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FOI release

FOI – 000048 Terminations of contracts for Medical Devices UK MDUK & Belimed

Published on 09 March 2022

Date received 2 Mar 2022 – Date responded 9 Mar 2022

Request

I would like to make a Freedom of Information request to National Services Scotland for information contained in any terminations of contracts, termination notices or equivalent to Medical Devices UK MDUK and for which failure or penalty were these contacts terminated any terminations of contracts, termination notices or equivalent to Belimed and for which failure or penalty were these contacts terminated who and which organisations these terminations were discussed, actioned and shared with.

How these terminations of contracts were reported to Audit Scotland and National Services Scotland and any other organisation, and any communications, documents, meetings & discussions relating to this.

Response

Freedom of Information Reference: FOI-2022-000048 Terminations of contracts for Medical Devices UK MDUK & Belimed.**

I refer to your freedom of information request which we received on 2 March 2022 requesting the following information.

I would like to make a Freedom of Information request to Health Facilities Scotland for information contained in any terminations of contracts, termination notices or equivalent to Medical Devices UK MDUK and for which failure or penalty were these contacts terminated any terminations of contracts, termination notices or equivalent to Belimed and for which failure or penalty were these contacts terminated who and which organisations these terminations were discussed, actioned and shared with How these terminations of contracts were reported to Audit Scotland and National Services Scotland and any other organisation, and any communications, documents, meetings & discussions relating to this.

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

Under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Scotland Act an organisation does not require to provide information if it does not hold that information. NHS National Services Scotland does not hold this information.

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.

Contact

Address

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If after a review you are still unhappy, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner, who can be contacted at Kinburn Castle, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS, or via their application form.

National Services Scotland (NSS) is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. You can view all FOI responses within our FOI Publications repository.