Public Health/Welfare Funeral

paul ogden made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Tameside Hospital 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, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Ogden

I confirm that the Trust has received your request for information, and is
dealing with it as an FOI request.

It has been assigned the reference number 2010.115

You should expect a response by 21 June 2010 at the latest.

Yours sincerely

ANSUYA PATEL
Associate Information Governance Manager
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Tameside Hospital NHS FoundationTrust
Third Floor, Charlesworth Building
Tameside General Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancashire OL6 9RW
0161 331 6936

FOI, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Ogden

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

I am pleased to attach the Trust's response.

Yours sincerely

ANSUYA PATEL
Associate Information Governance Manager
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Tameside Hospital NHS FoundationTrust
Third Floor, Charlesworth Building
Tameside General Hospital
Fountain Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancashire OL6 9RW
0161 331 6936