Active surveillance for prostate cancer

The request was successful.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

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

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

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
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University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust,

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

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
If you receive this email by mistake please advise the sender immediately
by using the reply facility in your email software or notify Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ICT Help Desk on +44 (0) 20 8510
5040 (Option 1). The information contained in this email: * may be subject
to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or 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. * is intended for the use of the intended addressee or the
person responsible for delivering it to the intended addressee only an it
may contain privileged or confidential information and/or copyright
material. * is not sent through a secure server - Homerton University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cannot accept responsibility for the
accuracy of outgoing electronic mail. Any views or opinions expressed are
solely those of the author and do not represent the view of Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust,

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)

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
If you receive this email by mistake please advise the sender immediately
by using the reply facility in your email software or notify Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ICT Help Desk on +44 (0) 20 8510
5040 (Option 1). The information contained in this email: * may be subject
to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or 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. * is intended for the use of the intended addressee or the
person responsible for delivering it to the intended addressee only an it
may contain privileged or confidential information and/or copyright
material. * is not sent through a secure server - Homerton University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cannot accept responsibility for the
accuracy of outgoing electronic mail. Any views or opinions expressed are
solely those of the author and do not represent the view of Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Martin,

Please accept my apologies for the delay with responding to your recent request. Unfortunately we have had a change of personnel which has caused the delay.

I hope to be able to send you a formal response by Wednesday 6th September.

Kind regards,

Mike

Mike Dunne
Information Governance Manager
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
St Leonards Hospital, A Block, 2nd Floor
Nuttall Street
London
N1 5LZ

Tel: 0207 683 4102
[mobile number]

Confidential email: [email address]

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Mike,

Ok, many thanks for the update.

Ali

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
If you receive this email by mistake please advise the sender immediately
by using the reply facility in your email software or notify Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ICT Help Desk on +44 (0) 20 8510
5040 (Option 1). The information contained in this email: * may be subject
to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or 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. * is intended for the use of the intended addressee or the
person responsible for delivering it to the intended addressee only an it
may contain privileged or confidential information and/or copyright
material. * is not sent through a secure server - Homerton University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cannot accept responsibility for the
accuracy of outgoing electronic mail. Any views or opinions expressed are
solely those of the author and do not represent the view of Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust,

This response is now very delayed. Please can you respond ASAP as this missing data is holding up analysis of this project.

Many thanks
Ali

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
If you receive this email by mistake please advise the sender immediately
by using the reply facility in your email software or notify Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ICT Help Desk on +44 (0) 20 8510
5040 (Option 1). The information contained in this email: * may be subject
to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or 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. * is intended for the use of the intended addressee or the
person responsible for delivering it to the intended addressee only an it
may contain privileged or confidential information and/or copyright
material. * is not sent through a secure server - Homerton University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cannot accept responsibility for the
accuracy of outgoing electronic mail. Any views or opinions expressed are
solely those of the author and do not represent the view of Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Please accept my apologies for the delay Martin.

I expect to be able to send you our full response by the end of Tomorrow, Tuesday 12th September.

Kind regards,

Mike

Mike Dunne
Information Governance Manager
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
St Leonards Hospital, A Block, 2nd Floor
Nuttall Street
London
N1 5LZ

Tel: 0207 683 4102
[mobile number]

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust,

The response to this FOI request is now long 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)

Freedom of Information at Homerton Hospital NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request.
 
If Homerton University Hospital is able to provide you with the
information you have
requested, then under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act you are
entitled to receive it promptly and in any event no later than the 20th
working day following the date of receipt. However, we may need to contact
you to clarify your request. If this is required we aim to do this
promptly but no later than 7 days after receiving your initial request for
information.
 
May I take this opportunity to explain the FOI Act in more detail? The Act
provides a 'General right of access to information held by public
authorities'. However, it also defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of some or all of the information you have requested.
Therefore, Homerton University Hospital will assess your information
request in
light of any relevant exemptions.
 
If exemptions do apply, then Homerton University Hospital may decide not
to
release all, or part, of the information you have requested. I shall
inform you if
this is the case, and advise you of your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken as to whether to
release the information to you. The response to your request will be sent
to
you by email, however if you require your response in any other format,
please
contact us to discuss a suitable format.
 
Homerton University Hospital will not normally charge a fee to provide you
with the information you have requested, unless the cost of dealing with
your
request is more than £450 as outlined in Section 12 of the FOI Act 
(Appropriate Limit and Fees) If it appears likely that your request will
cost more,
then the Trust is able to refuse to supply the information.
 
If you have any queries or should you wish to make a complaint about the
manner in which your request is being processed then please do not
hesitate to contact me at the above address in the first instance. Any
complaints will be investigated in accordance with Homerton University
Hospital's complaints procedure.
 
Further information about your rights under the Freedom of Information
Act, is available from the Information Commissioner's Office, Wilmslow,
Cheshire and on the Homerton University Hospital's website.
 
Kind regards,
FOI Team,
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust
 
If you receive this email by mistake please advise the sender immediately
by using the reply facility in your email software or notify Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ICT Help Desk on +44 (0) 20 8510
5040 (Option 1). The information contained in this email: * may be subject
to public disclosure under the NHS Code of Openness or 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. * is intended for the use of the intended addressee or the
person responsible for delivering it to the intended addressee only an it
may contain privileged or confidential information and/or copyright
material. * is not sent through a secure server - Homerton University
Hospital NHS Foundation Trust cannot accept responsibility for the
accuracy of outgoing electronic mail. Any views or opinions expressed are
solely those of the author and do not represent the view of Homerton
University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust unless specifically stated.

UDDIN, Mohammed (HOMERTON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

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Dear Sir,

 

Thank you for your recent freedom of information request and my sincere
apologies for the delayed response.

 

Please refer to the attached document regarding your request.

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Mohammed Uddin

Information Governance Administrator

Information Governance | Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust

St Leonard’s Hospital │ 2nd Floor A Block │Nutall Street | London N1 5LZ

Tel: 0207 683 4002 | E: [email address]

 

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