Deaths of patients with a learning disability and serious incidents

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Dear Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust,

Please would you provide the following information:

1) the number of deaths of patients with a learning disability that occurred in the last three years (by years defined as 1/4/16 - 31/3/17, 1/4/17 - 31/3/18, 1/4/18 to present).

2) the number of deaths of patients with a learning disability reported as an incident on the National Reporting and Learning System (NLRS) in the last three years (defined as above)

3) the number of deaths of patients with a learning disability reported as an incident on the Strategic Executive Information System (STEIS) in the last three years (defined as above)

I look forward to hearing from you,
Many thanks
Dr George Julian

SWBH-GM-FOIRequests (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on 18TH MARCH 2019 (below).

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Freedom of Information
[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email]
 Trust Headquarters, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

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SWBH-GM-FOIRequests (SANDWELL AND WEST BIRMINGHAM HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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FOI request ref: F18/0028

 

Dear Dr Julian,

 

Thank you for your freedom of information request received on18 March 2019
by the Trust. Due to staffing changes within the Trust, your request was
not dealt with in a timely manager. Please accept my apologies for this
oversight.

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted to locate
information relevant to your request and I can confirm that the
information you have requested is held by Sandwell and West Birmingham
Hospitals NHS Trust and is detailed below:

 

1)      The number of deaths of patients with a learning disability that
occurred in the last three years (by years defined as 1/4/16 - 31/3/17,
1/4/17 - 31/3/18, 1/4/18 to present).

Please see attached spreadsheet.

 

2)      The number of deaths of patients with a learning disability
reported as an incident on the National Reporting and Learning System
(NLRS) in the last three years (defined as above).

Please see attached word document.

 

3)      The number of deaths of patients with a learning disability
reported as an incident on the Strategic Executive Information System
(STEIS) in the last three years (defined as above).

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I hope that the information provided in this email answers your query.
However, if you are dissatisfied with the response please contact the
Trust in the first instance with the details of your complaint so the
Trust can conduct an internal review. Please address such requests to
[Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust request email] or in writing to Kam Dhami, Director of
Governance, Trust Headquarters, Sandwell Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich,
B71 4HJ. Alternatively, if you remain unhappy with the outcome you can
appeal directly to the Information Commissioner at the following address:
www.ico.gov.uk

 

Kind Regards

 

Aisha Begum

Freedom of Information

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