Asbestos in hospitals

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

Dear Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

This is a Freedom of Information request for the following information. Please provide me with;

1. A list of the hospitals and related buildings in your trust that contain asbestos in surveys carried out over the last ten years. Please include the following
A. Building name
B. Address
C. Type and degree of asbestos present
D. Whether it poses a health risk to staff and/or patients.

2. The date and outcome of the last independent audit, survey or inspection of each of these hospitals and their related buildings.

3. The details of any reported incidents of asbestos exposure in these hospitals between 2011 and 2016.

4. The number of hospital employees or patients that have pursued a claim against you for exposure to asbestos within your trust’s hospital buildings.

5. The number of these claims that have been settled.

6. The amount of money that has been paid in settlement of these claims (with and without your authority accepting responsibility).

I would like to receive a copy of this information electronically.

Please send me an email to confirm receipt of this request.

Yours faithfully,

Catrin Hughes

FOIRequests (CHESTERFIELD ROYAL HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

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Emma Hawkins, Communications Support officer/FOI Scheme Administrator

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Sent request to Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust again, using a new contact address.

chesterfield@infreemation.co.uk, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your information request. This is an automated response and
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Information Act (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR),
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Dear [email address],

I am contacting you to let you know that it has been over 20 days since I sent my FOI request for Asbestos in Hospitals. Please can you respond ASAP?

Yours sincerely,

Catrin Hughes

chesterfield@infreemation.co.uk, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your information request. This is an automated response and
acknowledgement. If you have submitted a request under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR),
your request will be considered and you will receive our response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days.

Dear [email address],

The 20 working days to respond to my FOI request on asbestos has long since lapsed. Please can you respond asap?

Yours sincerely,

Catrin Hughes

chesterfield@infreemation.co.uk, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your information request. This is an automated response and
acknowledgement. If you have submitted a request under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR),
your request will be considered and you will receive our response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days.

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