The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives you the right to see information held by public sector organisations like our Trust.
Anyone can make a request for information but it must be done in writing. You can make a request by:
Read more about the Freedom of Information Act.
Read our Freedom of Information Act Policy.
You might not need to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to get the information you want. There are 2 places you can check:
The Publication scheme sets out all the information that is available to you without having to make an FOI request.
Our Disclosure log contains all the FOI requests that have been made to us and our response to them. The requests are categorised by subject matter to help you find what you need.
Information is usually provided for free but there might be some charges for photocopying, printing and postage.
- your name
- an address for correspondence (email or postal)
- details of the information you want
You can send written requests to:
Freedom of Information
Information Rights Team
You should get the information within 20 working days of us receiving your request. We’ll let you know if we need more time.
Your request might be refused if it is asking for sensitive information that is not available to the public. If this is the case, we will tell you the reason your request was turned down. The Trust can also refuse a request if the estimated cost of completing it is more than £450.
If you’re unhappy with a FOI request decision, you can request a formal review by writing to:
Head of Information Governance and Data
NCIC NHS Foundation Trust