Reference 2017-299

REF:            2017-299

Subject:        Number of FOI request

 

 

Request:

How many FOI requests have been received by your trust on a year by year basis for the past 5 years?

How many of the FOI requests have breached the 20 working day limit stipulated by the act in the past 5 years ?

How many times were your trust were reported to the ICO because of breaches and if they issued fines/how much, etc – for past 5 years?

Please can you able to advise how long the average FOI request takes to complete?

Please can you advise the minimum time and cost and the maximum time and cost of an FOI request?

Please can you advise how many staff you have in your department working on FOI requests and WTE?

Please can you confirm what computer systems do you your to manage your FOIs, (Citrix, Proteus, etc)?

What is your estimated cost in terms of consultant time, admin staff, secs, managers spent on FOI requests?

 

 

Response:

How many FOI requests have been received by your trust on a year by year basis for the past 5 years? http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/reference-2017-255/
How many of the FOI requests have breached the 20 working day limit stipulated by the act in the past 5 years ? We just have the information since 2015, please see below:

2015=75

2016=92

2017=40 from January until March

How many times were your trust were reported to the ICO because of breaches and if they issued fines/how much, etc – for past 5 years? 2014=1

2015=0

2016=1

 

No fines

Please can you able to advise how long the average FOI request takes to complete? We do not record this information
Please can you advise the minimum time and cost and the maximum time and cost of an FOI request? We do not record this information
Please can you advise how many staff you have in your department working on FOI requests and WTE? 1
Please can you confirm what computer systems do you your to manage your FOIs, (Citrix, Proteus, etc)? Microsoft Excel
What is your estimated cost in terms of consultant time, admin staff, secs, managers spent on FOI requests? We do not record this information