Public health funerals for Covid patients

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Hi there

This is a Freedom of Information request regarding public health funerals the trust has undertaken during the Covid-19 pandemic. Could you please tell me:

1. How many public health funerals the trust has undertaken for patients who have died of Covid (within 28 days of the first positive test) with no known relatives or next of kin.

I'm looking for information relating to the period between March 2 2020 and March 2 2021. Can the information please be broken down by ethnicity, age and gender for each patient? If doing this exceeds the cost limit and the scope needs narrowing, could ethnicity be prioritised, followed by age, please?

2. How many Covid deaths (within 28 days of the first positive test) have been recorded by the trust between March 2 2020 and March 2 2021.

3. How much a public health funeral typically costs the trust, and if possible, how much has been spent on public health funerals by the trust between March 2 2020 and March 2 2021.

4. The relationship between the trust and the local authority/authorities when it comes to public health funerals and the processes involved in deciding who is responsible for arranging them.

5. What is provided by the trust at a public health funeral.

Yours faithfully,
Sam Gelder

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From: Sam Gelder <[FOI #752596 email]>
Sent: 04 May 2021 11:58
To: FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (SOUTH TYNESIDE AND SUNDERLAND NHS FOUNDATION
TRUST) <[South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Public health funerals for Covid
patients
 
Hi there

This is a Freedom of Information request regarding public health funerals
the trust has undertaken during the Covid-19 pandemic. Could you please
tell me:

1. How many public health funerals the trust has undertaken for patients
who have died of Covid (within 28 days of the first positive test) with no
known relatives or next of kin.

I'm looking for information relating to the period between March 2 2020
and March 2 2021. Can the information please be broken down by ethnicity,
age and gender for each patient? If doing this exceeds the cost limit and
the scope needs narrowing, could ethnicity be prioritised, followed by
age, please?

2. How many Covid deaths (within 28 days of the first positive test) have
been recorded by the trust between March 2 2020 and March 2 2021.

3. How much a public health funeral typically costs the trust, and if
possible, how much has been spent on public health funerals by the trust
between March 2 2020 and March 2 2021.

4. The relationship between the trust and the local authority/authorities
when it comes to public health funerals and the processes involved in
deciding who is responsible for arranging them.

5. What is provided by the trust at a public health funeral.

Yours faithfully,
Sam Gelder

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