Dear University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust,

I would be grateful if you could provide me with the following information under the guidance of the Freedom of Information Act:

1. Copy of pharmacy management structure
2. Total WTE of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
3. Chief Pharmacist/Director of Pharmacy name
4. Copy of Job Description for Chief Pharmacist / Director of Pharmacy

Yours faithfully,

Will Minto

FOI - Freedom of Information, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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Our Reference: GB/FOI/39725

 

6 August 2018

 

Will Minto

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Dear Mr Minto,

 

Request for Information

 

Thank you for your request for information, as received via email by
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust on 3 August 2018.  Within UHL
NHS Trust, Freedom of Information Act requests are managed centrally by
the Corporate and Committee Services Team, and I confirm that your request
is now being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

The Trust will endeavour to provide a response within the required 20
working-day deadline.  I will, of course, keep you informed should this
not prove possible for any reason. If we require any clarification on your
request, we will contact you as soon as possible.

 

All requesters are advised that the Trust may make a charge for providing
the information to them, to cover the cost of photocopying, postage and
packaging etc – I confirm that where these costs are below £5.00 in total,
no charge will be made.  All requesters are also advised that there may
also be a charge payable to cover costs of locating the information they
have requested, as laid down in the Freedom of Information Act Regulations
published by the Government in December 2004.  Naturally, if such a charge
is to be applied to your request, you will be informed as soon as
possible.

 

Yours sincerely,

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Luke Saunders

Litigation/Corporate and Committee Services

* Belgrave House, Leicester General Hospital, LE5 4PW

(  0116 258 8605/8610

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FOI - Freedom of Information, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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Corporate and Legal Affairs – Corporate and Committee Services

Our Reference: GB/FOI/39725

31 August 2018

Dear Mr Minto,

Request for Information

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request, as received on 3 August 2018 and acknowledged on 6 August 2018. For information, the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest NHS teaching Trusts in the country incorporating the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield and Leicester General Hospitals. Our three hospitals have around 15,000 staff serving around 1.2 million people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, and a further two to three million people from the rest of the UK who come to us for treatment from one of our specialist services. During 2017/18 we treated 1,410,500 patients - that’s 3,864 patients each day.

Following consultation with colleagues from the Clinical Support and Imaging Clinical Management Group, I confirm that the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust holds information covered by your FOI request. In your Freedom of Information Act request, you asked for the following information and the Trust’s response is provided below following each section of your request:-

1. Copy of pharmacy management structure

Please find attached a copy of the Trust’s Management Structure. Please particularly refer to the Clinical Support and Imaging Clinical Management Group structure on pages 2 and 3 (within which Pharmacy sits) and the Pharmacy structure on page 4.

2. Total WTE of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

123.4 Pharmacists and 71.3 Pharmacy Technicians.

3. Chief Pharmacist/Director of Pharmacy name

Claire Ellwood

4. Copy of Job Description for Chief Pharmacist / Director of Pharmacy

Please find the job description attached (please note that the format of this document was last updated in August 2016 and the last review of content was in November 2013).

I hope that this response is satisfactory and provides you with the information requested (where available). If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me. If you are dissatisfied with the Trust’s response, you can contact the Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs on Tel. No. 0116 258 8615 to request a copy of UHL’s Freedom of Information Act complaints procedure.

We must advise you that where we have provided information we have done so subject to the provisions of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005. Accordingly you must not re-use this information without having the consent of the Trust. Where the Trust is prepared to provide its consent then it may levy a charge for doing so. Should you wish to re-use documents provided then you must make your request in writing stating your name and your address for correspondence together with the document that you wish to re-use and the purpose for which the information is to be re-used.

In the event that you remain dissatisfied with the way in which the Trust has handled any complaint that you may wish to make, we would advise you of your right to complain to the Information Commissioner at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely,

Gill Belton
Corporate and Committee Services Officer
Belgrave House, Leicester General Hospital site
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Information contained in emails may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and confidentiality cannot therefore be guaranteed. Please ensure that all emails are accurate and appropriate, and are retained / deleted in accordance with good practice and any policies of the Trust.

If you are not the intended recipient of this email, please inform the sender, delete the email from your system and destroy any copies you may have made.

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