Active surveillance for prostate cancer

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Luton and Dunstable 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

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation 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

FOILeads (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT, Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust is unable to use this link. Please email your request in word format.

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOILeads (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT,

Thank you for your reply. Sorry you were not able to access the Google doc.

I have emailed the question list to FOILeads @ ldh.nhs.uk.

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

FOILeads (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT, Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sorry the Trust do not accept survey links we will answer / respond within the word document if possible.

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Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear FOILeads (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT,

No problem.

In case you did want to re-try the links, please use https://tinyurl.com/y9o9syqu to see the survey questions and https://tinyurl.com/yarxbu3e to access the online survey to send your reply.

Thanks
Ali

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

Sent by Ali:

Dear Martin and Ali

Thank you for your request for information which will be processed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will aim to provide you with the requested information within the legal deadline.

The request is subject to any exemption which the Trust is entitled to apply, some of which are absolute and some of which only apply where the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs that in disclosing the information.

Once the information has been identified the Trust may also ask that a fee be paid for processing and delivering the information to you. Details of any fee to be charged will be notified to you as soon as possible.

Any future correspondence you may have in relation to this matter should be marked private & confidential and sent to the Freedom of Information Lead. Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, Beds, LU4 0DZ or emailed to the address above.

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Team.

Doug Paulley left an annotation ()

The requester has kindly made available to us the response to this FOI request, which was sent direct to him.

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

The covering email read:

From: Karpel Michelle (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital TR [[EMAIL ADDRESS]] On Behalf Of FOILeads (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT
Sent: 10 August 2017 16:22
To: Campaigns [EMAIL ADDRESS]
Subject: RE: 4285 Active surveillance for prostate cancer

Dear Martin / Ali

I am writing in respect of your enquiry below for information held by the Trust. Your request has been handled under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.

Please find our response attached.

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes of news reporting.

Most documents supplied by Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust will have been produced by government officials and will be Crown Copyright. You can find details on the arrangements for re-using Crown Copyright on HMSOnline at: http://www.hmso.gov.uk/copyright/licence...

Information you receive which is not subject to Crown Copyright continues to be protected by the copyright of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. You must ensure that you gain their permission before reproducing any third party (non Crown Copyright) information.

If for whatever reason you are unhappy with our response you are entitled to pursue any dissatisfaction through the Trust’s Complaints Procedure. The Trust's Complaints Officer can be contacted by writing to Patient Affairs. Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton, Beds, LU4 0DZ.

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by Luton and Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team if you have any questions.

Yours sincerely
Freedom of Information Team

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