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Dear Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust,

I write to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on how you have instituted overseas patient charging and the costs of your overseas visitor management team at your trust, if you have one. Please can you tell me:

1) Whether you have an overseas visitor management team or a similar team? If NOT, who then is in charge of overseas patient charging in your trust in line with changes advised in the Department of Health's Draft guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations, 2017?

2) What is the cost of the current team for the preceding year, or if established only recently following the changes in 2017, its cost of set up and estimated costs for 2017/2018? (Note: this cost could include salaries, but also overheads including facilities and equipment used).

3) What, if any, charges have been levied to overseas patients in your trust by this team, and how much of this has been recouped?

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Steele

CPFT Communications, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Buggy Katherine, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning,

Please see below a Freedom of Information request for your team to deal with.

Many thanks

Kath Buggy
Digital Communications Officer
Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

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Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sarah,
Thank you for your recent email requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I can confirm that we are currently sourcing the information of your request.

Kind regards,
Becky

Freedom of information, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sarah,

Thank you for your recent email requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find attached the Trust's formal response to your request. As a separate attachment you will also find a feedback form. I would be grateful if you would complete and return this to me so that as a team we can monitor and improve the FOI service.

Kind regards

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