Investigations into the deaths of patients with a learning disability
Dear NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group,
Please would you provide the following information for your CCG:
1) the number of deaths of patients with a learning disability that occurred in the last three years (by years defined as 1/4/16 - 31/3/17, 1/4/17 - 31/3/18, 1/4/18 to present).
2) the number of independent investigations into the deaths of patients with a learning disability that you have commissioned in the last three years (defined as above)
3a) the number of deaths of patients with a learning disability that have resulted in an inquest in the last three years (defined as above)
3b) of those inquests the number that were an Article 2 inquest
I look forward to hearing from you,
Dr George Julian
Dear Dr Julian
RE: Freedom of Information Request
I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information
regarding investigations into patient deaths which will be processed under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was
received on 19 March 2019 (as 18 March is counted as a non-working day due
to St Patrick’s Day) by NEL on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups
(CCGs) listed below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.
NHS Islington CCG FOI.18.ISL15905
An initial investigation is currently taking place into whether the
information you have requested is held by the CCGs and if so, whether it
can be released in accordance with the legislation.
Any fees applicable to this request will be detailed in writing as soon as
they can be determined. Your request will then be placed on hold and you
will have the choice of whether to proceed with your request. Should any
clarification of your request be required we will advise you accordingly.
If you require any assistance, or would like to discuss your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number above.
Freedom of Information Team
[Islington CCG request email]
Lower Marsh, 3^rd Floor
Waterloo, London, SE1 7NT
Dear Dr Julian
Please find attached response to your FOI request on behalf of NHS
Islington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
1 Lower Marsh, 3^rd Floor
Lower Marsh, London SE1 7NT
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