CHILD on life support

Alison Stevens made this Freedom of Information request to King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
Can you please answer the following questions with regards to this Freedom of Information Request.
https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/jan...

1, How much money has the Trusts paid on Legal fees with regards to this case?
please give financial statistics for the past 9 calendar months?

Yours faithfully,

Alison Stevens.

FOI (KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Stevens,

 

Further to your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the
Act) dated 24^th January 2018, I am writing to confirm the information
that the Trust does and does not hold. 

 

The text of your request is repeated below in bold, followed by the
Trust’s response.

 

Can you please answer the following questions with regards to this Freedom
of Information Request.

[1]https://www.theguardian.com/law/2018/jan...

 

1, How much money has the Trusts paid on Legal fees with regards to this
case? Please give financial statistics for the past 9 calendar months?

 

No money has been spent on legal fees till the present time with regards
to the above case.

 

You can find out more about the Act and other information resources
released by the Trust on our website at: [2]www.kch.nhs.uk

 

If you are dissatisfied with the Trust’s response, you may appeal to us in
the first instance.  For contact details and a copy of our FOI appeal
process, please see our website or email us at [3][King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

If you remain dissatisfied, you have the right under section 50 of the Act
to apply to the Information Commissioner to seek resolution to the
matter.  Further details can be found on their website at
[4]www.ico.org.uk  

I hope this fulfils your request and we would welcome you feedback on our
FOI service. Please take the time to complete our Customer Satisfaction
Survey which is available online at the following link:

 

[5]http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D28MWWQ

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information Officer

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS

020 3299 9000

[6][King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

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Dear FOI (KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),
So how can a Hospital Trust have a case in Court, with regards to stopping ventilation, without Legal representation within the Court arena, only if the Legal team were working PROBONO.
Can you please clarify if this is the case?

Yours sincerely,

Alison Stevens

FOI (KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir/Madam  

  

I am writing to confirm receipt of your follow-up request under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act), dated 22 February 2018. 
Please include the FoI reference number given in the subject line of this
email if contacting the FoI office.

 

In accordance with the Act, we aim to respond to your request within
twenty working days of receipt.  If it becomes clear that provision of the
information you have asked for is likely to take longer than twenty
working days, I will let you know and give you an expected timescale.

 

Certain categories of information are exempt from the general right of
access provided by the Act.  Should your request be deemed to relate to
any exempt information, I will advise you accordingly.

 

As a public authority, the Trust may charge a fee for the information
requested. Any fees are calculated in accordance with the regulations
issued under the Act. If your request generates a fee payment, I will
inform you at the earliest opportunity and provide an estimation of costs.

 

Please let me know if you require more details or further clarification. 
You can find out more about the Act and other information resources
released by the Trust on our website at: [1]www.kch.nhs.uk

 

Kind Regards

 

Freedom of Information Officer

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS

020 3299 9000

[2][King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

   

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King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health
Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College
London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation
Trusts. For more information, visit [3]www.kingshealthpartners.org

 

Living King's Values: Understanding You, Inspiring Confidence in our Care,
Working Together, Always Aiming Higher, Making a Difference in our
Community

 

P please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.

 

 

 

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FOI (KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Applicant

 

Further to your follow-up request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

 

The text of your request is repeated below in bold, followed by the
Trust’s response:

 

So how can a Hospital Trust have a case in Court, with regards to stopping
ventilation, without Legal representation within the Court arena, only if
the Legal team were working PROBONO.

Can you please clarify if this is the case?

 

At the time of the previous request, we had not processed any invoices
from our Barrister. However, the Trust has now paid £21,630 inclusive of
VAT to date on this case in legal fees.

 

You can find out more about the Act and other information resources
released by the Trust on our website at: [1]www.kch.nhs.uk

 

If you are dissatisfied with the Trust’s response, you may appeal to us in
the first instance.  For contact details and a copy of our FOI appeal
process, please see our website or email us at [2][King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

If you remain dissatisfied, you have the right under section 50 of the Act
to apply to the Information Commissioner to seek resolution to the
matter.  Further details can be found on their website at
[3]https://ico.org.uk/

 

I hope this fulfils your request and we would welcome you feedback on our
FOI service. Please take the time to complete our Customer Satisfaction
Survey which is available online at the following link:

 

[4]http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D28MWWQ

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information Officer

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS

020 3299 9000

[5][King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

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King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health
Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College
London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation
Trusts. For more information, visit [6]www.kingshealthpartners.org

 

Living King's Values: Understanding You, Inspiring Confidence in our Care,
Working Together, Always Aiming Higher, Making a Difference in our
Community

 

P please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.

 

 

 

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