Dear University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust,

Please can you send me your non-health record keeping policy and any supporting standards or procedures.

Yours faithfully,

Charlie Milton

FOI - Freedom of Information, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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Corporate and Legal Affairs - Trust Administration


3 January 2012


Charlie Milton




Dear Mr Milton


Request for Information


Thank you for your request for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS
Trust's non-health record keeping policy/-ies.  I confirm that the Trust
holds information covered by your request. The following policies can be
found within the policies section (‘data protection and information
governance’ subsection) of the Trust's FOI publication scheme via UHL’s
external website


·         Retention of Records Policy (copy attached)

·         Information (Records) Management Policy – please note that this
policy was revised by the Trust in December 2011 and the updated version
is currently being finalised.  Once received, the updated version will
replace this iteration on our external website – this is anticipated as
being by the end of January 2012. As the finalised version is not yet
available it is not attached, although the previous version can – as
indicated above – be viewed via the Trust’s FOI publication scheme.



I hope that this response is satisfactory and provides you with the
information requested (where available). If you require any further
assistance please do not hesitate to contact me. If you are dissatisfied
with the Trust’s response, you can contact the Director of Corporate and
Legal Affairs on Tel. No. 0116 258 8615 to request a copy of UHL’s Freedom
of Information Act complaints procedure.


We must advise you that where we have provided information we have done so
subject to the provisions of the Re-use of Public Sector Information
Regulations 2005.  Accordingly you must not re-use this information
without having the consent of the Trust.  Where the Trust is prepared to
provide its consent then it may levy a charge for doing so. Should you
wish to re-use documents provided then you must make your request in
writing stating your name and your address for correspondence together
with the document that you wish to re-use and the purpose for which the
information is to be re-used.


In the event that you remain dissatisfied with the way in which the Trust
has handled any complaint that you may wish to make, we would advise you
of your right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF.


Yours sincerely



Helen Stokes

Senior Trust Administrator

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Tel: 0116 258 8590




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