Gillick Competency In children and consent to share

Martin Nikel made this Freedom of Information request to Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you provide me a current copy of the Trusts guildines on dealing with children in regards to Gillick Competency assesments for a child under 16 and Consent to Share information for a child under 16, including standards of evidential records that need to be kept.

Please could you also provide a copy of the policy that defines the ‘best interests’ of a child under 16 with regard to Gillick competency and Consent to Share information,.

Yours faithfully,

H. Martins.

Dear Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust,

In addition to the above, please can you also provide template forms that are used for tracking and documenting ‘best interest’ decisions and the policy that refers to meetings regarding deciding a child’s ‘best interests’, including required attendees.

Yours faithfully,

Martin Nikel (p.s. type in original request)

FOI, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Martin

We acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Kind regards

Information Governance and Medico Legal Team
Informatics Department
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

St Nicholas Hospital
Jubilee Road
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3XT
 
Email:  [Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Web:  www.ntw.nhs.uk

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From: Martin Nikel[SMTP: ]
Sent: 06 January 2018 14:09:27
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Gillick Competency In children and consent to share Auto forwarded by a Rule

Dear Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust,

1. Please can you provide me a current copy of the Trusts guildines on dealing with children in regards to Gillick Competency assesments for a child under 16 and Consent to Share information for a child under 16, including standards of evidential records that need to be kept.

2. Please could you also provide a copy of the policy that defines the ‘best interests’ of a child under 16 with regard to Gillick competency and Consent to Share information,.

3. In addition to the above, please can you also provide template forms that are used for tracking and documenting ‘best interest’ decisions and the policy that refers to meetings regarding deciding a child’s ‘best interests’, including required attendees.

Yours faithfully,

H. Martins.

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Dear Martin

Please find attached Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust's response to your below Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards

Information Governance and Medico Legal Team
Informatics Department
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

St Nicholas Hospital
Jubilee Road
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3XT
 
Email:  [Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Web:  www.ntw.nhs.uk

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