Patient self-Assessment prior to referral to Functional Bowel / IBS Clinic

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Dear Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

With regards to Functional Bowel / IBS Clinics provided by your organisation, please answer the following questions:
1) What national & local targets (if any) do these providers have re referral waiting times for Functional Bowel / IBS Clinics?
2) To what extent were these targets met by each provider in the last 3 years?
3) Describe any patient self-assessment tool used a part of the referral pathway and/or prior to clinic appointment?
4) Are these tools electronic or paper-based? If electronic, which product is used?
5) Please provide the name and job-title of the lead clinician for each service

Yours faithfully,

Rita Gillespie

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Dear Ms Gillespie,

 

We acknowledge receipt of your request for information received in this
office on 16^th April 2019.

 

Please note, as the Freedom of Information Act requires us to produce your
requested information within 20 working days, any information we hold
should be sent out by 17^th May 2019.

 

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Accesstoinformationoffice (WIRRAL UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Our Ref:            LMS/LG/JT/Access.61163-04-19

 

 

Dear Ms Gillespie,

 

We do apologise profusely for the delay in responding to your request for
information.

 

Please be advised your request is currently being processed but we are
still awaiting information from the department supplying the response on
behalf of the Trust. We have sent a reminder to them today.

 

Therefore, we would respectfully like to request more time in which to
respond.

 

Hopefully a full and final response should be with you shortly.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Jan Taylor

 

Sent by Jan Taylor (Mrs) on behalf of Lin Snow

Head of Information Governance & Records Management

Data Protection Officer and Copyright Lead

With responsibility for Data Quality, Clinical Coding & Information
Security

Information Governance Department

 

Direct dial: 0151 604 7120

Internal extension: 8477

Email [1][Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Normal Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

 

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