Freedom of Information request - Staff Counselling Services and Occupational Health Referrals

The request was successful.

Dear University of the West of England,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, could you please provide me with the following information:

COUNSELLING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES - UNIVERSITY STAFF

1. The total number of staff that accessed University counselling and mental health services in the last eight academic years (please present in a table showing figures for each academic year and breakdown by category (e.g. anxiety, bereavement loss, work-related etc...))

a) How many were academic staff?
b) How many were professional services staff?
c) How many were male?
d) How many were female?

2. Where data are available in the last eight years, please detail what was the average wait time for a staff member applying to see a counsellor to seeing a counsellor?

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

3. During the last eight academic years how many staff members were referred to Occupational Health (please highlight whether these were self-referrals, management referrals, or referrals falling into different categories)?

a) How many were academic staff?
b) How many were professional services staff?
c) How many were male?
d) How many were female?

4. How many staff members are currently on the waiting list to see Occupational Health?

If the decision is made to withhold some of this data using exemptions in the Data Protection Act, please inform me of that fact and cite the exemptions used.

If you need any clarification then please do not hesitate to contact me. If some parts of this request are easier to answer than others, I would ask that you release the available data as soon as possible.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you within the 20 working day statutory time period.

Yours faithfully,

Nicky Michaels

Foi Requests, University of the West of England

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Dear Ms Michaels

 

 

Your request for information 17 July 2017, has been received.

 

To follow up your request would it be at all possible to state exactly the
years required?

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

 

 

D Bean

Governance, Policy and FoI Officer

 

University of the West of England

Frenchay Campus

Bristol  BS16 1QY

 

 

 

Dear University of the West of England,

Thanks for your speedy response. The years would include the last eight academic years including 2016-17.

Yours faithfully,

Nicky Michaels

Foi Requests, University of the West of England

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Dear Ms Michaels

 

The University’s response is attached.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

D Bean

Governance, Policy and FoI Officer

 

University of the West of England

Frenchay Campus

Bristol  BS16 1QY

 

 

 

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