Death Certification for Hospital Inpatients.

DAVID HAWKER made this Freedom of Information request to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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Dear Aneurin Bevan University Health Board,

1. Please will you provide details of costs associated with issuing Death Certificates for inpatient deaths leading to Cremation.?
2. Have any changes been made to Death Certification during the Coronavirus Pandemic for NHS inpatient hospital deaths ---- please will you provide details both prior to, and following, any Coronavirus changes in the Death Certification process.
3.1 Are any NHS Hospital Medical Professionals paid in a private capacity for completing any Hospital Death Certificates, please provide details.
3.2 Are all such private fees/payments made, accepted by the Medical Professional involved.Please can you indicte how many payments are not accepted.
3.3 Where such payments are not accepted by the Medical Professional completing the death certificates, are the costs reduced to the family/estate of the deceased patient

Yours faithfully,
DAVID HAWKER

Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dear Mr Hawker
 
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act received on 5th Febraury 2021.  We have allocated it the
following reference number FOI 21-078, and will be in contact again
shortly.  We aim to respond to all Freedom of Information requests within
20 working days from the date of receipt. 
 
In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance please do not
hesitate to contact me.
 
Regards
Lucy
 
Lucy Bennett
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol - Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/Corporate Services
Manager - Freedom of Information
 
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Aneurin Bevan/Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystafell 043, Pencadlys, Ysbyty Sant Cadog, Ffordd y Lodj, Caerllion,
Casnewydd, NP18 3XQ/Room 043, Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge
Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ
E-bost/E-mail: [email address]
Ffôn/Tel: Extension 55956 or (01633) 435956 (external)
 
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Dear Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services),
Further to my FOI request, would appreciate if you could now provide your response.

Yours sincerely,

DAVID HAWKER

Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dear Mr Hawker
 
Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information
Act received on 5^th February 2021 reference number, FOI 21-078.  Please
accept my apologies for the delay in responding, it is anticipated that we
will be able to provide you with a response in the next 7-days.  However,
if this position changes, I will of course let you know.
 
In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance please do not
hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely
 
Lucy Bennett
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol - Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/Corporate Services
Manager - Freedom of Information
 
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Aneurin Bevan/Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystafell 043, Pencadlys, Ysbyty Sant Cadog, Ffordd y Lodj, Caerllion,
Casnewydd, NP18 3XQ/Room 043, Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge
Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ
E-bost/E-mail: [1][email address]
Ffôn/Tel: Extension 55956 or (01633) 435956 (external)
 
Croesawn ohebiaeth yn Gymraeg ac yn Saesneg. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn
arwain at oedi. We welcome correspondence in Welsh and English.
Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to a delay.

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Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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Dear Mr Hawker
 
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, received on 5^th February 2021.
 
Please find attached the Health Board’s response to this request.
If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact me using
the details provided below.
 
Regards
 
Lucy Bennett
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol - Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/Corporate Services
Manager - Freedom of Information
 
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Aneurin Bevan/Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystafell 043, Pencadlys, Ysbyty Sant Cadog, Ffordd y Lodj, Caerllion,
Casnewydd, NP18 3XQ/Room 043, Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge
Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ
E-bost/E-mail: [1][email address]
Ffôn/Tel: Extension 55956 or (01633) 435956 (external)
 
Croesawn ohebiaeth yn Gymraeg ac yn Saesneg. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn
arwain at oedi. We welcome correspondence in Welsh and English.
Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to a delay.

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