Subject Access and Freedom of Information Requests

Will Minto made this Freedom of Information request to North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust as part of a batch sent to 13 authorities

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Dear North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

I would like to request the following information related to Subject Access Requests:

1. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
2. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
3. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
4. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
5. What database or systems do you use to log and manage Freedom of Information Requests and Subject Access Requests?

Yours faithfully,

Will Minto

FOI Enquiries, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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FOI Enquiries, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

North West Ambulance Service

Email: mailto:[email address]

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Dear Will

Further to your freedom of information request, please find below answers to your questions:

1. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
1560

2. How many Subject Access Requests (SAR) were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
1382

3. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017?
371

4. How many Freedom of Information requests were received from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018?
414

5. What database or systems do you use to log and manage Freedom of Information Requests and Subject Access Requests?
For freedom of information we use Excel.
For subject access we use Datix (a web-based incident reporting and risk management software)

I hope the above information is of assistance.

Regard

Sarah Morley
Freedom of Information
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Headquarters, Ladybridge Hall, 399 Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 5DD
01204 498306
[email address]
www.nwas.nhs.uk

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