Dear Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

Please provide me with a copy of the following information:

1) The number of concerns that have been raised with the Trust by whistleblowers during the past 3 calendar years.

For clarity, I am interested in concerns raised by employees or third party contractors under the Trust's whistleblowing policy.

I would like this information broken down by calendar year if possible, but a breakdown by financial year would also be acceptable.

Yours faithfully,

Helen Cross

barnsley@infreemation.co.uk,

Dear Helen Cross

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Barnsley Hospital

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Governance Team

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barnsley@infreemation.co.uk,

Dear Requester,

 

I can confirm that the Trust does hold the information you have requested.

Thank you for your request for information, details of which are below:

Freedom of Information Request

1) The number of concerns that have been raised with the Trust by whistle
blowers during the past 3 calendar years.

For clarity, I am interested in concerns raised by employees or third
party contractors under the Trust's whistleblowing policy.

Concerns raised by employees or third party contractors

19/20 – 27 concerns

20/21 – 40 concerns

21/22 – 86 concerns

This completes the Trust’s response to your request.

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satisfaction survey found at the link below. This helps us to identify
areas of improvement and to highlight good practice to share with other
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If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your request, you may ask
for an internal review in accordance with Section VI Complaints Procedures
of the Section 45 Code of Practice of the Freedom of Information Act 2000:
and in accordance with the Trust’s Code of Practice for Responding to
Requests for Information.

If you wish to complain you should contact:

Paul White

Information Governance Manager

Tel: 01226 432771

Information Governance Department

Admin Block

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Gawber Road

Barnsley

S75 2EP

[4][email address]

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
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Wilmslow

Cheshire

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Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Team

Information Governance Department

Ext: 2771 Direct Line: 01226 432771
Email: [5][email address]

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Governance Team

Information Governance Department

Email: [email address]

Ext: 2017  Direct Line: 01226 432017
Email: [6][email address]

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