Staff absence/sickness levels as a result of musculoskeletal issues in 2012/13

E Birkett made this Freedom of Information request to South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

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Dear South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to request the following information:

1) How many staff absences in 2012-2013 were as a result of a musculoskeletal related illness/problems (where recorded).

Please provide this information as a raw number (if possible under data protection rules) and as the number of full-time working days lost (including non-working days).

2) The relative cost to the Trust (in £’s) of these musculoskeletal absences for the specified year (2012/13)

And,

3) The current policy, the processes in place and the occupational health provisions for those off sick, or suffering from, a musculoskeletal related complaint.

Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

E Birkett

Hughes, John, South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Dear Applicant
 
Thank you for your emailed request for information - this will now be
considered and a response made to you promptly and within 20 working days
of receipt.
 
Kind regards
 
 
John Hughes
Information Governance Manager
Information Services / IM&T Department
South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
Springfield Hospital
Building 7A
61 Glenburnie Road
London SW17 7DJ
[1][email address]
Tel:  020 3513 6184
Fax: 020 3513 6845
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Hughes, John, South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

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Dear Applicant
 
I am writing in response to your recent request for information.
 
Please see attached – a Workforce Profile Report for 2012/13 which
contains the information you require.  Table 25 on page 32 relates.
 
This report is in fact already in the public domain and can be accessed
via our website: 
[1]http://www.swlstg-tr.nhs.uk/news-and-med...
 
I hope this response satisfies your request in full. If you are not
satisfied, you may appeal by setting out your concerns in writing for the
attention of myself, the Information Governance Manager.  In the event
that you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of any appeal, you have the
right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), although
they will expect you to exhaust the Trust’s internal complaints policy
before they will consider a case.  For further details see: 
[2]www.ico.gov.uk  
Yours sincerely
 
John Hughes
Information Governance Manager
Information Services / IM&T Department
South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust Springfield
Hospital Building 7A
61 Glenburnie Road
London SW17 7DJ
[3][email address]
Tel:  020 3513 6184
Fax: 020 3513 6845
 
 
 
 
 
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Dear John Hughes,

Many thanks for your reply and kind assistance in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

E Birkett

Twells, Philip, South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

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Dear  Applicant,

In February 2014 you submitted the following request to us for information
under the Freedom of Information Act:

Our Ref: Date Received Date Replied Subject Matter
FOI025/14 10 February 2014 24 February 2014 Musculoskeletal Absences

I would be most grateful if you could provide us with feedback on how you
feel we handled your request by replying to this email and filling in
this short questionnaire. This will help us to improve the quality of our
service and provide a more efficient response process in future.

I have attached a copy of our response to your request to this email.

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If your request was refused either in total in part, were      
the reasons explained clearly, including which exemption(s)
applied?
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contact the Information Commissioner if you were
dissatisfied with our response?
Any further comments:

 

I look forward to hearing from you and I thank you in advance for your
co-operation.

Kind regards,

 

Philip Twells

Records Information Officer

T: 020 3513 6106

F: 020 3513 6845

E: [1][email address]

 

Information Services

IM & T Department

South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

Building 7, Entrance 11

Springfield University Hospital

61 Glenburnie Road

London

SW17 7DJ

 

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