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FOI release

FOI – 000148 STOMA Cap Meetings (HTML)

Published on 14 July 2022

Date received - 17 June 2022 | Date responded - 14 July 2022

Request

There was a Health Board Pre-Cap Engagement session held on the 2nd of February 2022regarding Stoma Services. There was a pre tender Cap by Teams on Tuesday the 22nd of March 2022 for 6 hours.

This was hosted by a Commodity Manager from NSS.

  1. Could you provide all documentation regarding these meetings and this whole Cap process. For example, minutes, agendas, Terms of Reference, Declaration of interests etc.

Response

I refer to your freedom of information request that we received on 17 June 2022. I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information:

There was a Health Board Pre-Cap Engagement session held on the 2nd of February 2022 regarding Stoma Services. There was a pre tender Cap by Teams on Tuesday the 22nd of March 2022 for 6 hours.

This was hosted by a Commodity Manager from NSS.

1.Could you provide all documentation regarding these meetings and this whole Capprocess. For example, minutes, agendas, Terms of Reference, Declaration of interests etc.

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 some of this information. We can provide the following appendices (Chronologically where possible) relating to the meetings on 2nd February 2022 & 22nd March 2022 in which some redactions of personal/sensitive information may have been made in line with Section 38 1(b) of the FOISA:

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

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NHS National Services Scotland
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EH12 9EB

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