We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are paul lofthouse please sign in and let everyone know.

Forensic Medical Services Contract

We're waiting for paul lofthouse to read a recent response and update the status.

Dear West Midlands Police,

I am writing to you under the freedom of information act 2000 to request the following information:

Q1. Who is your current supplier of Forensic Medical Services to Custody Suites, to include Forensic Medical Examiners and Custody Nurses?

Q2. When does your current contract expire for the supply of these services / medical personnel?

Q3. What is the annual cost of this contract to supply FMEs and Custody Nurses?

Q4. Who is responsible for the service standards and maintenance of this contract?

Q5. How many times in the last 12 months has your contract provider failed to provide an FME or Custody Nurse for any given shift (12 hour coverage period)?

Q6. A. Do you use agencies to provide Forensic Medical Service personnel in the event of staff shortages?
B. If so, please provide the average charge for each staff group in 2018?

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

paul lofthouse

Freedom of Information,

Please accept this as an acknowledgement of receipt of your e-mail by the
Freedom of Information Unit.
 
If your email is a valid request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, your request will be dealt with within the legislative
deadline of 20 working days.  Should we be unable to meet this deadline
for any reason you will be notified as soon as possible.
 
Please note that if your email is a request is for your own personal data
you should make a subject access request to the Data Protection Unit.  You
can do this by completing a WA162 form, which is available on the West
Midlands Police website.  Search the West Midlands Police website for
'Subject Access' or go directly to this page:
[1]https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/abou...
 
If you require further information please contact 101 and ask for the
Freedom of Information Unit.
 
You might find what you are looking for on our website:
[2]http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/
 
If you have information about any crime, you can contact us on the
non-emergency number: 101.
 
In an emergency, for example where life is in danger or a crime in
progress, call 999.

This email is intended for the addressee only and may contain privileged
or confidential information. If received in error, please notify the
originator immediately. Any unauthorised use, disclosure, copying or
alteration of this email is strictly forbidden. Views or opinions
expressed in this email do not necessarily represent those of West
Midlands Police. All West Midlands Police email activity is monitored for
virus, racist, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate activity. No
responsibility is accepted by West Midlands Police for any loss or damage
arising in any way from the receipt or use of this email.

References

Visible links
1. https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/abou...
2. http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/

Freedom of Information,

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Lofthouse

 

FOI Request Reference: 21006/18

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 16/11/2018.

 

REQUEST

 

I am writing to you under the freedom of information act 2000 to request
the following information:

 

Q1. Who is your current supplier of Forensic Medical Services to Custody
Suites, to include Forensic Medical Examiners and Custody Nurses?  

 

Q2. When does your current contract expire for the supply of these
services / medical personnel?

 

Q3. What is the annual cost of this contract to supply FMEs and Custody
Nurses?

 

Q4. Who is responsible for the service standards and maintenance of this
contract?

 

Q5. How many times in the last 12 months has your contract provider failed
to provide an FME or Custody Nurse for any given shift (12 hour coverage
period)?

 

Q6. A. Do you use agencies to provide Forensic Medical Service personnel
in the event of staff shortages?

B. If so, please provide the average charge for each staff group in
2018?  

 

RESPONSE

 

Under section 21 of the Act, we are not required to provide information in
response to a request if it is already reasonably accessible to you. The
information you requested for questions 1 and 2 is available on the
following website:

 

[1]https://www.blpd.gov.uk/foi/foicontractv...

 

Please see attached document for questions 3 – 6.

 

As recommended as good practice by the Information Commissioner’s Office a
version of this response may be published on the West Midlands Police
website.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

For further information and data on West Midlands Police see our
publication scheme and disclosure log

 

[2]http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/

 

RIGHT OF APPEAL

 

Your attention is drawn to your right to request a re-examination of your
case under West Midlands Police review procedure, which can be found at:

 

[3]http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/revie...

 

Please note that such an appeal must be received within 40 working days of
the date of this correspondence. Any such request received after this time
will only be considered at the discretion of the FOI Unit.

 

If you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Andrea Mobberley

Freedom of Information Unit

Corporate Communications

To report crime and anti-social behaviour which does not require an
emergency response, please call 101. In an emergency, dial 999.

 

Internal: 801 2068

External: 101 ext 801 2068

[mobile number]

 

[4][email address]

Website: [5]www.west-midlands.police.uk

WMNow: [6]www.wmnow.co.uk/
Twitter: [7]www.twitter.com/wmpolice
Facebook: [8]www.facebook.com/westmidlandspolice
YouTube: [9]www.youtube.com/westmidlandspolice

Flickr: [10]www.flickr.com/westmidlandspolice

 

[11]View all our social network links

 

Our vision: Preventing crime, protecting the public and helping those in
need

 

This email is intended for the addressee only and may contain privileged
or confidential information. If received in error, please notify the
originator immediately. Any unauthorised use, disclosure, copying or
alteration of this email is strictly forbidden. Views or opinions
expressed in this email do not necessarily represent those of West
Midlands Police. All West Midlands Police email activity is monitored for
virus, racist, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate activity. No
responsibility is accepted by West Midlands Police for any loss or damage
arising in any way from the receipt or use of this email.

References

Visible links
1. https://www.blpd.gov.uk/foi/foicontractv...
2. http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/
3. http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/revie...
4. mailto:[email address]
5. https://exchange.wmpad.local/owa/redir.a...
6. https://www.wmnow.co.uk/
7. https://exchange.wmpad.local/owa/redir.a...
8. https://exchange.wmpad.local/owa/redir.a...
9. https://exchange.wmpad.local/owa/redir.a...
10. https://exchange.wmpad.local/owa/redir.a...
11. http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/conta...

We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are paul lofthouse please sign in and let everyone know.

Looking for an EU Authority?

You can request documents directly from EU Institutions at our sister site AskTheEU.org . Find out more .

AskTheEU.org