Active surveillance for prostate cancer

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act to request information about active surveillance for prostate cancer from your Health Board.

We would be grateful for the information at your earliest convenience and within 20 working days.

Please provide your answers by completing the online survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AS_pros...

Yours sincerely,

Dr Ali Hansford
Knowledge Manager

Prostate Cancer UK
4th Floor, Counting House
53 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2QN
0203 310 7000

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,

In order for you to see all the questions in the request on one page, please find them here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lHjY....

If the answers could still be provided online via the survey link here (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AS_pros... that would be very much appreciated.

Many thanks
Dr Ali Hansford

Olivia Hardman (BCUHB - Information Governance), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dear Mr Abrams

Thank you for your e-mail below.

Unfortunately we are unable to open external links such as the one contained in your e-mail. Please could you kindly re-send with the document as an attachment in order for us to process your request.

Regards,
Olivia

Regards
Olivia Hardman
Trainee Information Governance Administrator
Gweinyddwr dan Hyfforddiant Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Olivia,

Apologies. Please can you try this link instead to see the questions (where they can also be downloaded)? https://tinyurl.com/y9o9syqu

And the survey for replying is here: https://tinyurl.com/yarxbu3e

I think the links were getting compressed before and not working properly.
Otherwise, I can email the questions to you.

Many thanks,
Ali

Olivia Hardman (BCUHB - Information Governance), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dear Mr Abrams

We cannot access external links, if you could please email me the questions that would be great.

Thanks
Olivia

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Olivia,

No problem - I have emailed them to bcu.foi @ wales.nhs.uk.

Thanks
Ali

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK) left an annotation ()

Dear Dr Hansford

Thank you for your request below. This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000; please find enclosed our leaflet providing guidance on our procedure for managing requests.

I would like to confirm that your request is being processed and we will write to you shortly. A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to receive your decision by 21st August 2017.

There are some limited situations under the FOI Act, which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than the normal 20 days. If this occurs in your request, we will promptly advise you in writing.

It may also be of help to know that all our FOI responses are published on our Disclosure log and therefore, some of the information you have requested might already be publically available.

Kind regards
Olivia

Doug Paulley left an annotation ()

The requester has kindly provided us with a copy of the response to their FOI request, as sent to their private email address.

The attachment is here: http://files.whatdotheyknow.com/request/...

The covering email:

From: Gaynor Gould (BCUHB - Information Governance) [email address]
Sent: 28 July 2017 11:20
To: Campaigns <Campaigns@prostatecanceruk.org>
Subject: 163/17/FOI Final response

Dear Dr Hansford

Further to your recent request for information submitted under the FOI Act, please find attached our response.

Many thanks
Kind regards

Gaynor Gould
Information Governance Officer
Betsi Cadwaladr Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol/University Health Board

Tel: 01978 727658 (1814 7658)

Pob ymholiad / cais i gael ei gofnodi ar y porth Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth: https://ictportal.cymru.nhs.uk/governance
All queries / requests to be logged on the Information Governance portal: https://ictportal.cymru.nhs.uk/governance
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