Dear Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you provide the below information in relation to your structure and how you work from an Information Rights/Governance and Data Protection Point of view:

• Information Governance and Data Protection:
1. How many FTE positions do you have that are responsible for:
1a. Investigating data protection incidents
1b. Liaising with the ICO
1c. Conducting IG audits
1e. Ensuring the trust is compliant with IG training
1f. Ensuring the IG toolkit is completed
2. What band are they?
3. Which department in your Trust do they sit under?

In addition, I would also like the below answered:

• FOI:
1. How many full time equivalent (FTE) positions do you have working on FOI requests?
2. What band are they?
3. Are they responsible for any people management?
4. Which department do they sit under in your Trust?

• Subject Access Request:
1. How many FTE positions do you have working on Subject Access requests?
2. What band are they?
3. Are they responsible for any people management?
4. Which department do they sit under in your Trust?

• Archiving:
1. How many FTE positions do you have that are responsible for your current or historic archiving?
2. What band are they?
3. Which department in your Trust is responsible for your archiving contract?

If you do not have time to answer all questions in one go, please can you ensure that the Information Governance/Data Protection ones are answered as a priority.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Watt

FOI (ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sarah Watt

The Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Freedom of Information Service received your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

You requested information as outlined below.

The Act allows 20 working days for us to respond to your request so you can expect a response by 2nd September 2020. Whilst the Trust will endeavour to answer your request within the permitted timescales, this may be delayed due to urgent operational responses dealing with current Public Health priorities. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, we do remain committed to responding to your request and will respond as soon as we are able. Should our response to your request breach the statutory timeframe and you remain unhappy with our response you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office and you can contact them at this link ICO.

We will of course make every effort to respond sooner if possible. A fee may be charged to cover postage and photocopying costs, however we will advise you before any such fees incur.

You should also be aware that the Act does allow, in certain cases, for the 20 working day time period to be extended. We will notify you as soon as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit for responding to your request.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. If you have any questions now, or during the processing of your request, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind Regards

Legal Services
Freedom of Information / Subject Access Requests
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
The Lodge | Lodge Approach | Runwell | Wickford | Essex | SS11 7XX
E-mail: [email address] (Freedom of Information)
E-mail: [email address] (Subject Access Request)

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FOI (ESSEX PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sarah Watt

 

I am writing in response to your request for information made under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please find attached a response from EPUT.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the response you have received, you have the
right to request a review of our decision or make a complaint about how
your request has been handled.  Your request should be made within 2
months of receipt of this letter and we will reply within 20 working days
of receipt.  Any such request received after 2 months will only be
considered at the discretion of the organisation.

 

If our decision is unchanged following a review and you remain
dissatisfied with this, you then have the right to make a formal complaint
to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at this link [1]ICO.

 

Kind Regards

 

Legal Services

Freedom of Information / Subject Access Requests 

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

The Lodge | Lodge Approach | Runwell | Wickford | Essex | SS11 7XX

E-mail: [2][email address] (Freedom of Information)

E-mail: [3][email address] (Subject Access Request)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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