provide documents relating to the PFI Team(s) allocated to each project its makeup and structure of the team during each project phase. This may comprise terms of reference, organisation chart, post titles and role profiles.
Provide the deed of appointment for the Independent Certifier and any other documents setting out the scope of that role. Please confirm the level of indemnity insurance and liability period.
Please confirm whether your organisation employed a member of the Institute of Clerk of Works or an inspector of similar standing and assigned them to each construction site. If someone in this role was employed please confirm their level of qualification, the salary associated with this role and how much time was allocated to per project/site.
Please provide a list of all enforcement or improvement notices served; investigations carried out and reports commissioned into fire safety (include dates and specify who commissioned or issued these) Please provide copies of all items listed.
Provide details of all attempts to make deductions relating to structural defects for each project. Confirm the amount, what it was for, and when the deduction was made.�

Yours faithfully,

Megan Ingles


Dear Ms Ingles,


Thank you for your correspondence dated 05 June.
Your request is being dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. We will respond promptly and no later than 03 July,
which is 20 working days from the day after we received your request.


Please quote the ND FOI reference number in the subject box in future


We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Yours sincerely,
FOI - Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.



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Dear Ms Ingles,

Kindly find attached our Trust response to your Freedom of Information
request of 5^th June.


If you are happy with the response you have received, or if you think we
could improve our service, have any recommendations or comments please let
us know.


Again thank you for your interest in Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.


Yours sincerely,
FOI - Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.




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