Orthoptic Work Experience

Carly Hegarty made this Freedom of Information request to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,

I have been seconded into a post funded by the Office for Students as part of the Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines programme. My role is to explore barriers prospective Orthoptic students face when trying to secure a work experience/shadow placement in Orthoptic departments in England.

To understand current practices I would like to request the following information:

1. How many applications for Orthoptic work experience did your Trust receive in
a) Sept 2016 - Sept 2017
b) Sept 2017 - Sept 2018
2. How many applications resulted in a work experience placement?
3. What is the minimum age for work experience in Orthoptics?
4. Do applicants for work experience in Orthoptics require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check?
5. What paperwork are applicants required to complete?
6. Are applicants required to complete an induction?

Yours faithfully,

Carly Hegarty

Foulds James (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

 

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Dear Foulds James (ICT Services),

I am still waiting for a response which is now long overdue.

Yours sincerely,

Carly Hegarty

Foulds James (ICT), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ms Hegarty

I apologise for the delay in you receiving your request for information.

I have cashed up the division responsible and will inform you as soon as I receive the information requested.

Kind Regards

James

James Foulds
Freedom of Information (FOI) Administrator
Information Governance Team
ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
City Hospital
Heathfield House
Tel: 0115 9691169 ext 54656

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form http://ictselfservice

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands. Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of preventing infections.

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