Case Number 4566
Request Date 12/01/2016
Completion Date 18/01/2016

 

Details of the Request

We are working on a study to understand the general trends about consumption of dairy and beverages products in the healthcare sector.

As per Freedom of Information Act, we are looking for following information:

  • Total Number of Employees in your hospital in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015?
  • Total Number of visitors visited your hospital in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015?
  • List of suppliers/Vendors supply the below mentioned dairy and beverages products to your hospital.
  • How do you purchase dairy and beverages products (via NHS Supply chain, a distributor, online or offline)?
  • How much volume did you purchase in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015 by each product category as follows?
  1. Chilled Milk
  2. Ambient Milk
  3. Liquid Cream
  4. Ice Cream
  5. Dairy Desserts
  6. Drinking yoghurt
  7. Flavoured milk
  8. Non-dairy Cream Alternatives
  9. Soya Milk
  10. Rice/Nut/Grain and Seed Based Drinks
  11. Juices and Nectars
  12. Fruit/flavoured still drinks (non-carbonated)

 

Details of the Response

1. Total Number of Employees in your hospital in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015?

The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 21 of the Act, as it is reasonably accessible to you by other means. You can find the information on the Trust’s website at the beginning of the annual report under “1. Strategic Report”.

 

2. Total Number of visitors visited your hospital in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015?

The Trust does not hold this data.

 

3. List of suppliers/Vendors supply the below mentioned dairy and beverages products to your hospital.

The Trust outsources its catering services and therefore does not hold this information. Please contact www.ocs.co.uk

 

4. How do you purchase dairy and beverages products (via NHS Supply chain, a distributor, online or offline)?

See question 3 above.

 

5. How much volume did you purchase in the year 2013, 2014 and 2015 by each product category as follows?

See question 3 above.