Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000

The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 provides a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities. Since January 2005, everyone has had the right to ask public authorities for any information they hold, although there are some exemptions that may prevent information being released.

Freedom of Information requests

The Trust has established a procedure for dealing with requests for information under the Act which is set out in the booklet below:

Freedom of Information public leaflet

All applications for information must be made in writing to the Deputy Director of Governance at the address below or by completing the form by following this link:
Freedom of Information request form

Or by emailing your request to this email address:

Or by posting your request to this postal address:
Deputy Director of Governance
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Lawton House
Bellringer Road

If you experience any difficulties please contact the Freedom of Information Department on 0300 123 1535.

Personal data request (Subject Access Request)

Individuals have the right to access and receive a copy of their personal data, and other supplementary information. This is commonly referred to as a subject access request or ‘SAR’. Individuals can make a SARs request verbally or in writing. Should you wish to access your personal data please use the email: or contact the Information Governance Team via our Reception on  01782 652787 / 0300 123 1535