Freedom of information

The Department of Health and its Arm’s Length bodies publish a large amount of information relating to health and social care in England.

But you can request specific information by making a Freedom of information (FOI) request.

Before submitting a request for information, you should see if the information that you are looking for is already available online. If you request information from the Department that is already published, then we will simply refer you to the published source.

FOI releases to requests made from 1 to 30 September 2012

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI disclosure log September 2012  

FOI releases to requests made from 1 to 31 August 2012

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI Disclosure Log August 2012  

FOI releases to requests made from 1 to 31 July 2012

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI disclosure log July 2012  

FOI Performance Statistics

Details of our performance in the handling of both initial FOI requests and internal review requests. FOI performance statistics Jan 2011 to date (updated 21/11/12)          

FOI release – correspondence about the Government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products

On 11 September 2012 the Department received a FOI request for – copies of any correspondence between the Department of Health (DH) and the organisations listed below regarding the government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products which was sent … Read more → – FOI release – correspondence about the Government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products

FOI releases to requests made from 1 April to 30 June 2012

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI Disclosure Log April 2012 FOI Disclosure Log May … Read more → – FOI releases to requests made from 1 April to 30 June 2012

FOI release – correspondence about the Government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products

FOI request On 10 August 2012 the Department received a FOI request for – copies of any correspondence between the Department of Health and the organisations listed below regarding the Government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products which was … Read more → – FOI release – correspondence about the Government’s consultation on the packaging of tobacco products

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

Freedom of information publication scheme: guide to information This guide explains what information the Department of Health makes routinely available and how it can be accessed.     The Publication Scheme contains 7 classes  of  information – information falling in each of these classes is … Read more → – Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

FOI releases to requests made from 1 January to 31 March 2012

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI Disclosure Log Jan – Mar 2012

FOI releases to requests made from 1 October to 31 December 2011

Please email your request for a FOI release, or write, to the Department of Health. Please include both the reference number and subject details of the FOI release in your request. FOI Disclosure Log Oct – Dec 2011