Freedom of Information Act 2003 and 1997
The Freedom of Information Act is designed to allow individuals access to information held by public bodies, which is not routinely available from other sources.
The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital fosters a culture of openness and transparency. The Freedom of Information Act asserts the right of members of the public to obtain access to official information to the greatest extent possible consistent with the public interest and right to privacy of individuals.
Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act should be made in writing and duly signed. In preparing your request, you should follow these guidelines:
- State that your request was made under the Freedom of Information Act.
- Identify the records or information you require
- Provide full personal contact details
- Provide a copy of a form of identification, e.g. Passport or Drivers Licence
Applications under the Freedom of Information Act should be addressed to:
Freedom of Information Officer, Patient Services
Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital