Nightingale hospital

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Dear Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to receive information regarding the NHS Nightingale Manchester hospital.

Specifically I would like to know:

1 – What is the status of the Nightingale hospital as of January 4, 2021? Is the Nightingale available for the health trust to use to treat patients, is it mothballed, has it been closed down, or another status?
(Please note, this question was asked previously in FOI ref 523-20. I am now seeking the most current information as of January 4, 2021.)

2 – How many patients have been treated at the Nightingale hospital from its date of opening to January 4, 2021?
(Please note, this question was asked previously in FOI ref 523-20. I am now seeking the most current information as of January 4, 2021.)

3 – Is the Nightingale being used as/or has it been used as a cancer testing/treatment facility from its date of opening to January 4, 2021? Please state whether the hospital is currently being used for this purpose or has been previously?

4 – Is the Nightingale being used as/or has it been used as a Covid-19 treatment facility from its date of opening to January 4, 2021? Please state whether the hospital is currently being used for this purpose or has been previously?

5 - Is the Nightingale being used for/or has it been used to deliver any other patient treatment from its date of opening to January 4, 2021? If so, please give brief details of how it has been used.

6 - What is the budgeted monthly running cost/or budgeted monthly standby cost for the Nightingale hospital?

7 - What is the number of beds at the Nightingale hospital?

8 - What is the number of ITU or ICU beds at the Nightingale hospital?

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,
Emma Youle

FOI (R0A) Manchester University NHS FT, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Youle,

 

We are writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

Your request has been assigned the following reference number FOI 007-21
 and we would be grateful if you could quote this reference number in any
future correspondence relating to your request.

 

The Trust is facing an unprecedented challenge due to the Covid-19
pandemic and resources are being diverted away from usual compliance or
information governance work. This means your request for information may
be delayed.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, however we
do remain committed to responding to your request and will respond as soon
as we are able.

 

We will endeavour to respond to your request at the earliest opportunity,
subject to the following constraints:-

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 defines a number of exemptions, which
may prevent the release of the information you have requested.  If any of
the exemption categories apply, the information will not be released to
you and we will advise you accordingly, including your rights of appeal.

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:-

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Website: [1]www.ico.org.uk

 

If you require any further information regarding your request please do
not hesitate to contact us.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

FOI Team

Informatics

  

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

3^rd Floor, Cobbett House

Oxford Road

Manchester

M13 9WL

 

T: 0161 701 0375

E: [2][MFT request email]

 

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[4]www.mft.nhs.uk

 

 

 

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