Dear North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust,

Could you please inform me of the following:

1, how many staff were off sick with work related stress in 15/16, 16/17, 17/18, 18/19.
2, how many days for each year.
3, how many of these subsequently made a grievance, which may include bullying.
3, how many grievances for each year were upheld by the Trust.
4, how many personnel off sick with work related stress subsequently left employment?

Yours faithfully,

B Hill

LAY, Kellie (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you for your email.

To be valid under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the request must include the requester’s real name. Unfortunately this is not clear in your email below. To allow me to process your request can I ask you to include your full name including first name and last name.

Also you may of submitted this request twice under a different name.

Kind regards

Kellie Lay
FOI Administrator
Hinchingbrooke Hospital
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear LAY, Kellie (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Myself and my husband submitted this request, please reply under B Hill.

Yours sincerely,

B Hill

RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Ref: FOI/2019/294

 

Dear B Hill

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry under the Freedom of Information Act.
Please find your response detailed below.

 

Requesters Question and Trust Response:

 

1. How many staff were off sick with work related stress in 15/16, 16/17,
17/18, 18/19.

2. How many days for each year.

 

Table showing responses to questions 1 and 2

Years Episodes Calendar Days Lost
2015/16 489.00 13345
2016/17 553.00 14452
2017/18 594.00 16390
2018/19 609.00 14177
Grand Total 2245.00 58364

 

3. How many of these subsequently made a grievance, which may include
bullying.

4. How many grievances for each year were upheld by the Trust.

5. How many personnel off sick with work related stress subsequently left
employment?

 

Response for questions 3, 4 and 5

 

Whilst the information you requested may be held by us, we have estimated
that the cost of complying with the request would exceed the appropriate
limit under the FOIA 2000. The reasons are given below.

 

We do not currently record this level of information in an easily
retrievable format. To obtain an answer would involve the Trust reviewing
each of the 2245 individual cases mentioned in response to question 1 to
get the level of detail required.  We estimate that this would exceed the
appropriate limit of £450/18 hours staff time.

 

If you wish to review your request and limit the scope of questions 3, 4
and 5 to the financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19 it may be possible to
provide a response within the timeframe.

 

Please note that this response has been provided within the 20 working day
timeframe as stipulated in the Act.

 

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1^st April 2017 and
comprises of Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and
Stamford & Rutland Hospital.  The Trust also provides community clinics at
Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely, Doddington Hospital and North Cambs
Hospital in Wisbech.  Further information is available via our website
[1]www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk.

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust would like to ensure that the
information provided, following your request for information, was helpful
and appropriate.

We would be grateful if you would take a few minutes to complete the
following survey, your reply will be treated in confidence and be used to
improve the service we provide [2]https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3W36KZD

 

If you disagree with our decision or are dissatisfied with how we have
dealt with your request in the first instance you may contact me on the
following email address [3][North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust request email] to request an internal
review.

 

Should you remain dissatisfied with the outcome you have a right under s50
of the Freedom of Information Act to appeal against the decision by
contacting:

 

Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Team

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

 

[4][email address]

 

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Dear RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Thank you for the number of work stress related sick days, which seem to be very high.

I am surprised that you are not able to supply the other details requested, therefore can I ask the following:
( not necessarily around work stress related)
1, How many grievances for each year were made
2, How many of those grievances were upheld
3, How many staff received severance pay
4, total paid in severance for each year

Could you please also include your Equality & Diversity policy.

Thank you

Yours sincerely,

B Hill

RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your email. I will contact the department responsible for supplying the information and will be in touch in due course.

Kind regards

Colette Raby
Freedom of Information Officer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
[email address]

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Dear RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

I am still awaiting a response to my FOI request. By law, the authority should normally have responded promptly.

Yours sincerely,

B Hill

RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Ref: FOI/2019/294

 

Dear B Hill

 

Thank you for your email regarding a response to your second FOI request. 
I can confirm this was received on 17/04/19 and we anticipate being able
to provide a response by 17/05/19.

 

In the meantime our Equality and Diversity Policy is available on our
website, under Trust Publications:
[1]https://www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk/about-us/t...

 

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Colette Raby

Freedom of Information Officer

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

[2][email address]

 

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RABY, Colette (NORTH WEST ANGLIA NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

2 Attachments

Ref: FOI/2019/294

 

Dear B Hill

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry under the Freedom of Information Act.
Please find your response detailed below.

 

Requesters Questions:

 

Can I ask the following: (not necessarily around work stress related)

1.       How many grievances for each year were made

2.       How many of those grievances were upheld

3.       How many staff received severance pay

4.       total paid in severance for each year

 

Could you please also include your Equality & Diversity policy.

 

Trust Response:

 

Please see attached documents:

·         NWAngliaFT FOI 2019 – 294 response

·         Equality and Diversity Policy

 

Please note that this response has been provided within the 20 working day
timeframe as stipulated in the Act.

 

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1^st April 2017 and
comprises of Peterborough City Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and
Stamford & Rutland Hospital.  The Trust also provides community clinics at
Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely, Doddington Hospital and North Cambs
Hospital in Wisbech.  Further information is available via our website
[1]www.nwangliaft.nhs.uk.

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust would like to ensure that the
information provided, following your request for information, was helpful
and appropriate.

We would be grateful if you would take a few minutes to complete the
following survey, your reply will be treated in confidence and be used to
improve the service we provide [2]https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3W36KZD

 

If you disagree with our decision or are dissatisfied with how we have
dealt with your request in the first instance you may contact me on the
following email address [3][North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust request email] to request an internal
review.

 

Should you remain dissatisfied with the outcome you have a right under s50
of the Freedom of Information Act to appeal against the decision by
contacting:

 

Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AF

 

Phone: 0303 123 1113

Email: [4][email address]

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

FOI Team

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

 

[5][email address]

 

 

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