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Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)

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Dear Hospital Authority,

Under the Code on Access to Information, please provide with the below information in relation to the vaccine bubble implemented on your staff with effect from mid-Feb 2022:

(1a) Number of officers who are medically unfit for COVID-19 vaccination and remain unvaccinated as with Hospital Authority (HA)'s latest figures (excluding pregnant staff) -

Data as at: _______
(i) All ranks of doctors: ______
(ii) All ranks of nurses: ______
(iii) All other staff: ______

(1b) Number of officers who are not medically unfit for COVID-19 vaccination and remain unvaccinated as with HA's latest figures (excluding pregnant staff) -

Data as at: _______
(i) All ranks of doctors: ______
(ii) All ranks of nurses: ______
(iii) All other staff: ______

(1c) Number of pregnant officers who are unvaccinated as with HA's latest figures -

Data as at: _______
(i) All ranks of doctors: ______
(ii) All ranks of nurses: ______
(iii) All other staff: ______

(2) Number of officers who could not comply with the the vaccine bubble arrangement as with HA's latest figures -

Data as at: _______
(i) All ranks of doctors: ______
(ii) All ranks of nurses: ______
(iii) All other staff: ______

(3) A copy of all issued administrative guideline(s) on handling staff who could not comply with the the vaccine bubble arrangement

(4) Emails issued by HA headquarters to various clusters between 16.2.2022 and 27.3.2022 in handling staff who could not comply with the the vaccine bubble arrangement

Thank you!

Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

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Hospital Authority ([1]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
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謝謝閣下的電子郵件。
 
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醫院管理局 ([2]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
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谢谢阁下的电子邮件。
 
(以上为电脑自动发出的讯息)
 
 
 
医院管理局 ([3]www.ha.org.hk)
 
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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your Application for Access to Information dated 27 March
2022.

 

As the processing of your request involves consultation with the
department concerned, we are unable to provide you with the information
sought at this stage. You will be advised further in relation to your
request on or before 14 April 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

I refer to my reply dated 4 April 2022 regarding your Application for
Access to Information.

 

As the department concerned is working on the response to your request,
you will be advised further in relation to your request on or before 29
April 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [1][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Monday, April 4, 2022 5:42 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[2][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (Application for Access to Information) Freedom of Information
request - Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your Application for Access to Information dated 27 March
2022.

 

As the processing of your request involves consultation with the
department concerned, we are unable to provide you with the information
sought at this stage. You will be advised further in relation to your
request on or before 14 April 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Further to my reply dated 14 April 2022, please find below the Hospital
Authority (HA) Head Office’s response to the items you requested:

 

Items 1 and 2

At present, the relevant data on the subject is incomplete. Official
records are not available. Hence, the HA is unable to accede to your
request for the reason set out in paragraph 2.13(a) of the Code on Access
to Information which states:

 

“Information relating to incomplete analysis, research or statistics,
where disclosure could be misleading or deprive the department of priority
of publication.”

 

If you believe that the HA Head Office has failed to comply with any of
the provisions of the Code on Access to Information, you may ask the HA
Head Office to review the situation by writing to the review officer
(email: [1][Hospital Authority request email] or postal address: c/o Rm 410S, 4/F, Hospital
Authority Building, 147B Argyle Street, Kowloon).

 

Items 3 and 4

The HA does not have the information you requested. According to paragraph
1.14 of the Code on Access to Information,  the Code does not oblige
departments to create a record which does not exist.

 

If you have any questions about this reply, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [2][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2022 6:57 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[3][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (Application for Access to Information) Freedom of Information
request - Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

I refer to my reply dated 4 April 2022 regarding your Application for
Access to Information.

 

As the department concerned is working on the response to your request,
you will be advised further in relation to your request on or before 29
April 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [4][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Monday, April 4, 2022 5:42 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[5][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (Application for Access to Information) Freedom of Information
request - Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your Application for Access to Information dated 27 March
2022.

 

As the processing of your request involves consultation with the
department concerned, we are unable to provide you with the information
sought at this stage. You will be advised further in relation to your
request on or before 14 April 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Dear Hospital Authority,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Hospital Authority's handling of my FOI request 'Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)'.

It is absurd that the HA does not hold information on vaccination status on it staff.

I now request for an appeal and review of my data request.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/vaccine...

Thanks.

Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

This is to acknowledge receipt of your e-mail message.
 
(The above is generated by an auto-reply programme)
 
 
 
Hospital Authority ([1]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
=====================================
 
謝謝閣下的電子郵件。
 
(以上為電腦自動發出的訊息)
 
 
 
醫院管理局 ([2]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
=====================================
 
谢谢阁下的电子邮件。
 
(以上为电脑自动发出的讯息)
 
 
 
医院管理局 ([3]www.ha.org.hk)
 
  ________________________________  

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 11 May 2022.

 

Your request for a review of the Hospital Authority’s response dated 29
April 2022 is receiving attention. You will be advised further in relation
to your request on or before 31 May 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Further to my reply dated 19 May 2022, as the department concerned is
working on a response to your request, you will be advised further in
relation to your request on or before 14 June 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [1][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2022 6:02 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[2][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (internal review) (Application for Access to Information)
Internal review of Freedom of Information request - Vaccine bubble
implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 11 May 2022.

 

Your request for a review of the Hospital Authority’s response dated 29
April 2022 is receiving attention. You will be advised further in relation
to your request on or before 31 May 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Further to my reply dated 31 May 2022, please find below the outcome of
the Hospital Authority (HA) Head Office’s review of the response to items
1 and 2 dated 29 April 2022:

 

Items 1a and 1b

The HA does not collect information from some staff (e.g. those on
prolonged leave) on whether and when they are medically fit or unfit for
vaccination.

 

Item 1c

The HA does not collect information on the number of pregnant staff who
have received zero dose (unvaccinated) or received at least one dose
(vaccinated).

 

Item 2

Staff not fulfilling the vaccination requirement will not be allowed to
enter HA premises. The HA does not maintain records on the number of staff
who fail to comply with the vaccination requirement and hence are not
allowed to enter HA premises.

 

For the above reasons, the relevant data on the subject is incomplete and
official records are not available. Hence, the HA is unable to accede to
your request for the reason set out in paragraph 2.13(a) of the Code on
Access to Information which states:

 

“Information relating to incomplete analysis, research or statistics,
where disclosure could be misleading or deprive the department of priority
of publication.”

 

If you believe that the HA has failed to properly apply any provision of
the Code on Access to Information, you may complain to the Ombudsman
(email: [1][email address] or postal address: 30/F, China
Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong
Kong).

 

If you have any questions about this reply, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [2][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 5:32 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[3][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (internal review) (Application for Access to Information)
Internal review of Freedom of Information request - Vaccine bubble
implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Further to my reply dated 19 May 2022, as the department concerned is
working on a response to your request, you will be advised further in
relation to your request on or before 14 June 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

From: [4][Hospital Authority request email]
Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2022 6:02 PM
To: '[FOI #1029 email]'
<[5][FOI #1029 email]>
Subject: (internal review) (Application for Access to Information)
Internal review of Freedom of Information request - Vaccine bubble
implementation (HA)

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 11 May 2022.

 

Your request for a review of the Hospital Authority’s response dated 29
April 2022 is receiving attention. You will be advised further in relation
to your request on or before 31 May 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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Dear Hospital Authority,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Hospital Authority's handling of my FOI request 'Vaccine bubble implementation (HA)'.

For Items 1a and 1b, your reply is quoted -
"The HA does not collect information from some staff (e.g. those on prolonged leave) on whether and when they are medically fit or unfit for vaccination."

In view of this, I request for information to be disclosed for Items 1a and 1b excluding those on prolonged leave.

As you can see, the Government can also provide similar information, excluding staff on prolonged leave.
https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/vaccine...

Similarly, the HA should also be able to provide accurate figures, excluding staff on prolonged leave.

I request for data as at end of Feb 2022, or as at end of March 2022, whichever of HA's choice.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/vaccine...

Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

This is to acknowledge receipt of your e-mail message.
 
(The above is generated by an auto-reply programme)
 
 
 
Hospital Authority ([1]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
=====================================
 
謝謝閣下的電子郵件。
 
(以上為電腦自動發出的訊息)
 
 
 
醫院管理局 ([2]www.ha.org.hk)
 
 
=====================================
 
谢谢阁下的电子邮件。
 
(以上为电脑自动发出的讯息)
 
 
 
医院管理局 ([3]www.ha.org.hk)
 
  ________________________________  

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Enquiry (Hospital Authority), Hospital Authority

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 17 June 2022.

 

Your request for a review of the Hospital Authority’s response dated 8
June 2022 is receiving attention. You will be advised further in relation
to your request on or before 7 July 2022.

 

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

Katie Chan(Miss)

for Access to Information Officer

Hospital Authority Head Office

(Tel.: 2300 6027/2300 6555)

 

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