Active surveillance for prostate cancer

Powys Teaching Health Board did not have the information requested.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Powys Teaching 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 Powys Teaching 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

FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI), Powys Teaching Health Board

Please note that we are unable to acces the link you have sent.

Regards.

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI),

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

FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI), Powys Teaching Health Board

Please accept this email as an acknowledgement of your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will manage your request in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Act, please refer to our leaflet http://www.powysthb.wales.nhs.uk/documen... which explains our obligations in respect of this legislation.

We would also recommend that you visit our Publication Scheme as the information you are looking for may already be available on our internet pages or Disclosure Log. If you find the information you require please email us to close your request.

In the meantime, we will deal with your request and will write to you again with our response. If you have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact us by replying to this email or on Tel. No. 01874 712763, we will be happy to assist you.

Regards

FOI Team

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI),

The response to this FOI request is now overdue. Please can you send the reply or let me know when you anticipate being able to reply?

Yours sincerely,

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI), Powys Teaching Health Board

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Dear Mr Abrams

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding, our response is now attached.

Kind regards

FOI Team

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI),

Many thanks for the response. So, to clarify, do the hospitals/urology depts under your Health Board not offer active surveillance to men with prostate cancer (so they are monitored/treated in other health boards instead)?

Many thanks
Ali

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI),

Please can you reply to my clarification email I previously sent? This missing data is delayed and holding up analysis of this project.

Many thanks
Ali

FOI (Powys Teaching Health Board - FOI), Powys Teaching Health Board

Apologies for the delay in responding. We will be back very soon with a response

Regards FOI Team

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