Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Can you provide information regarding the process by which the Trust (South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) receives regular (annual) independent assurance on the activities (systems & processes) of the shared service provider - ELFs Shared Services. To be clear I am not requesting details of what the assurance is, just the process for receiving this independent assurance, the scope of this assurance and the date this was last received.
Dear Ms Jones
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 6^th January 2017 and received by
the Trust on the 6^th January 2017.
Your request will be processed within a maximum of twenty working days
from when we received your request unless otherwise informed.
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exempt from disclosure, we will notify you of this. We will also contact
you if during the process to locate and supply the information it emerges
that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
unclear exactly what it is you have requested.
If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
Information Governance & Legal Services Advisor
Freedom of Information
Information Governance Department
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01642 855477 Ex55477
Dear Ms Jones
Request for Information – Ref 4171
With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
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University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
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