Policies

tim wells made this Freedom of Information request to East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

1) please can you send me a copy of the current subject access request response letter that you use
2) a copy of the last 5 dpias completed
3) a copy of any internal mandatory information governance training that you give to staff which was written in the last 2 years including presentation slides and videos and any other media
4) a copy of any instructions given to staff members to reduce data security breaches, for example double checking work which was written in the last 5 years
5) a list of any policies implemented in the last 2 years within the organisation to help reduce the environmental impact that the organisation has?

Yours faithfully,

tim wells

foi (EAST OF ENGLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS TRUST),

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Dear Tim,

 

Further to your email on the 11th December, please find the Trusts
response below. Your request has been allocated the following reference:
24334 please quote this reference in any future correspondence with the
Trust.

 

1) please can you send me a copy of the current subject access request
response letter that you use

Please find attached our subject access request acknowledgement and
response letters.

 

2) a copy of the last 5 dpias completed

Please find attached the last 5 Data Protection Impact Assessments. Please
note that staff names have been redacted as it is Trust procedure only to
release the names of staff at Director, and their first line reports,
level. We are withholding this information under s.40 of the FOIA.

 

3) a copy of any internal mandatory information governance training that
you give to staff which was written in the last 2 years including
presentation slides and videos and any other media

Please find attached the PowerPoint presentations, we also use the NHS
Digital Security Awareness Course which can be found online.

 

4) a copy of any instructions given to staff members to reduce data
security breaches, for example double checking work which was written in
the last 5 years

Please find attached instructions sent out to staff to held reduce data
security breaches.

 

5) a list of any policies implemented in the last 2 years within the
organisation to help reduce the environmental impact that the organisation
has?

Our Procurement Policy identifies sustainability of our purchased
products, such as using locally sourced suppliers, packaging etc. We also,
as part of any tendering exercise, request copies of the supplier’s
environmental policies etc.  Please note that this policy is currently
under review.

The new DSA fleet have been purchased knowing that they are more fuel
efficient and the Trusts lease car update identifies a maximum carbon
emission target to be achieved for all new vehicles.

Our Waste Management Policy
([1]https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/policy-librar...)
identifies the need and implementation to introduce recycling at all of
our sites to reduce waste

 

 

I am obliged to advise you that if you are dissatisfied with the Trust’s
response to your request you have a right to complain to the Trust and
should set out your concerns to the Freedom of Information Officer, EEAST,
Hospital Approach, Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7WS or by email to
[2][email address]. If you remain dissatisfied following this, you
have a right under Section 50 of the FOIA to seek a determination from the
Information Commissioner on whether the Act has been properly applied by
the Trust. For more information, please see [3]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

Under the Accessible Information Standard the Trust are required to ask
our FOI applicants equality and diversity questions. You are under no
obligation; however we would be grateful if you could complete the form
attached and email back to us.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you require any further
information.

 

Kind regards

 

FoI Officer

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

 

Please note our new email address: [4][East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]

 

 

From: tim wells <[5][FOI #626687 email]>

Sent: 11 December 2019 09:17

To: foi (EAST OF ENGLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS TRUST)

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Policies

 

Dear East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

 

1) please can you send me a copy of the current subject access request
response letter that you use

2) a copy of the last 5 dpias completed

3) a copy of any internal mandatory information governance training that
you give to staff which was written in the last 2 years including
presentation slides and videos and any other media

4) a copy of any instructions given to staff members to reduce data
security breaches, for example double checking work which was written in
the last 5 years

5) a list of any policies implemented in the last 2 years within the
organisation to help reduce the environmental impact that the organisation
has?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

tim wells

 

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