Dear Whittington Health NHS Trust,

They say London is the TB capital of Europe.

Please could you say:

1. how many people you tested for TB in 2017?
2. how many people you tested for TB in 2018?
3. how many people, or what percentage were homeless, or living in hostels/children's homes in 2017 and 2018?
4. how many tested positive for TB in 2017?
5. how many tested positive for TB in 2018?
6. how many were living in Islington in 2017 and 2018, [including homeless, on the streets, parks, or in hostels/children's homes]?
7. how many were living in Camden in 2017 and 2018, [including the homeless, on the streets, parks, or in hostels/children's homes]?

Thank you in anticipation.

Yours faithfully,

Oriel Hutchinson (Ms)

WHITTHEALTH, Foi (WHITTINGTON HEALTH NHS TRUST), Whittington Health NHS Trust

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FoI request re: TB [tuberculosis] testing services

Ref: 19-OH-2310

 

Dear Ms Hutchinson,

 

This is to acknowledge receipt of your request for information relating to
the number of patients tested for TB in 2017 and 2018. This was received
on 25 September 2019.

 

We can confirm that your request is being dealt with under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and that you can expect to receive a
reply within the timescale specified.

The timescale allowed for a response under the FOI legislation is 20
working days therefore, including any impending public holidays, the
deadline for a response is 23 October 2019. If we are able to respond to
you earlier than this, we will do so.

Your request has been forwarded to the relevant department and we'll get
back to you if there is any need for clarification.

 

Please quote the above reference in any further communication on this
matter.

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Coordinator

Freedom of Information Office

Whittington Health

Highgate Wing, Level 5

Magdala Avenue

London, N19 5NF

[1][Whittington Health NHS Trust request email]

 

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WHITTHEALTH, Foi (WHITTINGTON HEALTH NHS TRUST), Whittington Health NHS Trust

1 Attachment

FoI request re: TB [tuberculosis] testing services

Ref: 19-OH-2310

 

Dear Ms Hutchinson,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to the number of
patients tested for TB in 2017 and 2018.

 

This was received on 25 September 2019 and has been dealt with under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

This information is publicly availble through the TB Annual Reports:

The link is to the London report:

[1]https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...

And the link to the national report is:
[2]https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...

 

Request 1:

How many people you tested for TB in 2017?

Request 2:

How many people you tested for TB in 2018?

Request 3:

How many people, or what percentage were homeless, or living in
hostels/children's homes in 2017 and 2018?

Request 4:

How many tested positive for TB in 2017?

Request 5:

How many tested positive for TB in 2018?

Request 6:

How many were living in Islington in 2017 and 2018, [including homeless,
on the streets, parks, or in hostels/children's homes]?

Request 7:

How many were living in Camden in 2017 and 2018, [including the homeless,
on the streets, parks, or in hostels/children's homes]?

 

I hope you find this information useful.  Please quote the above reference
in any further communication on this matter.

 

If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact
me by email or at the address shown below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

FOI Coordinator

Freedom of Information Office

Whittington Health

Highgate Wing, Level 5

Magdala Avenue

London, N19 5NF

[3][Whittington Health NHS Trust request email]

 

 

If you are dissatisfied with this response, Whittington Health operates a
complaints procedure, details of which can be found below:
FOI Complaints: If you remain dissatisfied with the
Trust’s response, you may write to:
In the first instance, write to:
Information Commissioner's Office
Director Lead for Information
Governance Wycliffe House

Chief Operating Officer Water Lane

Jenner Building Wilmslow

Magdala Avenue Cheshire SK9 5AF

London Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625
545745
N19 5NF
[5]www.ico.org.uk
020 7288 5255
 
[4][Whittington Health NHS Trust request email]

 

 

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