Covid deaths in hospitals

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Dear NHS National Services Scotland,

How many deaths in hospitals from Covid 19, with no other health issues.
Glasgow / Edinburgh / Grampian regions etc. year 2020.

Yours faithfully,

Davie Craigie.

nss foi, NHS National Services Scotland

Dear Mr. Craigie,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000229

 

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 10^th
April 2021 requesting the following information:

 

·       How many deaths in hospitals from Covid 19, with no other health
issues.  Glasgow / Edinburgh / Grampian regions etc. year 2020.

 

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 10^th May 2021. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Alan

 

 

Alan Scott

Business Support Administrator

Strategy, Performance and Service Transformation

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

 

 

 

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Dear Mr Craigie,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000229

 

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 10^th
April 2021 requesting the following information:

 

·         How many deaths in hospitals from Covid 19, with no other health
issues.  Glasgow / Edinburgh / Grampian regions etc. year 2020.

 

I am writing to advise you that following a search of our paper and
electronic records, I have established that under Section 17 of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, NHS National Services Scotland
(NSS) does not hold the information that you have requested.

As NSS is only a Special Health Board within NHS Scotland we do not hold
information for the whole of NHS Scotland as this information is not
recorded within our systems. Here at NSS we are responsible for supplying
essential services to the rest of the NHS in Scotland including legal
services, procurement and blood transfusion. For more information on the
services we provide please visit our website for more information by
clicking on the link: [1]https://nhsnss.org/services/

We advise that you make a Freedom of Information Request with Public
Health Scotland and National Records of Scotland, as under the terms of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we are unable to transfer
this request on your behalf:

You can make your Freedom of Information Request with Public Health
Scotland via a form on this web page
([2]https://www.publichealthscotland.scot/co...).
Alternatively – you can write or email Public Health Scotland using the
contact details provided below:

Corporate FOI team

Public Health Scotland

Gyle Square

South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

Email: [3][email address]

You can make your Freedom of Information Request with National Records of
Scotland using the contact details provided below:

National Records of Scotland

Information Governance Team

Ladywell House

Ladywell Road

Edinburgh

EH12 7TF

Phone: 0131 334 0380

Email: [4][email address]

 

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working days of the date of this correspondence.

If after a review you are still unhappy, you also have the right to apply
to the Scottish Information Commissioner, who can be contacted at Kinburn
Castle, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, or via their online Appeal form.

Kind regards

 

Lynn Morrow

Corporate Affairs & Compliance Manager

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Area 027

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh  EH12 9EB

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