Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4852

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4852

Date Request Received: 30/01/2019 12:50:24

Date Request Replied To: 06/03/2019 10:14:05

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Request Summary: Brexit planning, strategies, and assessments

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Have you appointed a senior responsible officer for EU Exit preparation? If so, who is it and what is their existing job title with the trust?
 
Answer To Question 1:
Yes, Andy Hyett, Chief Operating Officer
 
Question Number 2:
All NHS trusts and foundation trusts have been asked to undertake internal reviews/self-assessments of purchased consumables, goods and services (non-clinical) to understand any risks to operations if there is disruptions in supply in the event of a no-deal EU exit. Please send your trust’s review/self-assessment.
 
Answer To Question 2:
In accordance with Section 36(3) of the Freedom of Information Act the Trust is not obliged to confirm nor deny that we hold the information requested, as this may prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs.

The Trust considers the requested information to be commercially sensitive, and likely to prejudice the Trust’s commercial interests. We therefore apply an exemption as per Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Question Number 3:
All NHS trusts and foundation trusts were asked to assess whether your organisation has incurred a reduction in the number of EU nationals in your workforce before the UK leaves the EU. Please confirm if you have carried out this assessment, and if you have please send the assessment.
 
Answer To Question 3:
In accordance with Section 36(3) of the Freedom of Information Act the Trust is not obliged to confirm nor deny that we hold the information requested, as this may prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs.

The Trust considers the requested information to be commercially sensitive, and likely to prejudice the Trust’s commercial interests. We therefore apply an exemption as per Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Question Number 4:
All NHS trusts and foundation trusts were told to undertake local risk assessments to identify any staff groups or services that may be vulnerable if there is a shortfall of EU nationals. Please confirm if you have carried out such assessments, and if you have please send the assessments.
 
Answer To Question 4:
In accordance with Section 36(3) of the Freedom of Information Act the Trust is not obliged to confirm nor deny that we hold the information requested, as this may prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs.

The Trust considers the requested information to be commercially sensitive, and likely to prejudice the Trust’s commercial interests. We therefore apply an exemption as per Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
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