Use of identifiable uniforms within Trusts

James Thomas made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 224 authorities

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Dear Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

Could you please send me information regarding the colours of staff uniform which signify their position and/or the section in which they work. (Colour of tunic/shirt, colour bands etc)

Could you also please send me a copy of your Trust’s uniform policy.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

Freedom Of Information Requests (LCFT), Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your Freedom Of Information (FOI) request - have you looked
for the information on the Trust website, as the information may already
be there? 

 

As you will appreciate due to the CORONAVIRUS the Trust is facing numerous
challenges including pressure in maintain staffing levels and expertise. 
The Trust will endeavour to respond to FOI’s  will most likely be subject
to a delay for the foreseeable future whilst the Trust prioritises the
delivery of healthcare and focuses its resources on making sure that our
patients are receiving the treatment and care needed. 

 

The Trust appreciates your support during this on-going situation and
suggests that if your request is of a non urgent nature and it can be made
at a later date rather than now, this will assist with managing demand and
delays.  

 

 

General website ([1]https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/) and previously
answered FOI requests that we have published on the website can be found
here ([2]https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/foi).

 

Your FOI request will be acknowledged and if the request is applicable to
the Trust will be responded to within the legal 20 working day deadline.

 

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Freedom Of Information Requests (LCFT), Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Dear James

Thank you for your follow up enquiry, which will be dealt with as per the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will endeavour to send a response within twenty working days i.e. 26th October 2020. For all future correspondence please quote the reference shown in the subject line above.

As you will appreciate due to the CORONAVIRUS the Trust is facing numerous challenges including pressure in maintaining staffing levels and expertise. The Trust will endeavour to respond to FOI’s within the legal timeframe but they will most likely be subject to a delay for the foreseeable future whilst the Trust prioritises the delivery of healthcare and focuses its resources on making sure that our patients are receiving the treatment and care needed.

The Trust appreciates your support during this on-going situation and suggests that if your request is of a non urgent nature and it can be made at a later date rather than now, it will assist with managing demand and delays. However, we will continue to process your request unless we hear otherwise from you.

Regards
 
Helen Palmer
Integrated Business Manager
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695300
E: [email address]
P: Trust HQ | Sceptre Point | Sceptre Way | Walton Summit | Preston | PR5 6AW

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Freedom Of Information Requests (LCFT), Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear James

The Trust response can be found in the attached pdf document.

If you are unhappy with the way the Trust has handled your request, you may ask for an internal review by contacting the FOI Lead at [Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust request email] If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow

Regards
 
Sue Stone
Information Governance Specialist
 
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Phone: 01772 695300
e-mail:  [email address]
post address:   Sceptre Point, Sceptre Way, Walton Summit, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6AW

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