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Information Requests

In order to request a copy of medical records please contact the Subject Access Team:

Subject Access and Data Protection Act Administrator
Health Records Department
The County Hospital
Stonebow Road
Hereford HR1 2BN
Tel: 01432 355444 ext. 5537
subjectaccess@wvt.nhs.uk 

To make a Freedom of Information request about any other information, please contact:

The Freedom of Information Coordinator 
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Monkmoor Court
31-34 Commercial Road
Hereford HR1 2DX
freedom.information@wvt.nhs.uk

Making a request

When you send your request please supply the following:

  • Full name, full address, email address if available.

  • Please provide as much detail as possible about the information that you require. Having a concise request ensures the Trust is able to identify the information requested as quickly as possible.

Freedom of Information

Wye Valley NHS Trust has implemented the Freedom of Information Act (FOI). The Act requires that public organisations, including the NHS, publish information about the themselves. The aim is to maintain a culture where information is routinely available, subject to certain exemptions, to anyone who requests it.

What we will do 

When we receive your Freedom of Information request we will confirm receipt of your enquiry, and the time scale you can expect a response within. Upon receipt the Trust has 20 working days in which to respond. In certain circumstances, where a qualified exemption applies, we may need to extend this time period, in line within the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If this applies to your request we will keep you informed of its progress.

Data Protection

The Data Protection Act requires anyone who handles personal information to comply with a number of important principles. It also gives individuals rights over their personal information.

For more information on Wye Valley NHS Trust data protection please contact:

Subject Access and Data Protection Act Administrator
Health Records Department
The County Hospital
Stonebow Road
Hereford HR1 2BN
Tel: 01432 355444 ext. 5537
subjectaccess@wvt.nhs.uk

Your information & How we keep it confidential

We ask you for information about yourself so that you can receive proper care and treatment. It is very important that the information you give us is accurate and up to date. We keep this information safely, together with details of your care. Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential. Read more about patient information.

Publications

£25,000 Expenditure Data Sets

Freedom of Information and Model Publication Scheme

Contact Details

The Freedom of Information Coordinator
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Monkmoor Court
31-34 Commercial Road
Hereford
HR1 2DX

Email: 
freedom.information@wvt.nhs.uk

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