Out of Court Settlement agreements via tribunals, amounts paid. Amount paid to Gordon and Slater solicitors

Jude Climer-Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Jude Climer-Jones

Dear Cardiff and Vale University Health Board,

I request all information relating to the amount of money paid in out of court settlements (tribunals) for example, tribunal proceeding I am aware of Mr O'Keefe (consultant cardiac surgeon) and Wendy Hopkins, Senior Nurse and any. others from the period 2011 to 2021.

I also request how much. money has been paid to Gordon and Slater Solicitors since 2015 in relation to. my. own Tribunal.

I also request the name of the 'decision maker' within the Trust in relation to my case. This is the individual manager who communicates directly with Mr Ian Jones.

Yours faithfully,
Jude Climer-Jones

Cav.ig Dept (Cardiff and Vale UHB - Corporate Management), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Dear Jude Climer-Jones

Following consideration of the information sought in your recent email, the UHB considers that elements of your request would be considered as personal data of which you are the data subject and will be handled under Subject Access Request under Article 15(1) of the GDPR.

To comply with your request, the UHB must be provided with sufficient information to satisfy itself concerning your identity and address. Please could you send a copy of proof of your identity (such as passport or driving licence) and proof of your address (recent utility bill).

Please note as this request involves personal data please can you communicate with the UHB by other means other than via this site as information on this site is available in the public domain.

Under GDPR the UHB is obliged to send you the information request within 1 calendar month as soon as we have received your proof of identity and address.

If you wish to send this by post our office address is: Information Governance Department, Ground Floor Woodland House, Maes-y-Coed Road, Cardiff CF14 4TT.

Kind regards

Jane Caldwell
Information Governance
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Caerdydd a’r Fro, nac unrhyw
ran gyfansoddol ohoni na chorff cysylltiedig.

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Act 2000, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board may be required to make public the
content of any emails or correspondence received.
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I gael mwy o wybodaeth am Ryddid Gwybodaeth,
cofiwch gyfeirio at wefan Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro
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FOI Requests (Cardiff and Vale UHB - Information Governance), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Dear Jude Climer-Jones

I am writing in response to your recent email requesting information from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic facing the NHS, we will endeavour to respond to your request at the first possible opportunity. However, please consider that during this current climate, resources may be diverted away from usual compliance and information governance work, resulting in understandable delays when making information rights requests.

I have contacted you under separate cover concerning elements of your request that concern your personal data. Please be aware that communicating via this site is not suitable for Subject Access Requests.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives individuals the right to access official information. The Act allows the right to request any recorded information held by a public authority, such as Cardiff and Vale UHB.  A request can be made for any information it is thought a public authority may hold. The right only covers recorded information which includes information held on computers, in emails and in printed or handwritten documents as well as images, video and audio recordings.  

A request can take the form of a question, rather than a request for specific documents, but an authority does not have to answer your question if this would mean creating new information or giving an opinion or judgment that is not already recorded.

As you are making a request under the Freedom of Information Act the UHB will consider your request in accordance with the Act and in line with the appropriate guidance issued by the Information Commissioner as detailed below.

 The UHB will:

• identify which questions amount to requests for information held on record;

• be ready to offer advice and assistance that is reasonable in the circumstances; and

• provide a response in line with the requirements of the legislation.  

I would now like to confirm that your request has been forwarded to the relevant department to action. A further response will be issued in due course.

As your request is being dealt with under FoI, there is a deadline of 20 working days for response to be issued.

Yours sincerely,

Jane Caldwell
Information Governance
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
02920 744870

I request all information relating to the amount of money paid in out of court settlements (tribunals) for example.

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Confidentiality

Privacy Notice: The Cardiff and Vale UHB Privacy Notice can be accessed on our website (http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.u...)

This message is strictly confidential and intended for the person or organisation
to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient of the message then please notify the sender
immediately. Any of the statements or comments made above should be regarded as personal and not necessarily those of Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, any constituent part or connected body.

Email communication is subject to monitoring; for further information http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/864/pa...

Hysbysiad preifatrwydd: Gellir gweld hysbysiad preifatrwydd Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro ar ein gwefan: (http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.u...)

Mae'r neges hon yn gyfrinachol.
Os nad chi yw'r derbynnydd y bwriedid y neges
ar ei gyfer, byddwch mor garedig â rhoi gwybod
i'r anfonydd yn ddi-oed. Dylid ystyried unrhyw
ddatganiadau neu sylwadau a wneir uchod yn rhai
personol, ac nid o angenrhaid yn rhai o eiddo Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol
Caerdydd a’r Fro, nac unrhyw
ran gyfansoddol ohoni na chorff cysylltiedig.

Mae cyfathrebu drwy e-bost yn amodol l fonitro; am fwy o wybodaeth. http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/864/pa...

Freedom of Information

Please be aware that, under the terms of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board may be required to make public the
content of any emails or correspondence received.
For further information on Freedom of Information, please refer to the
Cardiff and Vale UHB website http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.u...

Cofiwch fod yn ymwybodol ei bod yn bosibl
y bydd disgwyl i Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro
roi cyhoeddusrwydd i gynnwys
unrhyw ebost neu ohebiaeth a dderbynnir,
yn unol ag amodau'r Ddeddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000.
I gael mwy o wybodaeth am Ryddid Gwybodaeth,
cofiwch gyfeirio at wefan Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Caerdydd a’r Fro
http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/864/cy...

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FOI Requests (Cardiff and Vale UHB - Information Governance), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Dear Jude Climer-Jones

I am writing further to the below e-mail issued in acknowledgement of your Freedom of Information Act request to Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB).

The UHB reasonably requires further information in order to identify and locate the information that you have asked for to ensure that it provides the correct information to you. Please note that I will not be able to take this matter further without the extra information from you.

The specific clarification required is as follows:

Please can you advise if you are requesting information concerning out of court settlements solely in relation to tribunal cases?

Please note that this request will remain open for two months. If no clarification is received during this period, the request will then be closed. Should you wish to discuss any of the above please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to:

Head of Corporate Governance
Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board
Executive Headquarters
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
Cardiff
CF14 4XW

If you are not content with the outcome of any complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally the Information Commissioners Office cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the UHB.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office - Wales
2nd Floor, Churchill House,
Churchill Way,
Cardiff, CF10 2HH

Yours sincerely,
Jane Caldwell
Information Governance
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
02920 744870

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FOI Requests (Cardiff and Vale UHB - Information Governance), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Dear Jude Climer-Jones,

 

I am writing further to your e-mail below requesting information from
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

I can now confirm that the UHB has completed a search of its records and
has established it does hold information falling within the confines of
your request and is in a position to respond to your request. Please see
attached above the information that can be disclosed which I trust is
sufficient for your purposes.

 

Should you have any queries or need clarification on any aspect of this
response please do not hesitate to contact me directly.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to:

 

Head of Corporate Governance

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board

Executive Headquarters

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

 

If you are not content with the outcome of any complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally the
Information Commissioners Office cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the UHB.

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office - Wales

2nd Floor Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

 

Yours sincerely,

Wade Bartlett

Information Governance

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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