Information and documents relating to staff wellbeing in higher education

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Dear The Robert Gordon University,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request on staff wellbeing in Higher Education (HE).

I would like to request the following information, covering the last 12 months:

1. The job title of the senior manager with lead responsibility for staff wellbeing in the University.
2. The number of mental health specialist staff available within the university to support staff wellbeing.
3. A copy of the University’s Policy (procedures)/other relevant document(s) to support the wellbeing of staff.
4. The type of services offered to support staff wellbeing in the University
5. The number of referrals to services offered where staff wellbeing was a primary reason for the referral
6. Staff take up (number) by each service offered to support staff wellbeing.

Please provide the above information in the form of electronic files.

If it is not possible to provide the information required due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in section 12, please provide assistance under section 16, obligation of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to receiving the above information.

Yours faithfully,

Vida Douglas

FOI, The Robert Gordon University

Dear Applicant
This is to acknowledge receipt of your recent request for information from the University under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, it is being dealt with and you will hear from us shortly.

Please note that all subsequent correspondence with the University should be emailed to [RGU request email] as this mailbox is monitored in my absence.

Kind regards
Ian Croft
Information Governance and Complaints Officer
Robert Gordon University
Garthdee House Annexe
Garthdee Road
AB10 7QB
[email address]

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FOI, The Robert Gordon University

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Dear Vida
(07/12) 251118-2 Staff Wellbeing
Please find in Blue below the University's response to your recent request
for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
You will find that the University’s response to your information request
is in the form of a PDF (Portable Document Format) file or files attached
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Information Requested:
I trust that this provides the information you require, however, if you
are dissatisfied with the University’s handling of your request for
information under the Act, you have 40 days from the date of our response
to request a formal review of our decision.  However, you are encouraged
to contact me in the first instance, to determine if I can resolve your
concerns informally as this may lead to a quicker resolution of your
complaint than a formal appeal. 
If you remain dissatisfied after contacting me, you may ask for an
Internal review of the University’s handling of your request. All
complaints regarding requests for information will be handled in
accordance with this procedure, and should be put in writing and sent to
the address below.
The request should:
(a) detail your request for a review of our decision to be undertaken;
(b) describe the nature of your original request; and
(c) explain the reasons why you are dissatisfied with our response. 
Email [2][RGU request email].
If you remain dissatisfied with how your request for information has been
dealt with, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision as to whether we have handled your request
Information relating to your right to seek review is available from the
Scottish Information Commissioner's web page at:
[3] or by contacting the
Scottish Information Commissioner's Office at the following address:
Scottish Information Commissioner, 
Kinburn Castle, 
Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, 
Fife KY16 9DS 
Telephone: 01334 464610 
Fax: 01334 464611 
E-mail: [4][email address]
Website: [5]
This concludes the University’s response to your enquiry.
Yours sincerely
Robert Gordon University
Garthdee House Annexe
Garthdee Road
AB10 7QB
[6][email address]
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