The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed by Parliament on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities. The act applies to all public bodies, such as schools, government agencies and, of course, the NHS. The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is fully compliant with the act.
FOI replaces the Open Government Code of Practice, which has been in operation since 1994. The full text of the act can be accessed at: www.legislation.gov.uk.
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, every public authority has a duty to specify what information they publish, how the information is made available, and whether it is available free or there is a charge. The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Publication Scheme explains what information the Trust makes available to the public. Wherever possible, we make it easy for you to obtain.
If you are unable to find the information you require in the publication scheme please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will aim to respond to your request for information within 20 working days.
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Any questions, comments or complaints about this publication scheme, or how the trust has dealt with requests for information should be sent in writing to:
- Trust Secretary
- Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
- Pond Street
- NW3 2QG
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