Covid-19 guidance provided to care provideers

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Dear NHS National Services Scotland,

Please treat this email as a Freedom of Information request.

I would be grateful if you could send me copies of all guidance and advisory notes issued by your organisation that relates to care home providers.

I am interested in all relevant written materials issued from December 2019 to the current date, including those that have been superseded or withdrawn by more recent guidance.

I am interested in all types of residential care guidance, but particularly those that relate to PPE guidance for staff, Covid-19 testing and the relationship between care homes and primary NHS care institutions such as hospitals.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

FOI (NHS NATIONAL SERVICES SCOTLAND),

Dear Ally

 

Freedom of Information Reference: 2020-000182

 

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 16^th
May 2020, requesting the following information:

 

I would be grateful if you could send me copies of all guidance and
advisory notes issued by  your organisation that relates to care home
providers.

 

I am interested in all relevant written materials issued from December
2019 to the current date, including those that have been superseded or
withdrawn by more recent guidance.

 

I am interested in all types of residential care guidance, but
particularly those that relate to PPE guidance for staff, Covid-19 testing
and the relationship between care homes and primary NHS care institutions
such as hospitals.

 

I confirm that under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002, a response to your information request will be sent within 20
working days of receipt, i.e. no later than 15^th June 2020

 

 

Kind regards

 

Leanne Beattie

 

FOI Support Administrator

Strategy, Performance & Service Transformation

 

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

 

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FOI (NHS NATIONAL SERVICES SCOTLAND),

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Dear Mr. Tibbitt,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2020-000182

 

Please find attached the NHS National Services Scotland response to your
FOI request:

 

·       I would be grateful if you could send me copies of all guidance
and advisory notes issued by your organisation that relates to care home
providers.

 

·       I am interested in all relevant written materials issued from
December 2019 to the current date, including those that have been
superseded or withdrawn by more recent guidance.

 

·       I am interested in all types of residential care guidance, but
particularly those that relate to PPE guidance for staff, Covid-19 testing
and the relationship between care homes and primary NHS care institutions
such as hospitals.

 

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to the Scottish Information Commissioner, who can be contacted at Kinburn
Castle, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, or via their [2]online Appeal form.

 

Many thanks and kindest regards,

 

Roddy

 

 

Roddy Mitchell

Organisational Lead for Corporate Records & FOI

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Gyle Square

Area 107a

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

 

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