Endomyocardial Biopsy (EMB)

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Denise Amstrong

Dear Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,
Please can you provide me with the following information with regards to this procedure at your Trust.

1. Does your Hospital perform Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures?

2. If yes, How many Endomyocardial (EMB) Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

3. What was your Trust’s spend on Endomyocardial Biopsy in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

4. Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy?

5. If yes, How many Amoeloid Biopsy procedures were performed in:
a. 2014
b. 2015

Yours faithfully,

Denise Amstrong

Merrick Stephanie (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ms Amstrong

 

REF: NUH 33164 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST-
Acknowledgement

 

Thank you for your request for information about Endomyocardial Biopsy
(EMB). Your request was received on 2^nd June 2016 and we are dealing with
it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) came into being on 1st
April 2006 and assumed responsibility for the services provided by both
the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust
(NCH).

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before I will proceed to deal with your request.

 

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under the Act unless the Trust does not hold the information or there is a
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Water Lane 
Wilmslow 
Cheshire 
SK9 5AF 
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
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Yours sincerely,

 

Stephanie Merrick

 

Freedom of Information Trust Lead

Patient Records Services

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

QMC Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63100

 

Please note my working days are: Monday -  Friday 08.30 -16.30

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[2]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

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Merrick Stephanie (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ms Amstrong

 

REF: NUH (33164) FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION
REQUEST-Clarification  

 

I acknowledge your request for information about Your request was received
on 2^nd June 2016 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) came into being on 1st
April 2006 and assumed responsibility for the services provided by both
the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust
(NCH).

 

In your request you asked for: ‘Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to
diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy?’

 

Please could you elaborate or explain the terminology used in the
question?

 

Unfortunately we are unable to identify/locate the information you have
requested from the details you have provided. To help us meet your request
could you please clarify the above so that I can process your request. I
will not be able to take this matter further without extra information
from you.

 

If you wish to discuss any of the above then please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If are unhappy with the overall service you have received and wish to make
a complaint, you should write to:

Complaints Lead

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,

Queen’s Medical Centre Campus,

Derby Road,

Nottingham, NG7 2UH.

 

If, after exhausting our internal process, you are still unhappy with the
information received, you may write to:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,

Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
[1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Stephanie Merrick

 

Freedom of Information Trust Lead

Patient Records Services

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

QMC Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63100

 

Please note my working days are: Monday -  Friday 08.30 -16.30

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[2]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

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Merrick Stephanie (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ms Amstrong

 

Please see the email below sent 21^st June regarding clarification for
your Freedom of Information request. Without the clarification we cannot
proceed with the request.

 

If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Stephanie Merrick

 

Freedom of Information Trust Lead

Patient Records Services

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

QMC Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63100

 

Please note my working days are: Monday -  Friday 08.30 -16.30

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[1]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

 

 

From: Merrick Stephanie (ICT Services)
Sent: 21 June 2016 14:30
To: '[FOI #337578 email]'
Subject: REF: NUH (33164) FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION
REQUEST-Clarification

 

Dear Ms Amstrong

 

REF: NUH (33164) FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION
REQUEST-Clarification  

 

I acknowledge your request for information about Your request was received
on 2^nd June 2016 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) came into being on 1st
April 2006 and assumed responsibility for the services provided by both
the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust
(NCH).

 

In your request you asked for: ‘Does your Hospital perform Biopsy to
diagnose Amoeloid Cardiomyopathy?’

 

Please could you elaborate or explain the terminology used in the
question?

 

Unfortunately we are unable to identify/locate the information you have
requested from the details you have provided. To help us meet your request
could you please clarify the above so that I can process your request. I
will not be able to take this matter further without extra information
from you.

 

If you wish to discuss any of the above then please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If are unhappy with the overall service you have received and wish to make
a complaint, you should write to:

 

Complaints Lead

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,

Queen’s Medical Centre Campus,

Derby Road,

Nottingham, NG7 2UH.

 

If, after exhausting our internal process, you are still unhappy with the
information received, you may write to:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,

Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
[2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Stephanie Merrick

 

Freedom of Information Trust Lead

Patient Records Services

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

QMC Tel: 0115 9249924 ext 63100

 

Please note my working days are: Monday -  Friday 08.30 -16.30

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[3]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

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2. http://www.ico.gov.uk/
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