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Channel 4 Dispatches Investigation.

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

The recently broadcast Dispatches Investigation aired on channel 4, showed video with synced audio of a Health Professional named by channel 4's Dispatches programme as Alan, who stated that he sometimes carried out large parts of the face to face medical assessments before the appointment and also saying he once completed one on a one-legged man before he even met him. Alan no longer works for Capita because they were appalled by his disrespectful comments and actions.

1. Please tell me how many Medical Assessments did this Health Professional named as Alan by Channel 4's Dispatches programme, carry out during his time with Capitia on behalf of the DWP?

2. Of all the Medical Assessments this Health Professional named as Alan by Channel 4's Dispatches programme, carried out during his time with Capitia on behalf of the DWP how many of them have now been looked at again in light of what he said to the undercover reporter.

3. Are ALL the Medical Assessments carried out by the Health Professional named as Alan by Channel 4's Dispatches programme, now to be looked at again afresh in light of what he said to the undercover reporter.

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Yours faithfully,

Thelma Jennings,

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Thelma Jennings

Dear DWP freedom-of-information-requests,

Response to my request is a very delayed indeed. You should have responded by 16 May 2016.

Please give this matter your immediate attention.

Yours sincerely,

Thelma Jennings

DWP Health Services Correspondence, Department for Work and Pensions

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Dear Thelma Jennings,
 
Please see our response to your recent Freedom of Information request.
 
Yours sincerely
 
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