Refreshments provided by the Ambulance Service

Matty Lee 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,

Please provide the answer to this freedom of information request:

1) Does East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAS) provide any complimentary refreshments for staff/management/members of the public (For example, hot drinks, biscuits, etc)?

2) In respect to point 1, if the answer is yes, please provide a comprehensive list of items that EEAS supply to staff/management/members of the public.

For your convenience, I have listed some of the items that I am interested in. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Teabags
- Coffee
- Sugar
- Sweetener
- Milk (either fresh or UHT)
- Disposable cups & lids
- Hot chocolate
- Stirrers
- Biscuits

3) In respect to point 2, please provide a breakdown of the total amount that the trust has spent on these refreshments in the calendar year 2016. If individual items will be too expensive/time-consuming to calculate, I am happy to receive a grand total for the amount EEAS has spent on all of the listed items.

Thank you for taking the time to answer this question.

Yours faithfully,

Matty Lee

foi (EAST OF ENGLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS TRUST),

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foi (EAST OF ENGLAND AMBULANCE SERVICE NHS TRUST),

Dear Matty

Further to your email dated 8th February 2017, please find the Trust's
response below.  Your request has been allocated the following reference:
9625, please could you quote this reference in any future correspondence
with the Trust.

 

 

1) Does East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAS) provide any
complimentary refreshments for staff/management/members of the public(For
example, hot drinks, biscuits, etc)?

Yes

2) In respect to point 1, if the answer is yes, please provide a
comprehensive list of items that EEAS supply to staff/management/members
of the public.

For your convenience, I have listed some of the items that I am interested
in. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

Teabags yes £4,949.68
Coffee yes £16,613.11
Sugar yes £3,707.57
Sweetener no 0
Milk (either fresh or UHT) UHT £29,951.31
Disposable cups & lids yes (not lids) £3484.95
Hot chocolate no 0
Stirrers yes £1,317.07
Biscuits no 0
£60,023.69

3) In respect to point 2, please provide a breakdown of the total amount
that the trust has spent on these refreshments in the calendar year 2016.
If individual items will be too expensive/time-consuming to calculate, I
am happy to receive a grand total for the amount EEAS has spent on all of
the listed items.

Please see the table above

 

 

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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
[East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust request email]. 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 [1]www.ico.gov.uk/

 

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

 

Kind regards

FoI Officer

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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From: Matty Lee <[FOI #388766 email]>

Sent: 08 February 2017 16:02

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

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Refreshments provided by the
Ambulance Service

Dear East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Please provide the answer to this freedom of information request:

1) Does East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAS) provide any
complimentary refreshments for staff/management/members of the public (For
example, hot drinks, biscuits, etc)?

2) In respect to point 1, if the answer is yes, please provide a
comprehensive list of items that EEAS supply to staff/management/members
of the public.

For your convenience, I have listed some of the items that I am interested
in. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Teabags

- Coffee

- Sugar

- Sweetener

- Milk (either fresh or UHT)

- Disposable cups & lids

- Hot chocolate

- Stirrers

- Biscuits

3) In respect to point 2, please provide a breakdown of the total amount
that the trust has spent on these refreshments in the calendar year 2016.
If individual items will be too expensive/time-consuming to calculate, I
am happy to receive a grand total for the amount EEAS has spent on all of
the listed items.

Thank you for taking the time to answer this question.

Yours faithfully,

Matty Lee

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