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									                    1. For each hospital site, the name of the organisation that prepares
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                    the meals provided for in-patients, and the location where the meals
Date received:      are prepared (eg) a facility or factory address. Please state whether      FOI response      New Patient Menu    Catering Services
                    the organisation preparing the meals is part of the NHS, a contract          391.doc         With MenuMark.doc Diet Coded Menus.doc
8.10.08             firm, or a company, and so on.
Date of response:   If meals are prepared at multiple sites, please name all the sites, and
                    explain which meals / quantities of meals are prepared at which sites.
31.10.08                                                                                      Diabetic Pudding
                                                                                                  List.doc
Requested by:       2a). The total cost to the Trust of meal preparation during the
                    financial year 2007/08, and which organisation was paid. If there are
media               multiple organisations, please show how much each received.
                    2b). The total number of meals that were delivered to patients during
                    the financial year 2007/08.
                    2c). A breakdown for each hospital showing the cost of meal
                    preparation during 2007/08.
                    2d). A breakdown for each hospital showing the number of meals
                    delivered during 2007/08.
                    2e). A copy of the contracts or agreement documents drawn up
                    between the Trust and the provider of in-patient hospital meals for
                    the period concerned.

                    3a). The total cost to the Trust of meal preparation during the
                    financial year 2007/08, and which organisation was paid. If there are
                    multiple organisations, please show how much each received.
                    3b). The total number of meals that were delivered to patients during
                    the financial year 2006/07.
                    3c). A breakdown for each hospital showing the cost of meal
                    preparation during 2006/07.
                    3d). A breakdown for each hospital showing the number of meals
                    delivered during 2006/07.
                    3e). A copy of the contracts or agreement documents drawn up
                    between the Trust and the provider of in-patient hospital meals for
                    the period concerned.

                    4. Copies of menus, food sheets, food nutritional information, food
                    price lists, or similar, issued to patients for the week preceding this
                    request (Monday, September 22, 2008, until Sunday, September 28,
                    2008, inclusive). If no menus are available for these dates, please
                    provide a consecutive seven-day sample of menus currently in force,
                    stating the dates they were issued.


                    I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act       We do not provide this service
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                    for information held by the Trust relating to the provision of the
Date received:      morning-after-pill / emergency contraception to pupils on school
                    premises.
8.10.08
Date of response:   More specifically, I am requesting the following:
14.10.08            1. Whether the Trust is involved in the provision of the morning-after-
                    pill / emergency contraception to pupils on school premises, either
                    through its own staff, a service arranged through the Trust, a
Requested by:       partnership or multi-agency arrangement, or similar.
Media               2. In how many schools it provides this service.
                    3. A list of the schools in which the service is currently provided.
                    4a). For each school, the total number of morning-after-pills / doses
                    of emergency contraception given to pupils in the 2006/07 school
                    year.
                    4b). For this total, a breakdown showing the number of morning-
                    after-pills / doses of emergency contraception issued by school year
                    group, eg) Year 11 – 4 doses, Year 12 – 23 doses, Year 13 – 45
                    doses, and so on, or similar age breakdown (eg age).
                    5a). For each school, the total number of morning-after-pills / doses
                    of emergency contraception given to pupils in the 2007/08 school
                    year.
                    5b). For this total, a breakdown showing the number of morning-
                    after-pills / doses of emergency contraception issued by school year
                    group, eg) Year 11 – 4 doses, Year 12 – 23 doses, Year 13 – 45
                    doses, and so on, or similar age breakdown (eg age).

                    For clarification – I am only requesting information on morning-after-
                    pills / emergency contraception issued on school premises, or
                    school-linked premises (such as a Trust building based on school
                    grounds). I do not require figures for any issues by pharmacies or
                    other community facilities. Please let me know if it is not a service the
                    Trust provides.


                    I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act         Unfortunately we do not hold the information you requested. I
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                    for details of payouts to patients by the Trust following claims for        have forwarded your request onto the NHS Litigation Authority
Date received:      compensation.
                                                                                                (www.nhsla.com) who do hold the information and they will
8.10.08                                                                                         respond to you direct.
Date of response:   More specifically, I am requesting the following:
14.10.08            1a). Between January 1, 2008, and the date of this request
Requested by:       (September 26, 2008) the total sum paid out by the Trust to patients
                    following complaints / claims for compensation or damages, or other
Media               similar legal action.

                    1b). A breakdown for the period giving the following details on each
                    individual complaint:
                    -A brief summary of the complaint stating its nature and the
                    procedure that gave rise to it,
                    -The name of the hospital or clinic, and department, featuring in the
                    complaint,
                    -The approximate date of the incident resulting in the complaint
                    (month and year),
                    -The age and sex of the complainant (where possible),
                    -Whether it was settled out of court or resulted in a court ruling to pay
                    compensation (and if so details of which court made the ruling),
                    -The amount that was paid out.

                    2a) Between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2007, the total sum
                    paid out to patients following complaints / claims for compensation or
                    damages, or other similar legal action.
                    2b) A breakdown for the period giving the following details on each
                    individual complaint:
                    -A brief summary of the complaint stating its nature and the
                    procedure that gave rise to it,
                    -The name of the hospital or clinic, and department, featuring in the
                    complaint,
                    -The approximate date of the incident resulting in the complaint
                    (month and year),
                    -The age and sex of the complainant (where possible),
                    -Whether it was settled out of court or resulted in a court ruling to pay
                    compensation (and if so details of which court made the ruling),
                    -The amount that was paid out.



                    I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act
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                    for details and documents relating to the treatment of foreign-
Date received:      language patients.                                                               FOI 394           Commuity Leaders   Community Leaders   Trans Int Policy
                                                                                                   Response.doc           Flyer1.doc         Letter.doc     2005_ammended oct07.doc
8.10.08             More specifically, I am requesting the following:
Date of response:
                    1a). The amount spent by the Trust during the 2007/2008 financial
4.11.08                                                                                          Language Line Jan     Usage Graph 2006    interpreters sept   Interpreter bookings
                    year on the provision of interpretation services for the treatment of          06 Dec 06.xls           2007.xls              07.xls        June, July, Aug 2007.xls
Requested by:       foreign-language patients.
                    1b). The names and head office addresses of the interpretation
media               services used by the Trust, and a summary of the operation of each
                    service used, (ie) human staff on site, conference call interpretation,      Interpreter Usage      Interpreter    Interpreter bookings Interpreter Bookings
                                                                                                                     2007.htm              Dec
                                                                                                Report Apri 2006 MarBoookings November 2007.xls2007.xls        March 2008.xls
                    and so on.
                    1c). A copy of the contract or agreement documents drawn up
                    between the Trust and the interpretation service providers, for the
                    provision of the interpretation services.                                   Interpreter bookings
                    1d). A list of the languages of foreign-language patients that have           January 2008.xls
                    needed interpretation, and any breakdown by quantity held on
                    record, (ie) by number of interpretation consultations or percentages,
and so on.
1e). Any breakdown held on record of the total amount spent
showing the use of interpretation services by facility and department,
(ie) the amount used by surgery A, clinic B, hospital dept C, hospital
dept D, etc.

2a). The amount spent by the Trust during the 2006/2007 financial
year on the provision of interpretation services for the treatment of
foreign-language patients.
2b). The names and head office addresses of the interpretation
services used by the Trust, and a summary of the operation of each
service used, (ie) human staff on site, conference call interpretation,
and so on.
2c). A copy of the contract or agreement documents drawn up
between the Trust and the interpretation service providers, for the
provision of the interpretation services.
2d). A list of the languages of foreign-language patients that have
needed interpretation, and any breakdown by quantity held on
record, (ie) by number of interpretation consultations or percentages,
and so on.
2e). Any breakdown held on record of the total amount spent
showing the use of interpretation services by facility and department,
(ie) the amount used by surgery A, clinic B, hospital dept C, hospital
dept D, etc.

3. Copies of any documents, including posters, booklets, memos,
letters, emails, and so on, distributed to staff members (of any level)
by the Trust in the last two years to advise them on the treatment of
foreign-language patients.

4. Copies of any documents, including posters, booklets, memos,
letters, and so on, distributed to foreign-language patients in the last
two years to assist them as recipients of treatment by the Trust.


(more overleaf)
                    In relation to the request for a copy of contracts, I would like to direct
                    you to a series of Decision Notices already issued by the Information
                    Commissioner following broadly similar requests to health authorities
                    for copies of contracts. These include the Notice on 26/02/08,
                    reference FS50142318, following a request to Somerset NHS
                    Primary Care Trust, the Notice on 05/06/2008, reference
                    FS50084359 following a request to Plymouth Primary Care Trust,
                    and the Notice on 21/01/08, reference FS50083381, following a
                    request to the Department of Health.

                    I am wondering if you have a current list of the following staffing
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                    groups:
Date received:                                                                                   MH_2008_11_03.pdf
                           Consultants
8.10.08
                           Junior Doctors
Date of response:          Senior Nurses
4.11.08                    Managers

                    Ideally this should include first name, last name, job title & specialty.
Requested by:
Company
                        1) What criteria and testing is applied during the prescription of       We do not hold this information. Referred to Beds and Herts PCT
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                           Ritalin to both under 16 year olds and 16 and over?
Date received:          2) Are there any other courses of treatment in conjunction with
                           a course of Ritalin?
8.10.08
                        3) Are there any other courses of treatment instead of a course
Date of response:          of Ritalin?
                        4) If yes to question 2 what are the costs of the extra
14.10.09                   treatment?
Requested by:           5) If yes to question 3 what are the costs of the alternative
                           treatments?
MP                      6) If yes to question 3 what are the numbers of patients being
                           prescribed the alternative course of treatment?
                        7) How long is the average period of Ritalin
                            prescription/treatment for both under 16 year olds and 16
                            and over?
                    What are the figures of patients that continue a prescription of Ritalin
                    after 16?
                        Using the Freedom of Information Act I would like to obtain some
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                        information about your trust and its Orthopaedic Department.
Date received:                                                                                   FOI response
                                                                                                  397(2).doc
8.10.08
                               Antibiotic
Date of response:            proforma.doc

28.10.08
Requested by:
Public
                    Can someone in your hospital tell me in the last 5                         Can someone in your hospital tell me in the last 5
FOI 398             years have visiting times gone up/ gone down/                              years have visiting times gone up/ gone down/ stayed
Date received:      stayed the same/or don't know?                                             the same/or don't know? Gone down
9.10.08             What about 10 years ago? Were visiting hours                               What about 10 years ago? Were visiting hours
Date of response:   generally longer than they are today?                                      generally longer than they are today? yes

14.10.08
Requested by:
Student
                        1.  How many ‘chaplains’, full or part-time, from the various          There were 6 chaplains employed in 2007/2008. One member of
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                            religions, are employed by your Trust?
                                                                                               staff employed as full time and 5 employed on a part time basis.
Date received:      2. What is the total annual cost to the Trust, of employing
                    these ‘chaplains’?                                                         This amounted to 1.54 wte.
10.10.08
Date of response:                                                                              The annual spend on Chaplain employee’s in 2007/2008 was
228.10.08                                                                                      £61,682.38.
Requested by:
Public



FOI 400                NICE Implementation Plans relevant to 2008/09 (or your
                        most current document).
Date received:                                                                                     NIG          RevisedImplementati
                       Or the process you use to implement NICE guidance if a                                  onProcess NICE L&D.doc
                                                                                            membership.Aug. 08.doc
13.10.08
                        document is not available.
Date of response:
                       Members of your NICE Implementation committee or
15.10.08                relevant group.
Requested by:
Company
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Date received:                                                                                    FOI 401
                     Final questionnaire
                                                                                               response.doc
15.10.08                01.08.08.doc
                                           Questionnaire on car parking for cancer
Date of response:   patients
15.10.08
Requested by:
Charity
                               1.   Are cleaning services within your trust contracted                   1. Are cleaning services within your trust contracted out
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                                    out or delivered in-house?                                              or delivered in-house? In - house
Date received:
                               2. Please state how much your trust has spent on                          2. Please state how much your trust has spent on
14.10.08
                                  cleaning in each financial year from 2003-4 to 2007-                      cleaning in each financial year from 2003-4 to 2007-08
Date of response:                 08 for which figures are available.                                       for which figures are available.
31.10.08                                                                                                                       2003-04         £1,537,679
                               3. How many full-time equivalent cleaners are currently
                                  working at your trust (either under the contract or in-                                        2004-05     £1,727,547
                        house)                                                                                        2005-06         £2,060,263

Requested by:       4. How many hours of cleaning time does your cleaning                                             2006-07         £2,104,667
                       contract currently deliver per week (or are delivered                                          2007-08         £2,336,289
MP                     in house).

                    5. Does your trust have a system for staff to report and                     3. How many full-time equivalent cleaners are currently
                       record incidents where cleaning has been sub-                                working at your trust (either under the contract or in-
                       standard? (Yes/No). If yes, please state how many                            house) - 106.47wte's
                       such incidents there were in the 2007-08 financial
                       year.                                                                     4. How many hours of cleaning time does your cleaning
                                                                                                    contract currently deliver per week (or are delivered in
                                                                                                    house). 4193 hours cleaning a week


                    How many times in each of the last three financial years did      None
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                    the trust receive a request for patient information from the      None
Date received:      local                                                council?
15.10.08
                    How many times in eachof the last three financial years did
Date of response:   the trust's Caldicott Guardian approve the transfer of that
23.10.08            information            to            the            council.

Requested by:       For each case, please say what the council's stated purpose
Media               was for the information and what exactly did the trust send to
                    said                                                  council.

                    Please give details of any instances where services provided by
                    the council were withdrawn as a result
                    For the date 1.1.08 to the date you 30.9.08 please could          We have had no RIDDOR reports that meet your criteria
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                    you provide me with a copy of all RIDDOR (The
Date received:      Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous
                    Occurrences Regulations) reports compiled by your
20.10.08
                    Trust and submitted to the Health and Safety Executive
Date of response:   where the type of incident is either classified as 7
                                   (Biological Agents) or 21 (Escape of Substances).
24.10.08
                                   Please redact any personal details from these reports to
Requested by:                      comply with Section 40 of the FoI Act.
Public

                    Name of the person responsible for your IT network infrastructure
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Date received:                                                                                           FOI Response
                    Name of the person(s) responsible for introducing technology                            405.xls
20.10.08            based patient care solutions from the ICT department

Date of response:
                    Name of the person(s) responsible for introducing technology
13.11.08
                    based patient care solutions from the clinical department
Requested by:       Name of the person(s) responsible for clinical productivity and
                    process improvement related to patient care
Company
                    Name of the person(s) responsible for blood traceability and quality control



                    Name of the person(s) responsible for compliance with NPSA safer
                    practice notice number 24 - "standardising wristbands for patient identification".
                     If no plans exist for compliance, please provide the name of the person
                     responsible for patient wristband systems.


                    Name of the person(s) responsible for document management - physical,
                    electronic and archiving




                                                                    Key Vendors


                    Name of preferred manufacturer - fixed network infrastructure equipment
                    Name of preferred manufacturer - wireless network equipment



                    Name of preferred manufacturer - telephony systems equipment



                    Name of preferred manufacturer - mobile computing equipment



                    Name of preferred manufacturer - patient identification equipment



                    Name of preferred manufacturer - electronic document management solution



                    Name of preferred manufacturer - blood traceability equipment



                                  1.   Does your trust have any washing facilities for the use of patients       Please find our response enclosed. As you can see the
FOI 406                                that are not single sex (yes/no)?
                                                                                                                 majority of this information can be found on our website
Date received:                    2.   Does your trust have any toilet facilities for the use of patients that
                                       are not single sex (yes/no)?
                                                                                                                 www.ldh.nhs.uk and is therefore is exempt under section
21.10.08                                                                                                         21 of the act – information accessible to the applicant by
                                  3.   Does your trust have any nightingale-style wards that are not             other means. The information can be found by going to the
Date of response:                      single sex (yes/no)?
28.10.08
                                                                                                                 website and looking on ‘About the L&D’ and then going to
                                  4.   Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex where
                                       curtains are used to segregate bays (yes/no)?
                                                                                                                 ‘wards and bed information’

Requested by:                     5.   Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex where
                                       partitions (i.e. anything less than three solid walls) are used to
                                                                                                                           1. Does your trust have any washing facilities for the use
MP                                     segregate bays (yes/no)?
                                                                                                                              of patients that are not single sex (yes/no)? on website
                                  6.   Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex where
                                       patients are accommodated in bays with three solid walls                            2. Does your trust have any toilet facilities for the use of
                                       (yes/no)?
                                                                                                                              patients that are not single sex (yes/no)? on website
                    When answering all of the above questions, please exclude intensive care wards and
                    children’s wards.                                                                                      3. Does your trust have any nightingale-style wards that
                                                                                                                              are not single sex (yes/no)? on website
7.   How many times have your procedures regarding the segregation
     of patients by sex been breached in the year from 1 October 2007
     to 30 September 2008?
                                                                                         4. Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex
                                                                                            where curtains are used to segregate bays (yes/no)?
8.   How many complaints has your trust received regarding patient                          on website
     privacy and dignity in the year from 1 October 2007 to 30
     September 2008?
                                                                                         5. Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex
9.   Please state the percentage of beds in your trust that are in single                   where partitions (i.e. anything less than three solid
     rooms. By ‘single room’ I mean a sleeping area for one person                          walls) are used to segregate bays (yes/no)? on website
     which is fully enclosed with solid walls and a door. Please provide
     an overall figure for the Trust, not a series of figures for different
     parts of the Trust.
                                                                                         6. Does your trust have any wards that are not single sex
                                                                                            where patients are accommodated in bays with three
                                                                                            solid walls (yes/no)? on website

                                                                              When answering all of the above questions, please exclude intensive
                                                                              care wards and children’s wards.

                                                                                         7. How many times have your procedures regarding the
                                                                                            segregation of patients by sex been breached in the
                                                                                            year from 1 October 2007 to 30 September 2008?
                                                                                            None

                                                                                         8. How many complaints has your trust received
                                                                                            regarding patient privacy and dignity in the year from 1
                                                                                            October 2007 to 30 September 2008? 6

                                                                                         9. Please state the percentage of beds in your trust that
                                                                                            are in single rooms. By ‘single room’ I mean a
                                                                                            sleeping area for one person which is fully enclosed
                                                                                            with solid walls and a door. Please provide an overall
                                                                                            figure for the Trust, not a series of figures for different
                                                                                            parts of the Trust.    On website
                        1. Have you agreed a target with associated financial                1)There is an HCC target, it will be specifically detailed in the contract
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                           implications with your Primary Care Trust is relation to the      for 09/10 with financial implications
Date received              number of CDiff cases within your Trust’s hospitals in the        2) a) 148
                           08/09 financial year?                                                b) We achieved our target of less than 288 in the year,
23.10.08                2. If so please state (a) Your year end target and (b) your 07/08    3) 55
Date of response;          baseline figure?                                                  4) No financial penalty within trajectory
                        3. As of 30.9.08 how many cases of CDiff had been recorded in
13.11.08                   your Trust?                                                       C.diff infections at the L&D have reduced by 80% over the past
Requested by:           4. If the figure in Q3 was doubled to provide a full year estimate   18 Months
                           for CDiff figures what, if any, would the financial penalty be
Media                      that was imposed upon your Trust?

                    Since the Trust gained foundation trust status:                          1) No increase in cost
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                        1.      The details of any pay increases for the Trust               2) £11,500pa from becoming a FT Year 2: 2.20% pay rise in line with
Date received:                  chairperson                                                  national awards
                        2.      The details of any pay increases for the Trust’s non         3) FT -> 2007/08 -> 2008/09
29.10.08
                                executive directors                                          Chief Executive £111k -> £138k -> £159k
Date of response        3.      The details of any pay increases for the Trust directors     Director of Finance £84k -> £102k -> £118k Director of Personnel £72k
                        4.      The details of any pay increases for the Trusts top paid     -> £87k -> £94k Director of Corporate Services £81k -> £87k -> £94k
25.10.08                        10 clinical staff                                            Director of Nursing - Director left in 2006/07 - replacement fulfils
Requested by:           5.      The details of expenses claimed by the governors and         different role, including Deputy CEO => not comparable Director of
                                board of directors                                           Service Development - Not in post on becoming FT
Public                                                                                       4) All clinical staff receive the nationally set pay award. Any other
                        Please also detail the hours for which the chairperson and non       increases relate to clinical excellence awards or incremental points in
                        executive directors are contracted                                   line with the National Consultants contract. Details available on
                                                                                             www.nhsemployers.org
                        Please also provide:                                                 5) Total expenses paid Year 1: £5,580           Year 2: £8,175
                        Any reports prepared by remuneration committees or sub
                        committees in respect of any pay increases detailed above            Minutes etc sent with some exemptions applied. See FOI folder for copies of what sent
                        The minutes of meetings of the above in which pay increases
                        were discussed and voted on
                        Any reports prepared for the governors when voting on the above
                        The minutes of the above during which pay increases were
                        discussed and voted on
                    ICT Strategy 0809 (ICT= Information Communication and   I have attached the ICT department structure however the majority of
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                    Technology)                                             the information you requested is exempt under Section 21 of the
Date received         * ICT Business Plan 0809                              Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information accessible to the
                      * ICT Department Structure                            applicant by other means.
30.10.08              * Corporate Structure
Date of response:     * Financial Plan 0809                                 This information is already in the public domain and can be found at:
                      * Capital Programme 0809
13.11.08              * Budgets 0809                                        http://www.monitor-
Requested by:                                                               nhsft.gov.uk/register/LUTON_Annual_Plan_0809.pdf
Public                                                                        * ICT Business Plan 0809 (P26 refers, full strategic plan still in draft)
                                                                              * ICT Department Structure attached
                                                                              * Corporate Structure http://www.monitor-
                                                                            nhsft.gov.uk/register/LUTON_07-08_Annual_Report_Accounts.pdf
                                                                            P37 onwards
                                                                              * Financial Plan 0809 (Chapter 8)
                                                                              * Capital Programme 0809 (P51)
                                                                              * Budgets 0809 (Appendix 6)

								
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