Asbestos in hospitals

Catrin Hughes made this Freedom of Information request to Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Hertfordshire Partnership 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

FOI (RWR) Hertfordshire Partnership University FT,

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Dear Catrin Hughes

Please find attached apology letter in regards to your freedom of information request.

Kind Regards

Hannah
 
Hannah Bailey
Assistant Information Governance Officer
Information Rights & Compliance Team

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
99 Waverley Road | St. Albans | Hertfordshire | AL3 5TL
Tel: 01727 804227      
Secure NHS Mail – [email address]
hh www.hpft.nhs.uk

Working Pattern – Monday - Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm (Alternate Mondays 9:00am – 5:00pm)

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Smith Sue (RWR) Hertfordshire Partnership University FT,

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Dear Catrin

 

Please find the attached response to your freedom of information request
and again I would like to apologise for the lateness of this response.

Best Wishes

 

 

Sue Smith

FOI/DPA Officer

Information Rights & Compliance Team

 

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Room 112 | 99 Waverley Road | St. Albans | Hertfordshire | AL3 5TL

Tel: 01727 804954 [mobile number]

Secure NHS Mail:  [email address]

www.hpft.nhs.uk

 

Working Pattern:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 08:30 – 16:30

Alternate Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00

 

 

 

 

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