Ventilators (on island and on order) (FOI)
Ventilators (on island and on order) (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 14 April 2020.
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My question regards ventilators
can you please tell me how many ventilators we have available in the hospital?
can you please tell me the numbers of ventilators available Islandwide?
can you please tell me if additional ventilators have been ordered?
if additional have been ordered, can you please tell me when and what the expected date of arrival is please?
The information requested in questions A and B is exempt under Article 23 (Accessible by other means) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 as it is accessible to the requester by other means.
Please see the following link to a recent States Assembly written question response which provides the requested information:
C and D)
As of 17 March 2020 two ventilators had been ordered. They are expected to take six weeks to arrive.
Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.
(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.