Case Number 3467
Request Date 28/01/2014
Completion Date 10/03/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. On how many occasions in the past three years have either police or the Crown Prosecution Service requested from hospitals within this Trust patient information about a minor; and on how many of these occasions was the requested information disclosed?
     
  2. If it is known, how many of those requests for information referred to in Question One related to investigations into suspected cases of female genital mutilation; and how many of these requests were granted?

 

Details of the Response

1. On how many occasions in the past three years have either police or the Crown Prosecution Service requested from hospitals within this Trust patient information about a minor; and on how many of these occasions was the requested information disclosed?

The Trust holds the requested information, but considers it is exempt under section 12 of the Act, as the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed the appropriate limit.

 

2. If it is known, how many of those requests for information referred to in Question One related to investigations into suspected cases of female genital mutilation; and how many of these requests were granted?

The Trust holds the requested information, but considers it is exempt under section 12 of the Act, as the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed the appropriate limit.