Dear University Hos​pitals of North Midlands NHS 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 Ms Hughes

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 27^th February
2017 requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000)
regarding  Asbestos in hospitals.

 

The FOI Act sets out a twenty working day timescale for requests to be
completed by. We will always try to complete your request within this
timeframe. We will let you know whether the Trust holds the information
you have requested, and we will contact you as soon as possible if we are
delayed in our response for some reason. If we require further information
from you or we need you to further explain your request before we can
continue to process it we will also contact you. 

 

Yours,

 

Information Governance Team

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

 

Dear FOI,

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 sincerely,

Catrin Hughes

Dear Ms Hughes,

 

Our apologies for the delay in sending your response to you. Your request
is currently at review stage and will be released to you shortly.

 

Once again apologies for the delay.

 

Yours,

 

Information Governance Team

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Attachment

Dear Ms Hughes,

 

Please find the response to your FOI request attached

 

Many thanks,

 

IG Team

University Hospitals of North Midlands

NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

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