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FOI release

FOI – 000011 October 2017 MDUK Incident (HTML)

Published on 01 March 2022

Date received 13 Jan 2022 – Date responded 01 Feb 2022

Request

I would like to make a Freedom of Information request for information contained in: documents, meetings, communications and discussions held by and between National Services Scotland, Health Facilities Scotland and any other organisation or company with regard to: an incident referred to by Gavin Payne of NHS Grampian in correspondence to National Services Scotland, Health Facilities Scotland - in previously disclosed FOI material which states: "an incident you are aware of in October 2017 where machine settings were altered by MDUK and this was picked up by the manufacturer"

Response

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 13 January 2022 requesting the following information: documents, meetings, communications and discussions held by and between National Services Scotland, Health Facilities Scotland and any other organisation or company with regard to: an incident referred to by Gavin Payne of NHS Grampian in correspondence to National Services Scotland, Health Facilities Scotland - in previously disclosed FOI material which states: "an incident you are aware of in October 2017 where machine settings were altered by MDUK and this was picked up by the manufacturer"

I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

Please refer to the below and attached appendices regarding your Freedom of Information request:

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we have dealt with your request you can make representations to us asking us to review the handling of your request.

If you require any further information please contact Associate Director Information Security & Governance, within 40 working days of the date of this correspondence.

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