Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Please supply the training information and also the medical qualification required for a patient coach to carry out that role within the DWP. Can you also supply the full information as to how they are instructed to assess a medical condition and make a qualified medical decision on this. lastly please provide the risk assessment information that clearly shows the responsibility for a decision made on a persons medical fitness for work and who actually is responsible under H&S Laws for "Duty of Care" for that person and their condition should the health issue deteriorate due to the decision made.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Bennett

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Dear DWP freedom-of-information-requests,

This FOI request is now over due as in accordance with the legislation please provide it in full and also explain why it was delayed for the period it has been.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Bennett

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Dear DWP freedom-of-information-requests,

This request is now 7 days overdue and outside the legal timescales for reply please explain why

Yours sincerely,

Mark Bennett

no-reply@dwp.ecase.co.uk on behalf of DWP Health Services Correspondence, Department for Work and Pensions

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Dear Mark Bennett,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 4th
January.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

Dear [email address] on behalf of DWP Health Services Correspondence,

You are requesting clarification to which programme I am asking about patient Coaches Training on, as you well know the public have only been told of one programme where GPs are being asked to refer people to them. Are you now saying that there is more than one programme running for this if so please provide ALL details for them as well as the training they do.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Bennett

Dear [email address] on behalf of DWP Health Services Correspondence,

I have not had a reply to this FOI despite clearly explaining what information is requested, please look into this matter.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Bennett

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