Reference 2020-563

REF:       2020-563      

Subject:   PPE for staff

          

 

Request:

  1. Can you confirm or deny whether, between March 1 2020 and September 30, 2020, the trust issued written communications to clinical staff stating or suggesting that their use of PPE was excessive (in terms of volume or specification of the equipment)?
  2. Can you confirm or deny whether, between March 1 2020 and September 2020 the trust disciplined or warned, formally or informally staff for wearing PPE of a higher grade than you felt they required for their clinical work?
  3. Can you confirm or deny whether, between March 1 2020 and September 2020 the trust has disciplined or warned any staff for commenting on social media or in mainstream media regarding PPE shortages or quality or use?
  4. Can you confirm or deny whether between May 1 2020 and November 30 2020, you have been subject to any investigation from the Health and Safety Executive regarding the provision of PPE for staff or hospital acquired Covid-19 infections in staff or patients?

 

 

Response:

 

Please find information attached.

 

2020-563-FOI request – PPE for staff [309 KB PDF]