Publication Scheme

In order to comply with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 public sector organisations such as the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust have to routinely publish information whenever possible.

We make this information available here on our website.  In order to help you find the information you require, it has been categorised into the seven categories in the dropdown menu above.  This is called a Publication Scheme. Members of the public who wish to make a formal request to the Trust under the Freedom of Information Act are advised to consult the Publication Scheme in the first instance for information that is already publicly available.

The seven categories or classes of the Publication Scheme were defined by the Information Commissioner, who is responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Information Commissioner's Definition document for NHS organisations sets out in some detail the information which is expected in each category.



Accessing information which is not included in the Publication Scheme

The Trust is committed to routinely publishing as much information as possible; however if there is information you want which is not available on our website, you may ask the Trust for it in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004. 

Requests for information should be emailed to: .  Please click on the link below for further information on how to access information.

More about making a Freedom of Information Enquiry