Referrals to Social Services Arising from Concerns related to FII

Nicky made this Freedom of Information request to East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust,

For each year, from 1 January 2013 to 30 January 2018, how many referrals has the Trust made to local Social Services, arising from concerns relating to Fabricated or Induced Illness by a carer?

Of these referrals,

(i) how many resulted in children being taken into care?
(ii) legal action against carer(s)?
(iii) no evidence to substantiate concerns that FII is occurring?
(iv) complaints to Trust about the referral by the carer?
(v) legal action against the Trust as a result of the referral and subsequent actions?

In your response, please make it clear whether a referral has resulted in one or more of the above events

Yours faithfully,

Nicky

FOI (EAST SUSSEX HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Sir/Madam

Would you please forward your full name to enable us to process your Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards

Lindsey

Lindsey Lau
Corporate Governance Assistant
Corporate Affairs Directorate
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Apologies for omitting my full name,. It is Nicky Dixon.
Nicky

FOI (EAST SUSSEX HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Sir/Madam

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Whilst the Trust will endeavour to respond to your request within the 20 working days period, if it becomes clear that it is unable to do so, I will keep you informed of progress.

Kindest regards

Lindsey

Lindsey Lau
Corporate Governance Assistant
Corporate Affairs Directorate
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Tel: 01323 417400 Ext 3831
Freedom of Information email address: [East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust request email]
Email: [email address]

Please ensure all Freedom of Information related emails are sent to [East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust request email]

Hours of work: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8.30 am – 4.30 pm

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FOI (EAST SUSSEX HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Sir/Madam

Please find attached our response in respect of your request under the Freedom of Information Act.

Kindest regards

Jo

Jo Shoesmith
Freedom of Information Manager
Corporate Affairs Directorate
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Tel: 01323 417400 Ext 3831
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Please ensure all Freedom of Information related emails are sent to [East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust request email].

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