Asbestos in hospitals

Catrin Hughes made this Freedom of Information request to University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear University Hospitals Birmingham 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 in relation to asbestos.
3. The details of any reported incidents of asbestos exposure in these hospitals between 2011 to 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

Dear University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to let you know that it has been 20 days since my FOI request on Asbestos in hospitals was sent. Please, can you send a response asap?

Yours faithfully,

Catrin Hughes

FOI UHB, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

1 Attachment

FOI 354-1617

Dear Ms Hughes,

Thank you for your FOI request.

Please find attached our response.

Kind regards,

Shaista Peart
Information Governance - Risk & Compliance

Tel: 01213716794
Internal: 16794
Email: [email address]

Nuffield House Level 3
Corporate Risk & Compliance Unit - University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

, B15 2TH

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