Further Information on SARI supporting transgender people guidance

Sarah Smith made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group,

I am writing with reference to this guidance: https://bnssgccg-media.ams3.cdn.digitalo...

Please could you provide details of any payment or payments made from the CCG to SARI for producing this guidance.

If the CCG decides to adopt the guidance, please could you also provide the explicit legal basis for each of its recommendations.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Smith

Foi (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG), NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Smith,

 

Thank you for your request for information, which we received on 6^th
December 2019, regarding documents and information relating to further
information on SARI supporting transgender people guidance.

 

I am acknowledging your request on behalf of Bristol, North Somerset and
south Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG). We will be
dealing with your request for information in accordance with the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.

 

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Freedom of Information Team

NHS Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG

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Dear Foi (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG),

This request is now overdue- by law I should have recieved a response by today.
I look forward to your prompt response.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Smith

Foi (NHS BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG), NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Smith,

 

Thank you for your request for information which we received on 6^th
December 2019 regarding documents and information relating to Further
Information on SARI Supporting Transgender People Guidance. We are really
sorry for the delay of sending the response to you.

 

Under section 1 (1) (a) and (b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I
can confirm that the CCG does hold some of the information requested. 
Please find attached the response to your request, from Bristol, North
Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG
CCG).

 

Your request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act (2000) and we hope that you find this response
helpful.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom of Information Team

NHS Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG

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