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Freedom of information publication scheme: guide to information

This guide explains what information the Department of Health makes routinely available, how it can be accessed and whether or not a charge will be made for it.   

The Publication Scheme contains 7 classes  of  information - information falling in each of these classes is published on our website and can be accessed using the links on the following pages.  All information published on the website can be accessed free of charge.

There is additional information that is made available by the Department but not published on the website. Where this is the case we have explained how this information can be accessed. This information is also available free of charge.

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Ordering publications

Contact details for obtaining hard-copy DH publications.

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Useful tips to ensure you get the most from PDFs and the free Reader program. Topics covered include accessibility, troubleshooting and searching files.

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