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Freedom of Information request

We support a culture of honesty and openness, and fully comply with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000.

You can submit an FOI request to view information held by us to find out how we’re providing services, and the standards and targets we’re meeting.

The Act does not however cover access to your personal data. If you want to see information such as your health records, please see our Medical Records page for further details. 

Medical record / subject access requests 

Do not contact our FOI team to request medical records. Instead, contact our Medical Records team.

Make a Medical and Patient Record request (opens a new browser tab) 

Submit an FOI request

We hope that you will find what you're looking for on our website, but if not, you can send your Freedom of Information (FOI) request to us by email or by post. 

Include your full name and address, along with a clear description of the information you're looking for. We'll respond within 20 working days.

Do not contact our FOI team to request medical records. Any requests will not be followed up. 

Freedom of Information Officer
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Fitzwilliam House
Skimped Hill
RG12 1BQ 


Media enquires

If you're a member of the media, please contact our Marketing and Communications team who can help you

Make a media enquiry (opens a new browser tab)

Our Disclosure Logs detail the FOI requests we've received and their current status. Our reports are published as PDF files.

Read our FOI Disclosure Report for 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 (pdf document)

Read our FOI Disclosure Report for 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 (pdf document)

Read our FOI Publications Scheme to find out how we share and publish information (pdf document)

For 2020/2021, our response rates within the 20-working day deadline for each quarter we as follows: 

  • Quarter 1 – 90.5%
  • Quarter 2 – 81.5%
  • Quarter 3 – 90%
  • Quarter 4 – 93%

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) target is 90% of requests to be responded to within the 20-working day deadline.

Visit the ICO website to find out more (opens a new browser tab)

We have a range of datasets which are available upon request.