The number deaths in Aberdeen by Covid only

Gary Clark made this Freedom of Information request to NHS National Services Scotland

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Dear NHS National Services Scotland,

My name is Gary Clark (d/o/b) 26/04/1982

I would like to request under the freedom of information act 2000 The following information which I am legally entitled to.
Please provide to me the actual number of deaths by Covid alone.
I would like the number of deaths from February 2019 to the present date please.

Should you be unable to provide this number to me can you please explain your reasons as to why in your response.

Should this information already be available in the public domain please would you give me a link or direct me to this information in your reply.

I understand that you are required to respond to me within 20 working days of receiving this request by email, can I please therefore request that you acknowledge receipt of this email in the time being prior to responding within the 20 day timescale.

Yours faithfully,
Gary Clark

nss foi, NHS National Services Scotland

Dear Mr. Clark,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000021

 

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 12^th
January 2021 requesting the following information:

 

·       Please provide to me the actual number of deaths by Covid alone. 
I would like the number of deaths from February 2019 to the present date
please.

 

I confirm that under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002, a response to your information request will be sent within 20
working days of receipt, i.e. no later than 9^th February 2021. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Alan

 

 

Alan Scott

Business Support Administrator

Strategy, Performance and Service Transformation

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

 

 

 

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nss foi, NHS National Services Scotland

Dear Mr Clark

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000021

 

I refer to your request of 12^th January 2021 under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002 for information in relation to the
following:

 

·       Please provide to me the actual number of deaths by Covid alone. I
would like the number of deaths from February 2019 to the present date
please.

I am writing to advise you that following a search of our paper and
electronic records, I have established that under Section 17 of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, NHS National Services Scotland
(NSS) does not hold the information that you have requested.

 

As NSS is only a Special Health Board within NHS Scotland we do not hold
information for the whole of NHS Scotland as this information is not
recorded within our systems. Here at NSS we are responsible for supplying
essential services to the rest of the NHS in Scotland including legal
services, procurement and blood transfusion. For more information on the
services we provide please visit our website for more information by
clicking on the link: [1]https://nhsnss.org/services/

 

We advise that you make a Freedom of Information Request with Public
Health Scotland, as under the terms of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 we are unable to transfer this request on your behalf.

 

You can make your Freedom of Information Request with Public Health
Scotland via a form on this web page
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contact details provided below:

 

Corporate FOI team

Public Health Scotland

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South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

 

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Kind regards

Eilidh McLaughlin

 

 

From: nss foi <[NHS National Services Scotland request email]>
Sent: 12 January 2021 15:21
To: [FOI #717773 email]
Cc: nss foi <[NHS National Services Scotland request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000021

 

Dear Mr. Clark,

 

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2021-000021

 

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 12^th
January 2021 requesting the following information:

 

·       Please provide to me the actual number of deaths by Covid alone. 
I would like the number of deaths from February 2019 to the present date
please.

 

I confirm that under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002, a response to your information request will be sent within 20
working days of receipt, i.e. no later than 9^th February 2021. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Alan

 

 

Alan Scott

Business Support Administrator

Strategy, Performance and Service Transformation

 

NHS National Services Scotland

Gyle Square

1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

 

 

 

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