Needlestick Injuries and Blood Borne Virus Transmission

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Dear Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board,

Please could could let me know how many needle stick injuries have occurred over the past year and a breakdown of which device caused the injury. I would also like to know if any HealthCare worker contracted a blood borne virus due to a needle stick injury and how many claims have been made for compensation (and average payout)

Yours faithfully,

clare

Emma Pritchard (BCUHB - Information Governance), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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Dear Clare

Thank you for your request below. This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000; please find enclosed our leaflet providing guidance on our procedure for managing requests.

I would like to confirm that your request is being processed and we will write to you shortly. A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20 working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to receive your decision by 22nd November 2012.

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Kind regards

Emma Pritchard
Information Governance Co-ordinator
Cydlynydd Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth

Bwrdd Lechyd Prifysgol
Betsi Cadwaladr
University Health Board

Tel/Ffon: 01745 448788 Ext 2510 (1815 2510)
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Emma Pritchard (BCUHB - Information Governance), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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Dear Clare

 

Please see attached our response to your request for information.

 

Kind regards

 

Emma Pritchard

Information Governance Co-ordinator

Cydlynydd Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth

 

Bwrdd Lechyd Prifysgol

Betsi Cadwaladr

University Health Board

 

Tel/Ffon: 01745 448788 Ext 2510 (1815 2510)

Email/Ebost: [1][email address]

 

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Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Betsi Cadwaladr yw enw gweithredol Bwrdd Iechyd
Lleol Prifysgol Betsi Cadwaladr.
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the operational name of Betsi
Cadwaladr University Local Health Board.

 

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Cymraeg

Rhybudd Ebost (2010) - Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Betsi Cadwaladr

Fe'ch cynghorir i ddarllen rhybydd ebost Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Betsi
Cadwaladr (a'i argraffu er mwyn cyfeirio ato yn y dyfodol).  Gellir dod o
hyd iddo yn y lleoliad canlynol

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English

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Email Notice (2010)

You are advised to read (and print for future reference) the Betsi
Cadwaladr University Health Board e-mail notice which can be found at this
location

[3]http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/861/pa...

 

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is the operational name of Betsi
Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

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