Babies born to drug dependent mothers

Alessandro Sorrentino made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 175 authorities

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Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust did not have the information requested.

Alessandro Sorrentino

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from you:

+ For each year between 2009 and up-to the end of 2017, how many babies born under your trust were born to drug dependent mothers and once born, were transferred to a drug treatment programme to wean them off their addiction?

Please provide the information in the form an Excel Documents

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,
Alessandro Sorrentino

Freedom Of Information Requests (LCFT), Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your Freedom Of Information (FOI) request - have you looked
for the information on the Trust website, as the information may already
be there?

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answered FOI requests that we have published on the website can be found
here ([2]


Your FOI request will be acknowledged and if the request is applicable to
the Trust will be responded to within the legal 20 working day deadline.


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Freedom Of Information Requests (LCFT), Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Alessandro,


The Trust is unable to respond to this FOI request as we do not have
obstetric services.


If you are unhappy with the way the Trust has handled your request, you
may ask for an internal review by contacting the FOI Lead at
[email address] If you are not content with the outcome
of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the
Information Commissioner for a decision. 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane


Cheshire SK9 5AF

Fax: 01625 524 510




Sue Stone

Information Governance Specialist


Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Phone: 01772 695300

e-mail:  [email address]

post address:   Sceptre Point, Sceptre Way, Walton Summit, Bamber Bridge,
Preston PR5 6AW


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