Medal Information Request

Martin Metcalf made this Freedom of Information request to Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Please confirm how many Ambulance Service (Emergency) Long Service and Good Conduct Medals the Trust/Service has issued in total, with breakdown by financial year since 1995.

If possible please provide the figures for previous incorporated Ambulance Services prior to amalgamation (if applicable).

Please provide a breakdown by skillset (eg. Paramedic, Ambulance Technician, ECA/ECSW/Associate Practitioner etc.).

Please provide a breakdown by Gender.

Please provide a naming example and whether rank/ skillset is or has ever been included (eg. John Smith/ Mr John Smith/ Paramedic John Smith etc).

Does the Trust/Service use honorifics or post-nominals on the naming (eg. Dr, Rev, BA, BSc, MBE, BEM, MC, QGM).

Has any awardee refused to accept the Medal?

Has any awardee returned the Medal back for any reason?

Has any awardee had the award of the Medal revoked?

What does an individual award cost the Trust/Service at public or private expense?

Does the Trust/Service hold an award ceremony or is the medal awarded “over the desk”?

How many Queens Ambulance Service Medals has the Trust/Service recommended for award to members of staff and how many have actually been awarded?

How many MBEs Medals has the Trust/Service recommended for award to members of staff and how many have actually been awarded?

How many BEMs has the Trust/Service recommended for award to members of staff and how many have actually been awarded?

How many Queens Gallantry Medals has the Trust/Service recommended for award to members of staff and how many have actually been awarded?

How many Medals not named above has the Trust/Service recommended for award to members of staff and how many have actually been awarded; if applicable, what were the medals recommended?

Yours faithfully,

Martin Metcalf

Dear Mr Metcalf

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

The reference number for this request is 2017/18-421. Please ensure that you quote this number in any future correspondence.

We will endeavour to respond to this request at our earliest opportunity. This will be no later than 05 April 2018 which is 20 working days after the date your request was received.

Issued by Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Legal Services Department
[Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]
Tel: 01924 584116

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Dear Mr Metcalf

 

Unfortunately the Trust may be delayed in providing you with a response to
FOI 2017/18-421. However, we can reassure you we are working hard to
remedy this and hope to provide you with a response at our earliest
opportunity.

 

Should the response be after the statutory 20 days, we would like to
apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

Kind regards

 

Issued by Yorkshire Ambulance Service

 

Legal Services Department

[1][Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]

Tel: 01924 584116

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Mr Metcalf

 

Apologises for the delay in responding to your request.

 

In reply to your request for information under the FOI Act, please find
enclosed with this email the Trust's response.

 

Issued by Yorkshire Ambulance Service

 

Legal Services Department

[1][Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]

Tel: 01924 584116

 

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