Vulnerability Support Hubs

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Dear Stockport NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request the following under the Freedom of Information Act.

1. An explanation of the nature of the trust's (or some trust staff's) involvement in the Vulnerability Support Hubs project, a joint NHS mental health and Counter-Terrorism Police Scheme
2. An explanation of the assessment method used by NHS mental health professionals in the hub to distinguish mental health conditions from terrorism risk
3. A break down of Hub funding including amounts and funders by year
4. A copy of the ethical guidelines for the project

I would like this information digitally please.

Do not hesitate to contact me if I can clarify any part of this request.

Yours faithfully,

Hilary Aked

FOI, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Miss Aked,


Thank you for your request for information, which we received via email on
the 23/09/2020.


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Laura Sillitoe

Freedom of Information and Information Governance Support Officer

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Stepping Hill Hospital

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Cheshire. SK2 7JE

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