Active surveillance for prostate cancer

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS 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 Southport and Ormskirk 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

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust,

Please can you acknowledge receipt of this request please?

Many thanks
Ali

FOI (SOUTHPORT AND ORMSKIRK HOSPITAL NHS TRUST), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Dear Dr Ali Hansford,

 

Re: FOI_1718_201

 

Please find within a response to your request for information submitted
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to Southport and Ormskirk
Hospital NHS Trust.

 

Response:

The information in your request is beyond the scope of the Freedom of
Information Act.

 

The Freedom of Information Act applies to information which is recorded.
As your request is asking for comments and descriptions it is not
classified as a Freedom of Information Request.

 

However, the Trust’s Consultant Urological Surgeon has stated that if you
approach them directly, they would be prepared to liaise with you for the
completion of this survey. You can contact the Department on the below
address:

 

Mr Mistry

Urology Medical Staff

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Wigan Road,

Ormskirk

Lancashire

L39 2AZ

 

                                 

 

We hope that you will find the information provided both informative and
helpful.  We also hope that you will be satisfied with the manner in which
we have dealt with your Freedom of Information request.  If not, please do
let me know or you may ask for a formal review under the FOI internal
review procedure at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. If you
would like a formal review please write to:

 

Karen Jackson

Interim Chief Executive

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital

Town Lane

Kew
Southport
PR8-6PN

Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date
of receipt of this response. 

 

If you remain dissatisfied after the internal review, you may make an
approach to the Information Commissioner.

 
Further Information about your rights is available from the Information
Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF,

Telephone: 0303 123 1113, [1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

If there is anything you need clarification on, please do not hesitate to
contact me by return email to [2][email address] or on 01704 704868,
quoting your FOI reference number.

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

 

 

Ian Garratt

01704 70 (4868)

Information Governance Manager

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Southport District General Hospital | Town Lane | Southport | PR8 6PN

[email address]

 

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Karen,

Please can you provide an email address for Mr Mistry? Please send to me with spaces either side of the @ sign, otherwise the email address will be hidden in your reply.

Many thanks
Ali

FOI (SOUTHPORT AND ORMSKIRK HOSPITAL NHS TRUST), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Dear Ali,

Email addresses are removed from whatdotheyknow to prevent spam - on that basis, I will call the number you have provided in the request and give the email address directly to you.

Kind Regards

Ian Garratt
01704 70 (4868)
Information Governance Manager
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport District General Hospital | Town Lane | Southport | PR8 6PN
[email address]

Martin Abrams (Prostate Cancer UK)

Dear Ian,

If you leave spaces either side of the @ sign when sending me the email address, then I will be able to see it.

Thanks
Ali

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