Training for Ebola NHS Scotland
Anna Black made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Health Scotland
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Dear NHS Health Scotland,
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act (4/11/14).
I would like to know if any specific training is underway in Scotland to ensure all front-line staff in local NHS hospitals are prepared in how to deal with suspected cases of Ebola.
If so, I would like to know what specific training is being undergone.
Thank you very much for your assistance.
Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request.
NHS Health Scotland is a small Special Health Board responsible for health improvement and tackling health inequalities and your request concerns matters not covered by our remit. National information of the type you have requested would be provided by the Scottish Government’s Health Department if available.
Therefore, in order to assist you as much as I am able to, I can advise you that you may wish to redirect your request to the Scottish Government, via the Scottish Government’s Central Enquiry Unit. The contact details are as follows:
Email: [email address]
The Scottish Government
St Andrew’s House
The Act gives you the right to ask the Chief Executive to review his decision regarding the above request. If you wish to do this, you should make your request to the Chief Executive within 40 working days of receipt of this email.
Your request must be in a recordable format (letter, email, audio tape, etc). When a request for review is received by this office, it may be dealt with by a Head of Department or Director who will review the original decision and any supporting arguments you may wish to make. The Head of Department/Director will then consult the Chief Executive before responding to you, all within 20 working days
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further queries.
NHS Health Scotland
Meridian Court, 6th Floor
5 Cadogan Street
Tel: 0141 414 2805
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