Deaths of patients with a learning disability and serious incidents

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Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership 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 financial year eg 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

Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

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Dear Dr Julian,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust

 

Thank you for your request for information under the requirements of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 8 March 2019.  

 

As per section 10 of the Act, you can expect a reply no later than 20
working days from this date.

 

There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered
and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must
be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 day time
limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment. If there is
a fee payable we will write to you again to let you know the process in
this event.

 

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent the release of the information you have requested. We will assess
whether any of the exemption categories apply to your request and if they
do, or if there is a delay due to the application of an exemption we will
write to you again.

 

If any further assistance in this matter is required, please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Regards,

 

Paul Lewis-Grundy

Company Secretary

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

[email address]

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Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

Dear Dr Julian

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust

 

Freedom of Information Request No: 4047

Further to your Freedom of Information request received on 8^th March
2019. I apologise for the significant delay in handling your request.  I
am able to respond now and can confirm that the Trust holds the requested
information. Please find our response to your following request in blue.

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

 

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).  Zero

 

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).  Zero

 

Your request has now been closed. If you have any queries related to the
responses provided please in the first instance contact me.

I understand that you may be dissatisfied with the way that your request
has been handled. In such circumstances please contact the Information
Governance Manager on 01384 3245111 or email [1][email address

 

If you are still not satisfied, then you are entitled to approach the
Information Commissioner and request an assessment of the manner in which
the Trust has handled your request.

The Information Commissioner is an independent officer, appointed by
the Crown and reports directly to Parliament. The Commissioner can request
all the documentation relating to your request to decide whether the
Trust’s decision was fair and meets the requirements of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700

[2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk 

 

 

Kind regards

 

 

 

Paul Lewis-Grundy

Company Secretary

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

[3][email address]

 

 

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