Dear Devon and Cornwall Constabulary,

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

FOI, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary

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Dear Mr Lofthouse,

 

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Request received
13/11/18:

 

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?  

 

Your request will be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. You should expect to be sent a response within the
statutory limit of 20 working days, subject to the provisions of the Act. 

 

Should you have any further inquiries concerning this matter, please
contact me quoting my reference number as above.

 

Please note that all Freedom of Information disclosures will be published
on the Force website, therefore accessible to all members of the public.

[1]https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/you...

 

Yours sincerely

 

Alliance Freedom of Information Team

Devon & Cornwall Police Headquarters, Middlemoor

Tel: 01392 226770 or 226220

Email :     [2][Devon and Cornwall Constabulary request email]

Or: [3][email address]

 

Alliance Information Management Department

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police

Working together to serve the public

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FOI, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary

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Dear Mr Lofthouse

 

Please find attached the response to your above numbered Freedom of
Information Request.

 

Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Chris Fitzgerald

Alliance Freedom of Information Officer

Devon & Cornwall Police Headquarters, Middlemoor

Tel: 01392 226770 (Mon-Weds)

Email: [1][Devon and Cornwall Constabulary request email]

 

Alliance Information Management Department

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police

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E-mail should not be regarded as a secure means of communication, we take
all reasonable steps to ensure that e-mails are protected from malware,
but cannot accept liability for any loss or damage, howsoever arising, as
a result of their transmission to the recipients' computer or network.
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For more information, or to contact us, please visit us at
[3]www.devon-cornwall.police.uk or [4]www.dorset.police.uk or e-mail
[5][email address] or [6][email address]

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