Internal Reference Number: FOI_5424
Date Request Received: 05/12/2019 11:43:04
Date Request Replied To: 27/01/2020 09:51:02
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Request Summary: Providing benefits, legal or welfare information to patients
Request Category: Private Individuals
|Question Number 1:|
Do you have any provision for providing benefits, legal or welfare information to patients on trauma or other wards?
|Answer To Question 1:|
As a Veteran Aware Trust, current and former military service personnel are made aware of appropriate charities or NHS services beneficial to them, such as mental health services or support with financial and/or benefit claims.
|Question Number 2:|
Do you have a legal, signposting, rehabilitation or welfare clinics on site?
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|Question Number 3:|
Have you entered into a formal agreement with any company or charity to provide the above?
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|Question Number 4:|
If so who is this formal agreement with?
|Answer To Question 4:|
BOE Medical Publishing
|Question Number 5:|
When does the agreement start and end?
|Answer To Question 5:|
04/01/2012 - 16/07/2020
|Question Number 6:|
Who signed the agreement on behalf of the Trust and provider?
|Answer To Question 6:|
Procurement Department, Salisbury District Hospital
|Question Number 7:|
What benefits or income does the Trust/department receive?
|Answer To Question 7:|
Free patient information and guidance leaflets
|Question Number 8:|
Are there any companies advertising on the patient information given out for signposting/legal advice?
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|Question Number 9:|
Does the agreement have a clause excluding any claims to be made against the trust?
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Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.