Asbestos in hospitals

Catrin Hughes made this Freedom of Information request to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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The request was successful.

Dear Birmingham Community Healthcare 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.
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

Freedom of Information,

Dear Catrin Hughes,

We are in receipt of your request for information sent to us on 14th February 2017. We will be dealing with the request under the terms of Freedom of Information Act and will endeavour to respond within the next 20 working days by 14th March 2017.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Team
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Catrin Hughes,

Further to your request for information, please find attached organisational response. I confirm that this request is now closed.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Team
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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