RIDDOR Reporting of COVID-19

The request was successful.

To whom it may concern,

Please provide information showing the number of RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) reports submitted to the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) since 1st March 2020 in relation to the following:

1. accidents or incidents at work which have, or could have, led to the release or escape of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) (dangerous occurrences).
2. a person at work (a worker) having been diagnosed as having COVID-19 attributed to an occupational exposure to coronavirus (a case of disease).
3. the death of a worker as a result of occupational exposure to coronavirus (a work-related death due to exposure to a biological agent).

Yours faithfully,

Geraint Jones

PennineFOI atSalford, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Good Afternoon,

Combined request acknowledgement

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information requests made in relation to information held by Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal Foundation Trust. You have made two identical or very similar FOI requests and the responses will both be dealt with in the same administrative process. You will receive one set of correspondence dealing with both requests.

Requests for information from one of the Care Organisations making up Pennine Acute Trust (Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, The Royal Oldham Hospital and associated Community Services) are now processed from the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust base of the Northern Care Alliance.

From 1st April, 2021, North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) joined Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). If your request is in relation to NMGH, we will process your request on this occasion. However, any future requests will need to be sent to [email address]

To ease processing, please ensure ALL FOI related emails, including new requests, are sent to [Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust request email] quoting the FOI reference numbers shown in the subject line of this acknowledgement

In accordance with Trust policy and the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, a period of 20 working days is assigned for processing your request. [Working days within the NHS refers to Mon-Fri.] We will provide you with an explanation if we find that there is any reason why this period may extend beyond the period prescribed by the Act.

Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the procedure.

Kind Regards,
Freedom of Information Office
Northern Care Alliance
Salford/North Manchester/Oldham/Rochdale/Fairfield
Team Tel: Please note our offices are closed for the foreseeable future. The best way to contact the team is via email or Microsoft teams

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PennineFOI atSalford, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

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Good morning

The Trust has now completed collation of data to support a response to your recent Freedom of Information requests for Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Details requested have been attached to this email.

As part of the disclosure log, all responses to Freedom of Information requests are posted on the Trust’s website. Please click on the link below to view the response to your request.


Please click on the corresponding Trusts tab to view the information.

We trust these details will assist with your enquiries. If we can be of any further assistance in the future please do not hesitate to contact us again.


As a Trust we are keen to monitor and improve the services we offer. We’d be grateful if you could take the time to answer the following questions and provide us with any other feedback that may assist us with this process:

Were you satisfied with the handling of your request?
Was your request handled in a timely manner?
Were you provided with sufficient information to assist you with your request?

Yours Sincerely

Freedom of Information Office
Northern Care Alliance

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