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FOI Request - Patient access to internet

Guy Basnett made this Freedom of Information request to Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 24 authorities

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Dear FOI Officer,

I am writing to make a Freedom of Information Request for details about the cost and provision of internet access (over wifi) to patients within the Trust's hospitals.

More specifically, please provide the following:

1. The name, or names, of the organisation/s currently used to provide wifi access to patients within the Trust's hospitals. Please state whether these organisations are private companies, charities, government bodies, etc. If private companies, please provide the company number. Please specify which organisations operate in which hospitals and or wards.

2. Please provide a copy of the current pricing plan for patients and visitors wishing
to access wireless internet within the Trust's hospitals? If there is more than one
pricing plan, please supply information on all, making a note of which hospitals and wards they
apply to.

3. Please provide the current pricing plan/s in place for each of the following specific wards:
a) Intensive / critical care - adult, paediatric and neonatal
b) Oncology, both adult and paediatric
c) Emergency department, adult and paediatric
d) Specialist trauma centre

4. For the current financial year 2018/19 so far, up to today's date, 30 September 2018:
a) Please provide a breakdown for each hospital showing the total revenue from the provision of wifi internet access for patients. Please also show how much of this revenue was paid to / retained by the organisation providing the internet access, and how much of this revenue was retained by the Trust. If any set payments are paid to, or received from, the organisation to the Trust, by way of a licensing agreement or similar, please also provide details of that contract.
b) The same for the financial year 2017/18
c) The same for the financial year 2016/17

If you require any further information, please do no hesitate to contact me.

If my request is denied, either in whole or in part, I ask that you make specific reference to exemptions under the Act.

Yours faithfully,

Guy Basnett

FOI, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Guy,
Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act we will endeavour to respond to this request promptly within 20 working days and are now investigating the nature of the request, the quantity of information requested and whether we hold the information requested.
There are a number of exemptions which the Act permits with respect to disclosure of information. The information will be assessed for these exemptions prior to disclosure and we will advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested.
If there is a cost involved in collecting the information then we will suspend the period for response until such time as we receive your payment. We will advise you of any such costs.
Please send any further correspondence to [email address].
Kind regards,

Michal Mangham
Freedom Of Information Officer
Working Week: Mon 8-3 Tues/Wed 8-2
Communications | Duckworth Lane Cottage, BRI
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
T: 01274 36 4774
http://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

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FOI, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Guy,

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards,

[1]hellomynameis
Michal Mangham
Freedom Of Information Officer
Working Week: Mon 8-3 Tues/Wed 8-2
Communications | Duckworth Lane Cottage, BRI
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
T: 01274 36 4774
[2]http://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

 

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