Health, Wellbeing and Care
For most requests the covering letter has been published, in many cases along with copies of the released information.
Within this section the disclosures relate to: Benefits; Care; Cosmetic treatments; Disability; Family planning; Food and drink; Health; Health and social care professionals; Health care; NHS; Nutrition; and, Safety
15 December 2011. You asked for copies of legal advice relating to both the White paper entitled Proposals for Legislation on Organ and Tissue Donation: A Welsh Government White Paper and the policy behind the white paper
7 December 2011. You asked for the number of personnel positions (full time and part time, including bank positions) that have been closed in all of the Welsh Health Trusts since 1 January 2011, and in the whole of 2010; and how many of those were women
7 December 2011. You asked for copies of all evidence, held by the Welsh Government, referred to in paragraph 5 of the White Paper entitled: Proposals for Legislation on Organ and Tissue Donation: A Welsh Government White Paper
7 December 2011. You asked for a copy of the business case made to the Welsh Government by the local health authority which helped secure capital funding for the new Breast Care Centre in Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli
24 October 2011. You asked for the amount of money provided by the Welsh Assembly Government either directly or indirectly to the St John Wales from 2005-6.
24 October 2011. You asked for correspondence between the Department of Health and the Welsh Department of Health since July 12th 2011. In particular, the legal advice refered to. The subject that is under discussion is the recruitment of newly graduated doctors to the UK Foundation Programme throu
18 October 2011. You asked for all correspondence between CSSIW and Integra plus copies of any correspondence forwarded to them and copies of all correspondence about Integra Community Living Options.
13 October 2011 You asked for a copy of the contract on the Alcohol Related Deaths Project and also the related proposal that was submitted by the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
5 October 2011. You asked for the number of investigations were carried out the previous financial year into complaints of misconduct by Listening & Learning investigators or failure to adhere to Listening & Learning guidelines
4 October 2011. You asked for the amount of money spent on Malnutrition and/or Obesity in Wales for 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 (all separate amounts for each year).
3 October 2011. You asked for an organogram of the Public Health Directorate; and, any public health organisations that the Directorate links with.
26 September 2011. You asked for a list of all the pharmacies in Wales in Excel format, including their name, address and postcode
26 September 2011. You asked for a copy of the the statutory constitution of the Aneurin Bevan Health Board, for what legal obligations are imposed on the Aneurin Bevan Health Board for the funding they receive from the Welsh Government
26 September 2011. You asked for the total number of cardiology consultants (paediatric and adult cardiology) working within the NHS across the UK and the total number of NHS staff working within the specialism of cardiology across the UK
26 September 2011. You asked for information relating to the consideration of an appeal against a refusal of an application by Meddygfa Teilo to provide pharmaceutical services.
8 September 2011. You asked for information on the related conditions known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.) and Fibromyalgia
6 September 2011. You asked for a copy of any contract that provides for out of hours GP services to the people of Monmouth
30 August 2011. You asked for the anonymised CV of the successful candidate for the post of Senior Medical Officer – Maternal and Child Health; and the reason why the successful candidate has not been announced, and does not appear to be yet in post, over six months after the interview.
26 August 2011. You asked for information as to how many hip failures between 2007 -2009 were performed at St Woolos using the Zimmer Durom metal on metal replacement and what training did the surgeon receive to perform this operation
23 August 2011. You asked for the number of SOAD requests received in Wales for electroconvulsive therapy under the Mental Health Act; a breakdown per Local Health Board; a breakdown of showing the gender of patients; the number where the SOAD authorised ECT treatment to be administered, along with
18 August 2011. You asked for the number of LHB staff and whose posts were made redundant are currently employed by the Welsh Government on salaries of over £40,000, the number of these who have had their salaries protected total cost to the Welsh Government of employing these people, and the level
16 August 2011. You asked for information on Individual Health Records
12 August 2011. You asked for information on the spending by NHS Wales on the voluntary sector
12 August 2011. You asked for copies any assessment or estimate of the cost to the NHS in Wales of proposals for legal reform contained in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill or of the proposed legal reforms as set out in the consultations on civil litigation funding and refo
5 August 2011. You asked for information on staffing matters within the NHS Wales Informatics Service
8 August 2011. You asked for the total number of communications received from 1st May 2010 to 1st May 2011 relating to: Supporting a move to opt out organ donation; and, The banning of under 19's from using tanning beds
29 July 2011. You asked for information relating to the Integrated Family Support Teams Pilot Scheme
26 Jult 2011. You asked for the cost to the Welsh public purse of prescription form theft and mis-use
26 August 2011. You asked for copies of the minutes of the National Delivery Group NHS Wales (See Hlth89)
26 August 2011. You asked for copies of the minutes of the National Delivery Group NHS Wales from its inaugural meeting in 2009 until February 2011
21 July 2011. You asked for a full list of all documents disclosed by the Welsh Government to Mr Nicholas David Jones, regarding the non-statutory investigation of the Robbie Powell case and the report and/or any documents that were complied by Welsh Government officials following the Power point p
12 July 2011. You asked for Professor Roger Walker’s report on top-up payments in the NHS
7 July 2011. You asked for how much money does the Welsh Government spend per head on cancer drugs
7 July 2011. You asked for information on venous thromboembolism characterised by deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
6 July 2011. You asked for copies of all correspondence between CSSIW and Integra Community Living Options
17 June 2011. You asked for a copy of a letter from Anne Milton MP to Edwina Hart AM dated 29 November 2010, seeking agreement to the transfer of the Bio-Products Laboratory out of NHS Blood and Transplant
28 June 201. You asked for information regarding research projects funded under the Research Funding Schemes currently operated by NISCHR and previously WORD
27 June 2011. You asked for the number of Welsh speaking doctors work in the counties of Wales
23 June 2011. You asked for a copy of all contracts signed between the Welsh Government and/or Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Bangor University and/or Glyndwr University relating to the Alcohol Involved Deaths Pilot Project
14 June 2011. You asked for a copy of the Welsh Assembly Government’s feasibility study on alternatives to CLACs and CLANs in Wales by DG Legal
6 June 2011. You asked for information on non-infectious posterior uveitis.
3 June 2001. You asked for a list of the Cwm Taff Health Board board members along with details of their respective salaries/ remuneration plus all expenses
26 May 2011. You asked for information in relation to each of the Health Boards in Wales on the status of Rapid Response Reports and Safer Practice Notices issued by the National Patient Safety Agency, which have passed the given deadline for completion of the required actions at the time of collec
24 May 2011. You asked for copies of all communications arising out of your letter to Ms Helen Field.
24 May 2011. You asked for information on which organisations have been awarded Section 64 grants, for all-Wales Third sector organisations in the social care and health care sectors, over the past twelve years; and the amounts which have been awarded in each instance
9 May 2011. You asked for the clinical software system in use at each General Medical Practice in Wales
3 May 2011. You asked for information on the inspections of residential care homes and Adult Safeguarding Serious Case Reviews for the last two years
20 April 2011. You asked for the amount of money has the Welsh Assembly Government’s health department spent on in the years 2008-09, 2009-2010 and 2010-11 (to date); and, which external management consultant companies has the department contracted to carry out work and for what purpose?
20 April 2011. You asked for information in relation to each of the Health Boards in Wales on the status of all Alerts issued by the National Patient Safety Agency, which have passed the given deadline for completion of the required actions in the Alert at the time of collecting the information. Fo
8 April 2011. You asked for a copy of the business plan used for the NHS Wales Shared Services project
1 April 2011. You asked for a copy of all documents that have been received or issued by the Minister for Health and Social Services’ office since the NICE decision to make azactidine (Vidaza) available through the NHS
1 April 2011. You asked for the number of complaints/grievances, made against the Health Minister, about bullying, harassment and alleged inappropriate behaviour
9 March 2011. You asked for a copy of the report and findings of the NHS Wales pilot project to review the effectiveness of CCTV within A & E departments across Wales
31 March 2011. You asked for all the correspondence relating to the procurement process when Welsh Health Supplies awarded a contract to McKinsey and Company to provide advice on developing performance management systems and an evidence base for change to assist the NHS and the Assembly Government
22 March 2011. You asked for all reports, documentation and correspondence relating to cuts in capital spending on hospitals across all Welsh NHS Trusts and Local Health Boards since 1 September 2011; and, any information relating on an all-wales basis i.e. a plan or plans that relate to all Health
22 March 2011. You asked for a copy of the complaint made against the Nightingales Nursery, Penarth
23 March 2011. You asked for information on how much has free prescriptions for people in Wales cost the Assembly Government in each financial year that it has been in operation for and what cost estimates have been made for the future
15 March 2011. You asked for a breakdown of the number of Inspections covering NHS & Independent Healthcare settings carried out by lay inspectors with a north/south analysis
18 March 2011. You asked for the advice on the legality of the proposed Organ and Tissue Donation LCO provided to ministers prior to the publication of the LCO and any subsequent legal advice received by the Assembly Government following the concerns raised by the UK Attorney General with regards t
18 March 2011. You asked for all material from the last 12 months relating to communications between the UK Government and the Assembly Government on the issue of organ donation. This includes, but is not limited to, all correspondence, minutes of meetings and briefing notes
17 March 2011. You asked for a copy of the full Structered Assessment reports that the Welsh Audit Office has done for each of the Health Boards and each of the Trusts in Wales, in 2010/2011
17 March 2011. You asked for a breakdown by year of the number of intensive care beds in Wales for 2008, 2009 and 2010; the number of intensive care beds in Wales, but excluding intensive care beds associated with coronary care, neonatal, and burns units for 2008, 2009 and 2010; and, the number of
10 March 2011. You asked for information relating to unused medicines
11 March 2011. You asked for any assessments, reports or analyses held by the Department for Health and Social Services, relating to the financial impact of the VAT rise on 4th January 2011 on health services and health boards in Wales.
7 March 2011. You asked for the price for the current contract with Map of Medicine
3 March 2011. You asked for copies of all recent correspondence and/or any record of discussions between the Assembly Government and the National Blood Service, an operating division of NHS Blood and Transplant, or with any other UK Government department about absorbing or merging the blood service
22 February 2011. You asked for copies of all documented advice received by the Health Minister; copies of all correspondence to and from UK Government Ministers, including the office of the Attorney General; and, copies of all the correspondence sent and received by the Counsel General for Wales t
16 February 2011, You asked for copies of correspondence that either Mark Welsby or Hena Monaf may have had with The Minister for Health and Social Services with regard to the appeal by Judith Evans Pharmacy against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan LHB to refuse the application for minor reloc
23 February 2011. You asked for copies of all expenses claims made by the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS trust’s interim chief executive Elwyn Price-Morris from the beginning of his employment in April 2010 until the latest available claim
15 February 2011. You asked for information on staffing levels, bed provision, GP's, etc. within Ysbyty Gwynedd
15 february 2011. You asked for details of the membership of the CSSIW project board, any findings to date; and, any recommendations for the future
17 January 2011. You asked for all documented conversations/discussions, correspondence, emails and meeting minutes regarding planned reconfiguration of mental health services at the Whitchurch Hospital site.
3 November 2010. You asked for copies of all correspondence relating to the McKinsey contract with the Welsh Assembly Government under the Freedom of Information Act.
19 August 2011. You asked for copies of all emails, letters and minutes of meetings between you or your officials and the consultants McKinsey & Co since 1 September 2009; and a full breakdown of the total cost of the work undertaken by McKinsey & Co, funded by the Welsh Assembly Government
9 November 2010. You asked for all correspondence from the Health Minister and/or her office to NHS officials about implementing the action points/recommendations/suggested actions from the McKinsey & Co Ensuring Financial Stability and Developing a 5-Year Strategic Framework (November 6 2009).
12 November 2010. You asked for a copy of the official terms of reference and letters of instruction relation to the work undertaken since 2009 on the Welsh Assembly Government’s behalf by McKinsey Management Consultants
information on the number of staff members that have whistle blown; the department where they worked; if they are still employed in that department and the outcomes of the attempt to whistle blow. You have also requested information on the number of confidentiality arrangements that have been reach
17 January 2011. You asked for the review report into Leadership and Governance at the Cardiff Local Health Board
17 January 2011. You asked for details of those companies in Wales that the NHS pays for secondary mental health care for medium and low secure units; the number of beds available; number of patients treated; and cost of treatment
12 January 2011. You asked for the reports by each of Wales’s health boards covering compliance with the Wales neonatal standards, as submitted to the Neonatal Clinical Network for Wales; and, the Neonatal Clinical Network for Wales review of neonatal capacity in Wales
22 December 2010. You asked for information regarding the membership of Workforce National Programme Board including where they work
7 January 2011. You requested a copy of a report from Pembrokeshire Social Services which you believe had been received by CSSIW on a review of events during the week of the 19-26th June 2006
6 January 2011. You asked for details about the people who sit on each of the Service, Workforce and Financial Framework Boards to help the lead ensure that the programme’s objectives are met.
22 November 2010. You asked for information regarding whether the Welsh Assembly Government has plans for the Fluoridation of Water within its borders