Use of Body Worn Video

James Harding made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the
information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

Please send me:

The details of your use of body cameras in your organisation –

Does anyone (staff or contractors) in your organisation use/wear body cameras or body worn video recording devices while performing their duties?
If yes, please detail:
Who provides the body cameras and footage/evidence management used by your organisation?
How many staff members use body cameras and what capacities/teams do they work in? Are they staff or contractors (for e.g. outsourced security personnel)
How many body cameras in all are currently owned and/or used by your organisation?
Were the cameras bought as a one off purchase and if so, how much did they cost your organisation?
If they are part of an ongoing contract - what is the current contract term (how long is it and when does it expire) and what is the value of said contract?
Where is the data recorded stored – on premises locally or on cloud?
Who is the point of contact for your body camera programme?

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you
could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are
required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this
information is already in the public domain, please can you direct
me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the
grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with
copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that
information should not be treated as confidential if such an
agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
the 20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request, preferably via email.

I look forward to hearing from you

Yours faithfully,

James Harding

Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Harding
 
York Teaching Hospital has received your request.
 
We have allocated the reference 356-17 and will contact you in due course.
The Freedom of Information Act allows a period of 20 working days for
response. The due date for our response to you is 2^nd January 2017
Sincerely
 
 
Andy Thompson
Information Governance Team
 
 
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Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Harding

 

York Teaching Hospital has received your request.

 

We have allocated the reference 356-17 and will contact you in due course.

The Freedom of Information Act allows a period of 20 working days for
response. The due date for our response to you is 2^nd January 2018.

Sincerely

 

 

Andy Thompson

Information Governance Team

 

 

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information some or all of which may be legally privileged. It is for the
intended recipient only. If any addressing or transmission error has
misdirected this email, please notify the author by replying to this email
and destroy any copies. If you are not the intended recipient you must not
use, disclose, distribute, copy, print, or rely on this email. The
information contained in this email may be subject to public disclosure
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is
legally exempt from disclosure, the confidentiality of this email AND YOUR
REPLY cannot be guaranteed.

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Freedom of Information Requests would like to recall the message, "FOI reference: 356-17 ".
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Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Harding,

 

We write further to your email of 30^th November made under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust can confirm that our response
to your request is a nil return.

 

·         Does anyone (staff or contractors) in your organisation use/wear
body cameras or body worn video recording devices while performing their
duties? No, at present no staff or contractors use or wear body cameras or
recording devices.

 

 

We hope this information is of use to you.

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Andy Thompson

Information Governance Team

 

From: James Harding [[1]mailto:[FOI #449695 email]]
Sent: 30 November 2017 17:18
To: Freedom of Information Requests
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Use of Body Worn Video

 

Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

 

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to
which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please send me:

 

The details of your use of body cameras in your organisation –

 

Does anyone (staff or contractors) in your organisation use/wear body
cameras or body worn video recording devices while performing their
duties?

If yes, please detail:

Who provides the body cameras and footage/evidence management used by your
organisation?

How many staff members use body cameras and what capacities/teams do they
work in? Are they staff or contractors (for e.g. outsourced security
personnel) How many body cameras in all are currently owned and/or used by
your organisation?

Were the cameras bought as a one off purchase and if so, how much did they
cost your organisation?

If they are part of an ongoing contract - what is the current contract
term (how long is it and when does it expire) and what is the value of
said contract?

Where is the data recorded stored – on premises locally or on cloud?

Who is the point of contact for your body camera programme?

 

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.

 

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could
contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise
and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public
domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if
necessary.

 

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of
breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the
confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be
treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

 

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20
working days after you receive this letter.

 

I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this
request, preferably via email.

 

I look forward to hearing from you

 

Yours faithfully,

 

James Harding

 

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