Rainbow Badge Accreditation

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Dear St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust,

I understand the Trust is engaged in the NHS Rainbow Badge project and is seeking accreditation with regard to this.

Please could you tell me:

1. What organisation will be doing the accreditation/benchmarking.
2. What guidelines have been given relating to what goals it has been suggested should be attained in order to achieve a positive benchmark.
3. Please supply all hospital policies that have been supplied to the accrediting organisation for assessment and any that have been changed in relation to this assessment (These should include HR policies as well as any related to patient care etc) and also any action plan related to the accreditation.
4. Please could you explain how the scoring/assessment will be carried out, including any materials supplied by the organisation in relation to this in order for the hospital to prepare for the assessment.
5. Please could you explain what benefits the hospital expects to gain from a positive benchmark.
6. How much the organisation doing the assessment will charge for this service
7. Any other fees paid to this organisation over the last year, 2021-2022
8. Any costs related to achieving "Rainbow Badge" status, including all branded materials supplied and used, to include rainbow badges and lanyards issued to staff, flags, rainbow painting of road crossings, rainbow road signs at the road crossings and any other branded signage.

Thankyou for your help with this.

Yours faithfully,

Gail Cleland

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Hi

Please find the attached information from St Helens & Knowsley Teaching
Hospitals NHS Trust, in response to your Freedom of information request
ref. FOI request ref 123100622 regarding Rainbow Badge Accreditation.

If you are unhappy with the way that the Trust has handled your request
you should contact the Trusts Information Governance Department on the
below details:

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exemption you can ask for an internal review of that decision by
contacting the Information Governance Department.

Following an internal appeal by the Trust you also have recourse to the
Information Commissioners Office (ICO) for a review of the Trusts
response, the ICO can be contacted on the below details:-

Information Commissioners Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

Sharon Muldoon

Freedom of Information Officer

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