Letter head Oct 2010

 

Dear  PJBallinger

 

FOI 1402 Reply- Child protection plans for children linked to Lewisham

 

After consultation with the Trust Safeguarding children nurse lead, and conversations with the safeguarding team at Wolverhampton City council we can confirm that The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust does not hold the full social care Safeguarding children records which would need to be referenced to answer your request, rather we input into child protection issues and attend multidisciplinary meetings across the area.

 

Wolverhampton City Council are responsible for the social services in Wolverhampton and are more likely to hold information relevant  to your request.

 

The contact details to make a request to the council are as follows:

 

Freedom of Information Coordinator
Office of the Chief Executive
Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre
St Peter's Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1SH
 
Phone: (01902) 550363
E-mail: xxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx.xx

 

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation website via the following link: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/36/contents  The Trust is regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to resolve your issues.

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Kate Collins

Information Governance Officer

Governance & Legal Services

Clinical Skills and Corporate Services Centre

New Cross Hospital

Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP

Tel: 01902307999 Ex: 8123

xxxxxx.xxx@xxx.xxx

 

Please note The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust now has a dedicated FOI email address to deal with all requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please update your contact address for FOI requests accordingly. Thank you.

 

From: FOI (THE ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON HOSPITALS NHS TRUST)
Sent: 21 February 2012 10:54
To: PJBallinger
Subject: FOI 1402 Ack- Child protection plans for children linked to Lewisham

 

 

 

Letter head Oct 2010

 

Dear Applicant

 

FOI 1402 Ack- Child protection plans for children linked to Lewisham

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. Freedom of information only applies to corporate information; this e-mail confirms receipt of your request for this type of information only.

 

If you require access to medical records you need to contact:

 

Data Protection Team

Health Records Department

New Cross Hospital

Wednesfield Road

Wolverhampton

WV10 0QP

xxxxxx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx

Tel: 01902307999 Extension: 5544

 

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act we will expect to respond to this request in 20 working days. However we are now investigating the nature of the search and the quantity of information requested. If there is a cost involved in collecting the information then we will suspend the period for response until such time as we receive your payment. We will advise you of any such costs.

 

In accordance with section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 where multiple requests for information are received from one person or by different persons who appear to be acting in together in a single campaign the estimated cost of complying with any of the requests is to be taken to be the estimated total cost of complying with all of them. To this effect your requests for information will be dealt with under the single reference number above.

 

There are also a number of exemptions which the Act permits with respect to releasing information. The information will be assessed for these exemptions prior to us releasing the information to you. We will advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested.

 

Should you have any reservations about how your request was handled or if you feel the information supplied is inadequate, you will have access to our complaints system which will be sent to you if necessary.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Kate Collins

Information Governance Officer

Governance & Legal Services

Clinical Skills and Corporate Services Centre

New Cross Hospital

Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP

Tel: 01902307999 Ex: 8123

xxxxxx.xxx@xxx.xxx

 

Please note The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust now has a dedicated FOI email address to deal with all requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please update your contact address for FOI requests accordingly. Thank you.

 

-----Original Message-----
From: PJBallinger [mailto:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx]
Sent: 18 February 2012 19:49
To: FOI (THE ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON HOSPITALS NHS TRUST)
Subject: FOI 1402 Freedom of Information request - children on HV caseload needing extra support

 

     Dear The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust,

     Would you please be so kind as to provide the numbers of children

     under the age of 5 years under the care of the Health Visitors in

     Lewisham during each of the years 2006-2011 who:

     1. Had a Child Protection Plan

     2. Were identified as 'Children in Need'

     3. Were identified as 'Children with Special Needs'

     4. Were identified as living in families/homes where at least one

     adult was identified as needing extra support.

    

     Yours faithfully,

    

     PJBallinger

    

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