Public Health/Welfare Funeral

paul ogden made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust,

I am undertaking a study on the numbers of Public Health/Welfare Funerals undertaken by NHS Trusts. I would appreciate it if you would provide answers to the following FOI request.

1.The total number of public health funerals (where the deceased has no relatives or there is no one else willing to pay) that your Trust has undertaken for the financial years between 2007 and 2010
2.The number of public health funerals that your Trust has
undertaken by gender for the past 3 financial years
3.The number of public health funerals that your authority has undertaken by age for the past 3 financial years
4.Since April 2009, how many cases have there been where family and friends refuse to finance or make arrangements for their relatives funeral?
5.How much have the burials/cremations cost the trust broken down by year for the last three financial years?
6.How much does your trust typically (average cost) pay for a Public Health Funeral?
7.What does your Trust provide at a Public Health Funeral?
8. what relationship do you have with your local council(s)
regarding funerals of this nature?

Yours faithfully,

Paul Ogden

FOI, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Ogden

We acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

We will now proceed to process your request and will have a formal
response to you within the 20 day deadline.

Please note that the information provided is the property of
Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust and subject to
Intellectual Property and Database Rights. Any commercial application or
use of this information may be subject to the provisions of the Re-use of
Public Sector Information Regulations Act 2005. This means that if you
wish to re-use the information provided for commercial purposes for any
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can use the information it will be subject to the issue of a licence which
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If you have any questions about this process please do not hesitate to
contact us.

Kind Regards

Information Governance

Informatics Department

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

St Nicholas Hospital

Gosforth

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE3 3XT

Web: [1]www.ntw.nhs.uk

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FOI, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Ogden

Please find attached Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust's
response to your Freedom of Information request below.

Kind regards

Information Governance

Informatics Department

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

St Nicholas Hospital

Gosforth

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE3 3XT

Web: [1]www.ntw.nhs.uk

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