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Dear Universities,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in regards to the mental heath resources at your university.

1. How many support service staff have been employed with a mental health remit (e.g. counselling, wellbeing) in each of the last 5 academic years. If a breakdown is not available for mental health staff, please provide a total for the closest possible category.

2. Budget for mental health support for each of the last 5 academic years, and where possible a breakdown on how that money is allocated, e.g. staff, marketing, equipment etc.

3. Number of students seeking mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

4. Average waiting time for mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

5. Any internal reports or reviews relating to mental health provision over the last 5 years.

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

FOI, University of Birmingham

Dear Ms Card

Thank you for your request for information below which the University of Birmingham is processing under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we will let you know. If a fee is payable a fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Regards

Freedom of Information Team
University of Birmingham

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From: [FOI #537612 email] [[FOI #537612 email]]
Sent: 07 December 2018 13:56
To: FOI requests at University of Birmingham
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Mental Health

Dear Universities,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in regards to the mental heath resources at your university.

1. How many support service staff have been employed with a mental health remit (e.g. counselling, wellbeing) in each of the last 5 academic years. If a breakdown is not available for mental health staff, please provide a total for the closest possible category.

2. Budget for mental health support for each of the last 5 academic years, and where possible a breakdown on how that money is allocated, e.g. staff, marketing, equipment etc.

3. Number of students seeking mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

4. Average waiting time for mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

5. Any internal reports or reviews relating to mental health provision over the last 5 years.

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

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FOI, University of Birmingham

Dear Ms Card

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your request.
 
Due to unexpected staffing issues, we are currently unable to provide
responses to Freedom of Information Act requests as promptly as usual. 
 
If you have any queries about this email, please contact us.  Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future.

Regards

Freedom of Information Team
University of Birmingham

________________________________________
From: [FOI #537612 email]
[[FOI #537612 email]]
Sent: 07 December 2018 13:56
To: FOI requests at University of Birmingham
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Mental Health

Dear Universities,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information in regards to the mental heath resources at your
university.

1. How many support service staff have been employed with a mental health
remit (e.g. counselling, wellbeing) in each of the last 5 academic years.
If a breakdown is not available for mental health staff, please provide a
total for the closest possible category.

2. Budget for mental health support for each of the last 5 academic years,
and where possible a breakdown on how that money is allocated, e.g. staff,
marketing, equipment etc.

3. Number of students seeking mental health support in each of the last 5
academic years.

4. Average waiting time for mental health support in each of the last 5
academic years.

5. Any internal reports or reviews relating to mental health provision
over the last 5 years.

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of
an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the
information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section
12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16
obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope
of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined
please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by
the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be
happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

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[FOI #537612 email]

Is [University of Birmingham request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
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form:
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be delayed.

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FOI, University of Birmingham

Dear Ms Card

We are currently unable to provide responses to Freedom of Information Act requests as promptly as usual. We apologise that your response will therefore be a little late, but we can assure you that we will respond as soon as possible.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Regards

Freedom of Information Team
University of Birmingham

________________________________________
From: FOI
Sent: 10 December 2018 16:13
To: [FOI #537612 email]
Cc: FOI
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Mental Health [2018.12.481]

Dear Ms Card

Thank you for your request for information below which the University of Birmingham is processing under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we will let you know. If a fee is payable a fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this email, please contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Regards

Freedom of Information Team
University of Birmingham

________________________________________
From: [FOI #537612 email] [[FOI #537612 email]]
Sent: 07 December 2018 13:56
To: FOI requests at University of Birmingham
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Mental Health

Dear Universities,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in regards to the mental heath resources at your university.

1. How many support service staff have been employed with a mental health remit (e.g. counselling, wellbeing) in each of the last 5 academic years. If a breakdown is not available for mental health staff, please provide a total for the closest possible category.

2. Budget for mental health support for each of the last 5 academic years, and where possible a breakdown on how that money is allocated, e.g. staff, marketing, equipment etc.

3. Number of students seeking mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

4. Average waiting time for mental health support in each of the last 5 academic years.

5. Any internal reports or reviews relating to mental health provision over the last 5 years.

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

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[FOI #537612 email]

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