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Dear South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,

I would be grateful if you are able to provide me the following information:

1. The cost involved of the purchase of rocks of the recent “Gratitude Rocks” Campaign?

2. The cost involved in the printing of items relating to the “Gratitude Rocks” Campaign?

Yours faithfully,

Ed Hill

Information Governance, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ed,

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding Gratitude Rocks.

 

We will deal with this request in accordance with your right of access to
information we hold under the Freedom of Information Act and I attach a
leaflet containing further information about both your rights and our
obligations under this legislation. You will see from this that we are not
obliged to generate information we do not already hold in order to provide
what we are asked for, such as by collating data or formulating direct
answers to questions, but you are entitled to receive copies of records
(or extracts from them) that contain the information you have requested.

 

We will research the information you have requested and we will respond
providing what we hold no later than 20/06/19 in accordance with the
timescales set by the Act.

 

We will inform you if:

a) We are unable to provide you with any of the information you have
requested, and explain the reason for this; and

b) Any fee that is payable for the information we are able to provide.

 

In the meantime, if you have any queries or require clarification on any
aspect of your request or how we will respond, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Clare Lunk | Assistant Information Governance Manager

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

[1]cid:[email address]

 

Direct Line 01392 261 603

Web [2]www.swast.nhs.uk

E-Mail [3][email address]

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY

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Information Governance, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Edward

 

I refer to our acknowledgement on 22/5/19  in respect of your request for
information under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.  

 

A PDF copy of our response is also attached – we are aware of a formatting
issue on the WDTK website which may affect the legibility of the tabled
response below.

 

We are able to provide the following information:

 

Information requested Trust response
I would be grateful if you are able The Gratitude Rocks initiative was
to provide me the following designed as part of the Trust’s
information: proactive wellbeing campaign and an
opportunity for our people to take a
1.       The cost involved of the moment to consider things in their
purchase of rocks of the recent lives they are grateful for; the rocks
“Gratitude Rocks” Campaign? being a tangible reminder to take time
out to reflect on positives in our
  lives.

 

The rocks themselves were kindly
donated by a member of staff and
therefore there was no cost to the
Trust.

 

The white bowls used to house the
gratitude rocks came to a total cost
of £24.00.

 
2.       The cost involved in the A member of the Trust’s Communications
printing of items relating to the Team (Band 4) spent approximately half
“Gratitude Rocks” Campaign? a day printing the cards for the
Gratitude Rocks campaign.
 
 

Recycled card from a previous campaign
was used therefore a cost was not
incurred.

 

The ink used to print the cards came
from a printer cartridge costing £80.
The Communications team have estimated
that less than 1% of the ink in the
cartridge was used to print the cards
therefore an estimated cost of under
£1 on ink.

 

 

Please note that, under the Re-use of Public Sector Information
Regulations, if you wish to publish or otherwise use this information
besides for your own means, you will need to seek our permission to do so.

 

Please feel free to contact me if you require further clarification of the
information provided, or to discuss any aspect of the way in which we have
responded to your request. 

However, if you are dissatisfied with our response, you also have the
right to make use of the following complaints procedures:

 

In the first instance you may write to the Chief Executive of this Trust

 

Mr Ken Wenman

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Abbey Court

Eagle Way

Exeter  EX2 7HY

 

Mr Wenman will then either make arrangements for your complaint to be
reviewed and for the outcome to be communicated to you, or will convene a
panel of Trust Directors to consider an appeal against a decision to
withhold information.

 

If you are unhappy with the response to your complaint, or findings of the
Panel, you can contact the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,                                 

Wilmslow,

Cheshire.  SK9 5AF

 

Tel: 01625 545 700

Fax: 01625 524 510

 

Kind regards

 

Clare Lunk | Assistant Information Governance Manager

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

[1]cid:[email address]

 

Direct Line 01392 261 603 

Web [2]www.swast.nhs.uk

E-Mail [3][email address]

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Exeter EX2 7HY

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