Removal of obese people from their homes (FOI)
Removal of obese people from their homes (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 31 July 2018.
Could you please tell me how many callouts you received to remove obese patients from their homes over the last ten years.
In each case please make clear whether you were called by paramedics or called from the home directly.
Response from the Ambulance Service:
The information requested is not held. Information is only held specific to the reason for callout and the medical condition / state identified on attendance.
Response from Jersey Fire and Rescue Service:
All assistance for bariatric persons have been to assist the ambulance crews. Since April 2015 the number of occasions recorded are as follows:
|2015 (data only available since April 2015, when the current reporting system went live)||6|
2018 (up to and including 14 May)
Numbers fewer than five have been shown as <5. Disclosure control has been applied to the data in order to protect the identity of individuals further to Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.
Article 25 Personal Information
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.
(2) Information is absolutely exempt information if –
(a) it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is not the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005; and
(b) its supply to a member of the public would contravene any of the data protection principles, as defined in that Law.